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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1873

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p.2 Marine News

The weather continued fine up till last evening, and a good deal of the work was overtaken. The wind suddenly rose last night, and blew quite a gale. The arrivals have not been large.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - schrs. Babineau & Gaudry, Toronto, 9,208 bush. wheat; prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 20,215 bush. wheat; prop. East, Chicago, lightened 4,000 bush. wheat. The tug Bronson arrived with 5 barges, and left with the largest tow of the season, barges McCarthy, 15,147 bush. wheat; Corncrib, 17,600 bush. wheat; Energy, 13,099 bush. corn; Utility, 12,306 bush. wheat; Albert, 12,500 bush. wheat; Arthur, 13,050 bush. wheat; Friend, 6,903 bush. wheat; Index, 6,875 bush. wheat; Idyl, 6,652 bush. wheat; Waverley, 12,450 bush. wheat; St. Lawrence, 9,501 bushels wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Spartan arrived in the harbour last night, but was unable to pass up in consequence of the gale. The steamers York and Osprey, and props. America and Africa passed up; steamer Magnet and prop. R.W. Standley passed down; the tug Vanderbilt and barge Gildersleeve passed up to Goderich.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schrs. Rising Star, Chicago, 17,400 bush. wheat; E.J. McVea, Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat; prop. Prussia, Chicago, lightened 5,000 bush. wheat. The barges Lark and Hawk leaves tonight per tug line with 31,500 bush. wheat.

Ashore - The barque Pride of America dragged her anchor last night and ran ashore in front of the Hon. John Hamilton's house. She is hard aground, but there is not much damage done. She was setting sail to proceed up the lake when the accident occurred, and the wind changing suddenly, caused her to drag.

The Cecilia Jeffrey has been discharged, and having been towed off the shoal, was this morning hauled out on the Marine Railway for repairs.

Port Colborne, Oct. 25th - Down: schr. Sarah Jane, Port Dover, Oswego, wheat; prop. Prussia, Chicago, Montreal, wheat; steam-barge Lincoln, do., do., do.; schrs. Twilight, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; Bay Traders, St. Williams, Welland, lumber; barque Canada, Toledo, Kingston, timber; schr. Anna Craig, Port Stanley, Oswego, peas; B. Everleigh, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; tug George Maythem, Buffalo, Port Dalhousie, wheat.

Up: schrs. Antelope, Hammond, Mystic Star, Eureka, Belle McPhie, Annandale, Marysburg, Florida, Charger, steam-barge Ellsworth.

Vessels in the harbour this p.m. - schr. G.C. Finney, New Dominion of Toronto, barque Gibraltar, Alexander, schrs. Acacia, Belle McPhie, J.H. Breck, Cheney, Ames, Eureka, Undine, Bismarck, St. Lawrence, Portage, Starling, Marysburg, Mystic Star, and Florida.

Wind all day south-west, fresh, is now from the north, light. Vessels leaving.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 27, 1873