The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 17, 1873

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p.2 Marine News

The harbour is again beginning to assume a lively appearance, and there are a number of vessels visible up the lake today. This will be the first of the big rush expected this week.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 21,000 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - H.P. Murray, Toledo, 10,241 bush. corn; Phelps, Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat. Tug H.F. Bronson arrived with 10 barges, and 80 tons of railroad iron and fish plates for the Kingston and Pembroke Railway.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Magnet passed up, and the Passport down. The barge Water Lily arrived from the Rideau Canal with a general cargo. The schr. Antelope arrived with 350 tons coal.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schrs. Lady Dufferin, Chicago, 19,700 bush. wheat; O.M. Bond, Chicago, 18,700 bush. wheat. The barges Falcon and Star left for Montreal, per Government tug line, with 18,000 and 11,000 bush. wheat respectively.

The schr. Richardson is loading grain at Richardson's wharf for the American market.

A Visitor - The steam yacht Gertie, from Chicago, arrived at Swift's dock this morning. She is a very handsome boat, and beautifully fitted up, about 30 tons burthen. She is bound to Montreal, and looks none the worse of her long voyage down the lakes.

Port Colborne, Oct. 16th - Down: schrs. Clyde, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Whitook, Pt. Stanley, do., do.; Aurora, Chicago, do., do.; Picton, Cleveland, Belleville, coal; Samara, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Pandora, Chicago, do., do.; Peerless, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; prop. Brooklyn, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. Yankee Blade, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Mangola, do., do.; Trinidad, do., do.

Up: schrs. Paragon, Queen of the Lakes, W.A. Oades, Grace Whitney.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 17, 1873