The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1873

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p.2 Millpoint, June 4th - The staunch and elegant schooner Star, of Mill Point, was most successfully launched from the shipyard of Messrs. H.B. Rathbun & Son, at two o'clock this afternoon, in presence of a large number of spectators. The Star was built by the renowned shipbuilder William Jamieson, of the best white oak timber. She is 110 feet keel, 26 feet beam, and 9 feet hold; about 200 tons measurement; is worth $10,000, and will be commanded by the experienced Captain Bartley.

For Sale - the fast sailing boat Brown Jug, 18 feet by 5 feet 6. Apply to H. Cunningham, boat builder, Simcoe Street. May 31st

p.4 Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - Arrived: schr. Hannah Butler, from Cobourg, with 8,000 bush. wheat; and the barge Waterloo leaves tonight with her cargo and 300 barrels of flour.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived: schr. R. Doud, Milwaukee, 21,950 bush. wheat. Cleared: tug H.E. Bronson, with barges Convoy, 9,000 bush. wheat; Toledo, 20,423 bush. corn; Wheat Bin, 22,622 bush. corn; Montreal, 18,786 bush. wheat; Lorne, 16,051 bush. wheat; Glengarry, 16,000 bush. wheat.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Magnet passed down, and the steamer Passport and prop. Europe passed up. The schooner Grace Murray, having left the ways after being repaired, is reloading her cargo of iron ore for Cleveland.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The barque Arabia, consigned to the Montreal Transportation Company, unloaded 19,100 bush. wheat here from Milwaukee. The scow Fanny, 1,200 bush. wheat, from the Bay of Quinte; prop. Europe, Milwaukee, lightened 2,600 bush. wheat, and proceeded to Montreal; prop. Alma Munro, Port Elgin, lightened 5,000 bush. wheat, and proceeded to Montreal. Cleared: Government Tug Line with barges Lark, 13,000 bush. wheat and 200 tons phosphate; Snipe, 12,000 bush. wheat and peas; Finch, 13,000 bush. wheat and corn for Montreal; schr. Annie Mulvey, Chicago, 100 tons pig iron

Port Colborne, June 4th - Up: Props. Lake Erie, Toledo, Montreal, gen. cargo; A. Munro, Port Elgin, Montreal, gen. cargo; schrs. Sweepstakes, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Manzanilla, Bay City, Collins Bay, timber; Bermuda, Pigeon Bay, Oshawa, firewood; E. Cohen, Port Huron, Oswego, lumber; H.P. Murray, Bay City, Kingston, staves; Gibraltar, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; C. Jeffrey, Cleveland, St. Catharines, coal; Luesia (sic), Wallaceburg, Kingston, lumber; J. McLeod, Bay City, Kingston, staves; New Dominion, of Port Rowan, Port Elgin, Oswego, wheat; prop. Maine, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Marysburg, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Gladstone, do., do., do.; Augusta, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; Fellowcraft, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Ontario, Goderich, Oswego, wheat; Lyman Casey, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; Clowia, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; prop. Young America, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. Rival, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Republic, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Peerless, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Almeda, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Linnie Powell, Toledo, Kingston, staves; Mediterranean, Toledo, Oswego, corn; Wm. Lewis, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; A.W. Buckeye, Cleveland, Prescott, coal; prop. Champlain, Milwaukee, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. China, Bay City, Kingston, timber; New Dominion, of Toronto, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Ariadne, Cleveland, New Castle, coal; Dundee, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; schrs. New Dominion, Kincardine, Oswego, wheat; Garibaldi, of Hamilton, Bay City, Kingston, staves; Denmark, Bay City, Kingston, lumber.

Up: schrs. City, Albatross, Geo. A. Wrenn, Geo. C. Finney, Jessie Scarth, John Magee, Florence, Antelope, E.H. Rutherford, Iroquois, W. Muir, Thomas Parsons.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1873