The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived: Schrs. Rutherford, Port Elgin, 15,240 bush. wheat; tug H.E. Bronson, with barges Thank, Wesport, Amazon, Waverly, Wanda, Burgess, and Chicago, light. Cleared: Tug H.E. Bronson with barges Relief, Kinghorn, Victor, Detroit, McCarthy and Fortitude.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The Magnet passed down this morning, and the Passport went up this morning.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Seabird, Conway, 7,714 bush. wheat.

Steamer Ashore - The steamer Milwaukee, of the Northern Transportation Line, from Chicago, with 12,000 bushels of corn on board, went ashore above Sherwood's dock, in the St. Clair River, some time during Sunday night. She is reported well out on the bank. Last evening the tug Prindeville, with a lighter, left here to render the required assistance. Aside from delay, it is not thought she will sustain any damage. [Detroit Tribune]

Port Colborne, May 29th - Down: Schrs. Nassua, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Clayton, Chicago, Oswego, do.; H.W. Hoag, Toledo, Kingston, do.; Trade Wind, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; W.F. Merrick, Chicago, Kingston, corn; L. Cook, Toledo, Kingston, timber.

Up: Schr. Monticello, barque Malta, prop. Oswegatchie, schr. L. Seaton, prop. Empire, barque Jenny Graham, schrs. Camanche, Dashing Wave, Knight Templar, Mediterranean.

Immigrants on Passport - a large number of Norwegians passed up for the west.

p.2 Summer Travel - The steamer Corsican, from Hamilton, in charge of the well known Indian Pilot Baptiste, ran the Lachine Rapids on Wednesday evening, connecting with the Quebec steamer. This is the first time this season that any of the large boats of the Royal Mail Line have run the entire rapids, and the channel being reported clear and safe, the other steamers of the line will run the rapids regularly during the season.

p.4 Chancery Chambers - Cameron vs Wolfe Island Canal Company - Mr. Walkem (Kingston) moved on petition to open a foreclosure and allow creditors to prove their claims after a lapse of time. Mr. Kirkpatrick (Kingston) opposed the application. Reserved.

Custom Imports - May 26th - Schr. Undine, Hamilton, Calvin & Breck, 5,156 pipe staves, 26,660 West India staves.

Schr. Annandale, Bay City, Calvin & Breck, 16,356 pipe staves; 26,668 West India staves.

Schr. Bessie Barwick, Bay City, Calvin & Breck, 206 pieces oak, 1 piece pine, 1 piece white wood.

Schr. Gibraltar, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 196 pieces oak.

Schr. Sweden, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 188 pieces oak, 32 pieces walnut, 11 pieces ash.

Schr. Denmark, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 254 pieces oak, 2 pieces white wood, 1 piece walnut.

Schr. Norway, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 200 pieces oak, 3 pieces ash.

Schr. Jura, Toronto, Coulthurst & Macphie, 5,430 bush. corn.

May 27th - Prop. Empire, Ogdensburg, 60 hhd, 105 bbls. sugar.

May 29th - Schr. Trinidad, Chicago, M.T. Co., 18,211 bush. wheat.

Schr. John Magee, Chicago, M.T. Co., 17,956 bush. wheat.

Str. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, M.T. Co., 22,200 bush. corn.

Str. Argyle, Chicago, J. Harty & Co., 55 bbls.spirits; Holcomb & Stewart, 4,031 bush. spring wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1873