The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1876

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p.2 Marine Notes

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrived - Mary Copley, Chicago, 17,308 bush. wheat; Jamaica, Milwaukee, 18,000 bush. wheat; Havana, Chicago, 18,400 bush. corn; Atwater, Chicago, 18,896 bush. corn; Emerald, Toledo, 10,460 bush. oats.

Up to date the Montreal Transportation Company have discharged 186 vessels, as against 118 to the same date last year. This gives nearly a million and a quarter more bushels of grain this year than last.

James Swift's - Called - The Magnet from Montreal; Spartan from Hamilton; Simon Davis from the Canal; Lake Erie from Duluth.

The harbour is very dull, there being scarcely any business doing. The arrivals are few and far between.

The broken shaft was successfully got out of the Algerian today, and hauled out on the dock. It is an unwielding piece of iron.

Port Colborne, Sept. 7th - Up - schrs. Florida of Quebec, Brockville, Port Colborne, light; E.P. Dorr, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, light; Almeda, Toronto, Black River, do.; London, Kingston, Toledo, do.; Sweden, do., do., do.; prop. St. Albans, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo.

Down - schrs. Ella Murton, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Undine, do., do.; M.L. Breck, do., Brockville, do.; E.C. Benedict, do., do., do.; prop. Lake Erie, Duluth, Montreal, gen. cargo; City of Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburg, do.; Maine, Cleveland, do., do.; steam barge Glasgow and tow, Muskegon, do., lumber; Grimsby and tow, Detroit, Montreal, wheat.

In harbour - schrs. Clayton Belle, Montana, London, E.P. Dorr, Two Friends, W.J. Suffel, Erie Belle, Florida.

p.3 Customs Imports - Sept. 8th - Schr. Emerald, Toledo, M.T. Co., 19,460 bush. oats.

Str. Adventurer, Oswego, J. Devana, 1,000 brls.

Toronto, Sept. 8th - The Yacht Club regatta was continued this morning. The weather is much clearer than yesterday, and the wind strong, though somewhat fitful, from the northwest. The first race was for first-class yachts, for the champion flag and $225, added by the Club, the first prize being a gold medal, the champion flag and $150; the second to receive a bronze medal and $75; open to all yachts; owned in the United States and Canada. The starters were:

H. M. S.

Annie Cuthbert 10 36 33

Gorilla 10 36 43

Restless 10 37 30

Oriole 10 38 49

Brunette 10 39 13

Vixen 10 51 00

For the second-class race, for a silver medal, presented by Lord Dufferin, and $75, added by the Club, the following put in an appearance:

H. M. S.

Fairy 11 02 20

Emma 11 02 22

Fiona 11 02 22

Orlando 11 02 32

Gipsy 11 02 49

Reindeer 11 03 03

Mazeppa 11 03 03

Katie Gray 11 03 32

The course for the first class yachts was the same as yesterday, only in the contrary direction, and for the second class yachts twice round the island.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1876