p.3 The Ferry - Pierrepont did not make a start.
April 6, 1877
p.3 Burned - the str. Norfolk burned to the water's edge, loss about $7,000; insured in Stadacona Insurance Co. for $4,000.
N.T. Company - 16 boats, to start about May 1st.
Napanee River - Napanee Council to ask Dominion Gov't for money to improve the navigation of the river and make a turning basin.
The Mail Line - being painted; Spartan, Corsican and Algerian to start; Capt. Irvine taking the Passport and leaving a vacancy on the Magnet.
The Ferry - Pierrepont had accident to machinery.
April 7, 1877
p.2 The new North Western Transportation Company - the combined Beatty and Windsor lines of steamers - is fixing up its boats for a large Manitoba trade this season.
p.3 Navigation - opening dates for 1872-77; Pierrepont left today.
A Grand Sight - Pierrepont breaking through ice.
Breaking The Ice - Pierrepont broke her way between railroad track and Martello Tower, ice was 10"-18" thick, freed tug Franklin, and then went to Island and Cape.
Marine - not much activity yet.