The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1874

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p.1 The smoke from the fires along Lake Huron render navigation extremely hazardous in that locality. It is almost impossible to distinguish the shore, or to make landings with any degree of safety.

p.2 Marine Intelligence

Jones & Millar - prop. City of St. Catharines, from Detroit, with 6,000 bushels wheat; barge Odessa, from Montreal, with 1,075 bags salt; barge Minnie left for Montreal with 10,000 bushels wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - str. Corsican from Montreal; Magnet, Ogdensburg; prop. Kincardine from Oswego; Canada from Montreal; Persia from St. Catharines; City of Montreal from Montreal; Elswood and barges for Rideau Canal; schr. E.G. Benedict, coal from Rochester; str. Spartan from Hamilton.

Montreal Transportation Company - G.L. Wren, from Chicago, 14,357 bushels wheat; S.J. Lull, from Chicago, 18,500 bushels wheat.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrived: prop. Ocean from Toledo, 3,900 bushels wheat; schr. E.H. Rutherford, do., 15,250 bushels wheat; departures for Montreal per tug Wren: barges Robin, 15,000 bushels wheat and 1,000 sacks bones; Annie, 10,800 bushels wheat and 740 sacks bones; Star No. 2, 10,500 bushels wheat; schr. Alice proceeded to Montreal in same tow laden with bones and bone dust for Cork.

Port Colborne, Sept. 22nd - Down: schr. E.P. Dorr, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; barque Alexander, Bay City, Kingston, timber; schr. Sea Gull, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; steambarge Lincoln, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; barge Lisgar, do., do., do.; barque Cavalier, do., Collins Bay, timber; prop. Georgian, Pt. Dover, Montreal, gen. cargo; schr. Jennie Mullin, Bay City, Cape Vincent, lumber; steambarge Howard, do., Oswego, do.; schr. A. Cortez, Chicago, do., wheat; L.S. Hammond, Milwaukee, Cape Vincent, do; prop. Cleveland, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up: prop. Prussia, Montreal, Chicago, gen. cargo; schr. D. Lyons, Oswego, do., do.; L. Casey, Fairhaven, Toledo, do.; prop. St. Albans, Ogdensburg, Chicago, do.; schr. J.N. Porter, Toronto, Black River, light; Gulnair, Montreal, Chicago, salt; steambarge Albecorn; Oswego, Detroit, wheat; schr. W.J. Greenwood, Cobourg, Cleveland, railroad iron; Mary Grover, Toronto, do., barley; prop. R.W. Standley, Pt. Dalhousie; schr. S.B. Conklin, Ontario, Erie, iron ore; Hattie Wells, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, do.

In harbour - schr. Dan'l Lyons, getting new bowsprit; schr. J.E. Bailey, American, Gulnair, Hattie Wells, Porter, Mary Grover, W.J. Sherwood.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1874