The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 18, 1876

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p.2 Arrival of the Countess at New York - The yacht Countess of Dufferin arrived at New York yesterday evening at 8:30, having come through Vineyard and Long Island Sounds. She experienced very light head winds on the Atlantic.

The Steamers - The Geneva took the place of the Rochester up the Bay yesterday afternoon, the latter boat having been engaged for the 14th Band excursions. The Maud took out a private excursion last evening. This morning the various steamers brought large crowds into the city for the purpose of attending the circus.

Marine Notes

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - schrs. Corsican from Toledo, with 13,680 bush. corn; H.B. Moore, from Toledo, with 14,200 bush. corn.

Montreal Transportation Company - tug Glide arrived with barges Harvest, Kinghorn, Iroquois, Glengarry, Lancaster, Energy, Toronto, Toledo, Milwaukee, light; schrs. Acacia, Toronto, 10,183 bush. wheat; J.M. Scott, Milwaukee, 18,000 bush. wheat.

G.M. Millar & Co. - Arrived - schr. Wanconia, Toledo, 24,530 bush. oats.

Holcomb & Stewart's Wharf - Arrived - schr. Samuel Amsden from Port Rowan, 5,000 bush. oats and 10,000 bush. peas.

A. Gunn & Co. - strs. Rochester from Brockville, Simon Davis from Smith's Falls; Kitty Friel from Ottawa; Geneva from Belleville; Maud left for Belleville; and Queen from Gananoque; schr. Jessie Brown from Milford.

J. Swift - strs. Spartan from Hamilton; Magnet from Charlotte; Oswego Belle from Oswego; and Waterlily from Ottawa.

Garden Island - schrs. Denmark, from Cheboygan, with timber; Oriental, from Lake Superior, timber; barges Manley, Russell and Benson, timber laden from Lake Superior, arrived in tow of the tug Metamora. Cleared light for Bay City - schrs. Jessie H. Breck and Denmark.

Port Colborne, July 17th - Up - schrs. G.G. Houghton, Charlotte, Milwaukee, coal; Erie Queen, Montreal, Port Amherst, light; Emu, Ontario, Cleveland, light; P.M. Rogers, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; Montgomery, Clayton, Chicago, light; Empress State, Brockville, Cleveland, light; Magellan, Collins' Bay, Bay City, light; Reindeer, Fair Haven, Chicago, coal; Sligo, Collins' Bay, Port Colborne, light; Sasco ?, Ogdensburg, Milwaukee, iron ore; prop. Alma Munro, Montreal, Port Colborne, gen. cargo; Wm. Cowie, Charlotte, Detroit, coal.

Down - schrs. Tempest, Montague, Quebec, lumber; Mystic Star, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Jane Ralston, Grand Haven, Ogdensburg, lumber; Picton, Chatham, Quebec, lumber; E.H. Rutherford, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Manzanilla, Cheboygan, Collins' Bay, timber; Laura Emma, Erie, Welland, coal; Ben Franklin, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; props. Champlain, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Oswegatchie, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; tug Crusader Straits, Mackinaw, Oswego, light.

In harbour - schrs. Magellan, Anna Craig, Cataract, Russian, A. Mulvey, Northman.

Collins' Bay, July 17th - Arrivals - Alexander from Bay City, timber.


Calling at St. Catharines, Port Colborne, Amherstburg, Windsor,

Detroit, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie and Fort William.

The Splendid Steamer


Having first-class accommodation, will leave Kingston on Friday, the 21st of July. Parties wishing to go to any of the above mentioned places will procure cheap fare by applying to James Swift, St. Lawrence Wharf.

Kingston, July 18th, 1876

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 18, 1876