The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1866

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p.2 A New Schooner - A large handsome schooner, the South West, built at Ogdensburgh, made her first appearance in the harbor today. She took on board the material of the International, which went ashore last fall at South Bay Point. Her present destination is Cleveland and Chicago for which former place she started before noon, the Pierrepont towing her out.

The Fire In Detroit - list of missing crew members of ferry Windsor.

Royal Mail Line - The steamers of this line are now running pretty regularly, the Passport being the last to fit up and just completed. A daily steamer will arrive at and depart from this port after tomorrow.

American Line - The first steamer of the above line, the Ontario, has reached here from Charlotte, landing this afternoon on her way to Ogdensburgh.

p.3 Imports - May 1st.

Picton April 30th - The following are the casualties from the gale of Saturday night along the Prince Edward coast, as far as heard from:- The schr. Ontario, from Toronto to Oswego, loaded with wheat and flour, lost her mainsail opposite Niagara, when she immediately made for South Bay Point. Before reaching the point she lost her foresail-jib and all her standing rigging. - She is at anchor behind South Bay Point. No damage to hull. The Oak lost her jib and foresail. She is also anchored there. The schooner John Wesley went high and dry on the Gull Bar, and was abandoned by the crew; she is light. The schooner Fairfield, of Detroit, D.L. Crocker, Ploughboy, Phoebe, Catherine, Commodore Foote, Three Bells, of Toronto, Liverpool, Brig Saxon, of Oswego, Scow Industry, Anna Moore, Dolphin, and three more, names unknown, are riding at anchor behind South Bay Point this morning. The propeller St. Lawrence had to put back to South Bay on Saturday night. She left again early this morning.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1866