The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 1, 1873

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Jones & Miller's wharf - The barge Alice Pacy leaves with 15,000 bush. wheat, and a deck load of staves for Montreal.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - The schr. Hercules, Toronto, 12,731 bush. wheat; barge Lion, Montreal, 525 bars rail iron; Tweed, Montreal, 486 bars rail iron. Cleared: barge Seneca, 4,800 bush. corn;, 14,215 bush. wheat; Janes, 13,200 bush. corn; M.A. Grant, 1,963 bush. corn, and 9,400 bush. red winter wheat; Henry Thomas, 11,650 pine staves, and 19,400 West India staves; St. Etienne, 50,000 do.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Schr. Clara White, Toronto, 3,424 bush. wheat; Jamaica, Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat; Republic, Chicago, 21,669 bush. corn; Idaho, Chicago, 16,448 bush. corn; Daniel Lyons, 18,548 bush. wheat; Howland, 22,142 bush. wheat; Penokee, Milwaukee, 22,100 bush. wheat; Picton, Port Dalhousie, 9,939 bush. corn; W.W. Grant, Port Dalhousie, 10,262 bush. corn; Ocean Wave, Port Dalhousie, 5,420 bush. corn; Gallatin, Chicago, 21,131 bush. wheat; Almeda, Toledo, 14,373 bush. corn; Haggie, Chicago, 21,520 bush. wheat; Farrell, Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat; tug Charlotte, five light barges. Cleared per tug Charlotte - Milwaukee, 23,000 bush. corn; Glengarry, 15,979 bush. wheat; Advance, 13,275 bush. wheat; Waverly, 11,945 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Spartan, Abyssinian and Corsican up, and the Magnet and Athenian down. Prop. America down, and Lake Michigan up. Schr. Agnes arrived from Cleveland with 200 tons coal, and H.P. Murray is loading scrap iron for Cleveland. Tug Wren coaled here this morning.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schr. New Dominion of Port Rowan, Chicago, 14,500 bush. corn; Havana, Chicago, 20,000 bush. corn; Mediterranean, Toledo, 15,112 bush. corn; tug Wren, 4 light barges.

Port Colborne, Aug. 30th - Up: Steam-barge Dromedary, schrs. Antelope, Rising Star, W. Egan, prop. Asia, City of Boston, Lake Ontario, Georgian, schrs. L. Pratt, Montgomery, Sweden, Undine, prop. California.

Down: Steam-barge A.A. Turner, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; Acton, do., do.; prop. City of Toledo, Chicago, do., gen. cargo; schrs. John Magee, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; J.T. Mott, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Monterey, Detroit, Clayton, staves; prop. Bristol, Toledo, Montreal, gen. cargo; W. Sherman, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Blazing Star, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; T.B. Rice, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Clyde, Toledo, Kingston, timber; H.W. Hoag, do., Oswego, wheat; prop. Dominion, Toledo, Montreal, wheat; schrs. Benedict, Toledo, Kingston, corn; M. Wilcox, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Grace Whitney, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; J.P. Mack, Cleveland, Welland, coal; Melrose, Sandusky, Kingston, wheat; M. Filmore, Chicago, do.; New Dominion of Picton, Toledo, Kingston, corn; St. Peter, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn.

A Gale - It is blowing a gale down the lake today, and a good many vessel are arriving in consequence. The storm has given impetus to the grain trade, the harbour presenting quite a busy scene, and the elevator powder is not sufficient to prevent accumulation.

Sprung A Leak - The barge Wheatbin, belonging to the Montreal Transportation Company, left on Saturday in tow of the tug Elfin, and when a good way down the river, was found to have sprung a leak. She had 19,500 bushels wheat on board at the time. She was brought back to the city, where she was unloaded, and it was found that about 200 bushels was damaged.

Davidson, Doran & Co. - changes to ownership with new partners; the company makes ship capstans and wheels.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 1, 1873