The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1874

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p.2 Port Colborne, Oct. 2nd - Down: scow Perry White, Ashtabula, Pt. Colborne, coal; props. City of Montreal, Detroit, Montreal, wheat; Maine, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Empire, Toledo, do.; City of St. Catharines, Toledo, Montreal, wheat; Dromedary, Detroit, do.; Bruno, Chatham, Montreal, gen. cargo; schrs. Sligo, Romney, Kingston, timber; O.M. Bond, Chicago, Prescott, corn; P.M. Rogers, Milwaukee, Cape Vincent, wheat; barge O.J. Hale, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. W.J. Greenwood, Cleveland, Toronto, coal.

Up: schrs. L.L. Lamb, Oswego, blank, light; Acontias, do., Detroit, coal; Westside, Rochester, Chicago, do.; L. Seaton, Charlotte, Detroit, do.; G. Smith, Oswego, Toledo, salt; prop. Shickluna, Montreal, blank.

In harbour wind bound - schrs. Corsican, C. Youell, Lady McDonald, Niagara, L. Seaton, Acontias; barques Montmorency, Cecilia; steambarges Swallow, H. Howard; schrs. G.L. Wren, G. Smith; scows Bay Trader, Lime Rock; schrs. H.A. Richmond, Geo. Worthington, Marysburg, L.L. Lamb, Westside, W. Fellowcraft.

The prop. Europe, with the schr. Neelon in tow, left this evening.

The schr. Marysburgh ran back yesterday, split 2 jibs and lost her martingale. The schr. W.T. Greenwood arrived today, she lost part of her deck load and broke her rudder stock.

ad - Kingston to Ottawa - the new str. City of Kingston - apply to Swift & Co. or W.B. & S. Anglin.

p.3 For Ottawa - The new steamer City of Kingston, built by the Messrs. Anglin yesterday made a very successful trial trip, her engine, the first one built at Mr. B. Tandy's new Cataraqui Foundry, working very satisfactorily. Her first regular trip is announced for Monday, when she will leave for Ottawa with freight and passengers.

The Harbor - Arrived to Holcomb & Stewart: prop. Alma Munro, from Detroit, 4,100 bush. wheat; schr. Victor, from Toledo, 16,651 bush. wheat; schr. Augusta, from Toledo, 19,000 bush. wheat. Departures for Montreal per tug line: barges Swan, 22,000 bush. wheat; Falcon, 16,600 bush. do.

Jones & Millar - prop. Lake Ontario, 2,500 bush. wheat from Chicago; barge Beauport left for Montreal with 20,000 bush. wheat.

Jas. Swift & Co. - strs. Corinthian from Montreal; Algerian, Hamilton; prop. Calabria, Montreal; strs. Picton, do.; Passport, Hamilton; schrs. Jessie McDonald, 125 tons grate coal from Oswego; Active, 100 tons grate coal from Oswego.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1874