The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 28, 1873

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p.1 Down the Thousand Islands - description of trip to Kingston from Cape Vincent, and down the river.

p.2 Marine News

The harbor was very quiet this morning, but the wind being favourable, a great rush was expected. Indeed at ten o'clock this morning there were no less than ten vessels in sight coming down the lake.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The schr. Ada Medora arrived from Chicago with 17,660 bush. corn.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Corinthian and Athenian passed up; and Abyssinian and Spartan down. The prop. R.W. Standly coaled here yesterday.

Port Colborne, Aug. 27th - Down: Schrs. J.H. Foster, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; D.S. Austin, do., do.; W. Sanderson, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Turner & Kellar, do., wheat; Onward, do., do.; Alexander, Bay City, do., timber; L.S. Hammond, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; A.S. Makeag (sic - Amoskeag ?), Chicago, do., corn; Mediator, do., do.; Craftsman, Bay City, do., staves; B.F. Wade, Chicago, do., wheat; Skylark, do., do.; G. Mollison, do., do.; prop. Lawrence, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up: Prop. Canada, schrs. H. Rooney, Morning Light, Cossack, M. Battle, prop. Bruno, schrs. Surprise, D.G. Fort, Princess Alexandria, steam-barge Belle P. Cross, schrs. Anglo-Saxon, St. Andrews, J. Ralston, Monticello, D.D. Porter, Emerald, prop. Scotia, schr. Albacore.

p.3 Custom Imports - August 27th - Schr. Morning Star, Little Sodus, J. Swift & Co., 110 tons coal.

Schr. Annie Mulvey, Port Huron, Calvin & Breck, 15,000 pipe staves, 20,000 West India staves.

August 28th - Str. Spartan, Rochester, Rees Bros., 2 bbls. fruit.

Schr. Ada Madeira, Chicago, M.T. Co., 17,661 bush. corn.

Schr. Mary Fox, Oswego, J. Wilson, 201 tons coal.

Schr. Sailor, Chicago, M.T. Co., 18,775 bush. corn.

Schr. Arctic, Toledo, M.T. Co., 15,011 bush. corn.

Schr. G.D. Dousman, Chicago, M.T. Co., 17,133 bush. corn.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 28, 1873