The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1886

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p.1 Yacht Races at Charlotte - Rochester, Aug. 16th - Rain prevented a large attendance at the Charlotte Regatta yesterday, but a good breeze prevailed, and some fine time was made. Among the entries were the sloop Atalanta, Brighton, which won the first prize; the Ariadne, Cape Vincent, second prize; and the Ethel, Oswego, third prize in the race for first class boats. The Katie Gray, Oswego, won first money in the second class and defeated every boat but the Atalanta. The Stella, Oswego, took second money, and the Ameda, Rochester, third. The Nokomis, Rochester, was the winner of the third class race.



The steambarge Resolute is loading lumber at Rathbun's for Oswego.

The schr. Philo Bennett is unloading (sic) wheat in Oakville for Kingston.

The schr. Craftsman is unloading coal in Goderich. When this work is finished she will load ties at Southampton for Chicago.

Schrs. W.R. Taylor, Toledo, timber; S. Neelon, Portage, timber, are in the Welland Canal en route to Kingston.

While assisting in unloading coal from the barge Toronto last evening the captain had his left hand badly lacerated by a rope. Dr. T.M. Fenwick dressed the captain's hand after the accident.

Arrivals - schr. Resolute, Oswego, light.

Cleared - tug Thistle, Sackett's Harbor, 1,500 lbs. fish; schr. Wm. Jamieson, Fairhaven, light; schr. Annie Falconer, Oswego, 198,445 feet lumber; schr. Hanlan, Sodus Point, light; schr. Fabiola, Oswego, light.

Incidents of the Day - Owing to the bad weather the str. Hazelton, from Oswego, was unable to reach Kingston. Her passengers were landed at Cape Vincent and came to the city on the Maud.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1886