The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1878

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p.3 Marine - Holcomb & Stewart - Since our last report we have to note the following arrivals: Propeller Lake Ontario, from Toledo, 4,400 bush grain; schrs. Bangalore, from Chicago, 20,286 bush corn; Wawanoch, Toledo, 23,400 do; prop. Lake Erie, Detroit, 3,748 bush wheat; schrs. Belle Mitchell, Chicago, 21,605 bush corn; Mary Battle, Toledo, 20,050 do; Two Friends, do, 18,000 bush wheat; Algerine, Chicago, 17,522 bush corn; Gibraltar, do, 18,348 do; Lisgar, do, 21,500 do; props Lake Michigan, Detroit, 3,653 bush wheat; Shickluna, Chatham, 3,813 do; schr. Polly M. Rogers, Chicago, 22,660 bush corn; Victor, Toledo, 17,715 do; schr. Mary Lyon, Chicago, 27,363 bush oats; Cossack, Detroit, 18,000 bush wheat; Rutherford, Toledo, 15,369 bush corn; Magdala, Dresden, 8,500 bush wheat; Pride of America, Toledo, 25,342 bush oats; Defiance, Jordan, 5,826 bush wheat; British Queen, Toronto, 7,500 bush corn; Thomas Summs, Detroit, 13,000 bush wheat; T.R. Merritt, Toledo, 20,100 bush corn.

Departures for Montreal: barges Alice Pacy, 17,000 bush wheat; Mona, 18,000 bush corn; Star No. 1, 21,000 bush do; America, 14,100 bush corn and wheat; Rapid, 16,000 bush corn; Star No. 2, 11,800 bush do; Finch, 12,250 bush do; Snipe, 11,600 bush wheat; Lark, 19,000 bush corn; Siren, 21,736 bush wheat; Minnie, 14,000 bush corn; Annie, 13,000 bush do; Martin, 12,300 bush do; Frontenac, 21,500 bush do; Jet, 23,000 bush corn and wheat; Hawk, 11,450 bush corn; Alice Pacy, 17,000 bush corn and wheat; Princess, 26,000 bush oats; Virginia, 15,000 bush oats and wheat; Alabama, 13,000 bush oats and wheat; Beauport, 24,000 bush corn; Miona, 18,000 bush wheat; Eagle, 20,500 wheat and corn.

Note - We are informed that the first gang of shovellers, employed by the Company of which Mr. Gunn is President, last week made $25, and the second gang $10.60 each.

New Elevator - The new elevator at Mill Point is large enough to hold 60,000 bushel. An engine will be put in it that will load a vessel in short order.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1878