The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1873

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p.2 Aground - The prop L. Shickluna, on her way up from Montreal, got aground on Weaver's Point, about ten miles above Dickinson's Landing, about five o'clock yesterday afternoon. Calvin & Breck's tug William, with pumps aboard, proceeded down the river to her assistance.

The yacht Spray has arrived in the harbour from Belleville on a trip down the river. She is manned by Messrs. Campbell, Leavens, Pringle and Ely.

Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - The tug Alabama arrived from Montreal with 200 bags of salt for R. Carson.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - Prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 28,898 bush. corn; prop. Columbia, Whitby, 13,681 bush. wheat; barge Tiger, 699 bars rail iron. Cleared: Mohawk, 22,897 bush. corn; Tevoit (sic), 10,321 bush. corn; Carrier, 9,795 bush. corn and wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The tug Elgin arrived with five barges, barges Horne, 149 tons rail iron; Chicago, 103 tons rail iron.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Spartan and Athenian passed up last night. There are no boats down the lake this morning, as a great storm prevented them leaving Toronto. They are expected to pass down this afternoon.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The prop. Prussia lightened 5,006 bush. wheat here from Chicago. The Captain of the Prussia reports very heavy weather last night on the lake, and that he had some difficulty in coming down.

Port Colborne, Aug. 13th - Up: Schrs. Mary Jane, Trinidad, J. Scarth, J.C. Woodruff, Queen of the Lake, Queen of the North, W.F. Merrick, Jennie McMullen, F. Campbell, Westside, O.M. Bond, Kate Kelley, Marysburg, Olive Branch of Picton, A. Contias.

Down: Schrs. Meteor, Cleveland, Thorald, coal; Tom Simmons, Toledo, Oswego, corn; prop. Macnee, do., Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; steam-barge Glasgow, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge Lathrop, do., do., do.; India, do., do., do.; John Mark, do., do., do.; Gibraltar, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Malta, Kingsville, Clayton, do.; Florence, Bay City, Kingston, lumber; Perry Hannah, Chicago, Kingston, corn; prop. Empire, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Forest Queen, Toledo, Port Colborne, corn.

p.3 Customs Imports - August 14th - Str. Prussian, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 3,973 bush. wheat.

Str. America, Montreal, Macnee & Waddell, 3 cases British goods.

Barque Clyde, Bay City, Calvin & Breck, 208 pcs. oak.

Schr. Gubriarie, Bay City, Calvin & Breck, 227 pcs. oak.

Schr. Fanny Campbell, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 193 pcs. oak.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1873