The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1875


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p.2 Marine Notes

Jones & Millar - Arrived - schooner Ariadne, from Newcastle, with 1,000 bushels wheat.

Montreal Transportation Co. - The tug Glide left with barges Concert, 18,197 bush. corn; Milwaukee, 17,050 bush. wheat; Relief, 12,000 bush. corn; Star No. 2 for Holcomb & Stewart, 12,000 bush. wheat. The Marquis of Lorne arrived from Portsmouth, with a cargo of wheat.

J. Swift's Wharf - Arrived - props. Calabria and Georgian, from Montreal; Kincardine from Oswego.

Harbour of Refuge, Lake Huron - On and after October 25th, 1875, a light will be shown from the light house recently erected on the Angle crib of the breakwater at the Harbour of Refuge, Sand Beach, Lake Huron. The light will be fixed white. The illuminating apparatus is catadioptric, of the fourth order, lighting 360 deg. of the horizon. The focal plane is 36 feet above the crib, and 44 feet above mean lake level. The light should be seen in clear weather, from the deck of a vessel 10 feet above the lake, 19 statute miles. The structure is an open frame tower square in plan, surmounted by an octagonal lantern, the whole painted white. The approximate position of the light-house as taken from the lake survey chart, is as follows: Latitude 43 deg. 50 min. 00 sec. north; longitude 82 deg. 35 min. 30 sec. west. Fort Gratiot light house bears (magnetic) S. by E., distant 60 statute miles.

Port Colborne, Oct. 19th - Up: steambarge Enterprise, Toronto, Chatham, light; props. Shickluna, Toronto, Milwaukee, barley; Lake Ontario, Toronto, Erie, barley; schr. A. Craig, Collinsby, Bay City, light.

Down: schrs. Smith & Post, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Lady McDonald, Port Burwell, Kingston, peas and wheat; steambarge Mary Robertson, Chicago, Port Colborne, wheat; schr. James Scott, Port Burwell, Port Colborne, wheat and peas; steambarge Tecumseh.

In Harbour - schrs. Anna Craig, McCameron (sic - M.C. Cameron ?), Lady McDonald, Prince Edward, and steam barge Tecumseh.

p.3 Custom Imports - Oct. 20th - schr. E.G. Benedict, Oswego, R.C. Carter & Co., 246 tons coal.

Str. Kincardine, Oswego, James Swift, 69 bbls. apples, 100 kegs spikes; H.S. Bassett, 1 desk and 2 bxs.; P. Conroy, 100 sacks; J. Kavanagh, 200 sacks; E. Cassidy, 1 lot h.h. goods.


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Date of Original:
Oct. 20, 1875
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KN.21586
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1875