The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1876


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p.2 The Geneva - Steam was got up today on the Geneva, and she made a trip for the first time this season.

The Centennial Yacht - The Countess of Dufferin will be launched tomorrow, and about the latter end of the week Messrs. Oldrieve and Horn go to Cobourg to fit her up. They are now engaged in making her canvass, and they will fit her out completely before she leaves Cobourg.

p.3 Marine Notes

The harbour today is again somewhat dull, owning to the non-arrival of the fleet expected. There are about one million bushels of grain afloat for Kingston, and the arrival of this will make lively times.

Several timber vessels have arrived at Garden Island.

G.M. Millar & Co. - have discharged the schr. J. Walters, from Wellington, with 11,600 bush. peas.

A. Gunn & Co.'s Wharf - The str. Rochester, from Belleville, and str. Alexandra, from Picton on her first trip. Sloop Wanderer, from Wolfe Island, with peas.

James Swift's Wharf - The str. Spartan, from Hamilton; props. Persia, from St. Catharines; Oswego Belle, from Oswego; schr. Dauntless, from Cleveland, with 305 tons coal.

Port Colborne, May 8th - Up - prop. City of New York, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; schr. Mora Scott, Charlotte, Milwaukee, coal; Cossack, Oswego, Chicago; Rising Star, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Journeyman, Charlotte, Detroit, coal; H. Dudley, Port Colborne, Erie, stone.

Down - schr. White Oak, Cleveland, Kingston, coal; St. Lawrence, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Gold Hunter, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Erie Queen, Amherst, Prescott, stone; Clara Youell, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Perry White, Ashtabula, Port Colborne, coal; prop. Milwaukee, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

In Harbour - schrs. Ellen, Theresa, Eliza Allan, steambarges Mary Mills, Germania and tow, schrs. Journeyman, Rising Star, Russian, Farewell, scow Richardson, schrs. Cossack, J. Maria Scott, Garibaldi.

Discharging at Elevator - schr. Clara Parker from Chicago with wheat for Montreal.

Sarnia, May 9th - The steamer Ontario of Beatty's Line leaves here tonight for Lake Superior.


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Date of Original:
May 9, 1876
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KN.21662
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1876