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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1876

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p.2 Steamboat Inspection - J. Taylor, Esq., Government Steamboat Inspector, was here today. He inspected and passed the steamer Prince Edward and Eliza Bonar, and afterwards proceeded to Trenton, where he will inspect the Utica this evening. [Intelligencer]

Marine Notes

There is not much to report about the harbour, and business is dull. A tow of barges came up the river this morning en route for Ottawa, the lower canals not allowing vessels to pass up, apparently on account of the high water.

Holcomb & Stewart's Wharf - Arrived - schrs. Cataract, from Kincardine, 13,600 bush. wheat; Goldhunter, from Toronto, 12,300 bush. wheat; J.N. Carter, Toronto, 13, 400 bush. wheat. The prop. Scotia left for Duluth with steel rails on Saturday evening.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Arrived - schrs. Mystic Star, Milwaukee, 21,415 bush. wheat; New Dominion, Port Elgin, 14,564 bush. wheat; Wm. Elgin, Inverhuron, 9,948 bush. wheat. Cleared - tug Frank Perew, with barges Alfred, 23,741 bush. wheat and peas; B., 12,282 bush. wheat; Mohawk, 21,740 bush. wheat; Victor, 13,200 bush. wheat and corn; Grant, 10,400 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrived - schrs. Wayne, Chicago, 20,382 bush. corn; Dauntless, Toronto, 9,582 bush. wheat; Mary Grover, Toronto, 10,000 bush. wheat. Cleared - Tug Bronson, with barges Wheatbin, 21,000 bush. peas from Jas. Richardson; Lorne, 16,000 bush. corn; Dalhousie, 17,300 bush. corn; McCarthy, 10,100 bush. wheat and 265 boxes spools from Mr. Anglin.

Jas. Swift's Wharf - Steambarge Welshman, from Montreal for Ottawa. The steamer Corinthian and props. Persia, Canada and Georgian passed up. The prop. Scotia took on a couple of skiffs for Duluth.

The schooner Annandale was launched from the Marine Railway this morning, and the steamer Pierrepont was hauled out for some necessary repairs.

Collinsby, May 26th - Arrivals - schr. St. Andrews. Departures - none.

Collinsby, May 27th - Arrivals - schr. Cavalier. Departures - schrs. Mary Merritt, Malydon (sic - M.A. Lydon ?), and St. Andrews.

Port Colborne, May 28th - Arrived - schrs. Smith and Post, prop. Lawrence, barge A.C. Keating, schrs. Ontario of Goderich, Erie Stewart, Enterprise of steambarge Van Allen, Glasgow, barge India, Eureka, Albany, bark British Lion, schrs. H. Provost, Emerald, Bessie Barwick.

Port Colborne, May 27th, 7 p.m. - Up - schr. James Scott, Thorold, Port Colborne, light; Alexander, Collins Bay, Thunder Bay, light; Flora Emma, Whitby, Wheatly, light; Vienna, Toronto, Chatham, do; Active, Charlotte, Erie, iron ore; Perry White, Welland, Ashtabula, light; Blazing Star, Sodus, Toledo, coal; Mary Battle, Collins Bay, Alpena, light; Antelope, Kingston, Bay City, do.; E.W. Rathbun, do., Cleveland, do.; J.H. Breck, do., Sheboygan, do.; Augusta, do., Bay City, do.; J.S. Austin, Port Metcalfe, Alpena, do.; S. Neelon, Collins Bay, Lake Erie shore, light; T. Campbell, Kingston, Toledo, light; Montgomery, Clayton, Chicago, do.

Down - schr. Wm. Rayner, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Trade Wind, Cleveland, Toronto, stone; Cascade, Black River, Brockville, coal; H. Rooney, Toledo, Garden Island, timber; Bismarck, Sheboygan, do., do.

In Harbour - schr. J.S. Austin, Lady Dufferin, Russian, Alexander, E.W. Rathbun, Craftsman, M. Battle, S. Neelon, T. Campbell, Vienna, Augusta, Active, Perry White, Flora Emma, Montgomery, America, prop. Pittsburg and barges.

p.3 Customs Imports - May 29th - Schr. Wayne, Chicago, M.T. Co., 20,392 bush. corn.

Schr. Mystic Star, Racine, St. Lawrence & Chicago F. Co., 21,413 bush. wheat.

Schr. J.E. Bailey, Cleveland, G. Chaffey & Co., 480 tons coal.

Cobourg, May 28th - The yacht Countess of Dufferin left here this morning at 11 o'clock for the Genessee River and from there to Toronto, where it is expected she will arrrive tomorrow (Monday) evening under command of Major Gifford, V.C., R.C.Y.C. Capt. Cuthbert, sailing master, and several other gentlemen have gone with her for her cruise around the lake previous to her sailing for New York, among whom were J.K. Cameron, Esq.; Angus Crawford, Esq.; Major Gravely, Esq.; and Frank Gifford, Esq. On her trial trip yesterday the sailing of the Countess delighted everyone. Capt. Cuthbert, her builder, says she exceeds his most sanguine expectations.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1876