The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1873

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p.2 Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - schr. Eliza White, Port Hope, 8,000 bush. wheat. The barge America leaves tonight with 10,000 bush. wheat, 3,000 bush. corn, and 10 tons sandstone.

Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - Cleared: barges Lion, 9,804 bush. wheat, 300 bbls. beef, 115 bbls. flour; Quebec, 12,939 bush. wheat; schr. Picton, Port Stanley, 799 bars railroad iron, 1230 bdls. fish plates.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 20,000 bush. corn. The tug Elgin left with barges Waverly, 12,000 bush. wheat; McCarthy, 15,000 bush. wheat.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - Steamer Corinthian passed down this morning; the prop. Standly down last night; steam barge Water Lily, Rideau Canal, gen. cargo. The steamer Spartan, which should have been up last night, did not arrive until this forenoon, having been aground below Cornwall.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Two barges arrived light from Montreal.

Port Colborne, June 20th - Down: schrs. Sarah Jane, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; N.Y. Emery, do., do., do.; New Dominion of Port Rowan, do., do., do.; Knight Templar, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Wacousta, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Cecilia, Cedar Creek, Clayton, lumber; Olive Branch, Port Huron, Oswego, lumber; L. Cook, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; steam-barge P. Cross, Bay City, Ogdensburgh, lumber; F. Dester, do., do., do.; L.B. Croker, do., do., do.; Albany, do., do., do.

Up: schr. J.P. Mack.

Died - We regret to learn that Captain Simpson, of the steamer Passport, died last night at Toronto after a few days' illness. Captain Simpson was very popular on the line and will be much regretted.

The repairs to No. 2 Welland Canal are completed. Locking commenced on Thursday evening.

p.3 Welland Canal - The St. Catharines Journal announces that the tenders for the Welland Canal have been awarded. Cairns, Morse, Hart & Co. have got sections eight and nine. John Brown, of Thorold, section No. 15. Mr. Elliott, of Brantford, section 16. Advertisements will soon be issued asking for tenders for the remaining portion of the work.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1873