The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 10, 1874

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p.3 Marine Intelligence

Jones & Millar's wharf - schooner Niagara, from Chicago, 16,560 bush. corn; prop. Dominion, from Toledo, 4,464 bush. corn; schr. Victoria, from Toledo, 18,000 bush. corn; tug Wren, from Montreal, with barges Jet, Linnet, Star No. 1, Star No. 2, and Falcon, light.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - steamer Spartan from Montreal; steamyacht Meade coaled; prop. Kincardine from Belleville; steambarge Kitty Friel, from Ottawa; prop. Persia from Montreal; prop. Celtic, do.; prop. City of Montreal, do.; prop. America from Toledo; prop. Acadia, do.; prop. Argyle from Port Dalhousie, 17,840 bush. corn; schr. Hercules, do., 14,776 bush. corn; schr. Erie Stewart, do., 15,099 bush. corn; schr. Lady Dufferin, do., 4,477 bush. corn.

A Good Lea - We are advised of a lea on the eastern coast of Lake Huron, which would afford a safe haven in bad weather. It is known as Inverhuron Bay, which lies seventeen miles N.N.E. 1/4 E. from Point Clark Lighthouse, and sixty-three miles E.N.E. 1/2 E. from the light on Point au Barque. It offers good shelter from north to northward winds. There is a good holding ground at its north east side, and a good depth of water throughout, except a reef near the centre. [Detroit Tribune]

Port Colborne, Aug. 8th, Down: prop. Swallow, Detroit, Ogdensburg, lumber; Maine, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Canada, Toledo, Montreal, corn; Ocean, do., do., do.; schr. Miami Bell, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Idaho, do., do., do.; Cossack, do., do., do.

Up: schr. Babineau & Gaudry, Cobourg, Cleveland, iron ore; Pacific, Hamilton, Ashtabula, light; barque Craftsman, Cobourg, Cleveland, iron ore; schr. J. White, Oswego, Detroit, cement; tug Stranger, Charlotte, Buffalo; prop. Prussia, Pt. Dalhousie; Abercorn, Oswego, Detroit, light; schr. Twilight, Cobourg, Ashtabula, iron ore; Wanderer, Ogdensburg, Buffalo, iron ore; brig Baltimore, Whitby, Buffalo, telegraph poles; prop. Oswegatchie, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; schr. Canton, Oswego, Detroit, coal.

Montreal, Aug. 10th - fire at Montreal, started in saw mill along canal bank; spread to steamer York, "owned by George Tait, worth about $30,000, is a total loss, burned to the water's edge and sunk, no insurance. The barge Davis was also burned; she was old and not worth over a couple of hundred dollars." one of the Harbour Commissioner's new dredges also burned, valued at $15,000, insured for $10,000 in the Royal Canadian.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 10, 1874