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

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p.2 Regatta - Boat Owners wishing to get up a Sweepstakes Race for Monday, the Civic Holiday, will please meet at the British American Hotel on Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. to arrange matters, and to appoint an Umpire and Starter..

p.3 Sault Ste. Marie, Aug. 16th - The steamer Frances Smith passed up at 7 p.m.

Marine Intelligence

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - schr. Albatross, from Toledo, 19,200 bush. wheat; Tug Wren from Montreal with barges Swan, Eagle and Lark, light.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - steamer Corinthian, from Montreal; str. Algerian, from Montreal; prop. Lake Michgan, from Hamilton; America, from Toronto; Persia, from Montreal; U.S. Lake Survey steamer Ada, from Sackett's Harbour.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Company - prop. Enterprise, from Pt. Dalhousie, 21,500 bush. corn; barque Oliver Mowat, from Pt. Dalhousie, 17,585 bush. corn; schr. Hercules, from Pt. Dalhousie, 14,000 bush. corn.

Jones & Millar's wharf - prop. East, 5,000 bush. corn, from Toledo; prop. Lake Ontario, 4,000 bush. wheat, from Chicago.

The steamer Passport was caught in a heavy thunder storm on Wednesday night just as she had run the Lachine Rapids, and it became so dark that the captain was obliged to anchor off Nunn's Island till Thursday morning. There were between 300 and 400 passengers on board.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1874