The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1863

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p.2 A Large Fleet - On Thursday a fleet of vessels numbering over 100 passed a point west of Hamilton for the east, all of which were laden with grain from ports on Lake Michigan. The weather had been very boisterous, and several of the vessels were much injured.

Vessel Sunk - The schooner Amherstburg, loaded with wood, sprang a leak while going into Toronto on Friday, and sunk shortly afterwards near the lighthouse.

New Steamer - The propelle Her Majesty, building at St. Catherines for Capt. Chas. Perry, will be launched on Thursday, the 5th November. A large number of visitors from Toronto and elsewhere is expected to be present on the occasion.

The Wharves - Though there is comparatively but little doing in the retail establishments and an absence of bustle in the streets just now, business on the docks is by no means dull. During the past week there have been a number of vessels and canal boats in the harbor, and forwarders have been fully employed in receiving and transhipping grain and produce of various kinds. The fall and winter importations continue to arrive, and the principal landing places present an active and businesslike appearance.

p.3 Imports - 23.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1863