The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1876

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p.2 Marine News

First Arrivals From Canada - The schooners Great Western, Capt. .Henning; Eliza White, Capt. Strickland; and Mary Ann Lydon, Capt. Casey, which left Port Hope Wednesday evening, arrived here Thursday morning, laden with wheat, barley and shingles. The two former are consigned to Irwin & Sloan, and the latter to Hagamand & Murdoch and J.K. Post & Co. These are the first arrivals from Canada since the opening of navigation. [Oswego Times]

First Arrival From the Welland Canal - The schooner Blazing Star, Captain Desmore, which left the Welland Canal at half past 8 Tuesday night, arrived here at 2 a.m. today. The Blazing Star left Detroit the latter part of November with a cargo of 18,500 bushels wheat for M.J. Cummings, of this city, but when the vessel arrived at Port Dalhousie about the 2nd of December, was compelled to go into winter quarters. [Oswego Times, April 6th]

The St. Lawrence at Prescott is quite open, and the ferry boats are running. A lively spring is expected.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1876