The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1889

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The str. Armenia arrived last night from Deseronto with flour for the Rathbun company.

The steamer Sport is at Sport Island. Her wheels and paddle boxes were both badly wrecked

The steamer Geneva, formerly of Kingston, is doing a fine business at Manitou Beach, near Oswego.

The yacht Gerda was too late in reaching Cobourg to secure a place in the regatta yesterday.

The yacht Wherenow arrived here this morning from the Thousand Islands. A new wheel will be placed in her. She will also be inspected before returning.

On Wednesday the schr. Two Brothers, laden with coal for the Rathbun company, ran aground while going up the Napanee River. It took the Reindeer nearly an hour to release her.

The Brockville Recorder says: "The Kathleen went down this morning with a good cargo of passengers and freight." We are sorry to hear this for the Kathleen was a good boat.

The yacht Speranza, of Toledo, which ran on Snake Island shoal some time ago and repaired here, is on her way to salt water. This fall her owner, Mr. Meacham, New York, will take a cruise in the West Indies.

A few days ago in entering Charlotte harbor the schr. Katie Eccles carried away the topmast of the yacht Velnette. Capt. Davis paid $22 for the damages done. The schooner also fouled the yacht Endie but will contest the claim for damages.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1889