The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1873

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Jones & Miller's wharf - prop. Ontario, Milwaukee, lightened 5,000 bush. wheat; Thistle, Milwaukee, 23,000 bush. wheat. The Frontenac left with 21,000 bush. wheat; and the Monica left with 8,000 bush. wheat and 25 tons stone.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - The barge Quebec arrived with 600 tons rail iron.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - North Star, Hamilton, 9,100 bush. wheat. The tug H.E. Bronson arrived with 5 barges and left with Duluth, 19,711 bush. wheat; Lancaster, 15,549 bush. wheat; St. Lawrence, 10,226 bush. wheat; Toledo, 20,784 bush. wheat; Index, 7,350 bush. wheat; Utility, 11,400 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Osprey and Bavarian, and prop. Calabria passed up; and the steamer Spartan passed down. Steam-barge Water Lily left for Rideau Canal with general cargo. Schr. Delimna and Cato arrived from Quebec with Scotch coal. The schr. Morning Star is loading 4,900 bush. barley from D. Sills for Oswego.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schr. Mary Grover, Toronto, 10,020 bush. wheat.

Port Colborne, Oct. 8th - Down: schrs. Hoboken, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Garrett Smith, do.; T.H. Howland, Chicago, Thorold, wheat; Rockaway, Erie, Oswego, coal; John Magee, Chicago, Oswego, corn; prop. City of Toledo, Chicago, Oswego, gen. cargo; schrs. Havana, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Blazing Star, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Argo, Pt. Dover, Oswego, wheat; Nevada, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Mary Ripley, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; prop. City of Concord, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. Ontario of Montreal, Chicago, Montreal, corn; Starling, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; L.S. Hammond, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; prop. Tecumseh, Chicago, Port Colborne, wheat.

Up: brig Florence, schr. Oliver Mowat, Miami Belle, E.P. Dorr, prop. Lake Erie, schr. H.A. Richmond, prop. Persia, scow Louisa.

The prop. Asia, which sunk in the harbour on Monday evening, has now two steam pumps from Buffalo on board. The cargo of wheat is all damaged with the exception of about 1,500 bush.

p.2 Port Colborne, Oct. 8th - The propeller Asia, sunk in the harbour, on Monday afternoon, She has now two steam pumps from Buffalo on board. The cargo of wheat is all damaged, with the exception of about fifteen hundred bushels.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1873