The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1876

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p.2 The Oswego Belle - The Oswego Belle had a large party on board yesterday going down the river. The trip was much enjoyed.

The Island Route - The Maud was on the Island route yesterday, and a good many of the citizens took advantage of the opportunity thus afforded them to spend an hour or two in some secluded glen on the Island and enjoy the refreshing breeze of the lake.

Marine Notes

Holcomb & Stewart's Wharf - Arrived - prop. Scotia from Duluth, lightened 4,000 bush. wheat, and proceeded to Montreal. Tug Wren arrived from Montreal with barges Jet, 1,858 bars steel rails for schr. Shandon now waiting; Siren, 4,652 bags salt; Star No. 2, 1,124 steel rails, and schr. Marquis, light. Tug Wren left with barges Finch, 12,000 bush. wheat; Snipe, 12,000 bush. wheat and oats; Star No. 1, from Brockville with 350,000 ft. deals for Quebec.

J. Swift - strs. Magnet from Charlotte; Corsican from Hamilton; Corinthian from Montreal and Algerian from Montreal; props. Persia from Montreal, Oswego Belle from Oswego, Canada from Hamilton and Georgian from Montreal.

Montreal Transportation Company - schr. Madeira from Milwaukee, 18,500 bush. wheat; prop. Granite State, from Chicago, 10,416 bush. wheat; schr. O.J. Hale, from Chicago, 20,055 bush. wheat; tug Bronson left with barges Dalhousie, 17,610 bush. wheat; Dauntless, 10,233 bush. wheat, and Cleveland 582 tons coal.

Port Colborne, July 15th - Up - prop. Argyle, Montreal, Windsor, gen. cargo; Celtic, do., Duluth, railroad iron; Lawrence, Oswego, Chicago, gen. cargo; schrs. H.M. Scove, Charlotte, Milwaukee, coal; Lady McDonald, Quebec, Port Colborne, light; London, Kingston, Toledo, light; Annie Mulvey, Thorold, Port Colborne, light.

Down - schrs. E.R. Williams, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Norway, Two Heart River, Collins' Bay, timber; Smith & Post, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Nellie Wilder, Milwaukee, Sackett's Harbour, wheat; Wm. Hunter, Vermillion, Brockville, block stone; Trenton, Cleveland, Hamilton and Toronto, gen. cargo; New Dominion, Kincardine, Thorold, wheat; Watchful, Cleveland, Thorold, coal; Itasca, Muskegon, Ogdensburg, lumber; Persia, Vermillion, Montreal, stone.

In harbour - schrs. G.G. Houghton, London, Cataract, Russian, Geo. Thurston, Annie Mulvey, Northman.

p.3 Customs Imports - July 17th - Str. Corinthian, Montreal, Macnee & Waddell, 7 cases and 2 bales.

Prop. Scotia, Duluth, Holcomb & Stewart, 3,992 bush. wheat.

Prop. Granite State, Chicago, M.T. Co., 10,416 bush. wheat.

Barge O.J. Hall, Chicago, M.T. Co., 20,055 bush. wheat.

Schr. Madeira, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 18,500 bush. wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1876