The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

Messrs. Jones & Miller's wharf - The schr. Gladstone arrived yesterday and discharged 11,580 bushels of wheat into the barge Alabama which left last night for Montreal.

The steam barge Nile and barge Bedford arrived yesterday from Mill Point, with rafting material for Messrs. Calvin & Breck.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals: schooner Vienna, from Port Whitby, 10,154 bushels of wheat; prop. Bristol, Toledo, 16,720 bushels of corn, which she discharged, and departed last night for the Welland Canal.

Messrs. Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - Arrivals since Sunday: Schrs. C. Gearing, from Consecon, 5,840 bushels of wheat; Annie Falconer, from Toronto, 12,635 bushels of wheat; Eliza Quinlan, from Port Hope, 8,704 bushels of wheat; Mary Grover, from Toronto, 11,168 bushels of wheat. Departures: barges Jones and D., both of which loaded at Rednersville and Trenton, on the Bay of Quinte, 27,236 bushels of wheat; barges Powerful, 13,900 bushels of corn; Onandaga, 19,518 bushels of corn; M.A. Grant, 2,582 bushels of corn, and 8,667 bushels of wheat; Oneida, 18,474 bushels of wheat, for Montreal per tug line. The propeller Dromedary, from Toledo, lightened 5,000 bushels of corn, and proceeded to Montreal to discharge the remainder of her cargo.

The Royal Mail steamer touched here this morning, en route from Montreal to Toronto and Hamilton. She had a heavy load of freight. She passed a great many rafts, barges and other craft, working their passage through the canals, for the opening of which forwarders were impatiently awaiting for several days.

The barge Grace, loaded at Swift's wharf, left yesterday for Montreal with 5,000 bush. of peas.

The yachts Rivet and Spray are being fitted out at Belleville for the pleasure season.

The steam-barge Norma (sic - Norman ?), the schooners Tranchemontagne, Olivia, Ontario and Centurion, have cleared Belleville for Oswego with lumber.

Captain Cuthbert has gone to Cobourg with his yacht, the Lady Stanley.

The schooners Mary Gormly, H.M. Converse, and Markwell are at Belleville loading. There is a great rush of wood boats on the Rideau Canal. Fuel is arriving in abundance. The prop. Lake Michigan and steamer Picton were among the first arrivals at Montreal. The Canadian Navigation Company's steamer Magnet will pass up this evening. The new steamer belonging to the line, constructed from the hull of the old Kingston, will not be ready to take her place on the route for a few weeks yet.

Port Colborne, May 6th - Up: Schooners Forest Queen, Wm. Lewis, Kate Richmond, J.C. Street, Marysburg, Governor, Clara Youell, prop. Bruno, schr. Collier, barque Malta, schrs. Wanderer, D.M. Foster, Portland, H. Fitzhugh, Argo, Senator.

Down: Schr. Magdala, Toledo, Kingston, corn; prop. Young America, Detroit, Oswego, gen. cargo; schr. Jane Ralston, Detroit, Oswego, lumber; H.W. Hoag, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Cana (sic), Toledo, Kingston, timber; Olive Branch, Port Huron, Oswego, lumber; barque Cecilia, Union, Clayton, timber.

p.2 Navigation - Vessels On The Move

Collingwood, May 7th - The schooners Lady Dufferin and Caking (sic) for Chicago, Mary B. Hale, for Mackinaw, Alice Richards, for Green Bay, and Queen of the North, for Waubaushene, sailed from their winter quarters here this morning, being the first out going vessels this season.

The Chicora leaves for Lake Superior on Saturday afternoon after the arrival of the morning train from Toronto. The harbour is all clear, and very little ice in sight.

Port Elgin, May 7th - The schooner New Dominion left this port last evening with 15,000 bushels of wheat for Buffalo, being the first cargo of wheat from this port this season.

p.3 Custom Imports - May 6th - Prop. Bristol, Toledo, Montreal T. Co., 16,720 bush. corn.

Prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, A. Macphie, 18,400 bush. corn.

May 7th - Prop. Dromedary, Toledo, Coulthurst & Co., 2,447 bush. corn.

Prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, A. Macphie, 18,097 bush. corn.



The above Line is composed of the following splendid Upper-Cabin Steamers:

Corsican Capt. Sinclair.

Spartan Dunlop.

Passport Simpson.

Magnet McCoy.

Corinthian Farrell.

Bavarian Carmichael.

One of the Steamers of the above Line will leave the St. Lawrence Wharf, foot of Johnson Street, for Toronto and Hamilton, every afternoon (Mondays excepted) at half-past five o'clock. Also one of the Steamers will leave for Montreal every morning (Mondays excepted) at half-past five, calling at Gananoque, Brockville, Prescott and Cornwall, passing through the delightful scenery of the Thousand Islands and all the Rapids of the St. Lawrence by daylight.

For Passage Tickets apply at the Lake and River Steamboat Office, St. Lawrence Wharf, Foot of Johnson Street.

Passengers going to the West can procure Tickets via Great Western, Detroit and Milwaukee and Michigan Central Railways for Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Grand Haven, and also for all the principal points in the West, and also via Pacific Railroad to Utah, Nebraska, Colorado, Nevada and California.

A comfortable and convenient Waiting Room for ladies and gentlemen on the wharf.

Kingston, 7th May, 1873 C.H. Hatch, Agent.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1873