The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1865

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p.2 The Regatta - The following is the result of the rowing races yesterday:-

Class E. - Championship - This race did not come off, there being but one entry, that of W. Smithers.

Class F. - Pleasure Skiffs - One pair sculls. Prize $10. Five entries. Won by the Flirt, a Barriefield boat, rowed and owned by J. Dickie.

Class G. - Garrison Races. One pair sculls. Prize $10. Three entries. Won by Gunner Keegan, Royal Artillery.

Class K. - Pleasure skiffs. Two pair sculls. Prize $10. Seven entries. Won by the Firefly, with a Barriefield crew.

A protest was entered yesterday evening against the winning yacht Belle by the owners of the John A. Macdonald, Ripple and Garibaldi, on the ground that the flag at the buoy at Four Mile Point had been carried away, the result being that the crew of the John A. not perceiving the buoy owing to the absence of the flag, ran their yacht at least a quarter of a mile beyond it, thus losing a good deal of time. The race was run over today, and at the rounding of the winning garrison buoy on the first round over the course the Belle came in at 25 minutes to 2, the John A. 12 minutes to 2, and the Ripple 6 minutes to 2. The Garibaldi did not run, and the Ripple after vainly endeavoring by tacking to pass Point Frederick at the commencement of the second round, gave up the race, leaving the contest between between the Belle and the John A. the former keeping throughout the lead she had first obtained, and beating the John A. fully a mile and three quarters. In the course of the race the John A. met with an accident by the carrying away of one of her sails by which some fifteen minutes were lost, and this contributed to her defeat.

Drafts For Various Regiments - Grecian brings up soldiers.

Vessels To And From Canadian Ports Passing Through The Welland Canal - 12,13.

Imports - 12-14.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1865