The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1884

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p.2 Yacht Nora In Port - The yacht Nora, of Belleville, arrived at Eilbeck's dock this morning. She came from Stone Mills to the city in two hours and a half. She is a trim looking craft of 35 tons, especially fitted out for cruising. A new main boom was shipped at Deseronto, and while here the yacht receives a new mainsail, new jib and jib topsail, made by Oldrieve & Horn. Her flying jib and gaff topsail will also be repaired. On July 30th she will take part in the races at Oswego, and later on she will enter our regatta. She is manned by R.J. Bell, owner; J. Garratt, W. Black, E. Mecham, D. Black and D. Glass.

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p.3 Look Out For A Surprise - Belleville Intelligencer says if Spencer joins K.Y.C. his sharpie would be allowed to race at Belleville regatta.


The prop. Celtic left for the west last night.

The schr. Benson is unloading timber at Garden Island.

The schr. Philo Bennett has arrived with coal for Crawford.

Swift's - Arrivals: strs. Corinthian, Montreal; Corsican, Toronto.

The schr. White Oak has reached Crawford's, from Oswego, with 380 tons coal.

Capt. Garratt's new steamer Ida will be in service on the Rideau Canal on Aug. 1st.

The schr. Jessie Breck brought timber from Toledo to Kingston at $50 per m.

Two of the M.T. Co.'s barges are loading railroad iron for Montreal. They leave tomorrow.

The str. St. Lawrence will go to Clayton tomorrow, and commence running on her route between the Cape and Alexandria Bay on Monday.

The rate on wheat from Chicago to Kingston was 3 3/4 cents, and corn 3 1/2 cents, with all canal tolls paid. The schrs. Barker and Westside and prop. Cuba have been chartered.

The steam barge Saxon ran into the schooner Ocean Wave near the Stone Mills, tearing to pieces her upper works near the bow, and carrying away her bowsprit and jib-boom. The schooner was towed to Deseronto.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals: tug Glyde, five barges, Montreal, light; tug Active, Gaskin and Glenora, Toledo, 83,000 bush. grain; prop. Armenia lightened 7,000 bush. corn. Departures: tug Armenia, Montreal; tug Glyde, 2 barges, grain, Montreal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1884