The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1866

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p.2 Royal Mail Line - The steamers Graecian and Kingston steamed over to the city today from their winter quarters at the navy yard; they are able thoroughly painted and ready to resume their trips.

The Harbor - Every vestige of ice having been expelled from the harbor, things have begun to assume a more inviting aspect. The ferry steamers passing over on their regular trips; sailing craft going up and down, or quietly riding at anchor in the stream; an occassional tug bringing in a couple of vessels now and then, or rushing off in search of a wind-bound sailer in want of a tow; all these give life and animation to the scene, and bring the welcome summer all the nearer. The activity in the harbor improves daily, and the old state of things, the stir and bustle of a fairly opened navigation, will now be on us almost before we are well aware of its approach.

Steamboat Pierrepont - The Pierrepont has been again got off the Marine Railway after being repaired, and will take the place of the Gazelle on the Wolfe Island route for a few days, to admit of the latter steamer being hauled out.

First Lake Steamer Upwards - The steamer Kingston is advertised to leave her on her first regular trip to Toronto and Hamilton on Thursday evening next.

Bay of Quinte - The steamer Bay of Quinte, having braved the storm of wind and rain on her downward trip yesterday, did not venture to return, but remained at her wharf all night, ready to starrt at her usual hour today. Owing to the difficulty of getting to the dock she was jammed against the wharf, staving in some of her boarding under the larboard wheelhouse, which has since been repaired.

-vessels arriving at Port Colborne - mentions Russian, Buckeye, Prairie State.

-A new propeller, the City of London, was launched at Shickluna's shipyard, St. Catherines, on Wednesday last, to run in connection with the London and Port Stanley Railway. Her engines are on board and she will take her place in the line in a few days.

p.3 Imports - 23,24; Exports - 23,24.

ad - Canadian Inland Steam Navigation Company - Royal Mail Through Line - For Toronto and Hamilton - The steamer Kingston, Capt. A. Dunlop

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1866