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

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p.2 Launch - A launch took place on Saturday last at the new shipyard of Mr. Smithers, Wolfe Island, of a fine large sloop, which was christened the Express. Mr. Smithers is well known to Kingston as a boat-builder, and the Express is the 1st vessel committed to the water by him in his present capacity of ship builder. A large number of persons were present on the occasion.

p.3 Arrivals - Oct. 1st - Str. City of Ottawa, Ottawa, pass and freight.

Str. Magnet, Hamilton, pass and freight.

Str. Passport, Montreal, pass and freight.

Str. Rochester, Belleville, do.

Str. Corinthian, Hamilton, do.

Str. Osprey, St. Catherines, no cargo.

Schr. Tom Downey, Bath, do.

do. Gazelle, Morrisburg, 5,000 bush barley.

do. William John, Brighton, 2,003 bush wheat.

do. John Rae, Hamilton, 11,000 staves.

do. Wanderer, Beamsville, 4,436 bush wheat.

Brig Lafayette, Wallaceburg, 142 pieces timber.

Barge Falcon, Montreal, light.

Barge Tiger, Montreal, 5 tons coal.

Str. Spartan, Montreal, pass and freight.

Str. Athenian, Clayton, do.

Str. Watertown, Cape Vincent, do.

Str. Rochester, Oswego, do.

Str. Magnet, Hamilton, 150 cattles ? tobacco.

Schr. Rainbow, Oswego, light.

do. Tom Dew, do., do.

do. Annie Minnes, do., do.

Barque Jessie Drummond, Milwaukie, 19,716 bush wheat.

Tug Francis, Cape Vincent, barges in tow.

Barge Loboro, do., light.

do. Quebec, do., do.

Prop Prairie State, Ogdensburg, no cargo.

Departures - Str. Spartan, Hamilton, pass and freight.

Str. Magnet, Montreal, do.

do. Passport, Hamilton, do.

do. Corinthian, Montreal, do.

do. Osprey, Hamilton, no cargo.

do. City of Ottawa, Ottawa, pass and baggage.

Schr. William John, Brighton, no cargo.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1868