The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 19, 1870

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The following is a list of the steamers, vessels and other craft which have taken up their winter quarters at Kingston and vicinity:-

At Anglin's wharf - Schooner Princess Alexandra, steam barge Robert Anglin and barge Alfred.

Inside the Railway Track - Schooners Annie Minnes, Royal Oak and Lafayette Cook; barges Hemlock and Tay (Messrs. Gurney & Glidden), America, Cato, Dixie, Frontenac, Monica and Stadacona (Messrs. Jones & Miller)

Below the Cataraqui Bridge - One schooner and a barge, names unknown.

Jones & Miller's Wharf - Barque British Lion and schooner Northumberland.

Folger Brother' Wharf - Brig Orkney Lass, barque Jane C. Woodruff, barque John Breden, schooner Flying Scud, sloop Henry Mason and steam barge Carlyle.

Montreal Transportation Company's Wharf - Tug Glide and Elevator, barges C. Portland, Cruiser, Consort, Amazon, Crosby, Convoy, Bruno, Harvest, St. Lawrence, Cayuga, Energy, Westport, Dreadnought, Utility, Corn Crib, Wheat Bin and Stag Hound.

Gurney & Glidden's Wharf - Schooner Richardson, tug Swan, and barges Bedford and William.

Kinghorn's Wharf - The steamers Gazelle, Pierrepont and Watertown go into winter quarters here; the latter two are still running on the ferry between Kingston, Wolfe Island and Cape Vincent.

James Swift & Co's Wharf - Royal Mail steamers Passport and Kingston and schooner Industry.

Grand Trunk Wharf - The schooner Azov, laden with wheat, consigned to James H. Henderson. The cargo will not be discharged until next spring.

St. Lawrence Forwarding Company's Wharf - Steamers Rochester and Bay of Quinte, tug H.M. Mixer, Elevator Orb, steam barge and barges Carrier, Elk, Hope, Janes, D., Oneida, B., and Quebec, Shamrock and Thistle.

Marine Railway - Barques Arabia and Mary Jane; on the ways Messrs. Jones & Miller's Elevator Swan and schooner Caroline, the latter to be rebuilt during the winter.

James Henderson & Company's Wharf - Elevator Weston and barges Falcon, Swan, Lark, Linnet, Lion, Tweed, Tiger and Jay.

Garden Island - Steamers Hercules, Wellington, Hiram A. Calvin, John A. Macdonald, William, City of Hamilton, America, and Highlander. Schooners Denmark, Oriental, Sweden, M.L. Breck, Gazelle; barques London and Jessie Drummond; brig Henry Rooney and barge Quebec. On the ways to be launched, barge Onondaga.

Wolfe Island - Schooners Annexation, O'Gorman, Shannon, and sloop Fanny Leadford.

Portsmouth - Schooner Helen and propeller St. Lawrence, the latter on the ways for repair.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 19, 1870