The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 23, 1878

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p.3 Marine Notes

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrived - Knight Templar, from Chicago, with 18,300 bush. corn.

James Swift's - Called - steamers Kincardine for Oswego; Spartan for Hamilton, and City of Concord for Ogdensburg.

Holcomb & Henderson - Arrived - schrs. S. & J. Collier, Toronto, 10,400 bush. wheat; prop. Armenia, Toronto, 16,800 bush. corn; schrs. Enterprise, Port Whitby, 6,000 bush. peas; Seabird, Consecon, 5,000 bush. peas; Kate, Wellington, 6,000 bush. peas. The barges Lark, Snipe and Mona arrived light, and Star No. 2 with 25 tons of pig iron for Brokenshire. Departures in tow of H.A. Calvin and Jessie Hall, Rapid, 300,000 pine deals for Quebec; Finch, 12,000 bush. peas and wheat; Lark, 19,000 bush. peas and wheat; Minnie, 14,000 bush. corn; Ox, 11,000 bush. peas; Snipe, 12,100 bush. wheat and corn.

The Kate left here on Tuesday for Wellington, and arrived this morning with 6,000 bush. peas, thus making a very quick trip.

Port Colborne, May 22nd - Evening - Up - schrs. Monterey, Toronto, Black River, light; Westside, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; Hartford, Oswego, Toledo, coal; Russia, Montreal, blank, light; Gleniffer, Kingston, Bear Creek, light; Emerald, Kingston, Pentwater, light; Elyde, Kingston, Sault Ste. Marie, light; Acacia, Toronto, Black River, light; Julia Williard, Toronto, Toledo, light; Mary Battle, Collinsby, Toledo, light; Mary Merritt, Collinsby, Cleveland, light; Thos. Parsons, Charlotte, Chicago, pig iron; Shandon, Collinsby, Toledo, light; J. Drummond, Clayton, blank, light; Wm. Home, Port Metcalfe, Chicago, light; M.F. Merrick, Clayton, Ashtabula, light; H. Folger, Kingston, Sault Ste. Marie, light; Two Friends, Brockville, blank, light; Nassau, Oswego, Chicago, coal; barge Grimsby, Kingston, Duluth, light; steambarge Clinton, Kingston, Duluth, light; prop. City of Toledo, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; City of New York, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; Dromedary, Montreal, Detroit, gen. cargo.

Down - schrs. Ella Murton, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; J.N. Carter, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; T. Voges, Cleveland, Montreal, gen. cargo; John Wesley, Black River; Westwind, Cleveland, Montreal, coal; J.G. McGrath, Black River, Kingston, coal; Anna Craig, Toledo, Collinsby, staves; A. Muir, Toledo, Kingston, corn.

Port Colborne, May 23rd - Noon - Up - schrs. Laura, Port Metcalfe, blank, light; Gladstone, Toronto, Black River, light; Craftsman, Hamilton, blank, light; Emeu, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, light; Dauntless, Kingston, Cleveland, light; Watertown, Oswego, Detroit, coal; Victoria, Kingston, Toledo, light; prop. Ocean, Montreal, Chicago, light; Vanallan, Montreal, Chatham, light; Lawrence, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; L. Shickluna, Montreal, Toledo, light; Sovereign, Montreal, Sarnia, light.

Down - schrs. Anna Craig, Collins Bay, staves; A. Muir, Toledo, Kingston, corn.


The yachts Laura, Emma, Zitella, Mystery and Maud left this morning for Gananoque to take place in the regatta tomorrow. By the way, we forgot to notice the launch of the latter boat which took place from the shipyard at Portsmouth on Saturday. She was built by Mr. Tomlinson for Mr. Harry Allen, and is a very fine specimen of boat building. A large number of spectators were present to see the launch, which took place at 11 o'clock. As the boat glided into the water the customary bottle was broken on her bows by Miss Gertrude Allen, sister of the owner, who christened her the Maud. Besides the ladies present, we noticed Messrs. Allen, Dobbs, Ferris, and Mr. Pillington, a gentleman lately from England, who takes a great interest in yachting. We wish the boat every success in her new element.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 23, 1878