The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1877

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p.2 The schr. Picton went ashore at Presque Isle on Monday night. She was grain laden, from Chatham to Kingston.

Died - Drowned from off the schr. Sweden, at Port Stanley, Oct. 8th, Robert James, third son of Captain John Donnelly, Garden Island, aged 16 years and 10 months.

p.3 The Donnelly Drowning Case - The body of young Donnelly, who was drowned off the schr. Sweden at Port Stanley on Monday night, has been recovered, and was brought down to the Island today by his brother. The body had drifted about three and a half miles from where the catastrophe occurred, and when found was almost buried in the sand, only one arm being seen by the searchers when they discovered him. He was buried today.


Between Kingston, Picton, Belleville and Trenton

The New and Fast Steamer Armenia will make regular Daily Trips (Sundays excepted) between Kingston and Picton for the remainder of this season.

Leaving Swift's Wharf, Kingston, every morning at 7 o'clock, and calling at all intermediate ports, reaches Picton at 11 o'clock, where she connects with the Steamer Utica for Belleville and Trenton at 1 p.m.

Returning - Leaves Picton at 12 o'clock noon, and calling at all intermediate ports will reach Kingston at 4 p.m.

Will make her first trip from Kingston on Tuesday morning, the 16th inst.

Regularity and promptitude can be relied on.

Oct. 12th James Collins


Cape Vincent, Garden Island, Wolfe Island and Gananoque Steamboat Route

Str. Maud, Pierrepont, and Geneva

One of the above steamers will leave Kingston for Cape Vincent daily (Sundays excepted) at 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., making close connections with the R.W. & O. Railway, Northern Syracuse Railroad and N.Y.C. Railroad, Pullman Cars East and West.

Returning - will leave Cape Vincent on arrival of trains at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., connecting with the Grand Trunk Railroad, Royal Mail Line, Bay of Quinte and Rideau Canal Steamers at Kingston.

Will leave for Wolfe and Garden Islands on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 3:45 p.m.

Returning - will leave Wolfe Island at 8:00 a.m., 9:15 a.m., and 1:00 p.m., excepting 8 o'clock trip on Mondays.

On Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays will leave Kingston at 6:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Returning - will leave the Island at 9:15 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.

Sundays - 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:15 p.m. Returning at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 a.m., and 3 p.m.

Will leave Kingston for Gananoque, calling at Howe Island, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 3:45 p.m.

Returning - will leave Gananoque on Tuesdays at 5:30 a.m., and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 7 a.m.

Oct. 12, 1877

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1877