The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

Thursday, Oct. 2nd - Jones and Miller's wharf - prop. Lake Erie, Chicago, lightened 4,300 bush. wheat; Fenton, Chatham, 75,000 staves. Barge Albany left with 11,100 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 21,481 bush. wheat; Camanche, Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat; Oliver Mowat, Port Dalhousie, 17,061 bush. wheat; Albatross, Toronto, 8,600 bush. wheat; tug H.E. Bronson leaves with Amazon, 9,700 bush. wheat; Milwaukee, 21,094 bush. wheat; Wheatbin, 19,141 bush. wheat; Fortitude, 11,944 bush. wheat; Convoy, 9,000 bush. wheat; Staghound, 10,500 bushels of wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Magnet and prop. America up; and Spartan down; barge Rose, from Rideau Canal, with a general cargo. The R.W. Standley coaled here.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The prop. Europe, Chicago, lightened 5,000 bush. wheat; New Dominion of Port Rowan, Chicago, 14,200 bush. wheat.

The new steamer Alexandra passed up this morning, with a good many passengers.

The steamer Watertown has been hauled out on the marine railway, where she will undergo a thorough overhauling after the summer's work.

Port Colborne, Oct. 1st - Down: schrs. Trade Wind, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Penokee, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Mary, Port Stanley, do., do.; props. Young America, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Bruno, Chatham, Montreal, do.; schrs. E. Blake, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Eureka, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Azov, do., do.; Wacousta, do., do.; M.F. Merrick, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; steam-barge Westford, Muskegan, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge Teniffer, Chicago, Kingston, wheat.

Up: schrs. M.L. Breck, Paragon, prop. Empire, schrs. Arctic, Fanny Campbell, Clara Yoell, Wm. Sturgess, Dundee, T. Simms, steam-barge Glasgow, schr. Smith & Post, Helfenstine, Rockaway, Noyes, Sweepstakes.

Friday, Oct. 3rd - The panic seems now to have subsided, and freights are becoming more lively. There are no less than six freights reported for Kingston, which is an increase over the last few days.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - Centurion, Toronto, 5,000 bush. wheat; Lillie Pratt, Milwaukee, 13,550 bush. wheat; prop. Lincoln, do., 16,000 bush. wheat; barge Lisgar, do., 21,000 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Nellie Sherwood, Toronto, 6,073 bushels wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The Bavarian up, and the Osprey and Passport passed down; the barge Immaculate arrived from Montreal with 220 tons of Scotch coal.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The tug Wren arrived with six barges.

The Montreal Transportation Company's new tug Active is expected to arrive in the harbour tonight on her first trip. She is said to be the best tug on the river.

Port Colborne, Oct. 2nd, Down: schrs. Gleniffer, Chicago, Port Colborne, wheat; Peerless, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Fleur de Marie, do., do.; Cohen, Toledo, Ogdensburg, wheat; W.Y. Emery, Vermillion, Toronto, stone; Agnes, Union, Kingston, staves; Thistle, Milwaukee, wheat; D. Lyons, Chicago, do.; E.M. Davison, do., do.; M.F. Merrick, do., do.; prop. Granite State, Toledo, Ogdensburg, wheat; prop. Canada, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Up: schr. Rising Star, barge John Mack, India, S.H. Lathrope, Queen of the Lakes, W.T. Greenwood, Lyman Casey, prop. Argyle, schrs. C.J. Richards, Wm. Lewis.

p.2 The new steamer Alexandria (sic - Alexandra ?) belonging to Mr. W. Ross, M.P., arrived at Picton yesterday afternoon from Montreal. She is fitted up in first class style, and made a fine appearance. She proceeded to Trenton yesterday evening to commence her regular weekly trips from the head of the Bay to Montreal.

The steamers of the Canadian Navigation Company have ceased running the Lachine Rapids this week, as the water is too low.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1873