The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1866


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p.2 The Grey Battery - passed up on steamers Grecian and Kingston.

The Gunboats At Windsor - The anchoring of two gunboats off the Great Western Wharf gives security to many places along the river. The Rescue arrived here yesterday evening. The other boat is the Michigan, formerly the property of the Grand Trunk Railway - a very strong fast boat. Each boat has two Armstrong guns, of 12 and 9 pounders, 40 lbs sackets, 10 marines, 1 lieutenant, 1 second do. and midshipman, besides Doctor Carpenter, etc., making 90 seamen, 22 marines and 7 officers, all armed with rifles, cutlasses, revolvers and dirks. The crew of the Rescue is commanded by Lieut. Fairlie, R.N., and that of the Michigan by Lieutenant Heron, R.N., both from the frigate Aurora, at Quebec. As these gentlemen are not supposed to know the character and nationalities of sailing craft in inland waters, persons of experience are on board. The one on board the Rescue is Mr. G.W. Wyatt, of Toronto. Capt. Fraser, a resident near Windsor, is on the Michigan.

Imports - 19,20.


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Date of Original:
June 21, 1866
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KN.24875
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 21, 1866