The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 16, 1870


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p.2 Queen Street Wharf - This wharf, formerly occupied by the Berry Elevator, has been purchased by Messrs. Folger Brothers from the Merchants Bank. The wharf will be entirely rebuilt and large storehouses erected thereon.

New Steamer - The Belleville Town Council having accepted the tender sent in by Mr. C.F. Gildersleeve, preparations will shortly be commenced at the foot of Union street, for the building of a small freight and passenger steamer, to run between Picton and Belleville.

Shipping News - The date at which insurance policies upon cargoes and craft are held during navigation has now expired, and vessels as well as steamers are accordingly rapidly making preparations to take up winter quarters, notwithstanding which there are quite a number of the former yet engaged and about starting on lengthy voyages from the west to this port. The steamer Bay of Quinte has been laid up, and the Royal Mail line, and other freight and passenger steamers, plying on the St. Lawrence and canals, are shortly expected to do the same.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 16, 1870
Local identifier:
KN.20770
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 16, 1870