The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 12, 1872

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p.1 Marine News

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The barge B. arrived from Montreal with 912 bars of railroad iron; and the barge Elk left for Montreal with 350 tons of phosphate; barge Oneida, for the same destination, with 7,842 bushels of wheat and 9,688 bushels of corn.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The propeller City of London lightened 4,037 bushels of corn, bound from Toledo to Montreal.

Messrs. James Swift and Company's wharf - The steamers Athenian, Champion and propeller City of London passed up, and the steamers Abyssinian, Spartan and propeller Indian down. The schooner M. O'Gorman arrived from Oswego with 200 tons of stove coal, consigned to Messrs. James Swift & Co.

The Barge Kitty Friel - This craft still lies aground at Feather Bed Shoal, near Cape Vincent. Her cargo (lumber) will sustain little or no damage by the wetting.

The Schr. Sweet Home - The tug Lady Franklin goes to the assistance of the schooner Sweet Home, sunk about three miles down the river, with pumps, etc. The bow of the Sweet Home is reported to be completely stove in by the violence with which she struck a rock on her passage from Clayton to this port.

Port Colborne, Sept. 11th - Down - Brig. E. Cohen, Toledo, Kingston, corn; schr. Denmark, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Sweden, Bay City, Kingston, timber; prop. Bristol, Toledo, Montreal, corn; schr. China, Port Huron, Kingston, timber; Corsican, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Alzora, Long Point, Welland; Alphonza, Chicago, Kingston, wheat.

Up - Schr. Union Jack, Kingston, Toledo, light; T. Perry, Oswego, Detroit, coal; prop. Dalhousie, Port Dalhousie, Toledo, light; barque Canada, Kingston, Milwaukie, pig iron and salt; schr. Princess Alexandra, A. Morceau, Canadian, Annie Falconer, Mary, Great Western, Montreal, brig Hercules, prop. East, barque Arctic, brig. L. Cook.

At Elevator - Schr. Amaranth, L.M. Mason, Camanche, John T. Mott, Florida, Jamaica.

p.2 Gale - Another stiff gale, from the south south-west, set in last evening, and continued during the night and this morning. The Royal Mail steamer Champion, which arrived on her passage westward at 10 o'clock p.m., was detained here in consequence of stress of weather.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 12, 1872