The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1877

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p.2 Toronto - Divers are working in the Queen's Wharf channel, and have already taken up many large boulders. The steamers have been ordered to enter the channel slowly, as their rapid movements interfere with the operations of the divers.

p.3 Launch of a Yacht - Mr. Henry Cunningham has today launched a new second-class yacht of fine model, which he has just built. She is named the Mystery, and will probably take part in the races on Thursday.

Ashore - The schr. Blazing Star, with ore from Ogdensburg to Cleveland, ran aground at the Narrows on her way up the river yesterday. She was pulled off this morning without any damage being done.

The Regatta - The Ontario regrets that the managers of the event have named the above date as the Trenton regatta takes place on Wednesday the 12th and the boats that take part in it cannot conveniently reach Kingston in time for the race there on the 13th.

First Grain Shipment of the Season - On Saturday, the 1st inst., 4,000 bush. barley were shipped by Downey & Bros., per schooner N.P. Downey, to Oswego, being the first barley shipment for the season. On Monday the 4th inst., Diamond & Sherwood shipped 4,000 bush. per schooner W.W. Grant to Oswego. [Express]

Marine News

Port Colborne, Sept. 7th - Up - schrs. Morewood, Kingston, Toledo, light; Forbage, Toronto, Erie, light; Hoboken, Fairhaven, Detroit, coal; Magellan, St. Catharines, Toledo, light; barges Grimsby, Kingston, Chicago, light; A.C. Keating, Oswego, Chicago, coal; H.L. Johnson, Ogdensburg, Sandusky, iron ore; Argosy, Ogdensburg, Sandusky, iron ore; props. Buckeye, Oswego, Chicago, gen. cargo; City of New York, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; Haze, Ogdensburg, Vermillion, light; Sovereign, St. Catharines, Rondeau, light; D.R. Vanallen, Montreal, Chatham, gen. cargo; tug Wm. Gardner, Ogdensburg, Sandusky, light.

Down - schrs. Vienna, Cleveland, St. Catharines, coal; F.J. King, Toledo, Thorold, lumber; J. Walters, Cleveland, Kingston, coal.

In harbour - barges Grimsby, H.J. Johnson, Argosy, schr. Magellan, prop. Vanallan and tug Gardner.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 8, 1877