The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schrs. Mont Blanc, from Chicago, 21,000 bushels of corn; Arctic, from Toledo, 15,000 bushels of do.; E. White, Toronto, 7,000 bush wheat, arrived since Saturday. The barges Stadacona and Rover leave this evening for Montreal with 33,000 bush corn. The schr. Ironside sailed for Detroit, light, and the schr. W.F. Allen for Chicago, in ballast.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - Arrivals - Schrs. Richmond, Toronto, 15,470 bush of wheat; Three Friends, Toronto, 7,045 bush corn; Maria Annette, Port Dalhousie, 15,817 bush of do.; Lumina, from Port Dalhousie, 10,245 bush corn; Monitor, from Oswego, coal, for Kingston Gas Company.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Vessels consigned to this firm arrived since our last report: Adirondac, Chicago, 17,000 bush of corn; Montpelier, do., 20,655 bush do.; Charger, do., 17,900 bush do.; Wanderer, Toronto, 6,400 bush wheat; Gladstone, Toledo, 11,447 bush corn; Todman, Port Dalhousie, 7,486 bush do.; Hoag, Toledo, 17,000 bush do.; Northumberland, Chicago, 15,000 bush do.; Cossack, do., 18,812 bush do.; W.H. Oades, Toledo, 15,540 bush of corn. The schr. O.S. Storrs cleared for Hamilton with 250 tons of pig iron, and the schr. Australia, for the same destination, with 200 tons of do. The barges Kinghorn and Guard arrived by tug line from Montreal, with 350 tons of iron; the McCarthy, Fortitude, Guide, Index and Cruiser, by tug Glide, from Montreal, 400 tons of iron; Convoy, Consort and Energy by tug Charlotte, 200 tons do.; five barges from Montreal today, per tug line, 300 tons of iron.

Messrs. James Swift & Co's wharf - Passed up - Steamers Picton, Corsican and Spartan, and propellers Dromedary and Bristol.

Passed down - Steamers Passport, Corinthian and Osprey, and propellers Dalhousie, Indian and Bruno.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's Wharf - The schooner Cecilia Jeffrey, from Inverhuron, 10,100 bushels of wheat; and barque Bismarck, from Toledo, 10,125 bushels of corn, have arrived; also the barge Marion, from Quebec, 350 tons of pig iron.

Notice To Mariners - Notice is given, that on and after June 10th, 1872 a 4th order fixed white light will be exhibited from the new tower at the mouth of the Niagara River. Height of focal plane above the mean lake level 73 feet. Tower of grey limestone. The light should be seen from the deck of a vessel, in clear weather, for a distance of 16 statute miles.

Canadian Harbour of Refuge on Lake Huron - The Dominion Government, which decided, two or three years since, to establish harbours of refuge at one or more points on Lake Huron, have operations to that end well advanced both at Goderich and Chantry Island. Appropriations have been provided by Parliament to have constructed at both the above points, five harbours which may with safety be approached during the most violent weather, and sufficiently commodious for the protection of a large fleet of vessels.

Port Colborne, June 8th - Schr. Phalarope, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; barque John Breden, Chicago, Oswego, corn; U.S. Supply Ship Haza, Buffalo, Ogdensburg, lighthouse supplies; barque British Lion, Toledo, Kingston, timber; schrs. Agnes Hope, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Theresa, Cedar Creek, Clayton, timber; Trade Wind, Port Huron, Garden Island, staves; Tom Morton, Toledo, Kingston, corn; S.H. Lathrop, Detroit, Ogdensburg, lumber; Maize, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Thomas Richards, Toledo, Hamilton, lumber; prop City of New York, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; City of London, Toledo, Montreal, corn; Empire, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. M.L. Breck, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Northern Belle, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Aigle de Mer, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Philo Bennett, Port Rowan, Kingston, wheat; barque D. Woodruff, Leamington, Clayton, timber; schr. Wm. Sharpe, Chicago, Kingston, corn; barque Gibralter, Toledo, Kingston, timber.

Up - Prop Young America, schrs. Onward, Dauntless, props Europa, Oswegatchie; schrs. Oriental, H. Fitzhugh, Oswego, Chicago, railroad iron; prop Cleveland, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; canal boats P. Fish, Augusta, Goodwich, Murray, Mary Bennett, Rudolph, G.A. Bennett, Oswego, Buffalo, light; schr. E. Man, Cape Vincent, Cleveland, iron ore; barque Thos. B. Rice, brig Hercules, schr. E. Kanter, schr. Miami.

At elevator - Schr. Yankee Blade, Hoboken.

Fog - A dense fog prevailed upon the lake and river this morning, greatly impeding navigation.

The St. Helen - Mr. J. Donnelly, superintendant of Messrs. Calvin & Breck's wrecking party, leaves here today for the Cedar Rapids, to examine and ascertain the position of the steamer St. Helen, sunk there, and consider as to the means and advisability of raising her.

The Grain Trade - American papers worrying about increase of shipments through Canadian canals - an editorial.

The Grain Trade - There are at present in the harbour some 40 vessels, consigned to the forwarding firms here, from western ports, awaiting discharge, and which contain over half a million bushels of corn. That sounds like business.

p.3 The Brig Henry Rooney - This fine vessel, belonging to Messrs. Calvin & Breck, which went ashore about 26 miles east of Cleveland last fall, has been safely got off by the wrecking steamer Magnet, of Detroit, and undergone the necessary repairs at Cleveland. She is now on her way to Garden Island, from Toledo with a cargo of timber.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1872