The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1878

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p.3 Marine News

The storm drum was ordered up at one o'clock yesterday afternoon. A heavy gale began to blow in the evening, and continued all night. It was from the southwest.

Capt. John Donnelly has returned from Montreal, to which port he took down the tug Jessie Hall, raised by Messrs. Calvin & Breck's wreckers.

Jas. Swift's - Called - strs. Cuba, from Toronto; Spartan, from Montreal; Persia and Africa, down; and City of New York and Armenia from Ogdensburg.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - schr. Dauntless, from Toronto, 10,318 bush. wheat; Cuba, from Toronto, 19,500 bush. corn. The tug Frank Perew left on Saturday with four barges, carrying 38,000 bushels.

Holcomb & Stewart's - prop. Alma Munro, from Port Stanley, lightened 4,000 bush. of peas and proceeded to Montreal. Schr. Agnes Hope, Port Hope, 12,500 bush. wheat and peas; Kate, Wellington, 6,000 bush. peas; Annie Falconer, Toronto, 12,600 bush. wheat; Eureka, Toronto, 10,500 bush. wheat. The tug H.A. Calvin left with the following barges: Beaufort, 500,000 deals; Wren, 100,000 deals and 3,000 bush. barley; Rapid, 250,000 deals; Annie, 40,000 deals and 13,500 bush. corn. The barge Finch left with 120,000 (sic) bush. wheat and peas, and the Ox with 11,000 bush. corn and peas.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrived - schrs. Annie Mulvey, Toronto, 16,583 bush. wheat; Flora Emma, Frenchman's Bay, 8,255 bush. wheat; Nellie Hunter, Port Dalhousie, 10,721 bush. wheat; Mary, Morpeth, 11,984 bush. wheat; Blanche, Port Darlington, 15,785 bush. wheat. Departures in tow of tug Bronson - barges Toronto, 21,750 bush. wheat; Oswego, 21,153 bush. peas; McCarthy, 10,000 bush. wheat, 4,100 bush. peas; Lancaster, 16,871 bush. corn.

There was such a heavy sea on today that it was almost impossible to run the elevators. The St. Lawrence and Chicago Company had to come down to Gunn & Co.'s dock to unload vessels consigned to them.

Port Colborne, May 18th - Up - schooners Cortez, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; M.J. Cummings, Oswego, Chicago, coal; barge Lisgar, Kingston, Duluth, light; prop. Lincoln, Kingston, Duluth, light; Garden City, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo.

Down - schr. A.W. Luckey, Black River, Toronto, coal.

Port Colborne, May 20th - Up - schrs. Lady Dufferin, Kingston, Black River, light; Queen of the Lakes, Kingston, Black River, light; St. Lawrence, Kingston, Toledo, light; E.W. Rathbun, Kingston, Cleveland, light; Garibaldi, Toronto, Cleveland, light; Mary, Allanburg, Erie, light; Rising Star, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Augusta, Kingston, Bay City, light; American, Oswego, Black River, light; W.R. Taylor, Collinsby, Ashtabula, light; T.Y. Avery, Quebec, Chicago, light; barges Gibraltar, Kingston, Duluth, light; A.C. Keating, Oswego, Cleveland, light; H.F. Church, Oswego, Cleveland, light; props. Cleveland, Oswego, Toledo, gen. cargo; Scotia, Montreal, Chicago, gen. cargo.

Down - schrs. Bermuda, Cleveland, Oshawa, coal; Maggie McRea, Gratiot River, Pt. Metcalfe, timber; Flora Carveth, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Undine, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal and stone; Huron, Ashtabula, Toronto, coal; Cecilia, Ashtabula, Pt. Metcalfe, timber; Knight Templar, Chicago, Kingston, corn; M.C. Upper, Black River, Toronto, coal; Stafford, Vermillion, Kingston, corn; Fellow Craft, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Elgin, Lake Michigan, Kingston, timber; Laura, Black River, Brockville, coal; prop. California, Toledo, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Arrived at Elevator - schrs. Jas. C. Harrison, Toledo, Pt. Colborne, corn; Negaunee, Toledo, Port Colborne, corn.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1878