The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1866


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p.2 Propeller St. Lawrence - The propeller St. Lawrence, from Montreal, which arrived here this morning, reports having been detained at Cornwall for fourteen hours waiting for an order from the officer commanding to proceed. All vessels are detained, going down and coming up, until they receive an order to proceed on their way. The St. Lawrence blew the stuffing from her steam pipe between Cornwall and this place, and met with a still further detention of six hours on that account.

Gunboat St. Andrew - The gunboat St. Andrew, accompanied by the gunboat Watertown, which went down to meet her, came to anchor off the city at five o'clock this afternoon. The St. Andrew carries five guns, and is manned by part of the crew of one of the naval ships now at Quebec. She is commanded by Lieut. Spencer Smith, R.M. and is to cruise between Brockville and Gananoque making an occasional trip further up.

More Norwegian Emigrants - 370 passed up by Champion.

Visit To the Picton Volunteers - came from Picton on steamer John Shipway (sic) to Kingston.

-Lieut. French returned to Kingston with the gunboat Watertown this morning, after making a close examination of the American shore, from Ogdensburgh to Oswego. He reports that in all this stretch of river and lake front, there is nothing available by which the Fenians could effect a crossing. The Watertown returned down the river again on patrol duty, and to meet the plated gunboat now being sent up from Montreal.

Imports - 10,11.


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Date of Original:
June 11, 1866
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KN.24867
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1866