The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 11, 1874

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p.1 The Queen - This is the name of a steamer which Capt. Crysler of Gananoque is about purchasing for the purpose of placing on the route between Gananoque and Kingston. We trust that the enterprise will be a profitable one to Captain Crysler and the other owners, as it will no doubt be a great convenience to the trade between the two ports.

p.2 Marine Intelligence

Jones & Miller's wharf - Arrived: schr. Mullen, from Chicago, laden with 1,300 bush. wheat. Barge Rover 13,000 bush. wheat, from Montreal.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - prop. Enterprise, from Port Dalhousie, with 16,295 bush. corn.

Montreal Transportation Co. - schrs. M.L. Higgins, from Oswego, 21,956 bush. wheat; S. & T. Collier, from Toronto, with 10,369 bush. wheat; Canadian, from Toronto, with 9,421 bush. wheat; E. Benedict, from Toronto, with 9,818 bush. wheat; Aetna, from Chicago, with 20,000 bush. wheat; prop. Acadia, from Kincardine, with 2,326 bush. wheat; schrs. Ada Medora, Chicago, with 19,960 bush. wheat; Belle McPhie, from Toronto, with 6,855 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co. - The strs. Passport and Osprey and prop. Calabria passed down; and strs. Corsican and Magnet, and prop. Michigan passed up.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - schr. W.T. Greenwood, from Port Hope, wiht 8,140 bush. wheat.

Port Colborne, May 9th - Down: schr. Philo Scoville, Chicago, Port Colborne, corn; Josephine, Cleveland, Port Colborne, coal; prop. City of Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburg, general cargo; H.M. Scovel, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; H.A. Richmond, Big Creek, hoops; Two Friends, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Wm. Howe, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Hattie Howard, Milwaukee, Ogdensburg, wheat; L. Wrenn, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Star, Cleveland, St. Catharines, coal; prop. Champion, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Watchfall ?, Vermillion, Toronto, stone; Erie Bell, Kincardine, Kingston, wheat; Sweden, Toledo, Kingston, timber; G.J. McCrea, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; M.L. Breck, Toledo, Kingston, timber, A. Ford.

Up: schrs. J.R. Benson, Kingston, Toledo, light; Queen of the North, Toronto, Cleveland, do.; barques Craftsman, Toronto, blank; Philo Scoville, Port Colborne, Cleveland, light; props. Prussia, Montreal, Chicago, gen. cargo; City of New York, Ogdensburg, do., do.; Bruno, Montreal, Chatham, do.; schrs. S.B. Conklin, Toronto, Vermillion, light; Augusta, Kingston, Toledo, light; Louisa, Collinsby, Bay City, light; Melrose, Hamilton, Chicago, light; A. Hope, Hamilton, Cleveland, light; John Wesley, do., do., light.

In Harbour Windbound - schrs. Agnes Hope, North Star, Davie Shape, S.D. Conklin, Louisa, Melrose, John Wesley, Craftsman, J.R. Benson, Queen of the North, not Lake Erie.

The steamer Benson, in coming out of the lock, collided with the schr. M.L. Breck, carrying away the latter's jib-boom, bowsprit, and foretopmast and fore-rigging. The Benson carried away her mainmast rigging.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 11, 1874