The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1869

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p.1 Kingston and Ottawa Route - the upper cabin steamer City of Ottawa, Burrowes, master, with schedule.

p.2 Shipping News - The schooners Denmark and M.L. Breck arrived yesterday at Garden Island from Hamilton, with a cargo of square timber. The Fanny Campbell passed here yesterday with timber for Clayton. The steamer Norseman arrived from Picton yesterday with a cargo of fruit and ornamental trees, destined for Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec, which she discharged at Swift's wharf. The steamer St. Helen touched a few hours later than the last, and after leaving off and taking on a portion of cargo, resumed her course down. The Flying Scud touched here yesterday en route to Brockville from Amherst Island, grain laden. The steamer Kingston having received some damage to one of her flues on her way down, put back here about one o'clock this morning for the necessary repairs. She left again early this afternoon. The schooner Tecumseh is loading iron at Swift's wharf for Goderich. The barge Oneida, built by Messrs. Calvin & Breck, Garden Island, has moved alongside the M.T. Company's wharf to load for Montreal. She is a fine vessel, and was the object of a good deal of curiosity upon her arrival. The schooner Undine arrived at the M.T. Company's wharf this afternoon with grain from Hamilton. She reports heavy weather on the lake. It is reported that the barges Ontario and Genesee Chief were lost during a heavy gale on Lake Huron. Heavy gales have prevailed for some days past on the upper lakes.

Schooner Ashore - Information was received here yesterday by the owners that the schooner Prince Alfred of this port went ashore on Saturday night in a fog on Point Pelee, Lake Erie. A tug was sent to her assistance yesterday.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1869