The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1874

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p.2 Marine Intelligence

The canals are expected to be opened today, so that the grain transhipment season may be fairly said to have arrived. One or two vessels are still coming in, but the backward navigation down the river hinders elevating.

The prop. Columbia arrived yesterday at Coulthurst & Macphie's, with about 18,500 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived: prop. Dromedary, Toronto, 14,500 bush. wheat; schr. Vienna from Toronto, Port Darlington, 10,000 bush. wheat. Cleared: tug Glide with barges Montreal, 19,231 bush. wheat; Duluth, 20,750 bush. wheat; Advance, 11,329 bush. wheat; Royal Oak, 13,845 bush. wheat; and Cleveland, 19,500 bush. peas.

Jas. Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Alexandra passed down last night, and the Kincardine arrived from Oswego, and passed up. The prop. R.W. Standly coaled this morning and went down.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schr. Bermuda arrived from Oshawa, with 8,600 bush. wheat.

Port Colborne, April 29th - Down: schooners Jas. R. Benson, Toledo, Kingston, timber; prop. City of Montreal, Chatham, Montreal, wheat.

Up: schooners Jas. Wall, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Anna Craig, Collins Bay, Bay City, light; Acacia, Kingston, Walkerville, rye; Antelope of Hamilton, do., do., do.; barge Eureka, Ogdensburg, Bay City, light; India, do., do., do.; prop. Empire, Ogdensburg, Toledo, general cargo; schr. Tailor, Oswego, Chicago, light; Duncan City, Oswego, Duncan City, coal.

The Bay of Quinte - The steamer Rochester is regularly placed on this route as will be seen by our advertising columns. Captain Campbell is a popular commander, and an excellent provider for the comfort of his guests.

Trenton and Montreal - The fine new upper-cabin steamer Alexandra will begin her season's trips this day (Tuesday) leaving Swift & Co.'s Wharf at 8 p.m. for Montreal.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1874