The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1879

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The Fellowcraft, which was ashore near South Bay Point, was pulled off, and came into port last night. She was not damaged much.

Swift's Wharf - The str. Spartan, from Hamilton, and Africa, from Toledo, passed down; the Scotia left for Chicago with a general cargo; the tug Eleanor, with barges, left for Burritt's Rapids, to load ties for Cape Vincent.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Arrivals: Schrs. W.J. Suffell, Toledo, 15,750 bushels corn; Speedwell, Hamilton, 15,000 bushels wheat; Fellowcraft, Toledo, 14,480 bush corn. Departures: tug Jessie Hall for Montreal, with barges Tuscorora, 19,000 bushels peas; Canada, 18,500 bush wheat; D., 11,500 bush wheat; M.A. Grant, 10,000 bush wheat.

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrivals: Props. Africa, Toledo, 3,217 bush corn; Niagara, do, 16,700 bush do; schr. A. Falconer, Toronto, 11,832 bush do; Erie Queen, Toledo, 14,300 bush do.


Port Colborne, May 12th - Up - Schrs. J.H. Breck, Kingston to Munison, Lake Superior, light; Trade Wind, Port Darlington, Cleveland, do; L.L. Lamb, Oswego, Toledo, coal; James Norris, St. Catharines, Pigeon Bay, lumber; James Wade, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Jennie White, do, Detroit, do; Florida, Kingston, Chicago, salt; Pulaski, Oswego, do, light; Penokee, do, Cleveland, do; Nassau, do, Chicago, do; Guiding Star, do, Detroit, do; G.M. Case, Charlotte, Chicago, do; Arabia, Kingston, do, do; prop. City of Concord, Ogdensburg, do, general cargo.

Down: Schrs. J.C. Woodruff, Cleveland, Thorold, coal; Mary Battle, Toledo, Kingston, corn; T.C. Street, Kingston, do; Bermuda, Cleveland, Oshawa, coal; Eliza Allen, Port Rowan, St. Catharines, wood; Republic, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; St. Louis, do, do, corn; M.C. Upper, Leamington, Port Colborne, ties; J.F. Card, Cleveland, do, coal; Bay Trader, Port Rowan, do, wood; Mary of St. Catharines, Erie, do, coal; E.M. Carrington, Erie, do, coal; Jennie Graham, Toledo, Kingston, corn. Props Russia, Celtic and Argyle, Toledo, Montreal, corn.

In Harbor - Schrs. J.F. Card, M.C. Upper, Mary, E.M. Carrington, Penokee, Pulaskie, Guilding Star, Nassau.

Port Dalhousie, May 12th - Arrivals and bound up: Schrs. Hercules, Hamilton, Windsor, light; Howard, Toronto, Bay City, light; J. Walters, do, Kingsville, do; Stevenson, Hamilton, Pt. Colborne, do; O.M. Bond, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Cossack, do; Jane Ralston, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, do; Gibraltar, Kingston, Pt. Colborne, light; Sam Cook, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Hartford, do; J.G. Worts, Toronto, Inverhuron, light; John T. Mott, Fairhaven, Chicago, coal; props Zealand, Hamilton, Windsor, light; America, Montreal, Owen Sound, mdze.; steambarge Lincoln, Kingston, Pt. Colborne, light.

Down: Schrs. Mysolla, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Elgin, Toledo, Kingston, corn; props Sovereign, do; Niagara, do; Africa, do.

The steam dredge Goliah, which has been on the dry dock for the last month, left for Toronto in tow of the tug Shickluna.

The propeller Cuba arrived on Sunday and went on the drydock for repairs this morning.

The schr. Marquis, loading at the elevator, will leave tonight.

The Persia passed up, on her first trip, from Montreal today.

The St. Lawrence has received orders to fit out, and will leave tomorrow.

p.3 Under Seizure - The steam barge Portsmouth, owned by Easton Bros. of Ottawa, is under seizure for infraction of the revenue laws, and has been ordered to be sold on the 22nd instant. The vessel has been seized at the instance of the Collector of Customs at Kingston, having failed to report after visiting the other side.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1879