The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1872

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p.2 President Grant Entertained By the Crew of the Oriole At Alexandria Bay - yacht Oriole from Toronto.

p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones & Miller's wharf - Arrivals - Schr. Geo. C. Finney, from Chicago, 18,100 bushels of wheat, and barges Lion, Resolution and Java, from Montreal, with 750 tons railroad iron. Departures: barge Stadacona, for Montreal, 17,400 bushels of wheat; schooners Annie Falconer, Toronto, 344 tons of rails; Heather Bell, Toronto, 200 tons of rails; Geo. C. Finney, for Oswego, light, and barge Monica, for Montreal, gen. cargo. The schooners Olive Branch and Three Friends are also loading rails for Toronto.

Messrs. Coulthurst and MacPhie's wharf - Arrivals since Aug. 2nd: Schr. Mail, from Hamilton, 20,000 West India staves; barque Jessie Drummond, from Chicago, 20,000 bushels corn; schr. Olive Branch, from Toronto, 7,500 bush do.; schrs. E. Hall, from Toronto, 4,920 bush corn; Amaranthe, from Chicago, 17,917 bush wheat; barques M.A. Grant, from Montreal, 914 bars railroad iron; Canada, do., 1,103 bars of rails and 2,985 bundles of railroad chains. Departures - Barge D., for Montreal, 14,225 bush corn; Oneida, 18,535 bush do.; Quebec, 13,586 bush do.

Montreal Transportation Co's wharf - Arrivals since Aug. 3rd: Valentine, from Toledo, 16,563 bush corn; Sea Gull, Toledo, 14,032 bush. do.; D.M. Foster, Chicago, 15,814 bush wheat; Jessie McDonald, Toledo, 5,500 bush. corn; Picton, Toronto, 9,910 bush. do.; Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 20,000 bush. corn; Kate L. Bunce, Milwaukee, 18,775 bush. wheat; Richardson, Toronto, 8,508 bush. corn; Westside, Chicago, 15,050 bush. wheat; W.G. Grant, Milwaukee, 15,200 bush. do.; W.H. Hoag, Toledo, 17,580 bush. corn; Trenton, Chicago, 13,700 bush. wheat; prop. Scotia from Chicago, lightened 4,000 bush. corn; Mediterranean, Toledo, 15,062 bush. corn. Departures: per tugs Glide and Charlotte for Montreal, barges Waverly, 11,912 bush. corn; Concord, 18,000 bush. do.; Energy, 12,972 bush. wheat; Portland, 10,055 bush. corn; Convoy, 8,500 bush. do.; Toledo, 19,750 bush. wheat; Harvest, 15,200 bush. wheat.

Messrs. James Swift and Co.'s wharf - Passed up - Str. Passport and prop. Shickluna, the latter taking on here 100 tons of pig iron. Passed down - str. Corinthian, Picton, Abyssinian, Athenian, Magnet, and Corsican, and prop. America and Indian.

Port Colborne, Aug. 6th - Down - Schr. Tom Martin, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; schrs. Marysburg, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Mary Taylor, Cleveland, Cobourg, coal; New Dominion of Toronto, Big Creek, Kingston, staves; Agnes Hope, Chicago, Kingston, corn; S.D. Hungerford, Toledo, Kingston, corn; L. Casey, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Pride of America, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Lightguard, Sheboygan, Ogdensburg, lumber; Miami Belle, Toledo, Oswego, corn and wheat; Olive Branch, Port Huron, Oswego, lumber; propeller Dalhousie, Toledo, Montreal, corn.

Up - Prop. Europe, schr. Agnes; prop. Granite State; schr. New Dominion; props. Georgian, City of Montreal; steam barge Mary Pringle, prop. Bristol; schr. Jane McLeod; barge Lester; schr. San Jacinto; barge Crocker; schr. De Wolf; barge Albany; steam barge Belle P. Cross.

The Kingston - The iron hull of the steamer Kingston lies moored in the Lachine Canal. A few men are engaged upon a portion of the iron work in the centre, but active operations for its suitable restoration have not commenced. The bottom is covered with a confused medley of damaged articles, smashed crockery by the crate, etc.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1872