The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 12, 1876

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p.2 Bay of Quinte Barley - The Oswego Palladium of Friday says: The schooner Nellie P. Downey, Captain Allan, arrived night before last from the Bay of Quinte with a cargo of No. 1 barley. The barley was shipped by R. Downey & Co., Napanee, consigned to Irwin & Sloan. The sample shows the barley to be bright and of fair weight.

death of James Carroll, engineer of steamer Peerless.

Marine Notes

James Swift's - Called - The Passport, from Hamilton; Norseman from Charlotte; Oswego Belle from Oswego; D.C. West and Simon Davis from Westport; and props. Georgian from Montreal, and Argyle from Windsor.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Tug Glide arrived from Oswego with barges Cayuga, 540 tons coal, and Cleveland, 578 tons coal; tug Bronson arrived with tug Active, barges Wheatbin and Iroquois, light; tug Glide left with barges Advance, 13,275 bush. corn; Dauntless, 12,612 bush. oats; Energy, 6,850 bush. oats and 6,050 bush. corn; Montreal, 18,875 bush. corn; Cayuga, 540 tons coal; and Cleveland, 578 tons coal.

River Rats - One or more river rats made a raid upon the schooners Speedwell and Flora Emma the other night. The thiefs stole 40 lbs. of corn beef, a quantity of cabbage, etc. from the former vessel, and cork fenders, side tackles, lines and old rope from the latter. [Oswego Advertiser]

Wheatley, Ont., Sept. 11th - During the storm on Saturday night the schr. Harriet Ross was blown ashore high and dry.

The Cecelia was sunk in about ten feet of water. She was partly loaded with staves.

The Northumberland sunk in ten feet of water half a mile west of the Coatsworth dock. She is loaded with railroad ties.

Port Colborne, Sept. 11th - Up - schrs. Antelope, Port Dalhousie, Bay City, light; A. Muir, do., do., do.; Wacousta, Welland, Cleveland, do.; Montmorency, Clayton, Toledo, do.; A.W. Luckey, Kingston, Chicago, do.; Hoboken, Rochester, Chicago, coal; M.C. Upper, Port Metcalfe, Dunnville, light; Mongaugon, Cobourg, Erie, ?; Eliza Allen, Welland, Port Colborne, ?; American, Oswego, Chicago, coal; prop. Empire, Oswego, Chicago, do.; D.R. Vanallen, Quebec, Chatham, gen. cargo; Lawrence, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; steambarge Swallow, Ogdensburg, Saginaw, light.

Down - schrs. Smith & Post, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Brooklyn, Toledo, Kingston, corn; L.M. Guthrie, Ashtabula, Welland, coal.

In harbour - schrs. Mongaugon, Luckey, E. Allan, Russian, prop. Empire, steambarge Swallow.


The Steamer D.C. West

Will run between Kingston and Westport as follows: On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Leave Westport at 6.00 a.m.

Newboro Locks 7.00 a.m.

Chaffeys 8.00 a.m.

Johnson 8:30 a.m.

Jones 9:45 a.m.

Morton Village 10:15 a.m.

Upper Brewer's Locks 12:00 a.m.

Lower Brewer's Locks 1 p.m.

Kingston Mills 3 p.m.

Arriving in Kingston at 3:45 p.m.

Leave Kingston for Westport and all the other ports on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.

Wm. Fleming, Master. James Swift, Shipping Agent. Sept. 12th

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 12, 1876