The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1876

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p.3 The following grain laden vessels passed through the Canal yesterday for Kingston: Jennie Matthews, wheat; John Magee, wheat; J.R. Noyes, corn.

The repairs to the Algerian being now completed she will resume her place on the line next week, leaving here for Toronto and Hamilton on Monday evening at 5:30. There will be no steamer for Montreal and Toronto on Sunday, the 24th.

Marine News

The wind, which has been blowing from the north-east for about two weeks, has now changed to the opposite point, and in consequence vessels are beginning to arrive in the harbour.

Montreal Transportation Company - Arrived - The schrs. Sam Cook, Chicago, 19,313 bush. corn; Monticello, Chicago, 20,464 bush. corn; Florida, Chicago, 20,000 bush. corn. The tug Bronson arrived with barges Europa, Lancaster, Dalhousie and Cherokee.

James Swift - Called - the Corsican from Montreal; Rochester from Belleville, D.C. West from Westport; Armenia from Picton; Oswego Belle from Belleville.

The schr. Richardson is getting a general overhaul at the shipyard, prior to engaging in the fall grain trade.

The steamer Passport, due here this morning from Toronto, had not arrived at 11:30 today. She was detained by a gale last night.

The schooner Sea Bird, Capt. Palmateer, which went ashore on Sunday night at South Bay, was pulled off by the steamer Empress of Ireland, on Tuesday evening, and arrived here last night, leaking slightly. About 15 tons of her cargo of ashes were thrown overboard.

The beacon on the north pier at Chicago has been extended to the extreme end. The frame for a beacon on the breakwater at the south entrance to the outer harbour is in course of construction, and the light will soon be in place.

A Port Huron dispatch says that the bark Geo. Thurston, while running back to the river on Sunday night, went ashore on the Canadian side near Point Edward. She lies high and dry on the beach. Efforts were made to pull her off but without avail, and were abandoned for the time being.

Sailor's Wages - The difficulty between sailors and vessel-owners has been settled, for a time at least, by a concession to the latter's demands. Most of the crews being shipped now are paid $1.50 a day. [Chicago Inter-Ocean]

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1876