The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1868


Description
Full Text

p.2 Wreck Of The Steamer Empress - The hull, engines, boilers, anchors, chains, etc. of the steamer Empress, burnt last winter, were sold at auction today by Mr. J.J. Linton, and realized $1,167.50.

The Celebration of the Queen's Birthday - water of harbor dotted with wherries, punts, gigs, skiffs and yachts, and steamers loaded with sightseers.

Arrivals - 26th - Str. Bay of Quinte, Belleville, total amount of freight from 18th to 23rd May, inclusive, 6 trips.

Str. Pierrepont, Gananoque, gen. cargo.

Brig Baltimore, Hamilton, 10,000 pipe staves, 25,000 West India staves.

Schr. Burlington, Hamilton, 16,000 West India staves, 5,000 pipe staves.

Schr. Peerless, Chatham, 50,000 W. India staves.

Str. Kingston, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Str. Corinthian, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Str. Osprey, St. Catherines, gen. cargo.

Sloop Tom Dick, Pittsburgh, 20 toise sand stone.

Schr. Antelope, Owen Sound, 11,510 bus spring wheat.

Tug Mary Ann, Montreal, two barges in tow.

Scow New Broom, Belleville, 26,400 feet sawn lumber.

Str. Bruce, Belleville, gen. cargo.

Schr. China, Wallaceburg, 216 pieces sqr timber.

Str. St. Helen, Trenton, gen. cargo.

Sloop Maintar, Pittsburg, 28,000 feet lumber.

Schr. Elk, Port Stanley, 70,000 W. India staves.

Str. Grecian, Hamilton, 10 bbls whiskey.

B.S. Dominion, Southampton, 16,376 bush spring wheat.

Departures - 26th - Schr. Octavia, Colborne, no cargo.

Barge Waterloo, Montreal, 1831 bus corn, 962 bus. wheat.

Barque Cambria, Port Colborne, no cargo.

Brig Lafayette, Hamilton, no cargo.

Schr. Denmark, Sombra, no cargo.

Schr. Anna Craig, Tyrconnell, no cargo.

Barge Dexer, Montreal, 12,233 bus. peas, 3,404 bus. wheat.

Str. Grecian, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Str. Kingston, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Barque Portland, Montreal, 12,339 bus. corn.

Str. City of Ottawa, Ottawa, gen. cargo.

Barque Sarah Ann Marsh, Toronto, light.

Schr. Canadian, Port Hope, 30 toise stone.

Str. Brantford, Toronto, no cargo.

Str. St. Helen, Trenton, gen. cargo.

Str. Passport, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Barge Bruno, Montreal, 7,461 bush Corn, 305 casks copper ore.

Str. Bay of Quinte, Belleville, Total amount of freight from 18th to 23d May inclusive, 6 trips.

Str. Pierrepont, Gananoque, gen. cargo.

Schr. D. McInnis, Port Colborne.

Barge Thrush, Montreal, 5,424 bush wheat, 13,200 bush corn.

Str. Magnet, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Schr. Burlington, Pt. Hope, no cargo.

Str. Kingston, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Str. Osprey, Montreal, no cargo.

Tug Ellen Jeffers, Gananoque, no cargo.

Str. Corinthian, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Schr. Hercules, Cobourg, no cargo.

Str. Bruce, Belleville, 1 bbl whiskey, 2 bbls beer. Passengers and baggage.

Str. St. Helen, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Prop. Magnet, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Str. Grecian, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Schr. Antelope, Port Hope, no cargo.

Barge Consolation, Montreal, 11,050 bus wheat.

Barge Rover, Montreal, 13,203 bush wheat.

Barge Powerful, Montreal, 17,730 bush. wheat.

Schr. Jane McLeod, Cobourg, no cargo.

Schr. Jessie, Kingston, no cargo.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
May 26, 1868
Local identifier:
KN.25366
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Kingston Newspaper clippings
Other Web sites/External links
Kingston News, 26 May 1868 Kingston News, 26 May 1868
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1868