The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 15, 1871

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p.2 The sections of the iron ferry boat built on the Clyde, Scotland, for the Grand Trunk Railway, have arrived at Fort Erie, where they are being put together. This boat, when completed, will take the place of the International, the present ferry boat, and will continue to run the route till the completion of the International bridge, when she will be used between Sarnia and Port Huron.

Shipping News - At Swift's wharf the steamer Magnet touched yesterday evening on her return from her pleasure trip to the Saginaw (sic) with decks crowded with excursionists returning home. The Athenian passed up yesterday evening. The Abyssinian and Corsican passed down this morning.

The schooner J.G. Baird is still ashore on Simcoe Island; she is laden with lumber. Her owners in Toronto have been communicated with and she will be probably assisted off today.

Grain Arrivals - The following arrived at the Montreal Transportation Company's wharf during the night and this morning:- The West Side, from Chicago, with 19,300 bushels corn; the Annie Falconer, from Port Dalhousie, with 12,989 bushels corn; the Clayton Belle, from Chicago, with 20,000 bushels corn; the W.W. Grant, from Toledo, with 10,000 bushels of wheat, and the General F. Sigel, from Cleveland, with 20,055 bushels wheat.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 15, 1871