The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1881

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p.1 Our Civic Holiday - excursions, regatta at Clayton.

p.2 St. George's Yacht Race - collision between Emma and Garfield - a letter to editor.

p.3 Vessel Insurance Case - Geo. Ledford to Buffalo to testify (dealing with schr. Harvest Queen - see June 3rd - ed.)


The schr. R.C. Proctor takes a load of straw from Kingston to Oswego at $1.25 per ton.

The str. Hastings makes an excursion trip from Port Hope to Charlotte this evening.

The str. Island Belle has broken three blades off her propeller and must go to Ogdensburg for a new wheel.

It is stated that the tug McArthur claims one third of the insurance upon the steamer Flower City as salvage.

The agents were in Clayton yesterday adjusting the insurance upon the burned steamer Flower City. The boat will be rebuilt and ready for service in 1882.

The steam yachts owned by the Packers and Dr. Holland are the finest and fastest running on the river in the vicinity of the camp ground and Alexandria Bay.

The Island Wanderer runs one mile an hour faster with her new wheel than she did with her old one, and with very much less shaking. She is now one of the steadiest and fastest boats on the river.


Str. Spartan, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Str. D.C. West, Westport, pass. and fgt.

Str. Corsican, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Cuba, Toronto, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Celtic, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Prop. California, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Armenia, Ogdensburg, pass. and fgt.

Tug Eleanor, Ironsides, barges iron ore.

Schr. B.W. Folger, Fair Haven, 240 iron ore. (sic)

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1881