The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1874

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p.2 Port Colborne, Oct. 12th - Down - schr. Almeda; prop. Africa, Detroit, Montreal, wheat; steambarge Glasgow, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge Lester, Port Huron, do., do.; Albany, Detroit, do., do.; John Mark, Bay City, do., do.; schr. Sea Gull, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Clara Youell, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; prop. Alma Munro, Port Stanley, Montreal, gen. cargo; brig Kate Kelly, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; E. Cohen, do., do., do.; steambarge Abercorn, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; schr. Gladstone, Parry Sound, St. Catharines, lumber; J. White, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Lewis Ross, Toledo, Pt. Dalhousie, light; D. Sharp, Morpeth, Kingston, wheat.

Up - schr. Elvina, Oswego, Milwaukee, coal; prop. City of Montreal, Montreal, Chatham, gen. cargo; schr. Jennie Graham, blank, Bay City, light.

The schr. Union Jack, loaded with 14,000 bushels of barley from Belleville and Trenton, ran aground on Sunday in Hay Bay. A tug and lighter were sent to her assistance.

p.3 Repairing - The schooner T.Y. Avery is still on the Marine Railway repairing damages from her late accident.

Take It Back - The Western papers are stating that the schr. Benson is the first lake vessel to make the trip to Africa. The voyage was made years ago by the Sea Gull, Capt. Jackman, of Toronto.

Ashore - The schooner Ben Folger, Capt. Sam's vessel, got ashore at South Bay Point during the late thick weather, with 12,000 bushels of barley on board; consigned from Trenton for Oswego. The boat is not hard on, and anyway she is pretty safe, for Capt. Jack Donnelly has gone up after her with the str. Chieftain.

The Harbor - prop. America from Toronto; str. Picton from Trenton; Kincardine from Oswego; Lake Michigan from Montreal; the barge Hawk is loading peas for Montreal.

Arrivals at Holcomb & Stewart - prop. Alma Munro, from Pt. Stanley, with 4,000 bush. peas, and left for Montreal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1874