The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1873

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Jones & Miller's wharf - Arrived: Schr. Great Western, Toronto, 10,500 bush. wheat; Flying Scud, Hamilton, 4,000 bush. peas; Hercules, Chicago, 15,000 bush. corn. The barges Minnie and Rover leave tonight with 40,000 bush. wheat and corn for Montreal.

Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - Arrived: schr. Orient, Chicago, 18,620 bush. wheat; Evelyn Bates, Chicago, 14,253 bush. wheat; Queen of the Lakes, 14,761 bush. wheat. Cleared: barge Janes, 14,650 bush. corn, for Montreal; Lion, 14,000 bush. corn for Montreal.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Schrs. Rising Star, Milwaukee, 17,200 bush. wheat; Dauntless, Toronto, 10,655 bush. corn; Ariel, Port Hope, 9,980 bush. wheat; James Norris, Milwaukee, 17,600 bush. wheat; Annie Melvey, Chicago, 16,000 bush. wheat; Lilly Parsons, Chicago, 17,000 bush. wheat; Nassau, Chicago, 22,569 bush. corn; H.W. Hoag, Toledo, 17,800 bush. corn; Arabia, Chicago, 19,100 bush. wheat; Laura Beth, Milwaukee, 20,900 bush. wheat; M.T. Merrick, Chicago, 19,684 bush. corn; Octavia, Toronto, 5,327 bush. corn; Bell Macphie, 6,750 do.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Passport passed down yesterday, and the steamer Magnet and prop. Lothair up. The schr. Babineau and Gaudry is unloading 265 tons coal here.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Schr. Delos de Wolf has arrived from Chicago with 17,000 bush. wheat. Two barges are loading at Portsmouth with 1,000 tons phosphate for Quebec, intended for shipment to Liverpool.

Another Schooner - The keel for another new schooner has been laid in Mr. Rathbun's shipyard, Mill Point, to be completed this summer.

Launch - On Wednesday next, June 4th, a splendid new schooner, which has been built by Mr. Jamieson during the past three months will be launched from the shipyard of Messrs. Rathbun & Son at Mill Point. Parties who wish to see a fine vessel go into the Bay in gallant style had better attend.

Port Colborne, May 31st - Down: Schr. F. Crawford, Port Huron, Ogdensburg, lumber; steam barges A.O. Turner, Muskigan, Ogdensburg, lumber; Belle P. Cross, Bay City, do., do.; barges Eureka, Manistee, do., do.; Acton, do., do.; F. Lester, Bay City, do., do.; Albany, do., do.; L.B. Crocker, do., do.; schr. Jane Ralston, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; prop. St. Lawrence, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up: Barque Jessie Breck, prop. Maine, schr. T. Simms, prop. Young America, schrs. New Dominion of Quebec, E.P. Dorr, C.G. Mixer, Prince Albert, Belle Eliza.

p.2 Marine News

Garden Island, June 2nd - Arrivals in this port since Saturday 31st May: schrs. George Thurston, from Bay City, lumber; Albacore, from Leamington, timber; Bismarck, from Toledo, lumber; new schr. Craftsman, from Bay City, staves; Wave Crest, Bay City, staves; Canada, from Toledo, lumber; Anglo Saxon, Toledo, lumber; barque British Lion, from Toledo, lumber; schr. Eliza Dunbar, Hamilton, staves. The new schr. Lady Macdonald with staves and barque Prince of Wales and schr. Robert Gaskin, with lumber, called here and went down to Calvin & Breck's new branch rafting establishment, Port Metcalfe, foot of Wolfe Island, to discharge. Fanny Campbell, Bay City, lumber; brig Lafayette Cook, Toledo, lumber. Cleared from this port since Saturday: The D.M. Foster, and new schr. Maggie Macrae, both light. The two-masted topsail schr. Gleniffer, a new vessel built at Port Robinson, Welland Canal, by John P. Abbie for Mr. James Norris, of St. Catharines, her first cargo of lumber, from Bay City. She is a fine well-built schr. and gives promise of carrying a large cargo.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1873