Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean from Montreal.
Captain Dandy has been appointed to Captain Ryan's post on the steamer Jessie Bain.
The steamer Richelieu will likely be placed upon the Kingston-Bay of Quinte route next week, in place of the steamer Armenia.
Swift's wharf: steamer Toronto from Toronto; Caspian from Charlotte; Algerian from Montreal; Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa.
M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte with two coal laden barges, and cleared for Montreal with one grain and two coal-laden barges; steamer Arabian from Fort William discharged 40,000 bushels of wheat, and cleared for Montreal.
Mistook the Buoy - On Wednesday morning the steambarge John S. Parsons, owned by D.C. Wheeler, Chaumont, N.Y., and bound from Oswego to Chaumont, with 300 tons of coal, went ashore in Sherwin's Bay, which the crew mistook for Chaumont Bay, a short distance away. She is not badly damaged.
An Efficient Steward - A party of six Kingstonians have just returned from Buffalo. They went by the steamer Kingston and returned by the steamer Toronto. They are loud in their praise of the excellence of the steward's department of the steamer Toronto, of the courtesy of the steward and his efficient staff, the superiority of the menu and the expediency of the service. The steward, W.C. McDonald, is a young Kingstonian, who has been in the employment of the R. & O. navigation company for some years. This year his ability as a steward was recognized by his being placed in charge of the big steamer Toronto.
Incidents of the Day - The steamer Donnelly went on the Wolfe Island route this afternoon.
The steamer Empire State brought 250 people from river points to the city today.
The steamer Columbia, of Clayton, left Davis' dry dock today after receiving repairs.
The sloop Uno cleared from the Rathbun company's wharf this morning for Clayton, laden with lumber.