The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1878

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p.3 Marine Notes

The schooner Ontario, of Picton, has been purchased by Mr. H.E. Holden, of Belleville, at auction. The price is said to have been $1,000.

The schooner J.G. Worts, of Toronto, has been chartered to take lumber from Parry Sound to Chicago at $1.50.

The Detroit Free Press says the schooner Robert Gaskin has been chartered to load lumber from Chicago to Ireland at $75 per M. gold, free.

The schooner Florence arrived at Belleville on Saturday from Oswego, being the first vessel that has made the round trip from that port.

The propellors Oswego Belle and Kincardine will not probably leave this port before the arrival of canal goods, which will be about the 25th of the present month.

Capt. Waters, of Belleville, has bought the schooner Mary Foster, which is now busily engaged in fitting out for the season's work.

The steamer Norseman, from Charlotte, arrived at Toronto on Saturday, being the first lake steamer that has arrived at that port this season.

The steamer Armenia is becoming popular on the Bay route, owing to her increased speed and the regularity with which she makes her daily trips.

The mail boats are being rapidly prepared for the season's work. The Algerian is quite ready.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 12, 1878