The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1872

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p.1 Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The barque Republic arrived from Chicago with 20,000 bush of wheat. The barges Waterloo and Juno leave for Montreal this evening with a combined cargo of 21,000 bushels of wheat; schr. Babineau and Gaudry, for Toronto, with 200 tons of railroad iron, and schr. Eliza Quinlan, for Port Hope, with 112 tons of railroad iron.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - Arrivals - Schrs. W.W. Grant, from Toronto, 9,928 bushels of corn; Eliza Quinlan, from Toronto, 8,396 bushels of corn. No departures.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals - Prop. Enterprise, from Port Dalhousie, 21,000 bush of corn; prop. City of Chatham, from Chicago, 17,000 bush of do. No departures.

Messrs. James Swift and Co.'s wharf - The steamers Athenian, Magnet and Passport and the prop. City of London passed down. The steamer Louisa arrived from and departed for Ottawa yesterday. She carried a large general cargo each way.

Port Colborne, Sept. 10th - Down - Barque British Lion, Toledo, Kingston, timber; schr. Linnie Powell, Ashtabula, Kingston, staves; Nevada, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; barque R. Gaskin, Port Huron, Kingston, timber; schr. Vienna, Toledo, Kingston, corn; scow Clara, Cleveland, Montreal, stone.

Up - Schrs. Measne ?, Bell, W. Hoades, E.F. Gunn, Eureka, Agnes Hope, Bismarck, Kingston, Toledo, stone; M.F. Merrick, Oswego, Chicago, coal; S.T. Atwater, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; Northumberland, Kingston, Toledo, stone.

At Elevator - schr. Amagh.

p.2 Sunk - The schooner Sweet Home, on her way from Clayton to this port, light, last evening struck about three miles down the St. Lawrence, and sunk with her hold full of water. The captain was in the city today procuring a steamer to go to her assistance.

Steam Barge Ashore - The steam barge Kitty Friel, which left here on Monday with a consignment of lumber for Cape Vincent, is reported ashore on Feather Bed Shoal. The extent of the accident we cannot definitely ascertain.

Aground - The propeller Argyle when passing the end of the Grand Trunk wharf yesterday evening on her passage outward, grounded on sunken crib work, which, in consequence of the lowness of the water this season, lies near the surface, and on which more than one craft has become fastened within the past couple of months. The proper authorities should have the obstruction removed or the danger designated by a floating buoy.

Death of Capt. Owen Myrick - Capt. Myrick Owen, who for the past 35 years has navigated the lakes, and was widely known throughout the lake region, accidently met his death on Monday evening at Cleveland, by falling into the hold of the propeller Neptune. He at different periods commanded vessels, commencing at an early date, and until quite recently sailed the schooner Citizen. He was about 55 years of age, and leaves a family in Detroit.

p.3 Custom Imports - 10th - Str. Watertown, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

Schr. W.W. Grant, Toronto, A. Macphie, 9,928 bush corn.

Schr. E. Quinlan, do., Coulthurst & McPhie, 8,396 bush corn.

Str. Passport, Montreal, McNee & Waddell, 2 cases, 3 bales British goods.

11th - Str. Magnet, Charlotte, (mixed cargo)

Prop City of London, Toledo, Ford & Son, 277 bdls hides; M.T. Co., 4,000 bush corn.

Schr. M. O. Gorman, Oswego, J. Swift & Co., 200 tons coal.

Schr. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, M.T. Co., 21,000 bush corn.

Schr. Republic, Chicago, 21,000 bush corn.

Str. Athenian, Charlotte, (mixed cargo)

Str. City of Chatham, M.T. Co., 16,000 bushels wheat.

Prop Lake Michigan, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 5,532 bush wheat.

Prop Argyle, Port Huron, J. Swift & Co., 15,000 pipe staves.

Str. Watertown, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1872