The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 19, 1868

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p.2 A new Canadian steamer called the Wanda is to commence runnng between Buffalo and Chicago, as a passenger boat next spring.

-The Picton Nation says a fine new schooner, the Heatherbell, owned by Messrs. W. Ross & Co., was launched from the shipyard of Messrs. Redmond & Tait, on the 1st inst., at Picton. Her dimensions are: Length of keel, 98 feet; breadth of beam 23 feet; depth of hold 8 1/2 feet, with a capacity of 9,000 bushels.

-The steamer Magnet is to have a new engine put in during the winter.

-The steamer Spartan, of the Royal Mail Line, struck in the Long Sault Rapids yesterday. She received little or no damage, however, and arrived in port this morning.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 19, 1868