The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 29, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - The barges Frontenac, Stadacona and Mary will leave this evening with combined cargoes of 50,000 bush wheat. The sch Annie Minnes arrived this morning from Toledo with 10,141 bush wheat. The sch Morning Light arrived from Toledo this morning with 15,000 bush wheat. The steam barge Dromedary, light, from Hamilton, arrived last night, and will leave tonight for Montreal with 12,000 bush wheat.

The M.T. Company's wharf - The sch Pearl arrived last night from Oswego, light. The sch Mary arrived this morning from Toledo with 14,500 bush wheat. The prop Bruno arrived this morning from Chicago with 14,000 bush wheat and 300 bbls pork. The steamer Pierrepont left last night for Montreal with five barges containing combined cargoes of 52,000 bush wheat.

Swift & Co's wharf - The prop Georgian passed up this morning. The steamer Abyssinian is on her last trip previous to lying up in Charlotte Bay for the winter. She was detained by the storm on the lake last night. The steamer Champion did not arrive till 4 p.m. today; she was detained by last night's gale. The sch Flying Scud, light, from Oswego, arrived this morning; she is taking in a cargo of barley. The sch Fanny Ledford, light, from Oswego, arrived this morning, and is loading barley for that port. The sch Morning Star left last night for Oswego with 3,000 bush barley.

J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The barges Lyre and Swan, light, and the Linnet, with 100 tons pig iron, arrived last evening from Montreal. The iron was transferred to the Tom Martin for Cleveland. The bark Arabia is unloading a cargo of 19,000 bush wheat from Milwaukee. The sch Mary Taylor arrived last night from Port Stanley with 9,200 bush wheat. The barge Swan will leave tonight with 18,500 bush wheat. The sch Tom Martin left this morning for Cleveland with 100 tons pig iron. The sch Jane Ralston will leave for Chicago with 250 tons pig iron. The sch Prince Alfred sailed today at noon for Chicago with 200 tons pig iron. The barges Lyre and Linnet leave tonight for Montreal with combined cargoes of 40,000 bush wheat.

Collision - About half-past twelve o'clock last night the brig New York ran into the bark Arabia, at her moorings at Henderson's wharf, and carried away all that vessel's head gear, and broke her adrift from her moorings. Both vessels drifted to near the shoal at Point Frederick, dragging their anchors before they held bottom. It was blowing a gale at the time. The New York got her port quarter damaged, her mainsail torn to pieces, and her main boom was also broken.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 29, 1869