The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1877

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p.3 Vessels entering Oswego harbour should notice that the beacon for the old light now stands only fifteen feet from the end of the north pier, instead of thirty feet as formerly.

The American papers remind masters of vessels that there is a harbor tax at the port of Oswego of 1/2 cent per bushel on wheat, barley and corn. This comes for something on the low rates just now.

Marine News

Port Colborne, July 24th - Up - schooners E.H. Rutherford, Hamilton, Cleveland, light; Bismarck, Kingston, Bay City, light; H.D. Root, Oswego, Freemont, coal; B. Eveleigh, Charlotte, Cleveland, coal; Willie Keller, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Maria Annette, Port Hope, Buffalo, hop poles; Republic, Charlotte, Detroit, coal; Sweden, Kingston, Sault Ste. Marie, light; Victor, St. Catharines, Port Colborne, light; yacht Oriel (sic - Oriole, Ariel ?), Toronto, Lake Superior, light; prop. Dominion, St. Catharines, Toledo, light; Alma Munro, Montreal, Toledo, light; Wm. Cowie, Ogdensburg, Erie, iron ore.

Down - schrs. Oriental, White Fish Point, Garden Island, timber; prop. Oswegatchie, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Lowell, Marquette, Oswego, gen. cargo.

In Harbour - schrs. Dauntless, Oliver Mowat, Victor and Canada.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1877