The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 16, 1876

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p.2 The Faxton has been taken off the line between Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay. The Junita takes her place.

Marine Notes

The shipping trade is very dull, there being only an occasional arrival of grain to report. The prospects for a good fall trade do not seem to be so bright as they were.

Jas. Swift - Called - strs.Corsican from Montreal; Magnet from Hamilton; D.C. West from Westport; Oswego Belle from Oswego; Mary Ann from Cape Vincent.

M.T. Co. - schrs. Montcalm from Chicago, 22,581 bush. corn; J.M. Cummings, 22,905 bush. corn.

Ashore - The schr. J.M. Cummings went ashore on Snake Island last night on her way down. The tug Franklin, with an elevator and lighter, went out to her assistance and she was brought down this morning. There was no damage to the corn.

Port Colborne, Sept. 15th - Up - schrs. Erie Queen, Kingston, Port Colborne, light; Jennie Graham, Kingston, Cleveland, light; Ann Maria, Collinsby, Cleveland, light; Wanette, Toledo, Detroit, light; Thos. Parsons, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Mary Battle, Toronto, Black River, light; steambarge Glasgow, Ogdensburg, Detroit, light; barge India, Ogdensburg, Detroit, light; Eureka, Ogdensburg, Detroit, light; Albany, Ogdensburg, Detroit, coal; prop. Scotia, St. Catharines, Fort William, railroad iron.

Down - schrs. Southampton, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Blazing Star, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Cavalier, Cheboygan, Collinsby, timber; River Side, Cleveland, Brockville, coal; Northman, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Persia, Cleveland, Toronto, gen. cargo; H. Roney, Toledo, Garden Island, staves; Mont Blanc, Chicago, Kingston, corn; John Wesley, Toledo, Oswego, corn; Sligo, Black River, Toronto, coal; Lady Dufferin, Cleveland, Prescott, coal; Gleniffer, Bear Creek, Kingston, timber; Two Friends, Black River, Toronto, coal; Huron, Bay City, Collinsby, staves; Dundee, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Annie Falconer, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Ontario, Cleveland, Prescott, gen. cargo; Erie Belle, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Almeda, Black River, Toronto, coal; Gulnair, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Pandora, Black River, Toronto, coal; Florida of Quebec, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Oriental, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Sweden, Toledo, Kingston, timber; prop. Nashua, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Nothing in harbour.

p.3 St. Catharines, Sept. 15th - Yesterday while Mr. Jas. Blackwell, of Welland, was towing his scow down the canal, near Fort Robinson, the tow line caught on some projection, and before it could be loosened the scow had dragged the team into the canal. Both horses, valued at about $250, were drowned.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 16, 1876