The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 31, 1873

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p.2 Marine News

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - schr. Nellie Sherwood arrived from Hamilton with 1,000 pipe staves and 44,000 West India staves.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - schrs. G. Mollison, Chicago, 20,142 bush. corn; Willie Keller, Chicago, 16,244 bush. wheat; Typo, Milwaukee, 22,133 bush. do.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Magnet and Athenian passed up, and the Osprey, Corsican and Abyssinian down.

It has been noted this season that a large number of the propellers and schooners which pass down the river to Montreal return light, or nearly so, shippers evidently not caring to give return freights. This shows the great advantage Kingston possesses as a place of transhipment, as the expense of going down the river and having to come up again without adequate return is obviated thereby. We call the attention of shippers to this fact.

The new schooner Oliver Mowat is lying at Davidson and Doran's wharf completing her equipment previous to going up the lake on her first trip. She is a very handsome looking vessel.

Port Colborne, July 30th, Down: Schrs. Agor, Chicago, Pt. Colborne, corn; H.W. Hoag, do.; Antelope, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Maggie, Erie, Toronto, coal; props. Akron, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; A.S. Richards, Chicago, Pt. Colborne, corn; Cleveland, Milwaukee, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up: schrs. M. Merritt, Valentine, Dauntless, J. Ralston, T. Berry, W. Lewis, F. Crawford, Mary Taylor, barge Eureka.

International Regatta - A grand international regatta is to be held at Toronto, under the patronage of the Governor-General and Lieutenant-Governor Howland on the 3rd, 4th and 6th of September next. There are to be a number of sailing and rowing matches, and $4,000 are to be distributed in prizes.

p.4 Custom Imports - July 30th - str. Passport, Charlotte, R. Town, 1 bbl. apples; H. Brame, 1 bdl glass, 1 h. stand, 1 bx, 2 bureaus, 1 c table.

Schr. Saxon, Oswego, G. Daley, 183 hf c. tea; R.H. O'Hara, 2 pianos; R.E. Abbott, 1 bbl, 1 hhd; L.W. Yeomans, 1 c madder; J. Muckleston, 1 bx h. ware, H. Skinner, 15 bbls. g ware; J. Swift & Co., 250 tons coal.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 31, 1873