The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1868

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p.2 Storm on The Lake - The wind has been blowing heavy from the north-east for some time and there is a heavy sea running on the lake. Several vessels took refuge in the harbour at Genesee. The schooner Defiance, laden with lumber, was water-logged, but succeeded in getting into the harbour. The schooner Sarah Bond, water-logged, was deserted by her crew, and lies one mile from the east pier. No particulars as to cargo. The old Canadian schooner John Wesley, sunk after getting in and making fast to the dock. [Rochester Union]

Port of Kingston - Arrivals - 20th - Schr. Denmark, Wallaceburg, 30,000 feet oak timber.

Schr. Anna Craig, Tyrconnell, 12,000 feet oak and white wood sap timber.

Str. Spartan, Montreal, gen cargo.

Scow Rideau Clipper, Jones Falls, 40 cords wood.

Str. Magnet, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Schr. J.A. Macdonald, Toronto, 9,621 bus wheat.

Schr. Richardson, Montreal, 200 tons pig iron.

Schr. Ocean Wave, Picton, 5,424 bus wheat.

Str. Pierrepont, Gananoque, gen cargo.

Departures - 20th - Str. St. Helen, Montreal, gen cargo.

Str. Bruno, Belleville, gen cargo.

Str. America, gen cargo.

Barge Malta, St. Catherines, no cargo.

Schr. M.L. Breck, Two Creeks, no cargo.

Barge Falconer, Montreal, 18,915 bus wheat.

Barge Frontenac, Montreal, 19,317 bush. corn.

Barge Newboro, Montreal, 15,353 bush. corn.

Str. Grecian, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Str. Pierrepont, Gananoque, 1 bbl whiskey, 2 bbls ale.

Str. Rochester, Belleville, gen cargo.

Prop Magnet, Montreal, gen cargo.

Str. Spartan, Hamilton, gen cargo.

Schr. Richardson, Toronto, 1200 bush. oats.

Str. Magnet, Montreal, gen cargo.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1868