The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - The propeller Brantford from Montreal with railroad iron and two barges in tow, arrived last night at Henderson's wharf, where she is unloading. She will return with a full cargo (13,000 bushels) of wheat tomorrow morning. The tug William, from Montreal with two barges (light) and one laden with pig iron, and the tug City of Hamilton, from the same port with salt for J. Carruthers & Co., arrived this morning at the same wharf. The following vessels were unloading at Henderson's wharf and will complete tonight:- The schooner A.G. Morey, 16,447 bushels wheat; the bark Jessie Drummond, 19,000 bushels wheat; the schooner Montpelier, 17,000 bushels wheat; the schooner Ontario, 10,600 bushels wheat; and the schooner Rainbow, from Picton, with 3,000 bushels of wheat. The same firm will despatch to Montreal tonight the barge Tiger with 12,700 bushels of wheat, the Lyre with 17,000 bushels, the Yarrow with 10,600 and the Forth with 10,000 bushels. The bark Jessie Drummond will load 325 tons of pig iron, for Chicago at the same wharf. The steamer Spartan, with one battalion of the Royal Artillery, arrived last evening, and disembarked them at the government dockyard. The steam barge R. Anglin left Swift's wharf last night for Brewer's Mills. The steamer Magnet passed down yesterday afternoon, and the propeller America, bound up, touched at Swift's wharf at noon today. The brig Emery, from Cleveland with grindstones and block-stones, completed her discharge this afternoon at the same wharf. The barque British Lion has been repairing at the shipyard, and will be launched from the ways this evening. A new centre-board will be put into the Jessie Drummond previous to her departure. The propeller Enterprise, from Chicago, with 20,157 bushels of wheat, and the schooner Ayr, from Milwaukie, with 19,000 bushels of wheat, arrived today at Glassford & Jones' wharf, and the barge Frontenac arrived yesterday from Port Henry with 182 tons of iron ore. The barge Dixie with 16,300 bushels wheat, the John Munn with 15,000 and the Rover with 14,000 bushels, leave the same wharf tonight for Montreal; and the schooner Wm. Young, for Cleveland, with 182 tons of iron ore, will leave this evening. The schooner Wave Crest leaves the Commercial wharf this evening for Oswego with 92,000 feet lumber and 500,000 laths. The barge Elizabeth with cord wood, the barges Mineral and Algoma with phosphate of lime from the Rideau Canal, the barge Miner with iron ore, the Cygnet with cord wood for Toronto, arrived at the same wharf this morning. The tug Francis with three barges, laden with shingle bolts for Cape Vincent, passed the port this afternoon. The steamer City of Ottawa arrived and departed today from and to Ottawa.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1869