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

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p.2 Marine News

There is very little doing at the docks this morning - only one arrival being reported.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - schr. M.L. Collins, 20,000 bush. wheat. The prop. Canada is to load 150 tons pig iron for Chicago.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The Picton and Corsican passed up, and the Abyssinian and Bavarian passed down.

Quick Trip - The steamer Abyssinian, of the Canadian Express Line of steamers, left Toronto at 2 p.m. yesterday, and arrived at the dock this morning at 2:30. These steamers are carrying a large number of passengers, especially American tourists. The Canadian Express Line is very popular, and justly so, as the boats are fitted up in the most sumptuous manner, and the comfort of the passengers carefully attended to.

Port Colborne, July 4th - Down: prop. Lake Ontario, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; schrs. Alvina, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Southampton, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Gladstone, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; O.S. Storrs, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Alexander, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Queen of the Lakes, no report.

Up: schrs. J.P. Matt, L. Casey, Hungarian, Heather Belle, John S. Clark, Ariadne, Sweet Home, Knight, W.F. Greenwood and Blake.

Aground - The steamer Watertown is aground below Cedar Island a little way.

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