The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - The schooners Louisa, St. Lawrence, and St. Helen, left Garden Island this morning up lake. The propeller America touched at Swift's wharf on her passage down this morning, and the Huron last night.

The following vessels passed through the Welland Canal, May 19th:

Up - Schs Bay Queen, Kingston, Port Dover, light; J.A. Macdonald, do., do.; Jessie, Cobourg, Erie, iron ore; props Young America, Oswego, Toledo, gen cargo; schs. Telegraph, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Coquette, Ogdensburgh, Cleveland, iron ore; C.C. Trowbridge, Thorold, Buffalo, part cargo wheat; J. Mullen, Oswego, Chicago, salt.

Down - Bark Mary Merritt, Milwaukie, Kingston, wheat; tug Metamora, Malden, Toronto, light; schs Queen of the Lakes, Chatham, Ogdensburgh, lumber; Light Guard, Racine, Kingston, wheat; prop St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburgh, gen cargo. The bark Mary Merritt is the first vessel that has made the round trip to Milwaukie and back this spring.

The Steamer Grecian - The steamer Grecian, of the Through Line, which struck on the Split Rock, going down to Montreal on Tuesday, is described as lying in a dangerous position in a very strong part of the current. She had on board when she sunk a very heavy freight of tobacco, government stores, three horses (drowned), and two cannons belonging to F Battery of Royal Artillery.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1869