The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 12, 1873

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p.2 Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - Schr. Henry Folger arrived from Milwaukee with 20,600 bush. wheat. This is the largest cargo of wheat that ever passed through the Welland Canal at one cargo; and it only got through by the schooner having a very light draught. Schr. Flora Jane, Toronto, 6,700 bush. wheat. The barque America left with 13,000 bush. wheat and corn; and the barge Frontenac leaves tonight with 20,500 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Schr. Cortez from Milwaukee, arrived with 17,800 bush. wheat. The tug H.T. Bronson left with barges Detroit, 21,875 bush. corn; Albert, 3,729 bush. corn and 8,900 bush. wheat; Amazon, 9,000 bush. wheat; McCarthy, 14,389 bush. corn; Cayuga, 17,800 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Corsican, Abyssinian and Picton down; and steamer Athenian and prop. Africa up. The tug S.S. Edsall arrived here last night from Prescott.

Port Colborne, Aug. 11th - Down: Steambarges Dubugue, Bay City, Oswego, timber; Star of the North, do., do., do.; City, do., do., do.; props. St. Lawrence, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Akron, Toledo, do., do.; R.W. Standly, do., Montreal, do.; schr. Antelope of St. Catharines, Eagle, Kingston, timber; prop. City of Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. W.B. Phelps, Chicago, Kingston, grain; H. Rooney, Toledo, do., timber; Wm. Elgin, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Northumberland, Chicago, Kingston, grain; British Lion, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Dauntless, Cleveland, do., wheat; prop. Bruno, Toledo, Montreal, wheat; schrs. Lillie Parsons, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Morning Light, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; Wm. Rayner, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Wacousta, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; barques St. Lawrence, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Louisa, Bay City, Kingston, timber.

Up: Schrs. J. Barwick, James Norris, E.H. Rutherford, Josephine, W.J. Preston, New Dominion of Quebec, Knight Templar, prop. Persia, schr. Anna Craig, Oriental, L. Casey, Nassau, prop. Lake Michigan, steambarge Wm. Cowie, schrs. J.P. Mack, Reindeer.

p.3 Customs Imports - August 12th - Schr. H. Folger, Milwaukee, 20,584 bush. wheat; Jones & Miller.

Str. Corsican, Charlotte, 17 pcs. castings, 2 bdls., 1 bx, 1 bl, McKelvey & Birch; 1 bx h. ware, 1 pc shafting, G. Offord & Co.; 7 bbls., 2 crates fruit, R. Town; 2 crates, R.D. Smith; 1 rubber car, G.B. Phelps & Co.; 10 tubs lard, R. Carson.

Schr. Alpha, Bay City, 9,274 pipe staves, 60,613 W. India do., Calvin & Breck.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 12, 1873