The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1864

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p.2 Whitefish are now being taken in large quantities on Lake Erie. On Friday last one vessel carried into Sandusky twenty tons.

-One of the most furious gales experienced during two years swept over Chicago on Monday night, doing considerable damage to lake shipping. About thirty vessels, some of them flying flags of distress, were anchored near Grosse Point, six miles north.

p.3 Imports - 17th - Str Ontario, Ogdensburgh, J Ward, 2 pkgs tools.

Str Magnet, Hamilton, G Robertson & Son, 24 catties, 6 kegs, 1 bx tobacco.

Str Pierrepont, (mixed cargo)

Clearances - 15th - Tug Mink, Rideau Canal.

Barge Rose, do, 55 cords wood.

Barge Thistle, do, 55 do.

Barge Shamrock, do, 55 do.

Scow Miner, do, 55 do.

Scow Mineral, do, 100 tons iron ore, Chaffey & Bros.

16th - Str St. Helen, Montreal, general cargo.

Barque (sic)Quebec, Montreal, 13,517 bush wheat.

Barque (sic) Newboro, Montreal, 13,388 bush wheat.

Barque (sic) Westport, Montreal, 10,700 bush wheat, 1,720 do peas, 6 hhds sides, 10 bbls pork.

Barque (sic) Crosby, Montreal, 11,850 bush wheat.

Str St. Helen, Montreal, 100 bbls lard.

Str Magnet, Montreal, passengers and freight.

Barque Cambria, Port Stanley.

Tug Advance, Montreal, 4 barges in tow.

17th - Str Magnet, Montreal, passengers and baggage.

Barque Cambria, Hamilton, 227 pcs oak timber. (sic - but obviously not a clearance)

Scow Mary, Dog Lake, 14 cords wood. (sic - but obviously not a clearance)

Scow Clipper, Pittsburgh, 35 tons sandstone.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1864