The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Dec, 1871


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VESSELS LAID UP IN THE WELLAND CANAL.

The following vessels are laid up for the winter at Port Colborne:
Propeller City of Concord, bound to Chicago.
Propeller St. Albans, bound to Chicago.
Propeller City of London, light.
Propeller Mary Ward, has discharged part of her cargo in the cars for Chatham
Schooner A. Medbury, loaded with grindstones for St. Catharines, has discharged her cargo in the cars.
Barge Bay City. She is light, and was ashore this fall above Morgan's Point.
Schooner White Oak, loaded and bound east. Will likely discharge part of her cargo in the cars for Toronto.
Schooner Gerrit Smith, loaded, bound east.
Schooner David Sharp, nearly light.
Schooner H. C. Cleveland, loaded and bound west.
Schooner Onward, loaded, and bound west.
Schooner Comanche, light.
Schooner Geo. C. Finney, loaded, bound west.
Schooner Ellington, light.
Schooner T. Simms, loaded and bound east.
Schooner Milan, loaded and bound east.
Schooner Elm City, light.
Bark Hemisphere, light.
Schooner C. G. Mixer, loaded and bound east.
Schooner Russian, loaded and bound east.
Schooner S. J. King, light.
Schooner Acontias, loaded and bound east.
Bark Geo. Thurston, loaded and bound east.
Schooner Wave Crest, loaded and bound east.
Schooner A. W. Luckey, loaded and bound east.
Bark Prince of Wales, light.
Schooner Hoboken, loaded and bound east.
Schooner James Scott, of Port Dover, loaded.
Schooner Bell, of Port Dover, light.
Scow E. A. Dunham, of Port Burwell, light.
Tugs W. A. Rooth, S. Neelan and C. M. Carter.

The following are laid up at Port Dalhousie:
Steam barge D. W. Powers, loaded and bound west.
Propeller Dalhousie, light.
Propeller Acadia is on drydock; is to try to get to Hamilton.
Propeller East lies close to Muir's drydock, and is going on it as soon as Acadia leaves it.
Tug Lilly Clifford
Schooner Albatross, light.
Schooner Persia, of Hamilton, light.
Scow Dutchman, of Port Dalhousie, light.
Propeller Enterprise, light.
Propeller City of Montreal, is on dry dock.
Bark St. Lawrence, loaded with pig iron.
Schooner White Cloud, light, bound west.
Schooner C. H. Walker, light, bound west.

At Lock No. 2:
Bark Canada, light.
Schooner Cecelia Jefferly, light.
Scow Agnes, light.
Bark Clyde, light.
Propeller Europe.
Propeller America.
Propeller Scotia
Schooner Jane McLeod, light.
Bark J. C. Woodruff, light.
Bark Bismark, light.
Schooner St. Andrews, light.
Schooner Defiance, light.
Bark Wm. Home, bound west, nearly loaded.
Schooner Lincoln Dall, loaded and bound east.
Schooner John T. Mott, bound east, loaded deep.
Schooner Wm. Lewis, light, bound west.
Schooner Starlight, light, bound west.
Propeller Brooklyn.
Propeller Empire.
Propeller City of New York.
Schooner Maize, bound west, nearly loaded.
Bark Reindeer, bound east and loaded.
Schooner M. F. Merrick, bound east and loaded.
Schooner Maumee Valley, bound east and loaded.
Schooner Queen of the Lakes, loaded with coal.
Bark Cecilia, loaded with coal.
Schooner John Magee, bound east and loaded.
Schooner Nevada.


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Notes:
After a mild early winter, a heavy freeze in mid-Decemeber trapped late-running vessels all over the lakes. The vessels on this list - more than 75 of them - had to lay up in the Welland Canal area for the winter. Most were bound to other ports at the time.
Date of Original:
22 Dec, 1871
Local identifier:
GLN.3747
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Dec, 1871