The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1861

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p.2 In our notice yesterday of steamboat and forwarding affairs we omitted to mention that the steamer Bowmanville will ply as an independent freight and passage boat between St. Catherines, Hamilton and Montreal. The ferry steamer Pierrepont is having her cabin enlarged and undergoing other repairs, with a view to meet the requirements of her patrons.

The following vessels have been in winter quarters in Kingston harbor, and are being overhauled for spring operations:-

Schooners - Cataraqui, Queen of the Bay, Scotland, Dolphin, Zones, Waterwitch, Helen, Convoy, Christiana, Governor, Bay of Quinte, Sweet Home, Hannah, of Kingston; Mary Grover, of Colborne; R.H. Harman, of Cleveland; Sir E.W. Head, Jessie, Mary, of St. Catherines; Catherine, John Rae, of Hamilton; James Leslie, of Burlington; Wild Rover, of Fairport; Sloops Wasp of Toronto, and Messenger of Kingston - 24. Barges 22. Scows, chiefly engaged in the Rideau wood trade, 27.

Propellers - Alps, Avon, Indian, Hero, West, George Moffat, Colonist - 7.

Steamers - Banshee, Champion, Huron, May Flower, Bowmanville, Walter Shanly, Gazelle, Pierrepont, New Era, Bay of Quinte, and in Navy Bay the Kingston and Passport - 12.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1861