The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 30, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The propeller Dromedary, from Toledo, lightened 3,000 bushels of corn; and the barges Alexander and Alabama will leave this evening for Montreal with 18,000 bushels of wheat.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - Arrivals - schrs. G. Mollison, from Chicago, 21,251 bushels of corn; John Maffee ?, 21,281 bushels do., from the same place. Departures - Schrs. Annie Falconer, for Port Colborne, 1,251 bars of railroad iron; schr. Mollison, for Oswego, light; barge Onandaga, for Montreal, 17,643 bushels of corn.

Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - Arrivals - Schr. Peerless, from Port Dalhousie, 12,982 bushels of wheat; Tom Martin, from Toledo, 10,250 bushels of corn; J.E. Gilmour, from Chicago, 18,926 bushels of wheat; prop. Enterprise, from Port Dalhousie, 20,132 bushels do.; schr. Greenwood, Toledo, 9,330 bushels corn; Vienna, do., 10,350 bush do.; Monticello ?, Milwaukee, 20,000 bush wheat; Montmorency, Chicago, 19,428 bush do.; Dundee, Chicago, 15,055 bush do.; Mary Taylor, Toledo, 9,535 bush of corn; Antelope, do., 11,330 bush do. The tug Glide arrived from Montreal with six barges, light; the barges St. Lawrence and Faith left on Saturday evening for Montreal per tug Wren with cargoes of 10,350 and 8,325 bushels of corn respectively.

Messrs. James Swift and Co.'s wharf - The steamers Spartan and Magnet passed up and the propeller City of Montreal down. The steamer Norseman arrived from and departed for Charlotte, as did also the steamer Louisa to and from Ottawa.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - Arrivals - Schooner Montmorency, from Chicago, 19,088 bush wheat; Mail, from Brighton, 5,000 bush wheat; Mary Merritt, from Chicago, 20,015 bush wheat; barque Lisgar, from Chicago, 12,000 bush corn; schr. Albatross, from Toronto, 8,230 bush corn; Havana, from Chicago, 20,000 bush corn (making the run in the quick time of nine days). Departures - Steam barge Lincoln and barge Lisgar in tow for Chicago, 600 tons pig iron; bark Bismarck, for Milwaukie, 300 tons pig iron; Mary Merritt is loading 300 tons pig iron for Chicago. The tug Wren left for Montreal with the barges Lark, 17,100 bus wheat; Snipe, 12,000 bush corn, and the M.T. Co.'s barges St. Lawrence and Faith.

Port Colborne, Sept. 27th - Down - (same as given yesterday with a few spelling changes/errors.)

Up - (ditto)

Sept. 28th - Down - Schrs. Arcadne (sic - Ariadne ?), Cleveland, Cobourg, coal; Melrose, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; prop. Dromedary, Toledo, Montreal, corn; St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburg, corn; schrs. E. Quinlan, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; S.B. Conklin, Vermillion, Toronto, stone; barque Cavalier, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; St. Lawrence, Chicago, Kingston, corn.

Up - Schrs. Whittlesea, Hamilton, Detroit, light; L.L. Lamb, Kingston, Cleveland, light; Helen Pratt, Cobourg, Buffalo, iron ore; prop. China, Montreal, Chicago, gen. cargo; barque Cecilia, Kingston, Goderich, light; brig. H. Roney; barque London, Kingston, Bay City, stone; Fanny Campbell, schr. C. Jeffrey; F. Howard, props Akron, Mary Ward, Ocean, Lowell, schr. Anna Craig, Kingston, Port Colborne, r.r. iron; Victor, do., do.; Cossack.

American Revenue Cutter - The Ada, one of the American Revenue Cutters, which has been engaged during the whole of the season of navigation in the St. Lawrence survey, arrived here on Saturday to procure a supply of coal for her boilers. She remained over Sunday and today, and was visited and inspected by many of our citizens.

Nautical - We learn that the pretty little fast sailing yacht Belle which has figures advantageously and with much credit on many occasions in Kingston harbour and elsewhere has been sold to Belleville amateur yachtsmen, and will leave here so soon as she undergoes some alterations desired by her purchasers. While regretting the loss of this yacht to the Kingston fleet, we cannot but congratulate "the city on the bay" for so important an addition to their craft.

The Propeller Dalhousie - This fine craft which was destroyed by fire on Thursday, is a total loss. Her captain and entire crew were picked up and delivered here by the propeller Enterprise on Saturday morning. We have not learned if she was insured, and in what amount.

A Severe Gale - Yesterday and today we were again visited by another of those unpleasant equinoctials so productive of complaint especially among the forwarders who are retarded in their business by the storm and heavy sea prevailing (south-west) which, owing to its severity and peculiar direction, effects operations in the harbour. No particular or serious damage was done by the gale. Several anchors dragged, and two vessels losing hold, the schooners Tom Martin and E. Hall, drifted to the Cataraqui Bridge. Craft generally experienced the storm to a large extent, but we are glad to learn that the shipping interests were comparatively safe. The tug Lady Franklin did splendid service and rendered timely aid to many vessels in distress.

Waterlogged - The barque Sarah Ann Marsh, laden with a cargo of lumber consigned from Toronto to Oswego, sprung a leak on her passage up the lake, during the very heavy gale of yesterday, and ran into this port waterlogged - having several feet of water in her hold. She will undergo repairs at the Marine Railway.

The H.P. Murray - This schooner completely dismasted in a squall off Charlotte about two weeks since, left on Saturday in tow of the steam barge Lincoln for the Welland Canal, when she will be hauled out on the docks and repaired.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 30, 1872