The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1863

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p.2 Arrival - Messrs. Chaffey Bros. new propeller Brockville, recently launched at Brockville, was towed into the harbor yesterday by the tug Advance, and now lies at the Queen street wharf, where she will take in her boiler.

Entertainment On Board the Robert Gaskin - On Wednesday night a supper and ball were given by Captain Gaskin to a select company on board his new vessel at the Grand Trunk wharf. The guests included several officers of the garrison and a number of prominent citizens. Dancing was kept up with much spirit till about ten o'clock, to the excellent music of the 62nd band. During the evening the party were treated to an excellent performance of the Dixie Troupe, a company of juvenile minstrels recently organized in the city.

The Robert Gaskin did not sail yesterday as intended. She will leave for Chicago this afternoon.

p.3 Imports - 21.

ad for str. Bay of Quinte, Capt. Carrell, ice permitting will leave Kinghorn's wharf for Bath, Picton and Belleville.

Kingston and Cape Vincent Route - the steamer Pierrepont, C. Hinckley, master.

Kingston & Wolfe Island Ferry - steamers Pierrepont and Gazelle with schedule.

Kingston & Gananoque Route - str. Gazelle, C. Hinckley, Jr., master, with schedule.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1863