The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 5, 1877

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p.3 Regatta Meeting - The regatta meeting at the Council Chamber last night, was fairly attended. Mr. R.W. Barker was called to the chair. After some conversation, it was resolved to hold a Fall Regatta, about the 14th instant. Mr. George Offord was elected Commodore; Mr. James Wilson, Vice Commodore; Mr. H.L. Parnell, Secretary; and His Worship the Mayor, Captain Lewis and Messrs. R. Makins and J. Wilson, Sailing Committee. It is intended to have races for second and third class boats and also rowing races, and an efficient canvassing Committee was appointed to solicit subscriptions. The meeting then adjourned until tomorrow evening, at 7:45, when the arrangements will be completed.

Marine News

Sunk - On Monday night, during the heavy gale, the schooner Riverside, with a load of wheat for Kingston, ran aground at Four Mile Point, and sank. The tug Franklin is up with a lighter taking out her cargo, which, with the exception of about 5,000 bushels, is damaged.

Port Colborne, Sept. 4th - Up - schrs. Elgin, Port Metcalfe, Port Stanley, light; Correspondent, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Jas. Norris, Port Metcalfe, blank, light; Algerine, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Nellie Hunter, Cobourg, Ashtabula, iron ore; Belle Mitchell, Oswego, Chicago, salt; L.S. Hammond, Cape Vincent, Cleveland, light; Jennie White, Oswego, Detroit, salt; Samana, Port Colborne, Buffalo, wet grain; props. City of Concord, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; Lowell, Ogdensburg, Toledo, gen. cargo.

Down - schrs. Daniel Lyons, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Northman, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Lady Dufferin, Chicago, Kingston, corn; British Lion, Cheboygan, Garden Island, timber; Tamana, Detroit, Kingston, wheat; Maria Annette, Fairport, Hamilton, coal; Queen of the Lakes, Black River, Toronto, coal; W.L. Breck, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; barge O.J. Hale, Chicago, Ogdensburg, wheat; props. Cleveland, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Granite State, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

In Harbour - schrs. Hercules, Ella Murton, Elgin, Correspondent, J. Norris, Algerine, Nellie Hunter, Belle Mitchell, L.S. Hammond and Jennie White.

The schr. Samana, that was here in a leaking condition, had to unload her cargo at the elevator and proceed to Buffalo dock. She damaged eight hundred and ninety-three bushels of wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 5, 1877