The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1875

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p.3 Marine Notes

The harbour this morning is very dull, there being no arrivals this morning to report. The arrivals to Holcomb & Stewart were on Monday.

J. Swift's wharf - Arrived - strs. Corsican from Hamilton; barge Hawk loading peas for Messrs. Sills, for Montreal.

Holcomb & Stewart - Arrived - tug Wren from Montreal, with barge Eagle, 1,725 steel rails, 139 lengths of iron piping for Davidson, Doran & Co.; Linnet, 1,000 steel rails; Jet, 1,592 rails, 70 tons pig iron; Fleur de Mer from Quebec, with hay for Toronto; Jane McLeod; prop. Kincardine, 13,153 bush. wheat; Mary Fox, Oswego, 100 tons of Lehigh coal. Departures in tow of the Wren - barge Lark, 1,700 bush. wheat, 25 tons coal; Swan, 13,153 bush. wheat, 30 tons coal; Robin, 16,500 bush. wheat; 25 tons coal; schr. ?, Toronto to Montreal, with wheat.

The storm drum was raised this morning, and there is a strong breeze blowing up the lake.

Port Colborne, Oct. 25th - Down - schr. John Magee, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; P.M. Rogers, do., Cape Vincent, do.; prop. Lawrence, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Oswegatchie, do., do., do.; barge O.J. Hales, do., do., oats; schr. J.G. Jenkins, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Samara, Detroit, Oswego, do.; Turner and Keller, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn and wheat; prop. Georgian, Pt. Dover, Montreal, gen. cargo; Scotia, Chicago, do., wheat; schr. Picton, Chatham, Kingston, wood; prop. City of Toledo, Cleveland, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. D. Lyons, Milwaukee, do., wheat; steam barge Wm. Cowie, Bay City, do., lumber; schr. Dugoner, Buckhorn, Pt. Dalhousie, wheat; L. Seaton, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; prop. California, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; schr. P. White, Ashtabula, Welland, coal; O. Branch, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Orient, Chicago, Oswego, corn; barge Albany, Detroit, Ogdensburg, lumber; steam barge Swallow, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber.

Up - schr. Hartford, Oswego, Toledo, coal; New Dominion, Oswego, Kincardine, coal; A.G. Dewey, Oswego, Toledo, coal; B. Star, Oswego, Detroit, do.; T.B. Rice, Oswego, Alpena, light; schr. DeWolf, Oswego, Roave, coal; Jas. Norris, St. Catharines, Pt. Colborne, light.

Toronto, Oct. 26th - During the gale last night two coal laden vessels were observed off the Island labouring hard and apparently helpless. No assistance could be rendered them at the time, and this morning not a sign of them could be seen.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1875