The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - Arrivals yesterday - The schs M.L. Collins, with 12,800 bush wheat, the George Foote with 15,000, the Cecilia Jeffrey with 9,850 bush, the L. Wells with 13,506 bush, and the brig Orkney Lass with 15,000 bush, all from Toledo. The barges Frontenac and Monica will leave this evening for Montreal with combined cargoes of 28,500 bush wheat.

The M.T. Company's wharf - Arrivals yesterday - The schs Ford with 11,500 bush wheat, and the Russell Dart with 14,100 bush, from Toledo, the schs Queen of the North with 17,000 bush wheat, and Eliza White with 7,000 bush from Cleveland, and the sch Alpha, from Hamilton, with 14,500 bush wheat. The tug Glide, with six light barges from Montreal, arrived yesterday evening.

The sch Russell Dart grounded on the shoal upon her arrival yesterday, and lightened 700 bush to clear herself.

Swift & Co's wharf - The steam barge Hemlock arrived last night from the Rideau Canal with phosphate of lime, and sixty-one barrels of plumbago from Oliver's Ferry. The steamer Osprey touched this morning on her upward trip. The Elizabeth arrived this morning from the Rideau Canal with lumber. The sch Tom Dick is unloading gravel intended for the manufacture of the Nicholson pavement at Chicago.

Messrs. Calvin & Breck's fourteenth raft left Garden Island on Saturday night for Quebec, comprising 25 drams of oak and elm timber and staves.

J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - Arrivals yesterday - The schrs Dane, from Chicago, with 16,000 bush wheat, the Queen of the Lakes from Sandusky with 15,400 bush, and the Florence from Cleveland with 10,600 bush. The barge Forth, in tow of the steamer William, arrived at Montreal last night with scrap iron. The barge Lion will leave tonight for Montreal with 13,000 bush wheat.

Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The tug Francis arrived yesterday with three barges with shingle bolts, and one barge with railway ties from the Rideau Canal. She proceeded to Cape Vincent with the former.

The sch M.L. Collins in ballast sailed this afternoon for Toledo.

The Bark Arctic - The tug Giant succeeded in removing the bark Arctic from Middle Sister after lightening 700 bush wheat. A like amount had already been jettisoned. The vessel sustained no damage.

The number of bushels of wheat unloaded today was 171,856 bushels.

Mill Point, Aug. 28th - The schooner E.G. Benedict was launched here this afternoon from the shipyard of Messrs. Rathbun & Son. The dimensions of the vessel are as follows: 106 feet keel, 26 feet beam, 8 feet hold. She is 200 tons register, and classes A-1 for seven years with Star. Cost over $15,000. Wm. Yeoman was the builder.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1869