The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schr. G.W. Davis, from Toledo, laden with 19,000 bushels of corn arrived, and is unloading today. The barges Cato, Stadacona and Rover leave for Montreal this evening with a combined cargo of 48,000 bushels of wheat and corn.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - Arrivals - Schooners Camanche, Chicago, 19,225 bushels of corn; Florida, Chicago, 19,600 bushels do.; Lillie Parsons, Chicago, 17,000 bushels do.; barges Grant, 212 tons of pig iron; and Powerful, 147 tons do., from Montreal.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The schooners H.P. Murray, from Toledo, 10,265 bushels of corn; J.T. Mott, Chicago, 19,549 bushels do., arrived yesterday. The tug Glide departed for Montreal this afternoon with five barges - the Energy, 13,645 bushels of corn; Fortitude, 10,872 bushels do.; Convoy, 8,946 bushels do.; Cruiser, 10,000 bushels do.; and Dauntless, 10,434 bushels of peas.

Messrs. James Swift and Company's wharf - Passed Up - The steamers Kingston and Osprey. Passed Down - The steamer Corsican and propeller Dubuque touched on her way westward yesterday for coal.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - The barge Swan with 14,000 bushels of wheat and corn and 400 barrels of pork, and barge Falcon 13,000 bushels grain leave per Government Tug Line this evening for Montreal. The schr. Kate reached here from Chicago with 7,000 bushels of peas. At the elevator - schr. Jamaica, from Chicago, 20,000 bushels of corn, consigned to the Montreal Transportation Company.

Port Colborne, May 28th - Down - Schrs. Augusta, Toledo, Kingston, timber; M. Wilcox, Cleveland, Cobourg, coal; H. Fultzpagh, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; John Wesley, Toledo, Kingston, corn; prop. Europe.

Up:- Props City of New York, China; schrs. Perry Hannah, Aigle du Mar, Agnes; prop. Mary Pringle, Ogdensburg, Detroit, light; schr. Tom Martin, do.; bark Arctic, schrs. Lathrop, New Dominion, of Port Rowan, Kingston, Kincardine, Garibaldi, of Port Hope, Cobourg, Cleveland, iron ore; prop. Cleveland, Ogdensburg, Detroit, gen. cargo; bark City of Buffalo.

Royal Mail Line - The steamers composing the Canadian Navigation Company Royal Mail Line, which pass downwards each morning (Mondays excepted) at 5:30 o'clock a.m., now carry a large number of passengers, bound for pleasure or rustication at some beautiful locality at the sea shore, or a trip across the Atlantic. Yesterday morning the first party of American tourists proceeded down the St. Lawrence to Montreal per steamer Magnet.

Collision - The steamer Norfolk in entering the Belleville harbour yesterday morning collided with the schooner Jessie McDonald, tearing quite a large hole in her starboard paddle-box and inflicting other slight injuries. The schooner also suffered some damage to her forward gear. The steamer was approaching her wharf under a full head of steam, when she struck on the bar close to the ferry dock, and jammed against the schooner, which was there unloading coal.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1872