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Year:  1860 
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Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Nov. 29, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Nov. 29, 1860,   The storm of Saturday and Sunday was a most terrible one on the Lakes, and we hear of disasters in all quarters. The Revolving Light, of Henderson, loaded with wheat, and the Minnehaha, of Detroit, bound for Ogdensburgh, loaded with corn, went ashore at Cape Vincent, with others, names unknown....
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Fri., April 27, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Fri., April 27, 1860,   Sail Ho! - The Minnehaha, Capt. Becker, of this port, is the first in from lake Michigan, beating the fleet by about two hours. The Captain takes a hat on this when he returns to Chicago, some gentlemen of that city having made the tender in case he achieved this feat. The Minnehaha is a...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1860,   p.2 New Ship Canal in Canada - the Lake Huron-Ottawa River-Montreal route. [Scientific American] ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1860,   p.3 barrels of flour picked up 20 miles west of mouth of Genesee River, and east of Devil's Nose, probably part of the cargo of str. Bowmanville, thrown overboard last November. [Rochester Union] ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1860,   p.2 Icebergs in Lake Superior - [Miner, at Ontonagon] -sale of property belonging to American Transportation Company - 12 props. 48 canal boats, 2 hoisting engines, by Sheriff of Erie County. (for Erie Canal ?) ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1860,   p.1 Iron Ore - from Chaffey's mine in South Crosby, close to Rideau Canal, can be landed at Erie, Pa. for $3 per ton, cheaper than ore from Lake Superior. [Rideau Gleaner] p.2 Early Opening of Navigation In Toronto Bay - sch. Meteor of Wilson and Alida of Toronto arrive. [Leader 21st] The ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1860,   p.2 Erie Canal Tolls - figures. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1860,   p.2 Vessels In Kingston Harbor - A gentleman connected with one of our forwarding houses has kindly supplied us with the following list of steamers, propellers and sailing vessels wintering at Kingston, Portsmouth, and Garden Island, 1859-60: Passenger Steamers - Kingston, Passport, Banshee, New...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1860,   p.2 ferry boat running between Prescott and Ogdensburgh. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1860,   p.3 For Sale - the schooner Sweet Home, about 280 tons burthen, at Amherst Island, contact Thomas Polley. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 11, 1860,   p.2 Fine Winter Sport - ice boat at Cape Vincent, holds 20 people, has masts and sails like regular vessel....
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 14, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 14, 1860,   p.2 An Admiralty Court To the Honorable The Attorney General West. Dear Sir, - It has often occurred to me that our marine laws are defective. I have been present on several occasions when marine cases were being tried, and, often, from the nature of the evidence, it was morally impossible...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1860,   p.2 Board of Trade Annual Meeting for the election of officers; Edward Berry, President, in the chair; reading of the Annual Report:- (part) Coasting Trade The Council regret to observe that the Home Government have disallowed an Act of Parliament levying a duty upon vessels built in the...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 21, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 21, 1860,   p.2 PUBLIC WORKS We take the following remarks from the Hamilton Spectator on the necessity of an immediate enlargement of the Canadian canals. We fully agree with our contemporary, and we have good reason for believing that the Government is also of the opinion that the time for the enlargement...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 29, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 29, 1860,   p.2 Direct Trade With West Indies - Mr. Gunn, of the firm of J. Carruthers & Co., looking for markets - could be Canadian built vessels trading to these ports. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 7, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 7, 1860,   p.2 vessels ready to sail at Oswego -There has been little or no stir yet among the shipping of the port, it being too early yet to commence fitting them out. It is considered quite time enough to be ready for sea by the 10th or 15th of April. About this time those persons who have held grain...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 9, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 9, 1860,   p.2 ice gone at Buffalo and Charlotte; Maple Leaf to start on 15th. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 10, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 10, 1860,   ... can be secured for the coming season, which would be transferred to the purchaser of the vessels. For further particulars apply to Thomas Kirkpatrick. 16th March, 1860 Died - Commander William Rees Davies, R.N., formerly commanding Naval forces at this station....
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 12, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 12, 1860,   p.2 The Harbor Master - By the report of the City Council proceedings on Wednesday evening, we find that the Clerk of the Market is voted $400 per annum, with "fees as before," for discharging the duties of Inspector of Weights and Measures and Harbor Master. The present officer has held the ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 13, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 13, 1860,   ... the subscriber will despatch two SCHOONERS (capacity 2500 bus.) from this port, rates for freights moderate. Joseph Doyle, Atlantic Wharf March 12th, 1860 ...
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