The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 6, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

The gale on Saturday was the means of bringing down quite a large fleet of grain vessels, and the docks are in consequence presenting a busier appearance than they had done for several days.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - schr. Two Friends, Chicago, 18,820 bush. wheat; prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 20,000 bush. wheat; Ada Medora, Chicago, 19,243 bush. wheat, Albatross, Chicago, 18,818 bush. wheat; W.W. Grant, Port Dalhousie, 10,200 bush. wheat; John T. Mott, Chicago, 20,816 bush. wheat; E. Blake, 21,645 bush. wheat; Daniel Lyons, 22,327 bush. wheat; O.S. Storrs, Port Dalhousie, 8,200 bush. wheat. The tug Glide and Active arrived with 11 barges. The Glide left with barges Friend, 17,600 bush. wheat; Capya, 18,100 bush. wheat; Cruiser, 9,000 bush. wheat; Dauntless, 10,463 bush. wheat; Alfred, 13,460 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Corsican and Spartan, and prop. Scotia passed up; steamers Magnet and Bavarian, and props. Georgian and America passed down. The schr. Morning Star arrived from Fair Haven with 100 tons coal. The tug S.S. Edsall and Wren coaled here.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - schrs. Dauntless, Port Stanley, 10,273 bush. wheat; Mary, Port Stanley, 14,170 bush. wheat; prop. Persia, Chicago, 17,500 bush. corn; E.M. Davidson, Chicago, 21,700 bush. wheat. Left per tug line - barges Faith, 12,500 bush. wheat; Martin, 12,500 bush. wheat; Swan, 17,500 bush. corn.

The tug Active arrived on her first trip from Montreal on Saturday night. She is a splendidly fitted up boat, and is a great acquisition to the tugs of the St. Lawrence. Her length is 135 feet, beam 24 feet, and depth of hold 13 feet, and she is furnished with condensing engines of about 80 horse power.

Port Colborne, Oct. 4th - Down: schrs. Lincoln Dall, Detroit, Ogdensburg, wheat; John Burt, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; W.H. Oades, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; W.M. Elgin, Cleveland, Toronto, stone; W.E. Rathbun, do., do., coal; S. & J. Collier, do., do., coal; prop. Shickluna, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Up: schrs. Olive Branch of Oswego, Denmark, Two Brothers, H.P. Murray, Undine, Frank Crawford, prop. Lake Michigan.

p.2 Marine - The Portsmouth Marine Railway has changed hands, Mr. Thomas Kelly having become the proprietor, and solicits orders for overhauling and repairing all classes of vessels.

Customs Imports - Oct. 4th - Str. Norman, Oswego, M.T. Co., 250 tons coal

Str. Canada, Chicago, Coulthurst & McPhie, 17,200 bush. wheat.

Oct. 6th - Schr. Morning Star, Little Sodus, J. Swift & Co., 180 tons coal.

Schr. Two Friends, Chicago, Montreal T. Co., 18,819 bush. wheat.

Str. Bavarian, Port Hope, Rees Bros., 8 bbls. fruit.

Schr. Mary Merritt, Bay City, Cockburn & Murray, 207 pcs. oak, 20 pcs. pine.

Schr. Maggie McRae, do., do., 251 pcs. oak.

Schr. Albatross, Chicago, M.T. Co., 18,818 bush. wheat.

Str. Persia, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 17,000 bush. corn.

Schr. T.J. Mott, Chicago, M.T. Co., 20,816 bush. wheat.

Schr. Flying Mist, Chicago, M.T. Co., 20,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. M.F. Merrick, Chicago, M.T. Co., 19,782 bush. wheat.

Schr. D. Lyons, Chicago, M.T. Co., 22,327 bush. wheat.

Schr. Penokee, Milwaukee, Coulthurst & McPhie, 21,600 bush. wheat.

Schr. Ada Medora, Chicago, M.T. Co., 19,244 bush. wheat.

Schr. E. Blake, Chicago, M.T. Co., 21,691 bush. wheat.

Schr. E.M. Davidson, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 21,691 bush. wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 6, 1873