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

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p.1 Launch - Another new craft belonging to Mr. Rob't Anglin of Brewer's Mills, called the Minnie Francis, was successfully launched on Thursday. She was built by Mr. David J. Ainslie, of Kingston.

p.2 Police Court - John Kehoe charged with larceny of some clothing, the property of one John Smith, from the scow Maid of Erin, valued at $20. He was committed for trial.

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Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - The tug Glide left with barge Kinghorn, 13,000 bush. wheat and 265 casks spirits; C., 7,071 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The props. Acadia, Canada, Georgian, Scotia, R.W. Standly, Asia and str. Picton passed up; str. Corsican and prop. Shickluna down.

Port Colborne, Nov. 15th - Down: steam-barge S.S. Ellsworth, Vermilion, Toronto, stone; schr. Belle Sheridan, Toledo, Kingston, corn; barge Acton, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; steam-barge Glasgow, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; schr. Fearless, Cleveland, Kingston, coal; Gold Hunter, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Union Jack, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Guiding Star, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Timothy Baker, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Prince Alfred, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Australia, Cleveland, Oshawa, coal; Clyde, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Mont Blanc, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Kate Kelly, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; G.W. Davis, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; prop. East, Kincardine, Montreal, wheat; schr. Nett Woodward, Erie, Toronto, coal; H. Hunter, Oak Harbor, Oswego, lumber; Westside, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Rockaway, Erie, Oswego, coal; W.I. Preston, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Ontario, Bismarck.

Up: prop. City of Toledo, Milwaukee, schr. Dousman, M.L. Breck, S. Pugsley.

Ran in for shelter - barque Harvey Bissell. Wind southwest, fresh, not freezing.

Port Colborne, Nov. 17th - The tug E.P. Dorr, with dredge and two mud scows in tow, from Toledo to the canal, lost the scows off the Grand River on Saturday night in the gale, and was herself slightly disabled, but succeeded in bringing the dredge into port. She had to go to lock at Port Robinson for repairs. No one was on the scows. Search being made for the scows today. Wind this morning is north-east. All up vessels have left.

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