The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 6, 1867

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p.2 Steamer For Cape Vincent - The steamer Watertown having been so successful in opening the harbor this morning, undertook a trip to Cape Vincent this afternoon. She went round the foot of Wolfe Island. Part of her cargo consisted of between forty and fifty head of cattle.

First Steamer Out and In - The steamer Watertown crushed through the body of ice this morning which intervened between the city and the wide space of open water opposite the harbor. In about half an hour she had forced her way into clear water, after which all was plain sailing until she reached Garden Island. She returned about half-past two, having left the city at noon, and was the first steamer to leave and arrive in the harbor this spring.

Sale of the St. Lawrence Wharf - The premises at the foot of Johnson street, so well and favorably known as the St. Lawrence wharf, and part of the late Capt. Bowen's estate, were knocked down at auction yesterday, by Mr. Murray, to Mr. James Swift, for the sum of $13,600.

Rochester, April 5th - The schooner Lydia Ann cleared from here on Monday for Port Hope. Soon after a furious gale came on. Thomas Vanee and his son, one of the crew, were washed overboard. The vessel succeeded in getting into Oswego in a disabled condition.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 6, 1867