The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 8, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

The propeller Enterprise, with 18,100 bushels of corn, consigned to Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie, discharged into Jones and Miller's barges, Alice Pacey and Frontenac which leave tomorrow for Montreal.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals: Schooner Olive Branch, from Cobourg, 7,882 bushels of wheat; Dauntless, from Toronto, 10,800 bushels of wheat.

Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrivals: Schooner British Queen, from Port Hope, 8,200 bushels of wheat; Rutherford, from Toledo, 16,000 bushels of corn; propeller Oswegatchie, from Ogdensburg, to load 150 tons of clay stone for Chicago.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The Royal Mail steamer Magnet passed up last night from Montreal to Toronto and Hamilton. The propeller Lake Ontario passed down today. The propeller Argyle, from Chicago, unloaded 500 bbls. of pork and 63 bales broom corn; and the propeller Shickluna, from the same place, discharged 800 bbls. of flour and 37 bales of broom corn. Both steamers proceeded last night to Montreal with the balance of their cargoes.

The schooner Richardson is consigned from Oswego to the Montreal Transportation Company with coal.

The Sault Ste. Marie Canal was opened on the 6th inst.

The barque Kingston and schooner Wave Crest are on Shickluna's dry dock at St. Catharines.

The Star describes a propeller, now building at Cantin's dockyard for the Messrs. Allan, which is intended to run between Montreal and Kingston. It further states that the new steamer Bavarian, built on the hull of the burnt steamer Kingston, is nearly ready for navigation.

Letter Freights - The following were the rates on lumber at Chicago April 30th: Manistee, $3; Ludington, $2.75; Muskegon, $2.50; Ocanta, $4; Menominee $3.25 to $3.50; Pentwater, $2.75; White Lake, $2.75; Grand Haven, $2.25 to $2.50; Saugatuck, $2.50.

Port Colborne, May 7th - Up: Barks Republic, Jessie Breck, schrs. Everleigh, Rival, Manetta.

Down: Schrs. Rooney, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Garibaldi, Toledo, Kingston, staves; Bismarck, Bear Creek, Kingston, timber; prop. Maine, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. W. Hunter, Toledo, Oswego, corn; St. Andrew, Toledo, Kingston, timber.

The Breakwater - letter to editor about breakwater for harbor - one made out of rafts of floating logs would be cheaper; gives cost breakdown

p.2 Calvin & Breck - Mr. Hiram A. Calvin has been admitted as a partner into this old established firm, and also the firm of D.D. Calvin & Co., Quebec. The names, however, will remain unchanged.

Lake Freights - Up-lake freights are dull and not much offering. Vessels bound west experience a difficulty in procuring suitable cargoes. Down freights are active. Yesterday grain was quoted at 8 cents from Toledo to Kingston.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 8, 1873