The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1878

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p.2 Cape Vincent, Garden Island, Wolfe Island and Gananoque Steamboat Route

Strs. Maud, Pierrepont, and Geneva

One of the above steamers will leave Kingston for Cape Vincent daily (Sundays excepted) at 6:30 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 6 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 daily.

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

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

Will leave Kingston for Gananoque daily, calling at Howe Island at 3:45 p.m.

Returning - will leave Gananoque on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6 a.m., and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 7 a.m.

Steamers from Cape Vincent will call at Wolfe and Garden Islands about 6:30 p.m.

April 30th, 1878

p.3 The Ferry Steamers - In another column will be found the time-table of the ferry steamers, which those interested should make a note of.

The Mail Line - The Algerian, Capt. Trowell, of the Royal Mail Line made her first trip of the season to Prescott this morning. All the steamers will be running in another week.

Marine Notes

Holcomb & Stewart's Wharf - The schooner Sweepstakes arrived from Toronto with 12,516 bushels of wheat; Twilight, Toronto, 13,600 do.

It is stated by the Picton Gazette that Capt. German has purchased a steamer to run between Picton and Belleville. She will be on the route in a few days.

The propellors Milwaukee and Armenia called at Swift's dock this morning. The Milwaukee is the first Northern Transportation boat going through to Chicago this season.

There are indications that a considerable amount of business will be done during the next few weeks in grain. The approaching opening of the canal has had the effect of making captains in the lower lake ports start out so as to be ready for the gates being opened. The schrs. Bismarck and J.H. Breck have left Garden Island for Toledo with ice.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1878