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Year:  1857 
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 April 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 April 1857,   Spring Walk III Kingston Harbor was never so full of vessels of all classes, as it has been all the past winter. Taking those at Portsmouth and Garden Island into account, full one hundred steamers, ships, brigs, schooners, and mammoth barges have been laid up for the season in this ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 April 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 April 1857,   Spring Walk IV (original marked III) The intention of the Grand Trunk Railroad Company to apply to the Legislature for an additional Two Millions of money has emboldened the Steamboat and Forwarding Interest to put in a claim for a Parliamentary Aid. They say, and they say with reason, if...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1857,   ... Spring Walk VI The "Walk" for 1857 would have been ended long ere this, had not a desire existed to see the Through Mail Line of River and Lake Steamers in full operation ere the Sixth and Last Number was written. The slight accident to the Passport has retarded this desideratum; but as that ......
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 13 June 1857, page 27 - 28 
TextNewspapers  Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 13 June 1857, page 27 - 28, page 27 - 28  The illustration accompanying this article can be seen at the following address: http://www.hhpl.on.ca/GreatLakes/GLImages/Details.asp?ID=198
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1857,   p.2 Fatal Accident - men drinking on str. Prince Albert on Rideau Canal, one drowns. [Perth Standard] p.3 Imports - 11,12; Exports - 10,12. (sch. Elizabeth, Oswego, 3750 bush barley, 30 bush wheat, 1 grindstone, 1 anvil, 1 tub iron.) ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1857,   p.2 Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company - The Rochester Union says:- This corporation, which has navigated the waters of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence for fifteen years, with more than ordinary exemption from disaster, is evidently about to dissolve and give up the ghost. The ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 16, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 16, 1857,   p.2 Schooner Ashore - Foam, Capt. Moore, ashore on Galoe (sic - Galoo) Island, reported a total wreck, owned by Wm. Crawford. [Oswego Times] p.3 Horrid Murder - captain of canal boat Eclipse of Caledonia killed hand from canal boat Western of Brantford. [Brantford Expositor 10th] ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1857,   p.3 Imports - 14,16; Exports - 16. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1857,   p.2 Marine News The schooner Vincennes went ashore on the east shore of Lake Michigan, near St. Joseph, on Sunday of last week. She has gone to pieces. Owned by Sims & Gray of Chicago - worth $2,000. The brig Stambach has gone to pieces at the South Manitou, where she went down. The ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1857,   p.2 Erie and Oswego canals in poor shape from recent heavy rains, banks washed out, towpaths covered in water, etc. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1857,   p.2 Marine News Storm On the Lake - On Tuesday night three propellers from Oswego, bound for the upper Lakes, put into the mouth of the Genesee for refuge from the storm. They remained until yesterday and put out again. There is little doing at this port now, and navigation is drawing toward a...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 23, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 23, 1857,   p.2 The Storm - The wind storm which sprang up on Thursday night continued all day Friday; and Friday night the wind increased to such violence as to impede the progress of pedestrians in the streets, and lashed the waters of Ontario into a foam. Vessels on the lakes must have suffered great ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1857,   p.2 Marine News The schooner Josephine, Capt. Crouch, which was supposed to be lost on the upper lakes, arrived at Chicago on the 14th. She had on 300 bbls of salt from this port. [Oswego Times] A Wreck - The Canadian schooner Leander, of Quebec, laden with wheat, is ashore at Gros Cap, near...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1857,   p.2 Disasters at Wellington - On Friday night, the waters of Lake Ontario rose to an almost unnprecedented extent at Wellington. A violent gale from the N.W. lashed the waters into an ungovernable fury along the shore. The fishing boats broke away from their moorings, and were carried into the ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1857,   p.2 Erie Canal Navigation - slowed by snow. [Lockport Courier] p.3 The Gale on Lake Michigan - The Chicago Press of the 21st gives further accounts of the recent gale. It says:- It was rumored on Thursday morning that the schooner Forest Grove, a new vessel, made for Racine with her sails set...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1857,   p.2 The St. Lawrence Route - a communication from Detroit Board of Trade mentions C.P. Kershaw, to Liverpool from Chicago. Marine News - We (Oswego Times) learn that the schooner Wm. Sanderson, of the Game Cock Line, with wheat for this port, was towed down the river, at Detroit, Wednesday last,...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 30, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 30, 1857,   p.3 The Lakes & The Storm St. Catherines, C.W., Nov. 23d - The following are a few of the vessels frozen in the Welland Canal: Lively, Oneida Chief, L.J. Lotham, Queen City, Henry Hase, Lucy Blossom, Geo. Douseman, Star of Hope, Titian, Cayuga, Carlton, Beard, Jenny Lind, New York, ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1857,   p.2 sailor murdered on American schooner Eagle Wing in Port Colborne. Marine News The schooner Sanderson, from Chicago to Oswego, with a load of wheat, went ashore on Tuesday night near Smoke's Creek. Captain Davison, Inspector Board of Underwriters, with the tug Underwriter, went to her ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 2, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 2, 1857,   p.3 Imports - Dec. 1st. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 3, 1857 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 3, 1857,   ... Island and the city of Kingston. Passed 1st Dec., A.D. 1857 Whereas it is necessary and expedient to sub-let the ferry between Wolfe Island and the city of Kingston, so that the parties to whom the same shall be sub-let, shall be held responsible that safe, convenient and suitable means...
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