The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1865

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p.2 Tug Ashore - The new American steam tug W.A. Wheeler, on her first trial trip from Oswego to Belleville with a number of gentlemen on board, steamed into the harbor yesterday evening, accompanied by the steamer Watertown, which had gone up to the head of Amherst Island to tow her off, having got aground at one o'clock in the morning, while trying to make her way through the upper gap. The Wheeler had thrown all her coal overboard to lighten her, and came down here to obtain wood. She left again this morning about ten o'clock.

Departure of the Royal Artillery - on str. Grecian to Montreal.

Steamer Spartan - The steamer Spartan is now on her way up from Montreal, and will arrive here tomorrow afternoon, proceeding on to Toronto, Hamilton, and intermediate ports, having taken her regular place in the Royal Mail Through Line, which would now be complete but for the untoward accident to the steamer Passport.

-The bark W.S. Pierson is now loading at Sandusky with lumber, timber and staves, for Hamburg, Germany. This is the second clearance of the Pierson for an European port.

p.3 Imports - 20-22; Exports - 19-22.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1865