The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 2, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - Garden Island - The ninth raft, consisting of 20 drams of oak timber and staves, left for Quebec yesterday morning in tow of the steamer Wellington. The sch. Dauntless, with staves from Lake Erie, arrived on Wednesday evening. The steamer Maid of Canada, after remaining on the Lambert Shoals for ten days, was got off by the Hiram Calvin, in charge of Mr. John Donelley (sic -Donnelly). Messrs. Calvin & Breck received information that all the efforts to get off the vessel had proved futile, and the resources of Montreal having been exhausted it was requested that assistance should be sent from Garden Island. In accordance with the request Mr. Donelley, in the H. Calvin, was despatched on Monday evening, and on Wednesday morning the Maid of Canada was clear of her trouble.

Swift & Co's wharf - The steamers Abyssinian and Corinthian passed up yesterday; the latter vessel landed at the dockyard a detachment of the R.C. Rifles, lately quartered at St. Johns, with their baggage and effects. The prop Georgian passed up yesterday, and took on board seven pieces of cannon and carriages for Cobourg.

J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The sch Belle Case, from the Bay of Quinte, with wheat and peas, arrived this morning. She will return this evening. The sch Alpha is loading old r.r. rails for Toronto, and will leave this evening. The barges Falcon and Lion arrived this morning from Montreal with r.r. iron, and the barges Lark and Tweed, from Gananoque, with tan bark, arrived this afternoon.

Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - The sch John Weedon, from Chicago, with 14,000 bush wheat, arrived yesterday. The barge Waterloo will leave tonight for Montreal with 11,000 bush wheat. (part of this column has been removed from newspaper)

ad - Fourth of July at Watertown - special timetable for ferry steamer Watertown.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 2, 1869