The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 26, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The propellers Akron and Young America, of the Northern Transportation Company, left for Ogdensburg light. The barges Tiger and Waterloo leave for Montreal this evening with 24,000 bush of corn. The schr. E. Hall sailed for Hamilton with 100 tons of pig iron

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The schr. Three Friends, from Port Dalhousie, has arrived.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals - Schrs. King Sisters, Chicago, 18,216 bush of corn; Jane McLeod, Toledo, 14,068 bush of corn; Morning Star, Toronto, 3,694 bush of do.; Mariner, from Toronto, 5883 bushels of wheat; prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 22,787 bush corn.

Messrs. James Swift and Co's wharf - Passed Up - str. Passport. Passed Down - Propeller America and steamers Magnet and Osprey. The tug Mary Ann called and left for the Rideau Canal.

Marine Railway - The schooner Andrew Stevens, now converted into a barge, was launched yesterday, and the tug Jessie Hall hauled out for general repairs.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - The propeller Argyle, from Chicago, lightened 5,000 bushels of corn, and cleared for Montreal.

Port Colborne, June 25th - Down - Schrs. Olive Branch, Saginaw, Oswego, lumber; Melrose, Detroit, Ogdensburg, timber; S.D. Holley, Racine, Kingston, corn; Penfield, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; P. Hannah, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Hungarian, Chicago, Oswego, oats.

Up - Schrs. Jennie Graham, Cossack, Oriental, brig H. Rooney, schrs. S.J. Luff, canal boats T. Bowan, Ames, E.M. Foot, sch. W.T. Greenwood, Cobourg, Cleveland, iron ore; M.L. Collins, Kingston, Toledo, stone; Sassacus, Ontario, Cleveland, pig iron; M.F. Merrick, Kingston, Detroit, light; Whitlesea, Hamilton, Monroe, do.; brig E. Cohen, Kingston, Toledo, do.; schr. Gardner, Port Colborne, Erie, do.

At Elevator - Schr. Geo. H. Waud, C.A. King, Republic, Midnight, Pride of America.

Rideau Canal - The locks at Kingston Mills were stopped this morning for the purpose of floating in the crib dam preparatory to pumping the lock. Mr. Abbott has a large staff of men at work, and expects to have the leak repaired in about 8 days. The materials are all on the spot, the men working over hours, and every exertion being made made to complete the repairs at the earliest moment.

Jammed In the Paddlewheel - John Flanagan, engineer of the steamer Gazelle, was severely jammed in the wheel of that boat this morning, whilst engaged in remedying some defect in one of the buckets. He had fastened the wheel securely, as he thought, with a small iron pin, but soon after entering the paddle box, it turned a semicircle, jammed his breast severely, and injuring his left lung slightly.

Royal Mail Line - The steamer Union, of the Canadian Company's Royal Mail Line, has resumed her summer trips from Montreal to the Saguenay. The American Express Line, composed of the steamers Abyssinian and Athenian, will commence to run on their usual route about Tuesday next.

ad - Dominion Day - Grand Picnic at Hitchcock's Grove, Wolfe Island - by steamer.

p.3 The steamer Chicora, of the Lake Superior Royal Mail Line, arrived from Duluth at 7 o'clock at Collingwood on Monday with 143 barrels of copper ore, and 25 passengers. She left Duluth on Friday at 2 p.m., making the run of 950 miles to Collingwood in 64 hours, the fastest time yet made by any boat. She had fine weather on the down trip. She met the steamer Frances Smith near Duluth on Friday. Capt. Tripp reports two American propellers ashore owing to the fog on Lake Superior.

The steamer Manitoba arrived at Sarnia from Lake Superior on Sunday forenoon, making the trip in a little over eight days. She had thirty passengers and forty tons of silver ore for the Wyandotte smelting works. She will take a Masonic excursion to Detroit on Wednesday morning, and returning in the afternoon, will continue her trip to Fort William, touching at all points along the north shore of Lake Huron.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 26, 1872