The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1869

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p.2 The Spartan passed up this afternoon with 300 Norwegians on board, for the Western states.

Shipping News - Garden Island - A raft comprising 120,000 feet pine lumber for Cook and Bros., Quebec, in tow of the steamer Hercules, was dispatched this morning. The schooners Louisa from Toledo, with lumber, and Oriental from Bay City, with a similar cargo, arrived this morning. The schooner Rutherford leaves this evening for Lake Erie.

The propeller Magnet passed up this morning. The schooner Annexation, from Oswego, with 400 sacks of corn meal, arrived at Carruthers' wharf this morning. The Natt Woodward, from Port Elgin, with 11,100 bushels of wheat, arrived at J.H. Henderson's wharf this morning. The schooner Joliet is loading old railroad iron (scrap iron) for Buffalo at the same wharf.

Arrived today at the M.T Company's wharf - The schooner Smith & Post, from Chicago, with 13,900 bushels wheat; the bark Mary Merrit, from Milwaukie, with 20,000 bushels wheat, and the bark Etowah, for Liverpool, with a cargo of petroleum. She lightens 600 casks of petroleum and 4 mills pipe staves. The schooner Philimore arrived last night with 18,000 bushels of wheat from Chicago. The propeller Bruno has proceeded to the Marine railway to get in a new wheel; she will be off again tomorrow, and will load pig iron for Chicago.

The schooner Bermuda, from Milwaukee, with 19,500 bush of wheat, arrived at Glassford and Jones' wharf this afternoon. She reports that when on Lake Michigan on her trip down during a heavy fog, she collided with a large scow, on the wind (crossing the schooner's bows) and sunk her. After picking up the crew of the scow, the schooner, finding that her bowsprit was carried away, and a portion of her head gear, put back to Milwaukie, where she was detained by repairs for eleven days. We are informed that she gave a bottomry (sic) bond to answer the charge of sinking the scow.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1869