The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 21, 1879

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p.3 K. & M. Trans. Co. - Barge Minnie leaves for Montreal tonight with 10,000 bush. wheat and 3,000 bush. rye; the Fanny Ledford arrived with 1,000 bush. rye. The barge Frontenac, in tow of Lady Franklin left for Amherst Island to load wheat.

Customs' Imports

May 21st - schr. M. McRae, Toledo, Montreal Transportation Co., 21,500 bush. corn.

Marine News

Swift's - Called - Props. Armenia from Prescott and Persia from St. Catharines. The steambarge Kitty Friel left for Ottawa.

M.T. Co. - Arrived - schr. Maggie McRae, Toledo, 21,500 bush. corn; tug Active with barges Toronto, Cherokee and Corncrib, from Montreal, with 100,000 feet of deals for Rathbun & Son.

K. & M.F. Co. - The tug Chieftain left on Monday evening with barges Jet, 21,000 bush. corn and peas and 50 tons stone; Mona, 16,000 bush. corn and 30 tons iron; Odessa, 15,000 bush. rye; Annie, 11,000 bush. peas and 50 tons stone.

St. L. & C.F. Co. - Arrivals - schrs. O. Mowat, 18,000 bush. corn from Toledo; Caledonia, from Cobourg, 6,500 bush. peas; Waneetee ?, Sodus Point, 213 tons coal; Belle, Toronto, 6,800 bush. wheat; M.L. Breck, Toledo, 16,075 bush. corn; Twilight, Toronto, 12,000 bush. wheat; Richardson, Toronto, 3,975 bush. wheat; tug Frank Perew with light barges. The Perew left last evening with barges Mohawk, 23,000 bush. corn; Onondaga, 18,650 bush. corn; Arthur, 12,500 bush. wheat, and Winona, 15,835 bush. corn.

The tug McArthur, of Kingston, on her way to Port Hope ran into Oswego on Saturday for coal. The Times says that the McArthur's people evidently are not acquainted with their harbour, as she ran up near the foot of the D.L. & W. pier and got on the bottom.

Port Colborne, May 20th - Up - schooners O. Mitchell, Oswego, Chicago, coal; steamer T.S. Faxton, Clayton, Chicago, light.

Down - schooner Prussia, Port Huron, Kingston, staves.

Port Colborne, May 21st - Up - schrs. Stafford, Welland, Cleveland, light; Ganges, Oswego, Detroit, coal; Erie Queen, Kingston, Leamington, light; Falmouth, Oswego, Bay City, light; barge H.F. Church, Ogdensburg, Toledo, light; prop. Granite State, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, light.

Down - schr. G.R. Williams, Toledo, Oswego, corn; Guiding Star, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Bavarian, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Denmark, Toledo, Kingston, timber; M. Filmore, Chicago, Kingston, corn; M.A. Muir, Chicago, Kingston, corn; B. Everleigh, Cleveland, Kingston, stone; Willie Keller, Bay City, Oswego, lumber.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 21, 1879