The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1874

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p.2 Marine Intelligence

Launch - A large schooner named the Pacific was launched on the High Shore (9 miles distant) from Picton on Dominion Day. She was built by Mr. John Tait, Jr., for Messrs. Wilson & Collier, and is a three-master, fully rigged and to carry 18,000 bushels. She has been sold to Captain Ewert of Cobourg.

Mr. Wm. Redmond, of Picton, is to launch tomorrow a new vessel to be called the Manitoba of Picton, she will carry 13,000 bushels and has been built for Messrs. Walter Ross & Co.

The steam dredge J.C. Daley is at work dredging the Picton Harbour on the strengthof the $6,000 government grant.

Port Colborne, July 1st - Down - barque Mary Bull, Bay City, Collins Bay, timber; Marysburg, Ashtabula, Toronto, coal; Bolivia, Chicago, Kingston, corn; South West, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; M.S. Hammond, Toledo, Cape Vincent, corn; Winona, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Wm. Sanderson, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; P.M. Rogers, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; O. Mowat, H. Fitzhugh, Montcalm, Charger, Mixer, prop. Maine, Chicago, Oswego, corn; prop. Maine, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up: brig W.G. Emery, Kingston, Pt. Burwell, light; steambarge Clinton, Kingston, blank; schr. Victor.

In harbour - scows Perry, White, German; schr. Star of Mill Point, Lake Forrest.

At elevator to discharge - schr. G.A. Channon, G.C. Cooper, San Jacinto; barque Lotus; brig C.G. Breed; schr. P.M. Rogers, to light; barque Winona, do.

p.3 The Picton Gazette counsels the improvement of ferries between that town and other points along the shore, and suggests that the Council take the matter up, and if necessary offer a bonus to the keepers of the ferry sufficient to warrant them in making the outlay required, and fix the tariff to be charged.

C.I. - 2nd - Schr. Azov, Chicago, M.T. Co., 12,140 bush. wheat.

Str. Asia, Windsor, A. Gunn & Co., 25 bbls.

Str. Asia, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 4,823 bush. wheat.

Str. Kincardine, Oswego, A. Lalonde, 15 pcs.; T. McAuley, 11 bdls.

Schr. L.L. Lamb, Detroit, M.T. Co., 17,270 bush. wheat.

Schr. Ann Maria, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 16,022 bush. wheat.

Schr. Jennie White, Chicago, M.T. Co., 15,549 bush. wheat.

Schr. Thomas Parsons, Chicago, M.T. Co., 18,859 bush. wheat.

Schr. Morning Star, Detroit, M.T. Co., 13,800 bush. wheat.

Str. Lake Ontario, Chicago, Jones & Miller, 4,022 bush. corn.

Schr. E. Cohen, Chicago, M.T. Co., 12,898 bush. wheat.

Port Colborne, July 1st - The cabin of the schr. German was broken into this evening, and the captain's trunk robbed of about $300 in greenbacks, and a satchel of clothes. A young Englishman who has a lisp in his speech and is one of the crew is the suspected party.

Correction - In the report of the yacht race yesterday an error crept into the result of the match. The Emma was fifteen minutes ahead, and had to allow the Letter B. fifteen seconds for the difference in tonnage.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1874