The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

There is very little business doing this week at the harbour, but a large fleet is expected down.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - schr. Garibaldi, Toledo, 12,300 bush. wheat; tug Bronson arrived with 4 barges. The schr. E.K. Rutherford is loading 350 tons of rail iron for Hamilton.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Picton and Corsican down; schr. Active, with 110 tons coal, and sloop Cora, with 88 tons of coal from Oswego.

Port Colborne, Sept. 22nd - Down: prop. R.W. Standley, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; Lake Michigan, do., do., do.; Columbia, do., do., do.; East, do., do., do.; Young America, do., Ogdensburg, do.; Granite State, Toledo, do., do.; schrs. Gladstone, Port Huron, Kingston, staves; Rising Star, Chicago, wheat; Smith and Post, Toledo, do., do.; A. Craig, Bay City, Kingston, timber; steam-barges Glasgow, Alpena, Ogdensburg, lumber; A.A. Turner, Bay City, do., do.; barges Lathrop, Port Huron, do., do.; J. Mark, do., do., do.; India, Detroit, do., do.; Eureka, Bay City, do., do.; Acton, do., do., do.; schrs. River Side, Marqueth, Toronto, pig iron; J. Lawson, Chicago, Port Colborne, wheat; G.C. Trumpff, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Sweepstakes, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; W.F. Greenwood, do., Kingston, wheat; Starling, do., Toronto, coal; Denmark, Toledo, Kingston, timber.

Up: schrs. Prince Alfred, G.C. Finney, Dauntless, St. Andrews and Alpha.

p.2 The new schooner North Star, of Mill Point, was most successfully launched on Saturday afternoon from the shipyard of Messrs. H.B. Rathbun & Son, in presence of a large concourse of spectators. The North Star was built by Wm. Jamieson, of the best white oak timber, is 113 feet keel, 26 feet beam, and will carry 220,000 feet of lumber or 13,000 bushels grain. It is the third new vessel he has successfully built and launched from the above shipyard this season, and has two more started. After the launch, and in presence of the large concourse of people, the builder, Mr. Jamieson, who has been foreman of the yard for a number of years, was presented by his employers and workmen of the yard with a beautiful $50 silver watch, accompanied with a very appropriate address, read by Wm. Evans, to which he made a very suitable reply.

Yacht Race - It has been definitely arranged that the sailing match between the yachts Lady Stanley, Ina, Coral and Rivet, is to come off on Friday next. From the well-known qualities of the boats, a good race is anticipated. We learn that it is contemplated to hold a grand regatta here some time next month, and that a meeting to arrange preliminaries is to be held this week.

Customs Imports - Sept. 22nd - Schr. Mont Blanc, Chicago, 21,002 bush. wheat, Jones & Miller.

Str. Bavarian, Port Hope, 11 bbls fruit, 18 bskts, 1 bx, Rees Bros.

Str. Dromedary, Cleveland, 2,237 bush. wheat, Coulthurst & McPhie.

Schr. Arctic, Oswego, 111 tons coal, J. Swift & Co.

Prop. Argyle, Chicago, 4,989 bush. wheat, Holcomb & Stewart.

Sept. 23rd - Schr. Garibaldi, Toledo, 12,333 bush. wheat, M.T. Co.

Sailboat C.A. Mills, Sandy Creek, 600 melons, Geo. Ward.

Sloop Cora, Oswego, 100 tons coal, J. Swift & Co.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1873