The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1874

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p.2 Marine Intelligence

There are no arrivals to report this morning, except the schr. Richardson, which arrived in harbour about ten o'clock. Forwarders are declining to receive consignments of grain owing to the canals not being open.

A telegram received from Valleyfield this morning states that the ice is 20 inches thick in the Beauharnois Canal. An attempt is being made to saw through, but the hopes of success are not great.

The barge Quebec, which left in tow of the Bay of Quinte for Montreal, with 13,000 bushels wheat, sunk on Ferrin's Point, near Dickinson's Landing.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Spartan passed up last night on her first trip. The barge Glen Nevis has been loading granite at an island off Gananoque, and will take it to Montreal for monumental purposes. The barge Rock City left with about 1,000 barrels of flour for Montreal.

The Francis Smith arrived from Toronto with about 60,000 feet of lumber for W. McRossie.

Port Colborne, May 1st - Down: steambarge Abercorn, Port Huron, Ogdensburg, lumber; schrs. Fearless, Cleveland, Kingston, coal; Craftsman, do., Toronto, railroad iron; North Star, do., Hamilton, coal; T. Barker, do., Toronto, do.; Peerless, do., Hamilton, coal and stone; Azov, do., Hamilton, coal; Monteri, Detroit, Clayton, staves; A. Falconer, Cleveland, Kingston, coal; New Dominion of Picton, Kincardine, Kingston, wheat; H.B. Conklin, Vermillion, Toronto, stone; O. Mitchell, Toledo, Kingston, stone; barque Canada, Toledo, do., timber; Alexander, Bay City, Kingston, timber.

Up: schrs. Guiding Star, Oswego, Detroit, light; Miami Belle, Oswego, Toledo, coal; A.P. Murray, Port Dalhousie, Bay City, light; barge Montgomery, Clayton, Bay City, light; schr. E.P. Dorr, Oswego, Toledo, coal; E.H. Rutherford, Hamilton, Toledo, light.

Vessels in harbour - schrs. E.P. Dorr, A.P. Murray, barques Montgomery, Elgin, St. Lawrence, schrs. Guiding Light, Miami Belle, E.H. Rutherford, E. Bates, F. Crawford, Mary Lyard, Helen Pratt, Picton, Mary Grover, M.R. Goffe, Undine.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1874