The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1876

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p.3 Marine Notes

The harbour was this morning somewhat busier than it has been lately, owing to the arrival of a number of vessels down the lake. The gales of the last week or two continued until last night, and yesterday the sea was very heavy.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Arrived - The schr. M.K. Breck, Port Dalhousie, with 16,517 bush. corn; Alma Munro lightened 7,340 bush. wheat; schr. Anna W. Saxon, Port Dalhousie, 17928 bush. corn.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrived - schr. Montgomery, Chicago, 18,790 bush. wheat; A.C. Keating, Chicago, 20,340 bush. corn; Seaton, Milwaukee, 15,000 bush. wheat. The tugs Glide and Elgin arrived from Montreal with barges Ontario, Energy, Iroquois, Dalhousie, Harvest, Cherokee and Toronto. The tug Active arrived with barges Cleveland and Cayuga with coal from Oswego. The Bronson left on Saturday with barges Cleveland, 577 tons of coal; Cayuga, 544 tons coal; Acadia, 21,150 bush. corn; Duluth, 17,603 bush. wheat, Toledo, 20,250 bush. corn.

Richardson's Dock - The schr. Watertown is unloading 19,000 bush. corn here from Chicago.

James Swift - Called - The Corsican from Hamilton; Oswego Belle from Belleville; prop. Celtic from Montreal, and the steambarge Mary Robertson.

Holcomb & Stewart - The Babineau & Gaudry is being discharged of her cargo of coal oil here. Arrived - The schr. Augusta, Detroit, 19,000 bush. wheat; prop. Scotia, Detroit, lightened 4,550 bush. wheat; Ocean, Detroit, lightened 4,400 bush. corn; Eliza Quinlan, Toronto, 7,000 bush. wheat; Wanderer, Port Hope, 6,000 bush. wheat, of which 1,300 bush. are damaged by water shipped on the passage down. The tug Wren arrived with barges Jet, Lark, Swan, Martin and Hawk, and leaves today with barges Eagle, 19,000 bush. wheat and 4,000 staves; Star, 1,000 bbls. coal oil; Lumet, 15,000 bush. wheat and corn and 40,000 feet deals; and Annie, with 12,000 bush. wheat and 30,000 feet deals; schr. Columbia with lumber for Europe. The Wanderer's damaged grain is insured in the Royal Canadian.

The schr. Hyderabad is again taking on board her cargo of salt, and as soon as loaded will leave for Chicago.

The schr. R. Gaskin was hauled out at the Marine Railway today for repairs.

The schr. Augusta, as she was coming out from Holcomb & Stewart's Dock, fouled with the Southampton, carrying away some of the latter's headgear. The tug Franklin released the vessels.

The tug Crusader, with steam pumps, has gone to the relief of the schooner Orient ashore between Sackett's Harbor and Dexter.

The new light on the east pier at the entrance of the harbor of Frenchman's Bay was lighted for the first time Tuesday night.

The Chicago Common Council is importing harbour-masters, and vessel and tug-men and newspapers there are indignant.

Frenchman's Bay, Ont., promises to be quite a shipping point for Canada barley. The receipts Tuesday were the largest this season, amounting to 6,400 bushels. The price paid was from 76 to 81 cents. [Oswego Times]

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1876