The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1872

Full Text

p.2 Yacht Dauntless - towed by prop. Dominion to Toronto.

The Rochester - stuck fast in Belleville's harbor. [Belleville Ontario]

Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The prop. Bristol, from Toledo, lightened 5,300 bushels of corn, and the propeller Lake Michigan, from Chicago, with 6,500 bushels of wheat. Departures - Barge Stadacona, for Montreal, 14,760 bushels of wheat; Queen Victoria, 3,400 bushels of corn, and 3,260 bushels of wheat; Lion, 5,000 bushels of corn and 6,000 bushels of wheat.

Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - Arrivals - Schrs. M. Filmore, from Milwaukee, 17,000 bushels of wheat; New Dominion, Toledo, 10,229 bushels of corn. The Government tug line brought up four barges from Montreal, carrying 150 tons of pig iron; the tug Glide five barges, having 300 tons of do. The tug Bronson arrived with light barges (which were loaded in twelve hours) and left with the following: Dauntless, 10,326 bushels of wheat; Corn Crib, 19,100 bushels of corn; Lorne, 16,474 bushels do.; Staghound, 9,779 bushels of wheat. The schr. Greenwood sailed for Erie with 200 tons of pig iron.

Messrs. James Swift and Co.'s wharf - The steamers Corinthian, Picton and Corsican, and propellers City of London and Dominion passed up, and the steamers Spartan, Osprey, Passport, and propellers St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario down. The sloop Flying Scud arrived from Oswego with 100 tons of coal for Messrs. J. Swift & Co.

Marine Railway - The tug Sumner arrived from Oswego to take the barque Sarah Ann Marsh, which became waterlogged, to that port. The vessel is now reloading.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - Arrivals - Schooners America, from Milwaukie, 18,200 bushels of wheat; M.A. Hall, from Port Dover, 4,900 bushels of wheat. The barges Annie and Linnet leave this evening for Montreal with 30,000 bushels of wheat and corn.

Lake Freights - Chicago to Kingston 24 1/2 cents; Toledo to Kingston 14 1/2 to 15 cents; Milwaukie to Oswego and Kingston 23 cents.

Port Colborne, Oct. 4th - Down - Schooner Charger, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; props Akron, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Georgian, Pt. Ryerse, Montreal, gen. cargo; China, Toledo, Montreal, corn; schrs. M.F. Merrick, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Guiding Star, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat.

Up - Schrs. Coquette, Olive Branch, tug Metamoras and barges, schr. E.H. Rutherford, Kingston, Cleveland, iron; props Prairie State, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, gen. cargo; St. Albans, Ogdensburg, Toledo, gen. cargo; Granite State, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, gen. cargo; Bruno, Montreal, Cleveland, gen. cargo; schr. Lyman Casey, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; bark Bessie Barwick, Kingston, Windsor, light.

-The steamer Cumberland arrived at Collingwood from the upper lakes on Monday night last, with 200 bbls of copper ore from the Wellington mines; 95 packages of fish, cranberries and other freight; also a few passengers. She reported having experienced heavy weather on the passage. On Tuesday night she left Collingwood for Sault Ste. Marie, with freight and several passengers, amongst whom his Lordship the Bishop of Toronto, bound for Little Current.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
Oct. 5, 1872
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Kingston Newspaper clippings
Other Web sites/External links
Kingston News, 5 October 1872 Kingston News, 5 October 1872
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1872