The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 30, 1868

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p.2 Marine - In addition to those already reported, the following vessels have gone into winter quarters:- The schooner Annie Minnes, below Cataraqui Bridge; the schooners Gazelle, Capt. Dix, Oriental, and M.L. Breck. The barges London and Lafitte at Garden Island. The barques Robert Gaskin and Waterwitch stripped here, and will be towed with their cargoes to Maitland, where they will winter. The prevailing wind today is N.N.E., and several vessels bound down are waiting for a fair slant.

Navigation on Lake Huron - Collingwood, Nov. 29th - The Francis Smith is on shore about 12 miles from Byng Inlet. They say she is damaged a great deal. She was filled with water to make her lay easy.

The steamer Bonnie Maggie arrived at Owen Sound last night with the officers of the Frances Smith.

The steamer Algoma arrived here this morning on her last trip.

The schooner Kenosha arrived this morning from Chicago with a cargo of oats.

The Schr Sweepstakes cleared with a cargo of lumber and ties for Chicago.

The Beauharnois Canal - Information received today reports the canal firmly frozen, and most probably is now closed for the season. Messrs. Calvin & Breck's tugs returned today with one barge, unable to pass through the canal.

Vessels In Canal - The following vessels passed through the canal today. About thirty have yet to pass through, which will terminate the navigation for the season:-

Port Colborne, Nov. 30th - Schr. Atwater, Chicago, St. Catherines, wheat; Schr. Senator Blood, Milwaukie, Oswego, flour; Schr. Eli Bates, Chicago, St. Catherines, wheat; Schr. Linne Powell, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Bark Bessie Barwick, Chatham, Clayton, timber; Schr. G.C. Finney, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Schr. T.S. Mott, Chicago, Oswego, barley; Schr. Montpelier, do., do., wheat; Schr. W.G. Ogden, do., do., wheat; Brig Saxon, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Bark Clyde, Milwaukie, St. Catherines, wheat; Bark Breden, Chicago, Brockville, corn; Schr. Grenada, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Prop Oswegitchie, Chicago, Ogdensburgh, gen cargo; Prop Milwaukie, do., do., do; Prop City of Concord, do., do., do.; Bark Twilight, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Bark Canada, Milwaukie, St. Catherines, wheat; Schr. Belle Sheridan, Milwaukie, Thorold, wheat; Schr. Quickstep, Chicago, Prescott, corn; Schr. Wild Rover, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Schr. M. Stalker, do., do., do.; Schr. Ned Woodward, Montreal, Buffalo, pig iron; Schr. C.H. Richmond, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Prop Cowie, Oswego, Toledo, coal; Prop Lowell, Oswego, Chicago, gen cargo; Prop Prairie State, Oswego, Toledo, do; Prop New York, Oswego, Chicago, do.; Prop Empire, Oswego, Chicago, do.; Schr. Trenton, Oswego, Sandusky, salt; Bark Winona, Oswego, Chicago, railroad and pig iron.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 30, 1868