The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1867


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p.2 The Harbor - The harbor is again open as far as the Cataraqui Bridge, leaving it as free for the ingress and egress of vessels as in summer, if any save the ferry steamers were afloat to take advantage of it....

Vessels Laid Up in Kingston - The following are the vessels laid up at this port, Portsmouth and Garden Island, with the exception of the Watertown and Pierrepont, the openness of the season admitting of their still plying on their respective routes:

Steamers - Grecian, Passport, Magnet, Bay of Quinte, Huron, Watertown, Pierrepont, and Gazelle.

Propellers - Her Majesty, North, East, Bristol, Avon, and St. Lawrence.

Sailing Vessels - Red Rover, Marie, Waterwitch, B.C. Davy, Ellen, Mary Taylor, Advance, Henrietta and Regina.

Tugs - Advance, Wales, Glide and Dandy.

Barges - Falcon, Thrush, Robin, Newboro, Portland, Crosby, Westport, Burgess, Cruiser, Saguenay, Ellen, Yillak, Victoria, Horman ?, Secord, Lily, Royal Oak, Frank, Oak Leaf.

At the Dock Yard - Gunboats Royal and Hercules.

At Garden Island - Steamers Wellington, John A. Macdonald, City of Hamilton, William, Highlander, America and Gildersleeve. Sailing vessels: Denmark, M.L. Breck, Oriental, Richardson, London, Orkney Lass, Liverpool, and Greyhound.

At Portsmouth - Schooners Two Brothers and Iron Rail.

Besides a large fleet of wood scows and old barges, which have been adapted to this particular trade.

Five sailing craft, the names of which we have not learned, have been compelled to winter in Batteaux Channel.


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Date of Original:
Jan. 2, 1867
Local identifier:
KN.25013
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), Jan. 2, 1867