The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1864

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p.2 -The Mayor has given instruction to the police to see that the old vessels lying near the Tete de Pont Barracks are not chopped up and carried away, as they have become city property by reason of their owners not having removed them at the proper time. They are to be used in filling in that part of the harbor.

The Strike - An offer of the old rate of wages has brought very few of the operatives back to the Marine Railway, the greater number of them having gone to work on the new vessels building at Portsmouth.

p.3 Imports - 6th - Str Bristol, Chicago, Chaffey Bros, 446 bbls pork, 30 trcs hams, 35 bgs c seed, 4 bbls l oil, 34 hhds tallow, 305 bbls flour, 50 trcs lard, 94 bdls green hides.

Str Brockville, Chicago, J.C. & Co, 100 bbls pork; W. Ford, jr, 60 bgs timothy seed, 22 bgs clover seed; G. Chaffey & Bros, 120 bbls pork, 10 bbls l oil.

Schr Alpha, Chicago, G. Chaffey & Bros, 14,850 bus wheat.

Str Pierrepont, Cape Vincent - (mixed cargo)

Str Indian, Milwaukie, G. Chaffey & Bros, 1500 bbls pork; JC & Co, 500 bbls flour; JH Henderson, 525 bbls flour; G Chaffey & Bros, 23 bbls flour.

Schr Troy, Toronto, 5018 bus wheat.

Str Kingston, Hamilton, general cargo.

Scow Sarah Jane, Fredericksburg, 25 cds wood.

Barque G. Thurston, Wallaceburg, 140 pcs oak timber.

Barque Canada, Wallaceburg, 13,000 ft oak timber.

Schr M.L. Breck, Hamilton, 12,000 ft oak timber.

Barque Prince of Wales, Wallaceburg, 320 pcs timber.

Clearances - 6th - Barge Frontenac, Montreal, 19,249 bushels wheat.

Str Ottawa, Montreal.

Barque J.S. Austin, Port Dover, 16 toise stone.

Brig John Rae, Hamilton.

Str Kingston, Montreal, gen cargo.

Barque G. Thurston, Saugeen.

Barque Canada, do.

Schr M.S. Breck, Amherstburg.

Schr Jessie Conger, Toronto, 20 toise stone.

Barque Prince, Wallaceburg.

ad - For Clayton and Ogdensburgh - the steamer Ontario, Capt. J.B. Estes.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1864