The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schr. Anna Maria sailed for Cleveland with 275 tons of iron ore. The schr. Eliza Quinlan is loading rails for Port Hope, and the schr. Clara White left for Cobourg, light.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The barque Oneida departed for Montreal last evening with 18,001 bushels of corn; and the barge Mohawk leaves this evening for the same destination with 20,624 bushels of wheat. The schr. H.C. Winslow, from Milwaukee, with 13,900 bushels of corn, and the schooner Shannon, from Oswego, 100 tons of coal consigned to the Kingston Gas Company; also the barge D. from Montreal, 150 tons of pig iron, have arrived.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived - Schooners Valentine,Toledo, 16,920 bushels of corn; T.B. Rice, do., 13,419 bushels corn.

Messrs. James Swift and Company's wharf - The steamer Louisa, from Ottawa, arrived this morning, and started on her return semi-weekly trip this afternoon. The propeller Indian passed up last evening, and the steamer Magnet down this morning. The schooner General G.B. McLellan arrived with a quantity of household furniture.

Marine Railway - The schooner Ayr and barge Falcon are on the ways receiving repairs. The schr. Mary O'Gorman was launched yesterday.

Schooner Run Down In a Fog - A despatch from Milwaukie says that the schooner S. Robinson, from Chicago, bound for Kingston with a cargo of 15,000 bushels of corn, was run down by the Transportation Company's propeller Maniatee, about forty miles east of this port, yesterday afternoon. The schooner was struck amidships, and sunk in ten minutes. The crew hardly escaped with their lives. The S. Robinson was owned in Chicago, and was insured for $10,000. The cargo was also fully insured. A dense fog prevailed at the time of the disaster.

Schooner Tempest - This vessel which went ashore near Point au Pelee was brought into Detroit by the tug Goodnow on Tuesday morning. Her damages are not so serious save a hole knocked in her bottom. Her captain states that a light located on the schr. Josephine, also ashore, was the cause of the disaster.

Port Colborne, May 27th - Down - Schrs. White Cloud, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Tailor, Port Huron, Ogdensburg, lumber; barque Cecilia, Chicago, Kingston,corn; schrs. Olive Branch, Port Huron, Oswego, lumber; Mary, Port Stanley, Kingston, wheat, oats and peas; Montcalm, Chicago, Oswego, corn; prop. Empire, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Garibaldi, Bay City, Collinsby, stores; props. St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; prop. Prairie State, Cleveland, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Mary Ward, Chatham, Kingston, gen. cargo; schrs. Thomas Parsons, Chicago, Oswego, corn; B. Evelugh (sic), Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Acontias, Toledo, Kingston, corn; brig Montezuma, Cleveland, Hambton Cove; schrs. Kate Kelly, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Laura Belle, Chicago, Kingston, corn; steam barge Dromedary, Toledo, Montreal, corn; schrs. Azor (sic - Azov ?), Chicago, Kingston, corn; Sweepstakes, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Oriental, Garden River, Kingston, timber; barque Canada, Wallaceburg, Clayton, timber; schrs. Denmark, Bay City, Kingston, timber; John Jewett, Cleveland, Brockville, stone; brig Baltic, Bay City, Kingston, staves; schr. New Dominion, of Quebec, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Augusta.

Up:- Schr. Pandora, Port Colborne, Haggs Bay, light; bark Hemisphere, Port Colborne, Erie, light; schr. Game Cock, barque Wenona, prop Young America, schrs. Natt Woodward, Grace, Anna Craig.

At elevator - schrs. Stafford, Amoskeag, W.O. Brown.

From Toronto - City Council, May 28th - At the City Council last night a resolution was adopted authorizing a petition to the Dominion Gov't for aid in maintaining the harbour. Ald. Thompson stated that there were now only six inches of water in places where official returns showed thirty feet in 1854.

p.4 City Council - Harbour Improvement - report on trip to Ottawa.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1872