The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1876

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p.1 Customs Imports - Oct. 23rd - Str. Scotia, Toledo, Holcomb & Stewart, 5,165 bush. corn.

Schr. M.L. Higgie, Mawstee, M.T. Co., 312,715 ft. pine deals.

p.3 Marine Notes

James Swift's Wharf - The strs. Corsican from Hamilton; Spartan from Montreal, and Rochester from Picton, are the only arrivals reported here.

M.T. Co. - Arrived - schrs. Trinidad, Milwaukee, 17,899 bush. wheat; Jessie Graham, 19,000 bush. corn.

The schooner Gerrit Smith, which has been laid up at this port for over a month past, is putting on her canvas again, and will go into the barley trade. [Oswego Times]

The little schooner Sea Bird was blown ashore at Port Austin a few nights since, and is badly damaged. The cargo was ruined. The loss is $1,000. The Sea Bird was owned by E.M. Carsens, of Schewaing. [Oswego Times]

Quick Time - The schooner Senator Blood, Capt. John Preston, cleared from this port a few days since for Kingston with a cargo of wheat, and made the run inside of four days. She was out in all the gale, fell short only five bushels, and did not wet a kernel of wheat. [Detroit Post]

A Total Wreck - The schooner Plymouth has gone to pieces on the beach south of Ludington piers, whither she was driven during one of the recent gales. She was a vessel with a capacity of about 60,000 feet of lumber, and was owned in Sheboygan. [ibid]

Capsized - The schooner R.B. Campbell, lumber laden for Chicago, filled and capsized about ten miles off Muskegon during the gale Sunday night. The crew clung to the wreck from which they were rescued by the tug James McGordon. The vessel drifted upon the beach two miles north of Muskegon Monday afternoon. [Milwaukee Sentinel]

Port Colborne, Oct. 23rd - Up - schooners P.M. Rogers, Charlotte, Milwaukee, coal; Montgomery, Fair Haven, Chicago, coal; Bolivia, Oswego, Milwaukee, salt; David Anders (sic - Andrews ?), Toronto, Buffalo, barley; Two Friends, Toronto, Port Colborne, light; Mary Battle, Toronto, Cleveland, barley; Rising Star, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Mystic Star, Oswego, Chicago, salt; prop. Lawrence, Ogdensburg, Chicago, general cargo.

Down - Schooners W.H. Oades, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Elvina, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; H. Roney, Toledo, Kingston, pipe staves; Cataract, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; prop. Georgian, Toledo, Montreal, oats; City of New York, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; tug Metamora, Collingwood, Quebec, timber; barges T. Russell, Collingwood, Quebec, timber; Geo. Manley, Collingwood, Quebec, timber; H. Benson, Collingwood, Quebec, timber.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1876