The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1877

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p.2 Water was let into the Lachine Canal on Saturday night. Boats passed up and down today.

p.3 The Algerian, Capt. Trowell, has her colors flying today, and leaves this evening for Toronto. She has been thoroughly refitted, and is now one of the finest and safest boats on the lake.

Marine Notes

Holcomb & Stewart - The schr. Gearing has arrived here with 7,000 bush. peas from the Bay of Quinte.

Montreal Transportation Co. - The prop. St. Lawrence arrived from Chicago with 11,500 bush. wheat.

James Swift - The arrivals at this dock are prop. Champlain from Milwaukee; Lake Erie from Port Stanley; Alma Munro from Toledo; D.R. Vanallen from Chatham; Albion from Collinsby. The strs. Spartan left for Hamilton, and the Algerian leaves this evening.

The big ocean vessel at Garden Island will be launched tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock. The steamer Pierrepont will make a special trip over on the occasion to enable those who wish to see the launch to go. The steamer will start at half-past one sharp.

The schr. Ben Franklin has cleared for Mill Point, light. The steamer Oswego Belle will leave here on Tuesday evening at six o'clock, with 100 head of cattle belonging to H. Corby, jr., which she will convey to Charlotte direct, returning by way of Oswego. During the remainder of the season she will run between Belleville and Oswego, as usual. The str. Norfolk will not be rebuilt this season. [Intelligencer]

A despatch from Port Huron says ice extends forty miles in the lake and very heavy. Some propellers are passing through. Wind north, fresh.

Port Colborne, May 5th - Up - schr. J.D. Hungerford, Oswego to Toledo, coal; H. Rooney, Kingston to Toledo, light; Fortune, Kingston to Toledo, light; J.G. McGrath, St. Catharines to Cleveland, light; George Thurston, Kingston to Bay City, light; E.P. Dorr, St. Catharines to Black River, light; E.J. Peters, Toronto to Dresden, light; P. Lyons, Toronto to Cleveland, light; Huron, Thorold to Point Pelee, light; J.G. Worts, Toronto to Chatham, light; Starling, Toronto to Black River, light; Star, Hamilton to Cleveland, light; Telegraph, Port Robinson to Pigeon Bay, light; prop. Zealand, Kingston to Toledo, light; City of Concord, Ogdensburg to Chicago, gen. cargo; Cuba, Toronto to Toledo, light. Schr. Ella Murton, Hamilton to Cleveland, light.

Down - schr. Miami Belle, Toledo to Oswego, wheat; Tradewind, Toledo to Newcastle, coal and stone. Prop. Maine, Chicago to Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Alma Munro, Toledo to Montreal, gen. cargo; Lake Erie, Port Dover to Montreal, gen. cargo; Milwaukee, Toledo to Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; barge H.F. Church, Chicago to Ogdensburg, wheat; dredge, Buffalo to Cornwall.

In Harbour - schr. Huron, J.G. Worts.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1877