The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1872

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p.1 Custom Imports

Aug. 2nd - Prop. Buckeye, Cleveland, (mixed cargo)

Schr. Belle, Oswego, J. Swift & Co., 154 tons coal.

Schr. Heather Belle, Toronto, Montreal T. Co., 85,000 bus. corn.

Str. Champion, Charlotte, (mixed cargo)

Schr. Jessie Drummond, Chicago, Coulthurst & McPhie, 20,000 bus. corn.

Schr. Mary, Chicago, Montreal T. Co., 14,720 bus. corn.

Schr. Smith & Post, Milwaukee, Holcomb & Co., 14,200 bus. wheat.

Schr. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, Montreal T. Co., 22,704 bus. corn.

Aug. 3rd - Schr. Valentine, Toledo, Mont. T. Co., 18,863 bus.corn.

Schr. Emerald, East Saginaw, Calvin & Breck, 1,052 pipe staves, 106,602 W. India staves.

Schr Annie Falconer, Port Huron, Calvin & Breck, 21,836 pipe staves.

Str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

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Port Dalhousie, Aug. 5th - Down - Steambarge Watford (sic), Sheboygan, Ogdensburg, lumber; schrs. Jamaica, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Camanche, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Garibaldi of Port Hope, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; J. Macdonald of Toronto, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Gibson, Toledo, Kingston, staves; prop. Scotia, Chicago, Montreal, corn; steambarge Glasgow, Alpena, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge John Mark, Alpena, Ogdensburg, lumber; Mariner, Alpena, Ogdensburg, lumber; schr. Defiance, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; John G. Mott, Milwaukee, Oswego, corn; brig L. Cooke, Toledo, Kingston, timber; prop Cleveland, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. D. Freeman, Cleveland, Cobourg, coal; prop Michigan, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. British Queen, McDonald's Pt, St. Catharines, wood; Yankee Blade, Chicago, Kingston, corn; G. L. Wrann, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Dauntless, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Lillie Parsons, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Rising Star, Chicago, Kingston, corn; brig Monte Suma (sic - Montezuma ?), Bay City, Oswego, lumber; schr. Garibaldi of Hamilton, Bay City, Hamilton, lumber; Florida, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Clyde, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Kate Kelley, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Mary Grover, Bay City, Kingston, staves.

Up - Bark Wm. Howe, prop. Akron, schr. Guiding Star, Corenca, Hercules, bark Arctic, schr. Louise, bark Prince of Wales, Geo. Thurston.

At elevator - Schr. Atwater.

p.4 The propeller M.R. Robertson, which left Chicago on the 27th of July for Collingwood with 16,500 bushels of wheat on board, was totally destroyed by fire on the night of the 29th, when off Skillagalee lighthouse. The crew barely escaped with their lives.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1872