The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 7, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At Carruthers' wharf the schooner Advance arrived from Oswego this morning with 63 hhds sugar, 302 chests tea, 67 cases sardines, and 1,000 one-quarter boxes and 500 boxes of raisins. The steamer Rochester left as usual, and the steamer Bay of Quinte returned to her berth at nine o'clock last night.

At Swift's wharf the steamer Spartan and Athenian passed up last evening, and the Corsican down this morning. The propeller Shickluna touched on her way down this morning, and landed 400 barrels of flour, 100 barrels of whiskey and 5 tons of general merchandise. The propeller Indian touched this morning on her way down and landed a large amount of general merchandise.

The propeller Dominion passed up in charge of the propeller Europe. She broke her wheel some distance below Brockville, at which place she remained until the arrival of the Europe.

At Gurney and Glidden's wharf the schooner Three Friends arrived from Cleveland this morning with coal and a number of Ohio stones for the solitary prison now building at the Kingston penitentiary. She encountered heavy weather on her passage down and when off the Ducks, was obliged to throw overboard nine of the stones, weighing about eighteen tons. The schooner Dutchman left for Oswego this afternoon with basswood lumber. The steam barge Waterlily has returned from Cape Vincent and is making some alterations to her machinery. She contemplates leaving for the Rideau tomorrow.

Yacht Sunk - The yacht John Power capsized at one o'clock this morning below Knapp's Point and sunk. There were five men on board, who took to the boat and reached here all right. The yacht was on her way back from Belleville, which place she left on Monday last, the occasion of the delay until the present time her own owner was unable to ascertain. It was his intention to have entered the boat for the regatta at Toronto tomorrow, which the delay has prevented. The tug Mixer went down to the scene of the capsize, but was unable to find the sunken vessel and returned with a report to that effect. The water is very rough at present and no steps can be taken to recover the vessel until the wind lulls.

At the M.T. Company's wharf the schooner New Dominion, from Chicago, with 12,400 bushels wheat; the Pandora, from the same port, with 19,400 bushels corn; the Acontias, from Toledo, with 16,659 bushels of corn; and the schooner Westside, from Chicago, with 19,477 bushels of corn, arrived during last night or this morning.

The schooners Ann Quinlan and Raynor arrived at Jones & Miller's wharf this morning from up the lake.

Montreal, July 7th - Mr. Cantin launched at his shipyard yesterday afternoon, for the Ottawa River Navigation Company, the new steamer Maude, intended for the Ottawa trade.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 7, 1871