The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - The propeller Enterprise from Port Dalhousie, with 22,000 bushels of corn, arrived yesterday. The propeller Ocean, from Montreal, touched on her way westward, and took on 80 tons of pig iron for Chicago. The barge Onandaga left for Montreal with 13,900 bushels of corn, and 2,719 bushels of wheat, in tow of Government steamer. The steamer C.C. Tierney, 434 tons of pig iron, sailed for Chicago, and the schooner Camanche, departed today for Milwaukie with 402 tons do.

Montreal Transportation Company - Arrivals: Schooner Morning Light, Chicago, 14,432 bushels of corn; schooner Alma, Port Dalhousie, 9,852 bushels do. The propeller City of London, from Toledo, lightened 5,025 bushels of corn and thence proceeded to Montreal. The tug Bronson arrived with 7 barges yesterday morning, light, and left in the afternoon with the following:- Royal Oak, 13,740 bushels of corn; Faith, 8,339 bushels do.; Consort, 10,069 bushels do.; Chicago, 21,650 bushels do.; Flint, 6,264 bushels do.

Messrs. James Swift & Co's wharf - The steamer Passport passed up, and the propellers Indian and Mary Ward and steamer Spartan down. The schooner Agnes discharged her cargo of coal, and cleared for Cobourg yesterday to load iron ore for Cleveland, thence to return here with another consignment of coal for James Swift & Co.

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - No arrivals or departures since yesterday..

Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Nothing to report.

Cut In Two and Sunk - On Friday morning as the steamer Manistee was nearing to and about forty miles off the port of Milwaukee, in a heavy fog collided with the schooner S. Robinson, cutting her nearly through amidship. The crew, consisting of eight persons, had barely time to lower the yawl when the ill-fated vessel went down. The crew of the vessel were taken to Milwaukee by the Manistee, which received only slight damage, the twisting of her stem, etc. The Robinson was owned by Capt. Finnegan, who was in command at the time of the accident, and Mr. Roah ?, of Chicago. She was sixteen years old, rated A-2, and was valued at $15,000. She was insured for $10,000, leaving the loss above insurance $5,000. The vessel had a cargo of 16,000 bush corn, and was bound for Kingston.

Port Colborne, May 29th - Down - Propeller Europe, Chicago, Montreal, corn. Schr. J.G. McGrath, Saginaw, Kingston, staves. Prop. Shickluna, Chicago, Kingston, general cargo; Oswegatchie, Chicago, Ogdensburg, general cargo; Akim, Toledo, Ogdensburg, general cargo. Schr. Delos Dewolf, Chicago, Oswego, wheat. Tug Resene ? and Ponteous, Buffalo, Lewiston. Schr. J.N. Foster, Chicago, Kingston, corn.

Up:- Barge G. Manly, F. Russel. Schr. J.B. Penfield; schr. Pride of America, Bismarck; Propeller City of Montreal; Barque S.D. Woodruffe; Schr. D. McInnes, King Sisters, Great Western, Cobourg, iron ore; S.D. Hingerford (sic - Hungerford ?); Barque British Lion; schr. Charlotte Reaf, N.S. Collins, Queen of the Lakes, at elevator; schr. Corsair.

p.3 Lachine Canal - The lockmen on the Lachine Canal have asked for a rise of fifty cents per diem; at present they are getting $1.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1872