The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1874

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p.2 Launch at Roblin's Mills - The Intelligencer says that at the launch of the Pacific at Roblin's Mills, a general fight took place after the conclusion of the launch, which shows that the disposition of the crowd present did not accord very well with the name of the schooner. The schooner is 136 feet keel, 26 feet beam, 11 feet 6 inches in depth of hold, and 380 tons burthen.

Marine Intelligence

Holcomb & Stewart - prop. Ocean from Toledo, 4,000 bush. wheat; schrs. Twilight from Toronto, 11,100 bush. wheat; Bolivia from Chicago, 19,700 bush. corn; H. Fitzhugh from Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat. The barges Swan, Linnet and Robin, light.

J. Swift & Co. - strs. Corsican down; Kincardine from Oswego; Spartan up; props. Lake Michigan from Hamilton; America from Toronto; Persia from St. Catharines.

Montreal Transportation Company - schrs. M.C. Cameron, from Chicago, 21,182 bush. corn; Hercules, from Port Dalhousie,14,600 bush. corn; A. Ford, from Detroit, 11,497 bush. wheat; barges Cleveland, 19,543 bush. wheat; Duluth, 20,012 bush. wheat; Colborne, 50,724 (sic) bush. wheat; Kinghorn, 19,393 bush. corn; Portland, 10,223 bush. corn; Utility, 12,000 bush. corn; Corncrib, 19,955 bush. wheat; Royal Oak, 12,883 bush. wheat; departed in tow of the tug Active on Saturday. Arrived this morning tug Active with barges Advance, Fortitude and Crusoe with coal.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - schrs. Geo. B. Sloan, from Milwaukee, 18,500 bush. wheat; W. Sanderson, from Milwaukee, 20,300 bush. wheat; Montcalm, from Milwaukee, 21,000 bush. wheat. The Victor left for Montreal with 12,900 bush. corn.

Port Colborne, July 4th - Up: schrs. Grace A. Sherman, Pt. Colborne, Chicago, light; San Jacinto, Pt. Colborne, Sheboygan, light; A.P. Grover, Oswego, Sandusky, salt; W. Raynor, Kingston, Toledo, stone; John Jewett, Oswego, Toledo, light; Valentine, do., do., do.; Grace Whitney, Ogdensburg, Saginaw, light; Ford, Kingston, Toledo, light; Paragon, Toronto, Ashtabula, light; barque Gibraltar, McDonald's Cove, Bay City, light; schr. Comanche, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Willie Keller, Oswego, Windsor, coal; Fellow Craft, Thorold, Pt. Burwell, light; Cossack, Oswego, Chicago, salt.

Down: prop. Alma Munro, Montreal, wheat; St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. New Dominion of Picton, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; Wren, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; schr. Cames (sic), Chicago, Oswego, corn; O. Mowat, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; Adirondac, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Sims, Chicago, Oswego, do.; Picton, Ashtabula, Hamilton, coal; Bismarck, Bay City, Garden Island, timber; Queen of the North, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Mary Ann Lydon, do., do., do.; Jane McLeod, Dresden, Clayton, staves; Maize, Toledo, Oswego, corn and wheat; prop. Georgian, Toledo, Montreal, corn and flour; schrs. E.P. Dorr, do., Oswego, do.; F.D. Barker, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Starling, Ashtabula, Toronto, coal; Kitty Mitchell, Chicago, Kingston, corn.

At elevator - schr. Sailor to light; schr. Lucinda Van Valken to discharge.

The schr. Starling had her steering gear damaged by lightning last night.

Up fleet left this p.m.

p.3 C.I. - 6th - Schr. Wm. Sanderson, Milwaukee, St. L. & C.F. Co., 23,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. Augustus Ford, Detroit, M.T. Co., 11,498 bush. wheat.

Schr. Geo. B. Sloan, Milwaukee, A. McPhie & Co., 18,500 bush. wheat.

Schr. Montcalm, Milwaukee, St. L. & C.F. Co., 21,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. Bolivia, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 19,687 bush. corn.

Schr. H. Fitzhugh, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 18,000 bush. wheat.

Str. Gatineau, Cape Vincent, A. Gunn & Co., 100 bush. wheat.

Str. Kincardine, Oswego, Alpha Hose Co., 1 cart.

Str. Ocean, Toledo, Holcomb & Stewart, 3,998 bush. wheat.

Schr. Jas. Wade, Chicago, M.T. Co., 17,393 bush. wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1874