The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1878

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p.2 Queen's Birthday - Str. Crusoe to Gananoque, fare 25 centts. May 18th

p.3 Marine Notes

The prop. Sovereign was to load steel rails at the Penitentiary wharf.

Swift's Dock - Called - steamers Corsican, from Montreal; Algerian, from Hamilton; Nashua, from Chicago; Sovereign, from Montreal; D.C. West, from Westport.

Montreal Transportation Co. - schr. A.G. Ryan, Toronto, 7,292 bush. wheat; Manzanilla, Toronto, 17,969 bush. wheat; prop. America, Toronto, 16,871 bush. corn.

Port Colborne, May 17th - Evening - Up - schrs. Erie Stewart, Kingston, Black River, light; Florida, Oswego, Bay City, coal; J.T. Mott, Ogdensburg, Chicago, iron ore; Willie Kellar, Oswego, Black River, light; Star, Kingston, blank, light.

Down - nothing.

The schr. Geo. C. Finney takes corn from Chicago to Kingston for 5 cents.

The Government grant for Cobourg Harbour is $6,533, and will be expended in building breastworks to connect the lake ends of the piers. The Cobourg World hopes to see the work resumed this season, and the harbour in due time may become a harbour of refuge on Lake Ontario.

St. Catharines, May 18th - The break at lock 25 is fixed and navigation was resumed this morning.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1878