The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1884

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p.1 St. Lawrence En Fete - description of 1000 Islands.

p.3 Yachting & Rowing - The Regatta of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club will be held at Toronto on the 6th September. The race will be governed by the "Lake Yacht Racing Association. There are three prizes offered in each class, viz.: First class, 1st champion flag and $150; 2nd, $75; 3rd, $40. Second class, 1st, $100; 2nd, $60; 3rd, $30.


The tug Jessie Hall and five barges left today for Montreal with grain and lumber.

On Wednesday last the str. Algerian successfully ran the Lachine Rapids after dusk.

The cargo of coal in the sunken schr. Belle, of Hamilton, was insured by the Rathbun Co., but the vessel was not insured.

Collinsby - Arrivals: The Ark and Albion, Serpent River, pine timber; Tecumseh and three barges, Escanaba, pine timber.

Capt. J. Donnelly is inspecting the schr. Belle, beached at Indian Point. It is probable he will secure the contract of raising her.

A Captain In Difficulty - Recently the tug A.P. Wright, of Oswego, towed a vessel from Kingston to Grindstone Island and returned without reporting at Cape Vincent. Capt. Batles afterwards reported and sent the fees to the Collector, who had no power to receive. The Secretary of the Treasury reports that he has no power to act till a sworn statement is received through the Cape Vincent Collector. The fine for the offence is $400, but it thought it will not be enforced.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1884