The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 5, 1884

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p.2 Retires From The Circuit - Mr. Phelps and his yacht Katie Gray.

p.3 Leaving For Belleville - yachts Laura and Garfield.

Incidents Of The Day - Capt. Alexander Cuthbert, the well known yachtsman, is about to take up his residence in Oswego, and establish a yard for building yachts.

The K. & M.T. Co. charged the owners of the schr. Halstead $500 for services rendered in connection with taking her off the rocks opposite Snake Island.

Yachtsmen On Deck - results of regatta (1 1/2 columns)

Canoe Association News -

No More Trials of Speed - The str. St. Lawrence has proved to be the fastest boat on the river. She has made the run from Cape Vincent to Clayton in 54 minutes. Now, having satisfied her builders, she will quietly do her passenger work without paying any attention to the small crafts which may wait for her at various stopping places. In future these boats will not be gratified.


The schr. Sea Bird cleared for Trenton last night.

The strs. Algerian and Corinthian are reported at Swift's.

The schr. Gulnair has been chartered to load ore for Cleveland.

Capt. Lewis is making a foresail, gib and staysail for the schr. Elgin.

The schr. J. Magee cleared for Weller's Bay last night to load ore.

The prop. Niagara arrived today from Manistee with 420,000 feet of deals. They will be shipped to Quebec.

Calling at Gunn's wharf: strs. Sumner, from Oswego; Ontario, from Alexandria Bay; Hero, from Belleville; Alexandria, from Trenton.

The str. Hero has been chartered to bring branch No. 21, I.C.B.U. of Belleville to Channel Grove tomorrow. She will also bring the Oddfellows of Picton down the bay on Thursday.

The str. Ontario arrived this afternoon with 300 excursionists from Syracuse. The steamer stopped five minutes and proceeded to Alexandria Bay. She will return west tonight. The Syracuse brass band was on board.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 5, 1884