The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1874

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p.2 James Gordon's raft, containng 13 drams of timber and plank, left Collins Bay yesterday evening in tow of the tug Manitoba.

Marine Intelligence

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - steamer Corinthian from Montreal; steamer Bohemian from Montreal; steamer Passport from Hamilton; prop. D.R. VanAllen from Chatham; prop. Kincardine left for Oswego.

Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - prop. Enterprise, from Pt. Dalhousie, 21,246 bush. wheat; barque Bismarck loading 410 tons salt for Chicago; tug Bronson arrived with barges Milwaukee, 410 tons salt; McCarthy, Cayuga, Wheat Bin, Kinghorn, Wanda, Toledo, light.

The City of London - It is stated that the damage to the prop. City of London, by fire, is not so severe as to prevent an effort toward her reconstruction. Her machinery is not in bad shape, and the matter of a rebuild is by no means improbable.

Heartless Conduct - It is seldom we are compelled to record instances of inhumanity on the part of our lake navigators, and it is with pleasure that we state such a fact, yet at long intervals there occasionally come along incidents which are disgraceful, and ill become the character of a seafaring man. A few days since, when the schooner Wm. Sanderson was overtaken by a heavy storm on Lake Huron, and for many hours was in a sinking condition, her deck nearly under water, her colours hoisted as a signal of distress, with the Union down, and her crew about to give up in despair, her captain states that no less than three steamers passed within a short distance of them, one of which is reported as the steambarge Geo. King, neither of which offered any assistance or any inquiry as to their situation. [Detroit Tribune]

Port Colborne, Sept. 1st (sic - should be 3rd ?) - Down: schrs. Nevada, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; Wave Crest, Parry Sound, Thorold, lumber; Smith & Post, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Ayr, Bay City, Kingston, timber; prop. Dominion, Toledo, Montreal, corn; Asia, Milwaukee, do., gen. cargo; barque Malta, Wheatley, Collinsby, timber; schr. Columbus, Cleveland, Belleville, coal; Jamaica, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; prop. Lake Michigan, Detroit, Montreal, wheat; schr. Samon, Milwaukee, Oswego, do.; Montecello, Chicago, do., do.; Perry White, Ashtabula, Pt. Colborne, coal; Mystic Star, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; City of Green Bay, Chicago, Kingston, do.; barque Montgomery, Bay City, Clayton, timber; schr. Montana, do., do., do.; Lasalle, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; J.R. Noyes, do., Oswego, corn; Erie Belle, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Sam'l Cook, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; John F. Watt, S. & J. Collier, Pride of America.

Up: brig Cohen, Oswego; barque Arabia, Kingston, Chicago, salt; schr. China, schr. Sam'l, Amsden, prop. Georgian, Montreal, Pt. Dover, gen. cargo.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1874