The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Coulthurst and McPhie's wharf - Arrivals - Schooners Three Friends, from three places, Toronto, Oakville and Hamilton, with 7,312 bushels of peas; E. Hall, Toronto, 6,610 bushels of wheat; Dauntless, Toronto, 10,800 bushels of corn. Departures - The schr. H.B. Rathbun, for Hamilton, 586 bars of railroad iron; Ben Folger, for Cobourg, 494 bars of do.; barge Powerful, for Montreal, 19,745 bush of corn.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The schooner Ben Franklin arrived from Toledo with 10,071 bushels of corn. The tugs Bronson and Charlotte, arrived from Montreal with ten barges carrying a combined cargo of 1,120 tons of iron.

Messrs. James Swift & Co's wharf - Passed up - steamers Magnet and Spartan, and propellors Scotia, China, America and Dominion. Passed down - steamers Athenian and Corinthian.

Port Colborne, July 20th - Down - bark Fanny Campbell, schr. Melrose, Alma; steam barge Deshford, Mary Pringle, prop. Buckeye.

Up - props Bristol, Bruno, City of Montreal, Maine, Shickluna, Cleveland; schrs. Jane McLeod, Maggie; barks Arabia, Clyde, brig Hercules. At elevator - schrs. Trinidad, Montpelier.

Advance of Wood - price increase caused by break for second time at Kingston Mills.

Rideau Canal - The work of repairing the break of the lock at Kingston Mills is being pushed forward with energy, still with the greatest activity the damage cannot be renewed sooner than a month or perhaps six weeks. A steam pump arrived here this morning from Syracuse to do service at the locks.

-The gun boat Rescue touched at Toronto on Saturday en route to Kingston; having on board the St. Catharines battery of artillery with their guns, etc. The battery musters 55 men, under Capt. Homes. The gun-boat will call at Port Hope and Whitby to take on the batteries from these places, and proceed to Kingston, where they will go into quarters for their annual 16 days' drill.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1872