The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1891

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p.1 The Yacht Dismasted - While on her way to Toronto to take part in a regatta there the sailing yacht Laura, owned by S. Calvin, was dismasted. She returned to the city, received a new spar and was to have cleared today for Charlotte.

A New Line of Boats - may run a new line of steamers from Montreal to Toronto.

News In Small Lots - The schrs. John McBride and Cora W. Post arrived from Gananoque last night with brick for the Oddfellow's hall.

Cases at Picton - ....Judgement for plaintiff for $100 and full costs were awarded in the case of Clark vs. Connolly, resulting from a collision between the schr. Kate and a steam tug. The tug was owned by Connolly Bros., of the dry dock.


The steamship Campana is discharging grain at Portsmouth.

The schr. White Oak is lying at Portsmouth awaiting orders.

The str. Argonaut will arrive tonight from Chicago with wheat.

The barge Detroit has been hauled out on Davis' dry dock for repairs.

The prop. Glengarry and tow Glenora and Gaskin cleared, last night, light, for Toledo.

The str. Armenia took the Hero's place, for yesterday's trip, from and to Belleville.

Clearances: tug Hall and six barges, Montreal, grain; str. Campana, Chicago, passengers; tug Thompson and three barges, Oswego, light.

A sunken crib, near Brophy's Point, caused a steam yacht to break her wheel yesterday. The obstruction will be removed by means of dynamite.

F. Burke, who went down the rapids on the whaleback str. Wetmore, says that by the collision in one of the rapids, four plates were broken in her bottom.

Arrivals: tug Thompson and three barges, Montreal, light; schr. Fisher, Charlotte, coal; tug Col. By, Cape Vincent, light; schr. Oliver Mowat, Sodus Point, coal.

The str. Hero made the run to Montreal on Sunday, in a little over thirteen hours, leading the Algerian by fifteen minutes. The steamer gracefully ran the rapids. The teachers were delighted with the trip. The return trip was made in twenty three hours, reaching here last night.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1891