The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 12, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - Garden Island - The steamer Hiram Calvin passed the port last evening with a raft in tow, comprising twelve drams of elm and pine lumber for Messrs. Reed & Boyd, Quebec. The H. Calvin will leave on Monday next for the wreck of the steamer Grecian.

J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The bark Jessie Drummond left today for Chicago with 200 tons of pig iron.

Swift & Co's wharf - The prop Indian passed down last night, and the America up this morning. The steam barge R. Anglin arrived this morning from the Rideau Canal with 100 cords hard wood. The steam barge Hemlock arrived this morning from Brewer's Mills, with lumber.

The M.T. Company's wharf - The schooner Jamaica arrived last night from Chicago with 17,600 bush wheat, and the schooner Lillie Parsons arrived this morning from the same port with 17,000 bush of a similar grain.

The Tug line will leave with three barges this evening for Montreal, having combined cargoes of 40,000 bush wheat.

The tug Glide having broken her shaft, is repairing at Brockville. She will resume work in a few days.

The schr. Lafayette Cook will be launched from the Portsmouth shipyard tomorrow. She has been thoroughly repaired and painted, and is now in reality equal to a new vessel. She is under charter to proceed to Cleveland.

The sch Cortez and Monterey were chartered at Chicago on the 9th inst. for Kingston with wheat at 8 cents.

The sch Ada Medora on her last trip from Toledo to Ogdensburgh, made the run in three days and nine hours, the passage through the canal occupied twenty-one hours. This, no doubt, is the quickest time on record between the two places.

This morning the steamer Spartan brought the Oswego fire-brigade, who immediately upon her arrival left for Belleville. The brigade will be here tomorrow.

Troops For Prescott - on steamer Abyssinian.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 12, 1869