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Year:  1870 
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec, 1870,   Here is another example of the many important improvements to navigation that were first built in the 1860's and 70's and are still in use today.
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1870,   ..., Milwaukee, Grand Haven, and also for all the principal points in the West, and also via Pacific Railroad to Utah, Nebraska, Colorado, Nevada and California. A comfortable and convenient Waiting Room for Ladies and Gentlemen on the wharf. C.H. Hatch, Agent Kingston, Oct. 1870 ad - For Picton...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1870,   ... Department of Public Works, Ottawa, 5th October, 1870. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 11, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 11, 1870,   p.2 Struck By A Storm - The Canadian schooner Anna Mulrey (sic - Mulvey ?), was struck by lightning during the storm on Monday night, and her captain, a boy and the mate injured - the two former dangerously. The vessel's mainmast was badly shattered. -A barge is reported sunk down the St. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1870,   p.2 SHIPPING NEWS The arrival of vessels in the harbour since Monday have been few, but quite sufficient to keep the forwarders - some till after midnight - very busily engaged in loading, unloading and despatching cargoes. Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The schr Westside,...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1870,   p.2 Excursion - The steam barge Robert Anglin, with a small party on board, made a moonlight excursion about the harbour, and up the lake last evening. The Disputed Yacht Race - The challenge Yacht race for $50, which arose out of a dispute as to the second class race, in the recent regatta, ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1870,   p.2 SHIPPING NEWS Jones & Miller's wharf - The prop Enterprise, from Port Dalhousie, with 20,000 bush wheat, arrived yesterday, and had her cargo discharged into the barge Frontenac, which leaves this evening for Montreal. The barge Cato, laden with staves, also leaves this evening in ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1870,   p.2 Vessels Bound Downward - During the past week, ending Friday, 14th October, 134 vessels are reported to have passed Detroit, bound down. Of these fully one half was destined for Buffalo, with grain cargoes; 36 general cargoes; 10 had timber, and 31 had ore. On Thursday, 30 sail were reported...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 17, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 17, 1870,   p.2 SHIPPING NEWS There has been very little doing in the shipping business during the past four days; but according to accounts a very busy time may be expected shortly, a considerable number of vessels being reported on their way from Lake Erie, detained for want of a favourable wind. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 18, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 18, 1870,   p.2 HEAVY GALE - DAMAGE TO VESSELS IN THE HARBOUR A very heavy gale from the southwest by west, set in on Tuesday morning about three o'clock, and continued to blow with such violence up to 7 o'clock, as to effect damage, particularly to the shipping, to a considerable extent, the exact amount...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 19, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 19, 1870,   p.2 THE GALE ON TUESDAY The effects of the gale on Tuesday morning are much more serious than was at first anticipated. On Lake Ontario between here and Toronto, numerous vessels under sail, of which the following are a few, suffered and experienced the roughest treatment. The schooner Cora,...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1870,   ... of Long Point and Point au Pelee. The continuation of the easterly wind will add to the number of the fleet. Exports To The United States - The following are the exports from the district of Kingston, including Belleville, Napanee, Picton and Gananoque for the year ending September 30, 1870, as taken...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 21, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 21, 1870,   ... continue scarce, and rates have gained an advance of from 1/2c to 3/4c. To Oswego 13c; to Kingston 13 1/2c. Owing to the advance of canal rates, vessel men demand higher figures, which shippers generally refused to accede to, though a fair demand existed. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1870,   p.2 Drowned - A sailor named Maxwell Marchau, a Frenchman, was drowned on Friday afternoon while in a state of intoxication by walking off the steamer Pierrepont, owing to the absence of the shutter which had been taken out of its place after the boat had cleared the harbour for Gananoque. The ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1870,   p.2 Propeller Burned - Port Colborne, Oct. 24th - The propeller L. Shickluna, owned by the North Shore Transportation Company, with a cargo of 16,000 bushels wheat, from Milwaukee to Montreal, took fire this morning about 1 o'clock when getting ready to lock into the canal, and was burned to the...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 25, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 25, 1870,   p.2 Steam Barge Burned - A despatch from Oswego states that the steam barge William Cowie, built in 1868, and valued at $20,000, took fire while lying at her dock at that place on Saturday last. Her upper works were destroyed, and her hull somewhat damaged. She cleared from Detroit in the ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1870,   p.2 Steamer Rochester - Another cargo of over 600 barrels of apples was unloaded yesterday from the steamer Rochester, consigned from Charlotte to Brockville, Ottawa and Montreal. Verdict Cancelled - A short time ago a suit was instituted by Rev. Mr. Harper, against the Royal Mail Inland ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1870,   p.2 Montreal, Oct. 27th - The new composite steamer Corsican, of the Canadian Navigation Co., made her trial trip down the river yesterday, and gave satisfaction. Police Court - a married hand on steamboat married a young female cook from same steamboat; first wife is charged with threatening ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 28, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 28, 1870,   p.2 ANOTHER SEVERE GALE Another severe gale, though in results not in comparison with that of Tuesday, two weeks ago, set in yesterday, and continued to blow with great violence during the afternoon and last night. Several vessels on the lakes, bound down, sustained damage to a more or less ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1870,   p.2 The Steamer Corsican - The new composite steamer Corsican, of the Inland Navigation Company, left Montreal this morning at six o'clock with a full load of freight, on her first trip westward, and will touch at Kingston tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock on her way up the lake. Detentions On...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings