The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1877

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p.3 Drowned - We regret to learn of the drowning of a son of Captain Donnelly, of Garden Island, which took place connected with the going ashore of the schooner Sweden at Port Stanley last night. We have not learned the particulars of the unfortunate occurrence.

The Empress of India - The season ticket holders presented Captain White, of the steamer Empress of India, with a set of six new colours on behalf of the boat at Oakville last week. The proceedings were of an interesting nature. The Empress of India is chiefly owned in Picton.

Marine News

The gale of yesterday increased in violence towards evening. The night was very dark and dangerous for navigation purposes. Several vessels and boats were obliged to remain in port rather than face the gale, which assumed violent proportions during the night, but calmed down towards morning.

The schooner Sweden is reported ashore at Port Stanley. The Tillmore shifted her cargo off Long Point yesterday, but it is thought that little damage has been done.

The Northern Transportation Company of Ogdensburg, is this year composed of sixteen propellors and three sailing vessels. It is doing a good business this season, bringing grain from western ports to Kingston, bound across the ocean. Both in amount and rates of freight, the business is a very notable improvement upon last year's.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals - schrs. W.H. Rounds, 21,500 bush. wheat; Florida, 18,200 bush. wheat; Fillmore, 18,400 bush. corn.

Port Colborne, Oct. 8th - Up - schrs. Babineau & Goudry, Toronto, Buffalo, light; Undine, Hamilton, Cleveland, light; Cavalier, Toronto, Toledo, light; C.B. Benson, Oswego, Toledo, light; Wacousta, Welland, Parry Sound, light; props. Armenia, Montreal, Detroit, gen. cargo; Alma Munro, Montreal, Detroit, gen. cargo; Abercorn, Ogdensburg, Chicago, light.

Down - schrs. Augusta, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Arctic, Cleveland, Port Dalhousie, coal; Morning Star, Buffalo, St. Catharines, light; Portage, Erie, Toronto, coal; G.M. Neelon, Toledo, Kingston, timber; King, Ashland, Ogdensburg, blank; Hercules, Chicago, Prescott, corn; B. Everleigh, Toledo, Sackett's Harbour, corn and wheat; Persia, Erie, Toronto, coal; props. Scotia, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; Canada, Milwaukee, Montreal, gen. cargo; Europe, Milwaukee, Montreal, gen. cargo.

In Harbour - schrs. Wacousta, Undine, Babineau & Goudry, Gulnair.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 9, 1877