The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1872

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p.2 Lake Freights - Charters, Sept. 14th, were: From Chicago to Kingston schrs. Orkney Lass and Clayton Bell. Corn at 19 cents. To Collingwood schr. White Oak, corn at 10 cents. To Port Colborne schr. Mary Battle, corn at 12 1/2 cents. To Buffalo - schrs. Bahama, T.W. Ferry, Camden, Acorn, barge G.D. Russell, propeller W.T. Graves, schr. Butcher Boy, G.C. Cooper, Sam Flint and A.J. Rogers, (last named yesterday p.m.) corn at 12 cents; prop. not named, oats at 9 cents. From Milwaukee to Kingston schr. C.J. Mixer, wheat at 21 cents. To Port Colborne schr. Montana, wheat at 14 cents. Total from this port 15 - corn 14, capacity 390,000 bus; oats 1, capacity 40,000 bushels.

Body Found - Napanee, Sept. 17th - The body of David Curran, who was drowned off the schooner Pearl on the 12th inst., was found today on the Fourth Town shore, near Casey's Point.

Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schooner Dauntless arrived from Toronto with 11,000 bushels of corn, which being loaded in to the barge Lion, will leave this evening for Montreal.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - Arrivals - Barges Jones, from Montreal, 1,041 bars of railroad iron; Canada, from do., 1,392 bars of railroad iron. Departures - Barges Powerful, for Montreal, 19,350 bushels of corn; D., 14,247 bushels of do.; Etienne, 55,000 West India staves; and Carrier, 9,425 bushels of corn for the same destination. The schr. E. Hall is loading railroad iron for Hamilton, and the schooner Mary Grover pig iron to Cleveland.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals - Schooners Marysburg, from Toledo, 18,687 bushels of corn; Smith & Post, from Milwaukee, 14,300 bushels of do.; Todman, from Toledo, 7,675 bushels of do.; Adirondac, from Chicago, 18,000 bushels of do. The tug Glide arrived from Montreal with four barges light, and left with the following: Barge Utility, 10,695 bushels of wheat; Friend, 7,275 bushels ; Grace, 6,868 bushels; Faith, 7,800 bushels; Guide, 7,575 bushels of do.

Messrs. James Swift and Co.'s wharf - The steamer Spartan passed up, and the steamers Abyssinian and Corinthian down.

Port Colborne, Sept. 16th - Down - Propeller Shickluna, Milwaukie, Montreal, wheat; Maine, Detroit, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Dalhousie, Toledo, Montreal, corn and wooden ware; schr. Annie Craig, Toledo, Kingston, corn; steam barge Wm. Cowie, Port Huron, Ogdensburg, lumber; yacht Ira, Detroit, Toronto; prop. Ocean, Chicago, Montreal, wheat; prop. Cleveland, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up - Prop. Bruno, City of Hamilton, Buckeye, schr. Jane Ralston; Ariadne, Cobourg, Cleveland, iron ore; J.A. Macdonald of Toronto, Toronto, Cleveland, light; prop. Lake Ontario, Montreal, Chicago, gen. cargo; Akron, Oswego, Cleveland, gen. cargo; City of Chatham, Kingston, Toledo, light; Mary Pringle, Ogdensburg, Saginaw, stone; Westford, brig Montiguna (sic - Montezuma ?).

Fast Trip - The schooner Lumina, Captain Howard, of Belleville, is celebrated for her quick trips. She has just made a trip which will rank with her fastest. On Monday, 9th inst., she left Belleville for Oswego with lumber, discharged her cargo there and went to Port Dalhousie, light; shipped a cargo of grain, and sailed thence for Kingston, which port she reached on Saturday morning, 14th.

ad - Provincial Exhibition - Canadian Navigation Company - Royal Mail Through Line - reduced fares to Hamilton.

p.4 Custom Imports - 11th - Str. Indian, Hamilton, G. Robertson & Son, 180 catties tobacco.

Schr. Centurion, Ontario, R. Town, 13 crates peaches, 5 crates plums.

12th - Str. Spartan, Charlotte, (mixed cargo)

Schr. Agnes, Oswego, (mixed cargo)

Str. Watertown, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

Str. Corintian, Montreal, H. Bates, 1 crate chickens.

13th - Schr. Flying Scud, Oswego, J. Swift & Co., 300 tons coal.

Schr. G.L. Wren, Chicago, M.T. Co., 14,300 bush wheat.

Schr. George C. Tierney, Chicago, do., 18,000 bush wheat.

Schr. Rising Star, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 17,235 bush wheat.

Schr. Trenton, Milwaukie, M.T. Co., 13,700 bush wheat.

Schr. W.Y. Emery, Toledo, M.T. Co., 12,524 bush corn.

Str. Passport, Charlotte, (mixed cargo)

Str. Athenian, Charlotte, (mixed cargo)

Str. Watertown, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

14th - Schr. Jennie Graham, Bay City, Calvin & Breck, 207 pcs oak.

Schr. Antelope, Bay City, Calvin & Breck, 15,618 pipe staves, 15,935 West India staves.

Schr. Fanny Campbell, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 184 pcs oak.

Schr. Mary Taylor, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 7,023 pipe staves, 42,877 West Indian staves.

Str. Magnet, Montreal, Macnee & Waddell, 2 cs British goods.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1872