The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1884

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Marine News.

The schr. Herbert Dudley unloads 200 tons of coal at Breck & Booth's.

The schr. Julia went aground at Consecon while loading barley. She is in no danger.

The schr. Mowat loads barley at Napanee and Deseronto for Oswego, at 3 cents per bushel. The schr. Elgin loads at Trenton at 2 3/4 cents.

The tug Thompson arrived today from Montreal with four barges, light. She brings the remainder of the fleet up here for winter quarters.

A despatch from the captain says that the prop. Cuba is sinking at Alexandria Bay. He asked the M.T. Co. for assistance. They telegraphed collector of customs Warren, at Cape Vincent, for permission to send a tug and a lighter to the sinking steamer. Up to going to press an answer had not been received from him.

Yacht Club Hold A Meeting.

The members of the Yacting Club met last evening in the Royal Hotel and elected the

following officers for the ensuing year:

Commodore - Major Fairtlough.

Vice Commodore - Clark Hamilton.

Rear Commodore - J.B. Carruthers.

Secretary - A. Strachan.

Treasurer - J. McK. Robertson.

Measurers - John Strange and A.E.M. Loscombe.

Directors - John McKelvey, J.B. Walkem, H. Richardson.

Fleet Surgeon - Dr. W. Garratt.

Regular Committee - C.L. Curtis, M.D.; J. McKelvey, Wm. Harty; W. Carruthers; G. Offord; Jas. Wilson; Geo. Oldrieve; Chas. F. Gildersleeve, R.T. Walker, C. Bermingham.

Committee of Admissions - George Power, William Ball, Geo. King, G.W. King.

The meeting adjourned until the 21st of December, when the question of raising the fees will be discussed.

p.3 Incidents Of The Day - Yesterday a squall struck the yacht Mystic, en route from Pultneyville to Clayton, on Reed's Bay, Wolfe Island, capsizing her. The crew were rescued. The steamer Hastings has left to pick up the disabled craft.

Hearing The Argument - Yesterday the argument in the triangular marine case, Donnelly vs. Ross, with the Wrecking Company's interpleader, was heard before Judge Price. Ald. Whiting, for the Wrecking Company, made two brilliant addresses. The judge took the case en delibere.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1884