The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1871

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p.2 The New Ferry Steamer - Mr. G.M. Kinghorn received today the first consignment of the parts of the new ferry steamer for Cape Vincent. The whole of the parts have arrived at Montreal from Glasgow by the steamers St. Andrew and St. Patrick.

Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - On Saturday the following arrived:- The schooner W.W. Grant, from Port Elgin, with 10,000 bushels wheat and peas, and 100 barrels flour; the schooner Perry Hannah, from Chicago, with 14,000 bushels wheat, and the schooner Adrionac (sic), with 18,000 bushels wheat. The schooner Mont Blanc, from Milwaukee, with 20,250 bushels wheat; the schooner Knight Templar, with 17,600 bushels wheat, from the same port, and the bark Dundee, from Chicago, with 16,632 bushels wheat, arrived yesterday. The barge Falcon arrived from Montreal this morning with 144 tons railway iron, which is being shipped today for Toronto on board the schooner W.T. Greenwood. The barges Thrush and Tweed will leave this evening with 30,000 bushels wheat. The barge Linnet left on Saturday with 17,500 bushels wheat. The schooner Ben Folger will load railway iron today for Toronto.

At Swift's wharf - The steamers Kingston and Osprey passed up yesterday morning, and the Indian, Huron and Passport up last night, and the Picton up today.

At Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The Kitty Friel with barge, arrived with 120 cords of tan bark for Mr. Ford's tannery. The Nile, with two barges, with 270 cords of shingle bolts, arrived this afternoon and left for Cape Vincent.

At the M.T. Company's wharf the following have arrived since the last report:- The W.B. Allen, from Chicago, with 19,351 bushels of wheat; the Kantar, from Chicago, with 15,979 bushels of wheat; the H. Fitzhugh, from Milwaukee, with 20,000 bushels wheat; the Harvest Home, from Chicago, with 21,172 bushels of corn; the M.J. Wilcox, from the same port, with 22,850 bushels of corn, and the New Dominion, with 13,492 bushels of corn from Chicago. Two barges by tug line, with 400 tons of pig iron, arrived from Montreal, and the tug Glide also arrived with three barges, light, and will leave again this evening with five barges with a united cargo of 86,000 bushels of wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1871