The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1879

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Marine News

The harbour continues to be comparatively quiet, so far as the grain trade is concerned. The arrivals of the past day or two have been few in number.

Richardson's - Two barges with phosphate are about to leave for Montreal; the barge Ontario is loading 17,000 bush. rye for Montreal; a car load of wheat has been received for transhipment from Harrowsmith.

M.T. Co. - The tug Active arrived with seven barges, and left last night with barges Oswego, 16,000 bushels wheat and 3,700 bush. peas; Lalonde 18,341 bush. corn; Duluth, 19,600 bush. wheat; Toledo, 21,691 bush. corn; and Cleveland, 18,550 bush. wheat.

Swift's - Yesterday's report was - Called - str. Corsican and props. Africa and Prussia, from Montreal, and America from Ogdensburg. The schr. B.W. Folger left with 500,000 lath for Charlotte. Today the report is the strs. Spartan and Celtic from Montreal; tug Eleanor with 7 barges from Burritt's Rapids, and D.C. West, from Westport.

Amherstburg, May 20th - The steambarge Morley, of Marine City, loaded with wheat, ran aground on Bois Blanc Island opposite here last night. The wrecking tug Prince Alfred went to her assistance at four o'clock this morning but found her so hard on that it would be useless to put on her until her cargo is shifted, which is now being done.

Port Colborne, May 20th - Up - schrs. Pandora, Kingston, Cleveland, light; P.W. Rogers, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; Minnie Davis, Alexandria Bay, Detroit, light; A. Falconer, Kingston, blank, light; Jamaica, Fair Haven, Chicago, coal; Wave Crest, Toronto, Collingwood, light; W.J. Suffel, Kingston, blank, light; Camanche, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; Elgin, Kingston, Sheboygan, light; props. Sovereign, Montreal, Cleveland, gen. cargo; Lowell, Ogdensburg, Chicago, light; Africa, Montreal, Chicago, gen. cargo.

Down - schr. Montana, Toledo, Clayton, timber.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1879