The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1866

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p.2 The Yacht Race - The race last week between the yachts John A. Macdonald and Belle has been decided in favor of the latter - there having been some disagreement in the meantime in regard to tonnage - and the money handed over. Another race between the same yachts is fixed for Thursday next.

Government Stores - Passport and Champion bringing up gov't stores.

The Gale And The Vessels - A moderate wind blew nearly all day yesterday; towards evening it increased to a gale, which has continued all night, and was at its height this morning. Two schooners ran into the harbor, one last night, the other this morning, laden with grain and lumber, and cast anchor off the city, intending to ride out the gale. All along the harbor vessels of all descriptions were doubly secured, and a couple of steamers engaged in tugging barges to more convenient quarters, had as muchas they could do to perform the difficult feat. The propeller America came in this morning from Montreal, and took up her station in the slip at Kinghorn's wharf, and the Pierrepont coming into the slip shortly after, under great difficulty, crushed in a portion of her starboard side against the stem of the propeller. The steamers Magnet and Champion went up last night, one about eleven, the other about midnight, and not having been heard from it is presumed that they have weathered the storm by hugging the American shore, along a great part of which they would find comparative shelter.

The gale has continued all day. Late in the afternoon the schooner Admiral came in, having lost part of her deck load, her bowsprit and the rigging connected with it.

p.3 Imports - 20-22.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1866