The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1876

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p.2 The Countess of Dufferin - A telegram from Cobourg says that the yacht Countess of Dufferin left that place today at one o'clock for Kingston.

p.3 Marine Notes

The harbour is again pretty busy with the arrivals of yesterday, and the rush is likely to continue for a few days at least.

At Holcomb & Stewart's the barge Swan left in tow of the Hiram A. Calvin with 17,000 bush. wheat.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Arrived - The str. Corsican from Toledo, with 13,739 bush. corn; Falmouth, Toledo, 16,281 bush. corn. The tug Frank Perew left with barges Nebraska, 18,981 bush. wheat; Kansas, 23,000 bush. corn; Jones, 12,387 bush. wheat; Arthur, 7,000 bush. wheat, and 4,000 bush. corn; Onondaga, 18,465 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company - Arrived - schrs. A.L. Andrews, Chicago, 18,881 bush. corn; Lillie Parsons, Chicago, 16,629 bush. wheat; Henry Folger, 23,320 bush. wheat; Olive Branch, 7,527 bush. wheat.

Richardson's Wharf - The schr. Herbert Dudley arrived at Richardson's wharf with 15,000 bush. corn for James Richardson from Chicago.

James Swift's Wharf - The str. Spartan arrived from Hamilton; prop. Celtic from Montreal and Armenia from Hamilton.

The Mail Line - The daily line of steamers will commence to run from Kingston on Tuesday, the 13th instant, and the steamer Algerian will leave Kingston on Monday afternoon at 5:30 for Toronto and Hamilton. Captain Trowell takes command of her. Captain Bailey, of the Magnet, has been promoted to the command of the Spartan, vacant by the appointment of Captain Dunlop as Marine Inspector at Montreal. Beginning on Thursday morning, the boats will leave Kingston at five o'clock instead of six in the morning for Montreal. The Spartan this morning was crowded with passengers, so much so, that every stateroom was occupied. A large number of Congregational ministers went down to Montreal to the annual meeting of the Congregational Union.

The barge Milwaukee, with 21,500 bush. wheat, is sunk at Alexandria Bay. The tug Franklin has gone to her assistance.

The steamer T.S. Faxton, of Clayton, was to be hauled out this morning to get a new wheel.

Port Colborne, June 5th - Up - schrs. Wm. Raynor, Charlotte, Toledo, coal; Arctic, do., Detroit, do.; Guiding Star, do., do., do.; brig R. Roney, Kingston, Toledo, light; prop. Columbia, Montreal, Detroit, gen. cargo; prop. City of Toledo, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo.

Down - prop. Argyle, Sarnia, Montreal, gen. cargo; steambarge Swallow, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; steambarge Wm. Cowie, Sand Beach, do., shingles and lumber; barges Adriondac (sic - Adirondac ?), Bay City, lumber; Dashing Wave, do., do., do.; barks J.C. Woodruff, Kingsville, Clayton, timber; J.R. Benson, Toledo, Kingston; Montmorency, Ossineka, Clayton, do.; Cecelia, Romney, Collinsby, do.; schrs. L.J. Farwell, Sandusky, Toronto, coal; Flora Emma, Wheatley, Oshawa, lumber; Mary Lyons, Cleveland, Ogdensburg, coal; H.H. Oades, do., Kingston, do.; Montana, Alpena, Clayton, timber; Geo. W. Davis, Bay City, Collinsby, staves; Athenian, Cleveland, Thorold, coal; Blazing Star, Toledo, Oswego, corn; Eveline Baker, Bay City, Collinsby, staves; Conneaut, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Jessie Stewart, Port Colborne, Port Dalhousie, light; W.B. Phelps, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Gleniffer, Bay City, Garden Island, timber; barque London.

In Harbour - schrs. Cataract, Russian, Guiding Star, prop. Pittsburg and barges.

Collinsby, June 4th - Arrivals - schrs. Laura, Belle, D. Freeman, Anglo-Saxon, Shandon, St. Andrews. Departures - none.

June 5th - Arrivals - Albatross. Departures - St. Andrews.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1876