The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877


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PORT ITEMS

Wind southwest; weather clearing up. Keep your crew up to the maximum, captain.

Total grain in elevators, 544,019 bu. Withdrawals of wheat on Friday 26,301 bu., of which 17,000 bu. were by lake.

The schooner Knight Templar, with rye for Walkerville, will be due on Tuesday.

The schooner Mary Garrett left Saturday night to bring lumber hither.

The revenue cutter Fessenden has arrived from above and located at the old stand, opposite the foot of Bates street.

What profiteth it a captain if he loads his vessel six inches too deep and then loses the whole institution.

The steamer Saginaw, of the Cleveland line, did not go farther than Pigeon Bay Friday night, Lake Erie being very rough.

The steamers Clinton and M. D. Ward, due Saturday afternoon, did not arrive until late in the evening. Both waited for a time in the Sand Beach Harbor of Refuge.

The schooner J. S. Miner, which fell into the hands of the Philistines on Friday night, was towed into Pitt's dock on Saturday to discharge a cargo of cedar.

The steamer Jay was behind time in arriving Saturday, not deeming it prudent to leave Sandusky that morning at the usual hour, old Neptune being around with his back up.

The steamer Winslow, from Lake Superior, is due Sunday night. The Gordon Campbell and consort and propeller Newburg were also expected down.

The sidewheeler Keweenaw, if on time, will go northward Monday night; but what boat is on time these times?

The schooner Rival left Saturday night for Oswego and the Lily Pratt for Buffalo, both wheat laden. Rates 6c. and 3c.

The steam Barge Enterprise started on Saturday for Collins' Inlet to bring lumber to Amherstburg. She tows the schooner Morwood the round trip same freight.

The schooners L. Seaton and E. P. Dorr were at Viger's dock on Saturday, the former discharging coal and the latter waiting to do likewise.


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Date of Original:
Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
Local identifier:
GLN.20749
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877