The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1873

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p.1 The Wind - The eastern breeze which prevailed today was unfavourable for sailing vessels, due east. A large flleet for Kingston is wind-bound on the lake.

Varieties - Vessel captains report on the 6th the Oswego harbor was frozen to the thickness of glass ten miles beyond the old mark of ice at the entrance into port.

p.2 The Steamer Rochester - To afford ample opportunity for the transaction of business, the time-table regulating the arrival and departure of the Rochester at the terminal points of the Bay of Quinte route, and intermediate ports has been changed, as will be observed per advertisement. The improved furnishings, etc., are unsurpassed in conducing to the comfort and pleasure of travellers.

Marine News

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The propeller Ocean, from Milwaukie, 16,500 bushels of wheat, and schooner Albacore, from Toledo, 20,665 bushels of corn, arrived during the night. The tug Glide reached here this morning from Montreal with four barges, light. The schr. Richardson is unloading 248 tons of coal from Oswego.

Port Colborne, May 9th - Up - Barque Prince of Wales, schr. Maize, prop. Granite State, schrs. Annie Falconer, Wave Crest, G.H. Davis, barque Geo. Thurston, schrs. Mary, Cape Horn, Antelope.

Down - props. Akron, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Canada, Toledo, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Royal Mail Line - The gale on the lake last night and today has interrupted the regular and arranged trips of the Royal Mail Line. The steamer Corinthian, due yesterday morning, and the Spartan, due today, are detained, and obliged to wait a calm at Toronto and Hamilton. The Passport touched on her way west last evening, but it is doubtful how far she proceeded. Probably she lies in some harbour of refuge, awaiting a moderation of the storm..

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1873