The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1872

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p.1 Marine News

Messrs. Jones & Miller's wharf - Arrivals: Schrs. L.L. Lamb, from Chicago, 16,700 bush of wheat; Great Western, from Toledo, 14,460 bush of corn; propeller Lincoln, from Chicago, 17,300 bush of do.; barge Lisgar, from Chicago, 21,740 bush of corn; barge Rover, from Montreal, 20,000 bags of salt. The barges America and Cato leave tonight for Montreal with 24,000 bushels of wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals - Schr. Annie Falconer, from Toledo, 12,672 bush of corn; Bismarck, from Toledo, 18,765 bush of do.; H.P. Murray (recently dismasted on the lake and towed into Charlotte by the steamer Spartan) 10,285 bushels of corn; propellers City of Chatham and Canada, lightened 4,500 bushels of corn each; Arabia, from Chicago, 15,060 bushels do.; Northumberland, 15,636 bushels do.; prop. Enterprise, from Port Dalhousie, 18,211 bushels of wheat; schr. Belle Macphie, from Toledo, 6,807 bushels of corn. The tug line left with the following barges: Emma, 9,950 bushels of corn; Milwaukie, 20,050 bushels of do.; Consort, 10,400 bushels of do.; and Royal Oak, 12,915 bushels of wheat. The tug Glide left with the barges Kinghorn, 17,686 bushels of corn; Idyl, 7,503 bushels; Frank, 9,350 bushels; Cayuga, 9,000 bush; Lorne, 14,963 bushels.

Messrs. Coulthurst and MacPhie's wharf - The barge Wild Goose arrived with 966 bars of railroad iron, 12 bundles of fish plates and 40 cases of nuts and bolts. The schr. Victor left for Port Colborne with 1,771 bars of railroad iron, and the prop. Europe for Milwaukee, with 100 tons of pig iron.

Messrs. James Swift & Co's wharf - The steamers Magnet and Picton passed up, and the steamers Osprey, Corinthian, Spartan, and York, and prop. Georgian down.

Marine Railway - The schrs. Alpha, Mary Jane, China, Sweet Home, and Edith, are all to be hauled out for general repairing.

Port Colborne Sept. 21st - Schr. New Dominion, of Quebec, Toledo, Kingston, corn; B. Eveleigh, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Portland, Detroit, Ogdensburg, lumber; Mary, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Onward, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; prop. Akron, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Buckeye, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. Grace Whitney, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; Telegraph, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Garibaldi, of Hamilton, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Morning Light, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Monterey, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; J.R. Noyes, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; bark Gen. Burnsides, Bay City, Clayton, staves; schrs. Trinidad, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Jeffrey, Goderich, Chicago, St. Catharines, salt.

Up - Schrs. Tailor, J.T. Mott, F. Cramford, Acontias, Hoag, Philo Scoville, prop. Pracy Estate (sic - Prairie State ?), bark Maggie McRae, prop. Lake Michigan, Argyle, Albatross, Eliza Quinlan, Ben Folger.

At elevator - Schr. G.W. Davis.

-The bark Gen. Burnside in coming into harbour ran into the prop. Lake Michigan, carrying away the jib-boom.

p.2 Aground - The schooner Wave Crest in entering the harbour yesterday, grain laden, ran aground on the shoal off Point Frederick. She cleared sustaining little or no damage with the aid of the tug H.M. Mixer.

Police Court - man charged with attempting to stab Captain Calvin of barque Agnes. (sic - previous day has different names for both captain and vessel)

Thumb Amputated - In endeavouring to extricate the rigging of the bow of the schr. Shannon, which had become entangled in being towed out of the harbour, by colliding with the schooner Ostorss (sic - O.S. Storrs ?) Captain Connery, of the former, got his right thumb so severely jammed as to necessitate amputation.

p.3 Customs Imports

Sept. 21st - Str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo).

22nd - Str. Corinthian, Rochester, (mixed cargo).

Str. Norseman, Charlotte, (mixed cargo).

Schr. G. Henry, Oswego, J. Swift & Co., 80 tons coal.

Str. Magnet, Montreal, (mixed cargo).

Schr. Canada, Chicago, Bailey & Co., 86 bales broom corn; Montreal Transportation Co., 4,424 bush wheat.

23rd - Str. Spartan, Montreal, (mixed cargo).

Barque Lincoln, Jones and Miller, 17,300 bush corn.

Schr. Flying Scud, Oswego, John Kerr, 102 tons coal.

Schr. S. & J. Collier, Toledo, M.T. Co., 10,760 bush corn.

Schr. Northumberland, Toledo, do., 15,931 bush corn.

Schr. Belle McPhee, Toledo, do., 6,808 bush of corn.

Schr. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, M.T. Co.,16,887 bush wheat.

Schr. Great Western, Toledo, Jones & Miller, 14,160 bush corn.

Schr. J.L. Lamb, Chicago, Jones & Miller, 16,673 bush wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1872