The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

Jones and Miller's wharf - The barge Frontenac arrived with a cargo of ore from Garden Island, and barge Minnie left with load of staves for Montreal.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Schr. O.M. Bond, Chicago, 20,000 bu. corn; West Side, Milwaukee, 18,245 bush. wheat; Mediterranean, Toledo, 15,207 bush. corn; tug Elfin arrived with four barges light.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Spartan and Athenian and prop. Bristol passed up, and strs. Corinthian and Abyssinian down. The tug Wren coaled this morning.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The prop. Lincoln, Toledo, 17,300 bu. corn; barge Lisgar, Toledo, 22,753 bu. corn; the prop. L. Shickluna, Toledo, lightened 3,800 bush. wheat; schr. Albatross, Port Hope, 8,940 bush. spring wheat; Pearl, Napanee, 4,200 bush. peas.

Cleared: tug Wren and barges Falcon, 19,100 bush. corn and wheat; Swan, 17,400 bush. corn; Linnett, 17,000 bush. corn; Finch, 12,000 bush. corn and wheat; Snipe, 12,000 bush. wheat and peas.

Port Colborne, Aug. 6th - Up: Schr. T. Martin, Fearless, A.L. Andrews, Sweden, Ontario of Montreal, Blazing Star, G. Smith, B. Franklin, J.T. Mott, J.H. Breck, China, G. Mollison, prop. R.W. Standley, schrs. Lady Macdonald, J. Bigler, L. Seaton, M.L. Breck, Gold Hunter of Milford, John Magee, Pt. Colborne to Cleveland; Fleetwing, Pt. Colborne to Erie.

Down: Schr. Vienna, prop. Columbia, schr. Enwright, props. City of Concord, Young America, schrs. Melrose, H.A. Richmond.

At Elevator - schr. White Cloud, Aetna, City of Green Bay, Philo Scoville.

Launch - On Tuesday afternoon the new and trim schooner build by Mr. R. Robinson, of Kingston, for the Messrs. Downey, was launched in the presence of a large number of people from the town and country. At half past three o'clock she was let loose, and as the vessel beautifully glided off the ways into the water, the flag bearing the name Nellie P. Downey was hoisted to the breeze, the christening being done by Mr. Downey's little boy. The Nellie P. Downey will carry about eight thousand bushels of grain, and is intended for the route between this port and Oswego. She is commanded by Capt. Nathaniel Allen, who is also part owner. [Napanee Standard]

p.3 Customs Imports - August 6th - Str. Abyssinian, Clayton, 1 boat, H. Cunningham.

Str. Corsican, Charlotte, 4 bbls. fruit, 1 crate, R. Town.

Str. Corsican, Oswego, 3 bbls., R.D. Smith; 1 bx bacon, O. Tiernay; 2 tierces ham, 10 tubs lard, J. Parkhill.

Str. Lake Ontario, Toledo, 4,508 bush. corn; Coulthurst & McPhie.

Prop. Africa, Toledo, 4,149 bush. corn, M.T. Co.

Prop. Ocean, Chicago, 110 bales broom corn, Bailey & Co.

Str. Argyle, Milwaukee, 4,698 bush. wheat, Holcomb & Stewart.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1873