The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1873

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p.2 Damaged Grain - The sale of damaged grain took place at Macphie's wharf this morning. The price realized was 76 1/2 cents per bushel. The vendors are well pleased with the result of the sale.

Marine News

There is absolutely nothing doing at the docks just now, arrivals being so small that the elevators are all silent, with the exception of Holcomb & Stewart's. The weather has moderated, but vessels are not arriving. There will not be much more this season.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The tug Elfin left with barges Wheatbin, 18,666 bush. wheat; Westport, 9,758 bushels wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The tug Wren coaled yesterday, and United States steamer Ada ?, having finished her summer work, coaled here and left for Detroit for the winter.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schooner Hibernian (sic - Hibernia ?), from Toronto, with 6,200 bushels of wheat, sprung a leak on her way down, and has a considerable quantity damaged. There was about a foot of water in her hold. Schrs. Eliza White, Port Hope, 7,300 bush. wheat; Evelyn Bates, Toledo, 15,220 bush. corn. The tug Wren left with Thrush, 39,000 West India staves, 12,000 pipe staves, and 25 tons of phosphate; Annie, 11,100 bush. corn; Linnet, 16,000 bush. wheat and corn. The Martin and French leave with 24,909 bush. wheat per tug line this evening.

The tug Lady Franklin and Gazelle have gone up to Timber Island to lighten the Delos de Wolfe.

Port Colborne, Nov. 5th - Down : schr. Pulaski, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; schr. Duncan City, Duncan City, Oswego, lumber.

Up: prop. City of Boston.

Wind south-west, fresh; last night a number of vessels went out, but wind changed to south-west, fresh, before midnight, and all had to run back.

The steam barge Belle P. Cross with her tow went out, but she lost her smoke-pipe and was in danger of taking fire, had to return for repairs. A large fleet of vessels are now here wind bound several days.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1873