The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1875

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Holcomb & Stewart's Wharf - Arrived - Mary, from Port Stanley, 14,717 bush. peas; Lily Hamilton, do., 18,000 peas and wheat; tug Wren, Montreal, with barges Robin, 1,279 steel rails; Hawk, 918 steel rails; Swan, 1,162 do., 731 hop poles; Lark, 1,549 rails; Odessa, Princess and schr. Albatross, light. Departures - In tow of tug Wren, barge Siren, 21,200 bush. wheat and peas; Star No. 1, 1,930 (sic) do.; Finch, 12,000 do.; Annie, 13,500 bush. wheat and peas.

J. Swift's Wharf - Arrived - Strs. Magnet, from Hamilton, and Corsican, from Montreal; props. Prussia, from Toronto; Celtic, from Montreal; Zealand, from Hamilton; str. Admiral, from Oswego and Charlotte; prop. Cuba, from Detroit.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Left - Tug Bronson, with barges Lorne, 16,000 bush. wheat; Dalhousie, 17,000 bush. wheat; Montreal, 18,760 bush. wheat; Duluth, 19,800 bush. wheat; Kinghorn, 18,500 bush. wheat; Frontenac, 21,000 bush. wheat and Beauport, 20,000 bush. peas and wheat; for Jones & Miller, schr. Ariel and Mary Lynda (sic - Lyons ?).

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Arrived - schrs. H.P. Murray, Port Dalhousie, 9,651 bush. wheat; L.D. Bullock, Port Dalhousie, 13,012 bush. wheat.

The Canadian schooner Laura, which cleared from here on Saturday, wheat laden, arrived back yesterday morning, leaking badly. She is discharging a portion of her cargo, and will today be docked at Messrs. Wolfe and Davidson's for repairs. [Milwaukee Sentinel]

Fast Time - The schooner Cheney Ames, Captain Thomas Dority, loaded wheat in this port last Thursday for Kingston and left the same evening. C.W. Norton received a despatch yesterday from the captain stating that he arrived in Kingston early Sunday evening, making the run from Detroit to Kingston inside three days. This is probably the fastest time on record between the above ports. [Detroit Post]

Port Colborne, Oct. 15th - Down - Props. City of Owen Sound, Chicago, Port Colborne, wheat; Ocean, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; schrs. Ella Murton, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal and nails; A.W. Luckey, Muskingon, Ogdensburg, lumber; E.P. Dorr, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Blazing Star, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; D.M. Foster, Erie, Toronto, coal; Wave Crest, Ashtabula, Toronto, coal; prop. City of Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up - Prop. Champlain, Ogdensburg, Chicago, mdze.; schrs. Hubbard, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; P.D. Barker, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Oneonta, Pt. Colborne, Cleveland, light; Pulaski, Port Colborne, Cleveland, light; Cheney Ames, Oswego, Toledo, coal; Cascade, Oswego, Toledo, coal; brig Hercules, Kingston, Port Burwell, light; United States str. Haze, Ogdensburg, Buffalo lighthouse, supplies; schrs. M.F. Merrick, Charlotte, Erie, iron ore; Madeira, Oswego, Detroit, coal; prop. City of Owen Sound, Port Colborne, Kincardine, light.

In Harbour - schrs. Merrick, Barker, Perrywhite, Maderia (sic - Madeira ?), Hubbard, Cascade, Ames, Pulaski, Oneonta, Hercules, Mary Grover, M.C. Cameron, prop. City of Owen Sound.

Wind southwest, fresh with rain, weather looking bad.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1875