The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 27, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The sch Prince Alfred arrived on Saturday evening from Chicago with 19,316 bush wheat; and on the same evening the sch Jane Ralston arrived from Chicago with 15,100 bush wheat. On Saturday afternoon the barge Hector arrived from Montreal with 223 tons of pig iron, which she unloaded the same day, and took on board the cargo of the Prince Alfred. She will leave this evening for Montreal. The sch Wood-duck, with 4,500 from Oakville, arrived yesterday.

Quick Despatch - The Prince Alfred commenced unloading her grain at one o'clock this morning, completed, and took on board 200 tons pig iron, and will leave this evening for Milwaukee.

Swift & Co's wharf - The steamer Huron passed down last night, and the prop St. Lawrence passed up this morning. The schs Morning Star and Cora are loading lumber for Oswego. The sch Pearl will leave tonight for Oswego with 3,000 bush barley, and the sch Fanny Ledford will leave at the same time for the same port with 20,000 bush of that grain. The tug Elswood arrived this morning from the Rideau Canal with a barge containing 290,000 ft lumber and 700 bush rye.

Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - The barges America, Monica, Resolution and Dixie left this morning for Montreal with 50,000 bush wheat. The bark T.C. Street, light, for Georgian Bay, left this morning. The tug William arrived this morning with four barges, light.

The M.T. Company's wharf - The sch Eliza White arrived today from Hamilton with 7,000 bush wheat. The prop Avon left today for Chicago with 265 tons pig iron. Three barges arrived today from Montreal with 250 tons scrap iron, and 300 tons pig iron.

Montreal, Sept. 27th - The propeller Indian while descending the Lachine Canal a day or two since, struck a wing at St. Paul Lock with such violence as to cause a serious leak and compel the beaching of the steamer. Some 5,000 bushels of wheat are injured.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 27, 1869