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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - The shipyard of W. Power & Co. presents a busy scene, and about sixty men are constantly employed. The keel of Mr. Kinghorn's new composite steamer, to replace the Pierrepont, is being laid today, and hands are employed upon the steamer Norfolk, owned by Messrs. Davis & Wright, widening her guards, and fitting up cabins and staterooms. The barque Monarch is on the ways to be overhauled.

At Swift's wharf - The propeller Dominion and steamer Passport passed down, and the propeller Georgian up this morning; the propeller Indian and the steamer Corinthian passed up last evening.

At Gurney and Glidden's - The tug Elswood, with three barges, arrived last night from the Rideau with iron ore. The steam barge Kitty Friel, and one barge with cordwood, from the Rideau this morning. The schooners Bermuda and Clyde left last night for Toronto with cordwood. The schooner H.P. Murray left this morning for Cleveland with iron ore.

At the wharf of the M.T. Company have arrived last night and this morning the E.B. Allen, from Chicago, with 10,225 bush of corn; the Jennie and Annie, from the same port, with 21,582 bushels of corn; and the A.D. Rogers, with 21,000 bushels of wheat, also from Chicago.

ad - Lighthouse Service - tenders called for building lightkeeper's dwelling house on Burnt Island, near Gananoque, County of Leeds; plans and specifications can be seen at the Department of Marine and Fisheries, P. Mitchell, Minister of Marine and Fisheries.

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June 1, 1871
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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