The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 21, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The schr Union Jack sailed for Toledo last night. The schr Theo Perry left the same time for the same port. The schr Pioneer, light, sailed for Oshawa last night. The schr Nett Woodward sailed this afternoon, light, for Toledo. The barges Star, Hector, and Tiger, will leave tonight for Montreal with combined cargoes of 43,000 bush wheat. The bark Waterwitch sailed this afternoon for Chicago, with pig iron.

Swift & Co's wharf - The prop Brantford touched here on her upward trip last night, and the steamer St. Helen passed up this morning. The steam barge Rose left today for the Rideau Canal with a cargo of salt. The steam barge R. Anglin left for the Rideau Canal last night.

Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The brigantine New York left today for Toronto, with 175 cords wood. The sloop Greyhound, with 40,000 feet lumber, left for Oswego today. The tug Elswood, with three barges, light, for the Rideau Canal this morning.

The M.T. Company's wharf - Three barges were dispatched last night for Montreal with combined cargoes of 39,000 bush wheat, 130 casks copper ore, 30 bbls potash, and sundries. The schrs Mont Blanc and John McGee left last night for Oswego.

Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - The schr Wave Crest left this morning for Cleveland, with 102 tons iron ore, and the sch White Oak left for the same port, light. The bark Alexander arrived this morning from Toledo with 16,000 bush wheat.

The schr Gazelle has just been taking on a coat of paint, and is now ready for the grain trade.

New Schooner - Mr. John Fraser's new schooner, Gladstone, is lying at the elevator wharf, taking on board her first cargo, cordwood, for Toronto. The Gladstone was built at Battersea, by Mr. Beaupre, and is a very pretty vessel. She is 100 feet keel, 24 feet 9 inches beam, 9 feet depth of hold, while her grain carrying capacity is 11,000 bushels. She is painted white with a red stripe running her whole length, and her standing rigging is of wire. She has been chartered for the remainder of the season by Mr. Beaupre, her builder, who will use her in the grain trade.

Prescott, Aug. 21st - hand on board barge America in tow of tug William fell overboard and drowned; the schooner Mary Jane left here at 10 a.m. to go into the shipyard at Kingston.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 21, 1869