The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1868

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p.2 Steamer Watertown - The steamer Watertown returned here this morning at half-past nine o'clock from Cape Vincent with several passengers and freight. This makes the first arrival at this port for the season of 1868. She touched at Mr. Kinghorn's new wharf, foot of Brock street, and her arrival as the first steamboat in, attracted considerable interest. The wharf was thronged with spectators, and the cabmen were thoroughly on the qui vive, and appeared rejoiced at the renewal of the passenger business. She started this morning for her second trip to Cape Vincent, and apparently finds no lack of freight.

Port Colborne, April 1st - The schooner Ella Bates, from Buffalo, light, in tow of the tug Gardner, arrived in the harbor last night on her way to Milwaukie. The tug left for Buffalo and will bring over another vessel today.

The propeller barge Henry Howard, which wintered in the harbor here, has got up steam and intends to leave for Detroit today.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1868