The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1866

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p.2 The Steamers - The steamers St. Helen and Grecian, bound downwards, have been lying here all day, steamers not being allowed to pass east of Prescott. The latter leaves here tonight between ten and twelve on her downward trip. The Spartan did not arrive this afternoon, having ben detained at Montreal, which place she leaves tomorrow morning with troops.

Look-Out On the River - The steamer Watertown, with two guns and gunners from the Royal Artillery on board, is cruising down the river. The Garden Island Company is also on board. The Pierrepont supplies the Watertown's place between this city and Cape Vincent.

-Government have chartered four steamers, to be manned by sailors from British men-of-war - two for the River St. Lawrence, and the Magnet and Rescue for the lakes.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1866