The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1877

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p.2 CHEAP EXCURSIONS DOWN AMONG THE ISLANDS - The steamer Flight is now ready for engagements, on reasonable terms, to convey excursion parties down the river or to any other point desired. Capt. Swales. June 4th

p.3 Mr. Gilmour's Yacht was to leave Portsmouth today for her destination. At her trial trip in the harbour on Saturday evening she made with 70 lbs. of steam, a little over 12 miles an hour, which is the speed promised with 100 lbs. of steam. The yacht is a great credit to her builders.

Court of Revision - appeals in Sydenham Ward - Wm. Nickle objects to the assessment on his boats. Pierrepont reduced from $20,000 to $15,000. The assessment on the Maud confirmed at $17,750. On the schr. Mary Ann, reduced to $1,500. The Arabia reduced to $6,000. Bank stock confirmed.

Wm. Stewart has no assessable interest. Mr. Carruthers is the registerd owner. Elevator assessed at $8,000. Reduced to $5,000.

R. Makins, assessed for a schooner, which he does not own. Struck off.

Marine Notes

Port Colborne, June 4th - Up - schr. R. Morwood, Kingston to Cleveland, light; Antelope of Hamilton, South Bay to Port Elgin, light; Flora Carveth, Thorold to blank, light; Laura, Port Metcalf to Bay City, light; Flying Mist, Charlotte to Chicago, coal; Ostrich, Oswego to Chicago, light; Col. Ellsworth, Kingston to Chicago, light; Antelope of Port Dalhousie, Port Dalhousie to Bay City, light; Goldhunter, Toronto to Black River, light; Gleniffer, Kingston to Bay City, light; J.C. Worts, Collinsby to Port Colborne, light; Minerva, Charlotte to Milwaukee, coal; Clyde, Kingston to Bay City, light; steambarge Clinton, Kingston to Bay City, light; prop. Prussia, Montreal to Windsor, gen. cargo.

Down - schr. Cecilia, Chatham to Collinsby, timber; Gulnair, Bay City to Collinsby, timber; Pandora, Black River to Toronto, coal; Anglo-Saxon, Luddington to Kingston; timber; St. Lawrence, Luddington to Kingston, timber; Reindeer, Chicago to Darlington, wheat; O.M. Bond, Chicago to Kingston, wheat; H.P. Murray, Cleveland to Hamilton, coal; Bessie Barwick, Marquette to Kingston, timber; Eagle Wing, Bay City to Oswego, staves; Wayne, Chicago to Kingston, barley; Elgin, Lake Superior to Collinsby, timber; Queen of the Lakes, Black River to Toronto, coal; Pinokee, Chicago to Kingston, corn; Itasca, Milwaukee to Sackett's Harbour, wheat; Speedwell, Chicago to Edwardsburg, corn; Annie Craig, Toledo to Collinsby, timber; China, Toledo to Kingston, timber; A.L. Andrews, Chicago to Kingston, corn; Belle Mitchell, Chicago to Kingston, barley; Daniel Lyons, Chicago to Kingston, barley; J.H. Breck, Bay City to Garden Island, timber; Two Friends, Cleveland to Brockville, coal; New London, Black River to Brockville; coal; Trinidad, Chicago to Kingston, barley; M.G. Merrick, Toledo to Clayton, timber; Hippogriff, Chicago to Kingston, corn; W.P. Phelps, Chicago to Kingston, corn; Sam Cook, Chicago to Kingston, wheat; Riverside, Chicago to Kingston, corn; G.M. Case, Chicago to Kingston, barley; props. Canada, Chicago to Montreal, wheat; Lake Erie, Toledo to Montreal, gen. cargo; Lowall, Chicago to Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Empire, Toledo to Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; steam barge Herald, Buffalo to Kingston, light; strs. ? Ayr, J. Magee, Northman.

In harbour - schrs. Minerva, Seaton, Gold Hunter, J.G. Worts, Hercules.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1877