The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - The schooner Jessie Macdonald, with 5,600 bushels of wheat from Wellington, unloaded at J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf yesterday, and left again last night for the same port. The propeller America passed up yesterday; the prop Colonist passed down last night; the Georgian passed up yesterday afternoon, and the steamer St. Helen passed down last night, all touching at Swift's wharf. The steamer Mary Ann left Swift's wharf early this morning with two barges for Ottawa, with general cargo. The steam-barge Hemlock left Swift's wharf this morning for Brewer's Mills. The schooner Gazelle arrived yesterday morning from Oswego with coal for Swift & Co. The bark Etowah, of Liverpool, arrived at Swift's wharf, on the night of the 23rd, and took in pig and scrap iron for Cleveland. She is the first arrival of Cunningham and Shaw's Ocean Line. The following vessels arrived on Sunday at the M.T. Company's wharf. The City of London steamer (sailed again), the bark Mary Merritt from Milwaukie with wheat, the schooner Lifeguard from Racine with wheat, the schooner Alpha from Hamilton with peas and wheat, the schooner White Oak from Southampton with wheat, schooner Jona from Port Nelson with wheat, the schooner Antelope from Meaford with wheat, and the schooner Jane McLeod from Milwaukie with wheat. The tug Glide arrived last night from Montreal with five barges for the same firm, four of which were despatched this morning, having on board 46,000 bushels of wheat for Montreal. The schooner Wanderer from Toronto arrived yesterday at Glassford & Jones wharf, with 6,800 bushels of wheat. She has been repaired from the damages sustained in her collision with the propeller Colonist a short time since. The schooner Yankee from Chicago with 17,005 bushels of wheat arrived last night at the same wharf. The barge Rover with 13,000 bushels of wheat, and the barge Juno with 10,650 bushels of wheat, and the barges John Munn and Teviot, with iron ore for Lake Champlain, were despatched from Glassford & Jones' yesterday. The schooner Orkney Lass is loading iron ore for Cleveland, at the wharf of the same firm. Garden Island - The schooners Rutherford, Alice, and Rapid, arrived with staves from up lake, and the schooners Cavalier, Mary Jane and Lafayette Cook, from Saginaw, the M.L. Breck from Chatham, and the Laura E. Calvin, and Victor, sailed today for up lake.

The following vessels passed through the Welland Canal, May 25th:

Down - Brig New York, Detroit, Kingston, staves; schrs Three Friends, Port Dover, Kingston, do; Theresa, Chatham, Kingston, do; bark Republic, Chatham, Clayton, timber; schrs. Montgomery, Saginaw, Clayton, timber; Mary Grover, Tyrconnell, Kingston, staves; bark Southampton, Wallaceburg, Kingston, timber; props Young America, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen cargo; Lowell, Chicago, Toledo, Ogdensburg (sic); schrs. Hungerford, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; S. Amsden, Port Dover, Kingston, staves; John Pugsley, Port Dover, Port Colborne, sundries; Tecumseh, Saginaw, Kingston, wheat; Denmark, Saginaw, Kingston, timber; Allen, Erie, Oswego, coal; prop Earl, Chicago, gen cargo; schrs. Airadre, Bay City, Kingston, staves; prop City of Concord, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen cargo; Granite State, Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen cargo; bark Waterwitch, Saginaw, Kingston, staves; schrs. Florida, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Oriental, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Mary Taylor, Meaford, Kingston, wheat; Hoboken, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Australia, Owen Sound, Kingston, wheat.

Up - Schrs. Athenian, Oswego, Marquette, light; brig Sir Charles Napier, Cape Vincent, Chatham, light; bark Bessie Berwick, Port Dalhousie, Toledo, light; schrs. Theodore Perry, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Magdella, Kingston, Port Stanley, light; bark Canada, Kingston, Wallaceburg, light; R.H. Becker, Montreal, Cleveland, scrap iron; Douseman, Kingston, Erie, light; A. Falconer, Cobourg, Erie, iron ore; Adirondac, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, do.; Melrose, Rochester, Cleveland, pig iron; Smith, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; brig Roney, Kingston, Toledo, light; prop Michigan, Oswego, Detroit, gen cargo; Seville, Kingston, Chicago, light; bark G. Thurston, Kingston, Saginaw, light; prop City of New York, Oswego, Cleveland, gen cargo.

-Byng Inlet, on Georgian Bay, is declared by the Customs Department an Out-port of Entry, under the survey of the Port of Toronto.

p.3 Gananoque, May 25th - yacht race.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1869