The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1886

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The schr. Ocean Wave is loading stone at the foot of Wolfe Island for Cobourg.

The steambarge Tecumseh, with timber from Cheboygan, for Collinsby, is in the Welland Canal.

The str. Edmunds and consorts, with 500,000 feet of lumber, are en route from Ottawa to this city.

The steam yacht Tencatta (Toncatta ?) cleared today with a barge, laden with lumber, for Brockville.

The schr. A. Foster loads coal at Oswego for Kingston, and the steambarge Reliance carries lumber from Kingston to Oswego.

Today the steam yacht Uretia, sold by R. Davis to W.C. Gibson & Son, Ottawa, for $550 ?, left for the capital. She is a pretty boat and can glide at a fast pace.

This morning the tug Sir John, with three barges, arrived from Ottawa, with 500,000 feet of lumber. The material is being transhipped in the schrs. Mowat, Gearing and Folger, for Oswego.

A pontoon, for McArthur & Co., owners of ferry boats at Prescott, has been built at Davis' shipyard, and will be towed down the river in a few days. It is 13' wide and 40' long and capable of sustaining a weight of 40 tons.

A number of yachts are undergoing repairs at Davis' shipyard. Major Fairtlough's yacht Hebe, about to be used in a two month's cruise, is being overhauled. The yacht Eudie ?, owned by Mr. McKechnie, Cobourg, an old craft, is on the ways to be painted and caulked. The Endie ? was one of the first yachts built by Cuthbert. The yacht Genevariere ?, Toronto, another very old boat, unused for a number of years, also undergoes general repairs.

Cleared - schr. Nellie Hunter, Oswego, light; steamer R. Anglin, Cape Vincent, 2,260 ties.

Arrivals - schr. Suffel, Deseronto, lumber.

p.3 The Course Laid Out - for Regatta to be held on Aug. 2nd - from G.T.R. wharf to a buoy off George's barn, Wolfe Island, thence to a buoy off Four Mile Point and back to city.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1886