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

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p.3 Marine News

Montreal Transportation Co. - The following arrivals are reported since the 3rd instant: H. Dudley, Toledo, 15,238 bush. corn; Rising Star, Chicago, 17,847 bush. corn; Knight Templars, Chicago, 18,500 bush. corn; prop. Africa, Toledo, lightened 3,626 bush. corn; G.C. Trumpff, Milwaukee, 4,430 bush. wheat; tug Glide from Oswego, with barges Cherokee and Iroquois 1,100 tons coal. Left - tug Bronson, with barge McCarthy, 11,164 bush. corn and 75 tons Granite; Chicago, 32,000 feet pine deals; Iroquois, 601 tons coal; Lancaster, 15,212 bush. corn; Oswego, 21,652 bush. corn; Dorchester, 22,243 bush. corn. Tug Glide, with Kingston, 19,000 bush. corn and wheat; and Princess, 20,100 bush. corn.

The Countess of Dufferin - A telegram from New York says the yacht Countess of Dufferin has been put in dry dock at New York preparatory to sailing on her homeward journey.

Steamboat Race - The Belleville Ontario reports a race between the steamers City of Kingston and New York up the Bay of Quiinte, the former winning by about 100 yards. The race must have been of the donkey order, the last to reach the winning post to be the winner. The boats certainly did not make 2:40 time.

p.4 The number of vessels lying idle in Toronto harbour is increasing. There is nothing doing except in coal, and nobody seems to be in a hurry in the trade.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 7, 1877