The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1873

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p.2 Marine News

Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - Arrived: Schr. O.M. Bond, from Chicago, 20,300 bush. corn. Cleared: schr. Richardson, Port Stanley, 677 bdls. rail iron; schr. Quebec, Montreal, 13,160 bush. wheat; schr. Canada, 20,022 bush. wheat and 19,475 bush. corn.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived: schrs. M. Fillmore, Chicago, 18,278 bush. wheat; W.J. Preston, Chicago, 15,529 bush. wheat; Montcalm, Milwaukee, 20,500 bush. wheat; Cortez, Chicago, 17,800 bush. wheat; F. Parsons, Chicago, 19,200 bush. wheat; John Magee, Chicago, 17,956 bush. wheat; Trinidad, Chicago, 18,211 bush. wheat; Persia, Toronto, 11,403 bush. corn; prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 22,200 bush. corn.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - Steamer Spartan passed up last night, and the steamer Corinthian and prop. St. Lawrence passed down. The steamer Passport and tug S.S. Edsall passed up this morning. The tug Wren coaled here today.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The propeller Argyle, Chicago, lightened 4,031 bush. wheat, and proceeded to Montreal; tug Wren, with four barges from Montreal, 3 light, and one with 100 tons of pig iron for Chicago.

The Francis Smith is unloading a cargo of lumber from Trenton for Mr. McRossie.

Capt. Gillan, of the schooner H.W. Converse, was lost overboard and drowned the other night, on his passage from Belleville to Oswego.

The North Star, a new schooner built at Port Hope, was launched on Saturday last. She is a very fine model, and is owned by Howell & Alvard.

Port Colborne, May 28th, Down: Schrs. Lily Parsons, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; John J. Mott, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; J.D. Norris, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Antelope, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; St. Andrews, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Pictore (sic), Erie, Toronto, coal; prop. St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Akron, Toledo, do., do.; Milwaukee, Chicago, do., do.; D.E. Wolfe, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; James Norris, do., do.; Queen of the Lakes, do., do., do.; E. Bates, do., do., do.; Steam-barge Wm. Cowie, Detroit, Ogdensburg, lumber; S.J. Luff, Muskegon, Ogdensburg, lumber; Gleniffer, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Arabia, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; barque R. Gaskin, Toledo, Kingston, timber; British Lion, do., do., do.; schr. Anglo Saxon, do., do., do.; Laura Belle, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat.

Up: schrs. Gladstone, Blazing Star.

Arrived at elevator to discharge - The new schr. A.L. Andrews, from Chicago, Port Colborne, corn. She is owned by Messrs. Boland and Andrews of Toledo.

Inquest on Mr. Jacques - W.H. Jacques - verdict of "accidental drowning", mention dangerous state of wharf near which body was found.

p.4 Proposed Sailors' Home At Quebec - [Globe]

The attempt to blow up the bow of the steamer Louis Renaud with dualin was repeated on Saturday afternoon; three charges were laid, but the fuses burned merely to the deck, setting fire to the surrounding woodwork. The steamer was soon one mass of flames, and was burned to the water's edge.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1873