The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1869

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p.2 Our Marine Note Book - The steamer Kingston arrived at 1 A.M. yesterday

on her return from Toronto, this being her first trip. After discharging and taking on freight she started for Montreal, but had scarcely steamed out when she blew out some of her new flues, and this necessitated a return for repairs. It was expected that she would be got off last night.

-Mr. Joseph Taylor, the newly appointed Steamboat Inspector for this district, has entered actively upon his duties.

-Ashore - sch. Prince Alfred at Pt. au Pelee.

-Unfortunate - prop. Dominion collided with sch. E.W. Head, later run into by schooner Bigeler ?

-Imports - May 1.

-ad for str. City of Ottawa on Rideau Canal, Burrowes, Master.

p.3 Patents of Invention - George Chaffey, Kingston for "Chaffeys adjustable propelling screws and rudders" 19th Feb. 1869.

-Vessels Passed Through Welland Canal - May 1. (hereafter V.P.T.W.C.)

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1869