The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1866

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p.2 -The gunboat Advance steamed along the Garden and Wolfe Island shores last night, on a reconnoitering errand, but met with nothing in the shape of an enemy to report upon.

The Gunboat Watertown - The gunboat Watertown came into port this morning with flying colors. She still carries two guns, a company of Volunteers (those from Garden Island) and a detachment of gunners from the Royal Artillery, and is cruising up the Bay of Quinte and down the river St. Lawrence, wherever her services are most needed. She has just returned from a visit made last night to Bath, Adolphustown, Amherst Island, Picton and other places, and reports all quiet. She left again after a short stay, going downwards.

Arrival of Artillery - on steamer Grecian.

More Norwegians - Three hundred more Norwegian immigrants, destined for the American far west, arrived here and passed upwards this morning by the steamer Kingston.

Imports - 7,8; Exports - 7,8.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1866