The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1878

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p.3 Steamer For Sharbott Lake - We understand that a steam yacht will be built for use on Sharbott Lake, Messrs. D. McEwen & Son having received orders for the engine. The boat will be very useful out there as a means of communication between the two arms of the lake. (back lake - ed.)

Marine Notes

James Swift's - Called - Steamers Cuba, from Toronto; Celtic and Algerian from Hamilton; Canada, Argyle and Corsican from Montreal; Lowell, from Ogdensburg; D.C. West, from Westport, and Waterlily from Ottawa.

Holcomb & Stewart - Arrived - J.G. Bentley, from Toronto, 20,000 bush. wheat; J.G. Worts, Kincardine, 18,000 bush. wheat; barge Hawk, light. Departures in tow of Hiram A. Calvin - barge Mona, 17,000 bush. peas; Star No. 2, 11,000 bush. wheat; and Hawk, 12,000 bush. wheat.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Arrived - schrs. St. Louis, Toledo, 20,000 bush. corn; Persia, Toronto, 10,000 bush. wheat; Ocean Wave, Trenton, 50,500 (sic) bush. peas; Bentley, 9,833 bush. wheat; Wave Crest, Toronto, 9,989 bush. wheat; Caledonia, Cobourg, 4,600 bush. peas.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrived - schrs. E.H. Rutherford, Toledo, 15,112 bush. corn; Goldhunter, Toronto, 10,000 bush. wheat; Fellowcraft, Toledo, 14,375 bush. corn; J.H. Hall, Oswego, 150 tons coal.

Port Colborne, May 22nd - Evening - Up - schrs. A.W. Luckey, Toronto, Black River, light; Charlotte Raab, Oswego, Chicago, coal.

Down - schrs. Willie Keller, Black River, Brockville, coal; Hattie Wells, Black River, Brockville, coal; Kate Kelley, Black River, Brockville, coal; E.M. Carrington, Vermillion, Toronto, stone; Nevada, Toledo, Kingston, corn; W.H. Hoodes (sic - Oades ?), Black River, Brockville, coal; T.C. Street, Cleveland, Brockville, coal; Col. Cook, Cleveland, Prescott, coal; Queen of the Lakes, Black River, Brockville, coal; Falmouth, Black River, Brockville, coal; Cape Horn, Black River, Oswego, wheat; Star, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Sam Cook, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Pulaski, Saginaw, Oswego, lumber; B. Barwick, Dresden, Clayton, timber; Trade Wind, Cleveland, Newcastle, coal; John T. Mott, Cleveland, Newcastle, coal. Prop. Milwaukee, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

In Harbour - schrs. Luckey, C. Raab.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1878