The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - Swift & Co's wharf - The schr Gazelle, with lumber for Oswego, sailed last night.

The Gazelle arrived in Oswego on Saturday morning last at 8 o'clock, discharged her cargo, and arrived back here at 10 o'clock of the evening of the same day.

Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - The schr J.S. Clark, with 200 tons iron ore, and the schr Ontario, of Montreal, with 305 tons iron ore, sailed today for Cleveland. The barges Rover, with 14,000 bush wheat, and the Juno with 10,500 bush for Montreal, left today.

The steam barge R. Anglin arrived at the Provincial Penitentiary with wood, and left again today for the Rideau.

The tug Geo. S. Dodge arrived this morning from Oswego with four barges, light.

The steamer Rochester having completed her repairs, left the marine railway last evening. She leaves tonight to take the place of the steamer Rothsay Castle, running between Toronto and Hamilton.

The captain and owner of the propeller Avon anticipates a sale of his vessel. Should this not transpire, he will temporarily lay up the vessel.

Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The following craft have arrived:- Tugs Francis, Swan and Ellswood; steam-barge Hemlock with 44,000 feet lumber and 27 cords wood; barge Ontario, 110,000 feet lumber; Loboro, 119,000 do; Try, 99,000 feet do; Cygnet, 98,000 feet do; Mineral, 75,000 feet do; Algoma, 50,000 feet do; Delta, 80 cords wood; Quebec, 82 cords do; Montreal, 65 cords do; Perseverance, 55 cords do; and the departures are:- schs Richardson, 130,000 feet lumber; Flying Scud, 63,000 feet do; schr Bermuda for Toronto, 100 cords wood; steam-barge Hemlock, light, for Rideau Canal; tug Swan for Shannonville to tow a raft to this port; tug Francis with four barges for the Rideau Canal; and tug Ellswood and four barges for the same destination.

Chaffey Bros. wharf - The steam-barge Rose, with the barges Shamrock and Thistle with wood, arrived from the Rideau Canal. They are unloading at Doran's wharf. The barge Carrier, with coal, from Quebec for the gas works, arrived; and the barge Bee is receiving oak and ash lumber from the schr Ariel at the elevator wharf. The brig New York, with staves from Leamington, has arrived.

The Magnet passed down this afternoon. She lightened 213 barrrels of wheat at Swift's wharf. This new method of packing wheat in barrels for transhipment is found to be a great convenience.

The steamer City of Ottawa arrived at Kinghorn's wharf this afternoon. She returned at her usual hour.

-tolls on Canal - [Gazette]

p.3 Auction Sale - of Scow John P. Abbey - as she now lies at the Marine Railway, with all appurtenances belonging thereto.

Auction Sale - of Scow Forwarder - on instructions of Mr. Michael Cronin, the excellent sailing scow Forwarder, suitable for carrying lumber or wood.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1869