The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1877

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Holcomb & Stewart's - prop. Celtic from Detroit, lightened 4,000 bush. wheat and proceeded to Montreal; prop. Prussia from Toledo, lightened 4,000 bush. corn and proceeded to Montreal; schr. Monterey from Toledo with 20,500 bush. corn; barge Star No. 1 left for Montreal with 20,000 bush. wheat.

Chicago grain men figure on receiving seventeen million bushels more grain this year than last.

Large quantities of coal are being shipped from Fair Haven to Canadian ports. Since the strike Fair Haven seems to be taking the lead on coal shipments.

A telegram received here today from Captain LeFever of the schooner O.M. Bond, reports that vessel sinking in the Welland Canal at Thorold, that one-third of the cargo was damaged and the balance was being unloaded at Thorold. The Bond was bound from Chicago to Kingston with corn.

The Chicago Inter-Ocean says the schooner Queen of the West, lying idle for nearly three years has gone into commission.

The Detroit Post says the schooner Mary Copley, which collided with, and sank the schooner S.L. Mather on Lake Michigan last week, was seized at that port on Sunday morning by Deputy U.S. Marshal John Horn. Whether the seizure made on Sunday will hold, remains to be seen. It is understood that the Captain of the Copley thinks not.

Port Colborne, Aug. 23rd - Up - schrs. Montauk, Cape Vincent, Chicago, light; O.M. Bond, Thorold, Buffalo, damaged grain; Smith & Post, Oswego, Detroit, light; Acacia, Toronto, Cleveland, light; Pride of America, Kingston, Bay City, light; Sweden, Kingston, Toledo, light; Two Friends, Kingston, Toledo; Knight Templar, Oswego, Chicago, do.; I.H. Breck, Kingston, Bay City, do.; M.F. Merrick, Cape Vincent, Chicago, do.; J.C. Woodruff, Kingston, Toledo, do.; Victor, Toronto, Bay City, do.; prop. Lawrence, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo.

Down - schrs. Undine, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Mystic Star, Toledo, Oswego, corn; H. Folger, Munising, Clayton, timber; O. Mowat, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Oriental, Lake Superior, Kingston, timber; Albacore, Toledo, Kingston, timber; L.S. Hammond, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Gulnair, Toledo, Kingston, corn; G.M. Neelon, Toledo, Kingston, timber; prop. Dominion, Detroit, Montreal, wheat; California, Detroit, Montreal, wheat.

In Harbour - schrs. Dauntless, Pride of America, Two Friends, J.C. Woodruff and Victor.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1877