The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1874

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p.2 The yacht Union Jack, of Belleville, with a party of excursionists on board, passed down yesterday for a trip among the Thousand Islands.

U.S. Survey - A party of United States surveyors are located at the upper end of Wolfe Island. They have been engaged for some time in making a survey of the St. Lawrence and the lakes.

The Regatta - A meeting was called at the British American hotel on Wednesday evening for the purpose of getting up a regatta for the civic holiday. We regret to say that the movement has not been successful. Not half a dozen gentlemen were present at the meeting. No action was taken and so the matter rests.

ad - Monday, August 24th Civic Holiday - Pleasant Trip Through the Thousand Islands - to Alexandria Bay on str. Rochester. - Gent's tickets 50 cents, Lady's 25 cents.

p.3 Marine News

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - steamer Algerian from Montreal; prop. Sovereign from Montreal; prop. R.W. Standly from Hamilton; prop. Persia from Hamilton; str. Norseman from Rochester; prop. America from Montreal; str. Corinthian from Hamilton; prop. Lake Michigan from Montreal; str. Centurion from Rochester with 62 tons of iron.

Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - schr. Tom Timms, from Milwaukee, 13,000 bush. wheat.

Port Colborne, Aug. 19th - Down: schr. N.P. Downey, Kingston, Erie, light; Star, Wallaceburg, St. Catharines, lumber; J.W. Porter, Northamerst, Toronto, stone; Oriental, Sault Ste. Marie, Kingston, timber; Canton, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; China, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Geo. Irving, Cleveland, Thorold, coal; T.P. Merritt, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Republic, Bay City, Clayton, do.; prop. Lowell, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Prussia, Celtic.

Up: schr. Belle, Welland, Port Dover, light; D. Sharp, Toronto; W. McRae, Kingston, Bay City, light; prop. Argyle, do., do., do.; schr. Fleetwing, Rochester, Detroit, coal; Corsican, Oswego, do., do.; Blake, Ontario, do., iron ore; G. Sherwood, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, do.; Morning Light, Fair Haven, Detroit, coal; barge G. Manley, Prescott, Collingwood, light; H. Benson, do., do., do.; F. Russell, do., do., do.; schr. Augusta, Kingston, Bay City, do.; Montcalm, Oswego, Toledo, do.; L.S. Hammond, do., do., do.; Victor, Cobourg, Ashtabula, iron ore; S. & J. Collier, Kingston, do., do.

In harbour - barges Lisgar, Russell, Manley, Benson; schrs. Josephine, Annie Mulvey, Victor, Morning Light; tug Winslow.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1874