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Year:  1865 
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1865,   p.2 Propeller George Moffatt - Bad as the chances were of raising the Propeller George Moffatt a week ago, the proprietors have not given the vessel up. Extra assistance has been furnished from Kingston, and a new set of pumps ordered from Buffalo, which, in addition to those sent up to the scene...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1865,   p.2 The Detroit Tribune publishes a full statement of the disasters on the Western Lakes, from all causes, during the past season. From this source we find that 379 disasters have taken place, thus classified:-Explosions - 8; capsized - 7; ashore - 123; sprung a leak - 151; destroyed by fire - 4;...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1865,   p.2 The Ice Taken - steamer Watertown fights through ice to go to Cape Vincent and return. Ship Owners' Convention - The ship owners of Detroit have issued a call for a convention (date not specified) to take into consideration many points of interest to ship owners, such as shortage on grain,...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1865,   p.2 The Pierrepont - The steamer Pierrepont left Darlington this morning. A telegram has been received from her, dated at Port Hope, to the effect that she is on her way down, and will probably arrive here tonight. They have no doubt of her ability to force her way through the ice, and should she...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1865,   p.2 The Pierrepont - Notwithstanding the high wind with which she had to contend, the steamer Pierrepont made her appearance opposite Morton's at an early hour this morning, from whence she gradually worked her way down to O'Gorman's wharf, by crashing through the new ice, which was between four...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1865,   p.2 Close Of Navigation - Navigation, so far as the harbor of Kingston is concerned, ceased with the arrival of the Pierrepont on Saturday. This is two weeks later than last year, the Pierrepont having been driven ashore at the back part of Wolfe Island on the 31st December, where she had to ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1865,   p.2 Marine railway around Niagara Falls discussed in U.S. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1865,   p.2 The ratepayers of Owen Sound have, by a vote of 227 to 70, adopted a bylaw to raise $10,000, for the purpose of improving the river and harbor. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1865,   p.2 362 vessels are laid up at the Chicago wharves for the winter. They are classified as follows: steamers - 4; propellers - 13; barks - 45; brigs - 19; schooners - 194; scows - 27; tugs and canal boats - 60. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1865,   p.2 Grand Trunk ferry steamer at Prescott which was expected to be able to run the year round, being sheathed in iron for the purpose of breaking the ice, was frozen up on Wednesday morning, and still lies bound. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1865,   p.2 Locomotives - at the Canadian Engine & Machinery Company all the iron work, engines, boilers, etc. of Mr. Gildersleeve's new iron steamer is being made. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1865,   p.3 Gunboats on the Lakes - by New York correspondent of the London Times. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1865,   p.3 saw and planing mill of Mr. L. Shickluna destroyed by fire; loss $8-10,000. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1865,   p.3 Armament of the Lakes - London correspondent of the New York News. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1865,   p.2 SHIP-OWNERS CONVENTION AT DETROIT The ship-owners of Kingston have held a meeting in accordance with a suggestion of the Detroit Board of Trade, calling a convention of vessel owners on the 8th February instant, for the purpose of taking united action on certain matters affecting...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1865,   p.2 ferry boat Argo running at Windsor. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 14, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 14, 1865,   p.2 ACTION OF THE SHIPOWNERS CONVENTION AT DETROIT The Committee on General Business submitted part of their report, consisting of resolutions embodying the rules which should govern vessel-owners in transportation of cargoes, which were read. They are as follows:- Resolved - That all ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 15, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 15, 1865,   p.2 The Naval Forces on the Lakes - U.S. is terminating 1817 agreement with Great Britain which regulated naval forces on lakes. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1865,   ... of this Convention and they are hereby authorised to assess and collect a tax upon the tonnage of each vessel or steam craft, not exceeding two cents per ton for the current year, also, the power to convene this Convention, if it should become necessary, during the season of 1865. A majority of the Executive...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1865 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1865,   p.2 Niagara Ship Canal - shelved for present. [Buffalo Courier] ...
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