The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1874

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p.2 The Yacht Foam - Nothing has yet been heard of the yacht Foam. Great sympathy is felt for the gentlemen regarding whose drowning there can scarcely be any longer doubt.

The Maud's Excursion Tomorrow - If the weather proves favourable tomorrow, on her return trip from the Cape the Maud will come by the head of the Island instead of through the canal. This announcement will give general satisfaction to excursionists.



The above line is composed of the following First Class Side-wheel steamers, viz.:

Corsican, Composite Capt. Sinclair

Spartan Dunlop

Passport Sherwood

Corinthian Farrell

Algerian Trowell

Magnet Bayley

Time of Departure from Kingston commencing 14th July, 1874: 5:30 p.m. for

Cobourg, Port Hope, Bowmanville, Toronto and Hamilton, Daily (Mondays excepted) connecting at Port Hope with the Port Hope and Peterborough Railroad, and steamer Norseman for Rochester; at Toronto, with the Northern Railroad for Barrie, Collingwood, Fort William, Duluth, and all points in Manitoba - and steamer for Niagara, Lewiston, and Buffalo, etc.; and at Hamilton, with the Great Western Railroad for London, Suspension Bridge, Detroit, Chicago, St. Paul, and all chief places West and South.

5:30 A.M. for Gananoque, Brockville, Prescott, Cornwall and Montreal, Daily, (Mondays excepted) connecting at Brockville with the Brockville and Ottawa Railroad for Perth, Smith's Falls and Ottawa; and at Prescott with the Prescott and Ottawa Railroad for Ottawa City, and with the Northern Railroad for Rouse's Point, Boston, etc., and at Montreal with the steamers for Quebec passing through the delightful scenery of the Thousand Islands and all the Rapids of the St. Lawrence by daylight, connecting at Montreal with the Steamers for Quebec, Murray Bay, Riviere du Loup, Cacouna, Tadousac, and the far-famed River Saguenay; also with the Gulf Port Steamship Company for all places in the Maritime Provinces.

4 A.M. for Clayton, Alexandria Bay, Brockville, Prescott and Ogdensburg, connecting with the new and splendid steamer Bohemian for Montreal, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

5 P.M. for Oswego and Charlotte, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

For passenger tickets apply at the Lake and River Steamboat Office, St. Lawrence Wharf, foot of Johnson Street.

Passengers going to the West can procure tickets via Great Western, Detroit and Milwaukee and Michigan Central Railways for Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Grand Haven, and also for all the principal points in the West, and also via Pacific Railroad to Utah, Nebraska, Colorado, Nevada and California.

A comfortable and convenient waiting room for ladies and gentlemen on the wharf.

Kingston, July 17th C.H. Hatch, Agent.

Marine Intelligence

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - prop. Bristol from Toledo, 3,700 bush. wheat; schr. LaSalle from Chicago, 18,400 bush. wheat; barge Snipe departed with 12,300 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - strs. Passport from Montreal; prop. Georgian from Montreal; Prussia from Montreal; str. Corsican from Hamilton; prop. Celtic from Hamilton; prop. Kincardine from Belleville; str. Magnet left for Charlotte; tug Eleanor left for Rideau Canal ports; steam-barge Kitty Friel left for Rideau Canal ports; str. York coaling from Montreal.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - prop. Enterprise from Pt. Dalhousie, 21,905 bush. wheat.

Jones & Millar - prop. Lake Erie, from Milwaukee, 4,800 bush. wheat; barge Alabama, with 10,900 bush. wheat left for Montreal.

Port Colborne, July 16th - Down - schrs. Bermuda of Picton, Cleveland, Oshawa, coal; Eureka, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Jane Ralston, Cleveland, Ogdensburg, lumber; Tom Martin, Toledo, Oswego, corn and wheat; Blazing Star, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Gulnair, Peerless.

Up: schrs. Hoboken, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Adriana, Oswego, Chicago, coal; H. Fitzhugh, Kingston, Chicago, coal; brig Roncious, Rochester, Chicago, coal; schr. Charger, Oswego, Chicago, coal; prop. Bruno, Montreal, Chatham, iron ore; schrs. Telegraph, Cobourg, Ashtabula, iron ore; Cames, Oswego, Milwaukee, salt; James Wade, Rochester, Chicago, coal; P.M. Rogers, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; Republic, Clayton, Bay City, light; Hartford, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Laura Emma, Welland, Port Ryerse, light; Geo. C. Houghton, barque London, schr. New Dominion of Picton.

Up fleet left and leaving.

p.3 The Foam - Toronto, July 17th - The yacht Foam was seen by the City of Toronto in thirty feet of water on bottom, about three miles off Niagara. Captain Wyatt is just starting with a tug to secure the wreck.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1874