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Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 25, 1878

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p.3 Marine Notes

The schr. Young America left Buffalo on Saturday for Amherstburg, the first departure of the season.

A telegram from Waubashene states that the schr. Magara arrived there from Goderich, being the first of this season.

The hull of the steamer New York has been condemned by the Inspector, and has consequently been abandoned.

Capt. Jellett has been running the ferry steamer Prince Edward from Belleville to the opposite shore, for over a week.

Gilbert's steam yacht is fast approaching completion, and her owner expects to have her on the route between Belleville and Massassaga Point and Northport early in the season.

The schr. Jenny Lind, Captain Smith, arrived at Toronto on Thursday last. She was the first vessel of the season, and Captain Smith was presented with a new hat by the harbour master.

The Utica, it is expected, will commence running on Monday next, as she is now about ready. There is no word yet of the Hastings, but she will not likely commence before the first of the month.

Arrival Of The Shannon At Napanee - A telegram from Napanee says the steamer Shannon, of Picton, arrived here at 12 o'clock, the first arrival this season. She experienced some difficulty in breaking through the new ice which formed last night in coming out of the Picton harbour.

The following from the Cape Vincent Eagle gives the date of the first arrival at the Cape of the first boat from Kingston, each year, for the last twenty-three years: April 21, 1855, propellor Hamilton; April 21, 1856, steamer Napier; April 15, 1857, steamer Highlander; March 24, 1858, a scow; March 7, 1859, a scow; March 7, 1860, a scow; April 8, 1861, Pierrepont; April 14, 1862, Pierrepont; April 17, 1863, Pierrepont; April 7, 1864, Pierrepont; March 28, 1865, Pierrepont; April 11, 1866, Watertown; April 7, 1867, Watertown; April 1, 1868, Watertown; April 19, 1869, Watertown; April 13, 1870, Watertown; March 16, 1871, Watertown; April 22, 1872, Watertown; April 14, 1873, Watertown; March 29, 1874, Watertown; April 19, 1875, Watertown; April 10, 1876, Watertown; April 7, 1877, Pierrepont; March 9, 1878, Pierrepont.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 25, 1878