The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The propeller America arrived this morning from Milwaukee with 13,000 bushels wheat. The Acorn and Monterey will unload at this wharf. The barge Falcon will leave tonight for Montreal with 13,000 bushels of wheat.

At Swift & Co's wharf - The propeller City of London, of the North Shore Transportation Line, arrived this morning from Milwaukee en route to Montreal. She discharged here 1,000 barrels of flour, having on board for Montreal 100 barrels of flour and 9,500 bushels of wheat and corn. This is the first trip of the season of the City of London, which wintered at Kincardine, Lake Huron.

Jones & Millar's wharf - The schooner Laura Belle, from Chicago, with 10,353 bushels of corn, arrived last evening. The schooner Clyde, with 6,000 bushels wheat, and the schooner Richardson, with 8,000 bushels of wheat, from Port Dalhousie, arrived last night. Three barges, with a united amount of 38,000 bushels of wheat and corn, will leave for Montreal tonight.

Garden Island, April 25th - Vessels arrived since yesterday:- Schooner St. Andrew, Toledo, timber; H.P. Murray, Toledo, staves; brig Lafayette Cook, Toledo, timber. Departures today:- Schooners Bay Queen, light; Pioneer, do.; barque Cambria, do.; schooner St. Andrew, do.

Launch - The tug Wren, just completed at Messrs. W. Power & Co's shipyard, was launched this afternoon. She is a very pretty craft and makes a fine appearance upon the water. Her length is 86 feet, beam 17 feet, and depth of hold, 9 feet. She was built for James Henderson & Co., Montreal.

-The steamer Alice arrived at noon today from Ottawa, being her first trip of the season. She left again this afternoon.

Ship Carpenters Wanted - About twenty good ship carpenters can find good wages and steady employment by calling at the Port Robinson Ship Yard, or applying to M. Simpson, St. Catharines. St Catharines, April 22nd

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1871