The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Nov 1895

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The schr. Acacia is at Swift's with coal from Oswego, N.Y.

Lake Yacht Racing Association - The lake yacht racing association has decided, instead of holding the usual annual rendezvous, to return to the old system of making a lake circuit for next year, the races to begin on or about July 15th. The following officers were elected: President, A.E. Jarvis, Royal Canadian club, Toronto; vice-president, J.E. Burroughs, Rochester; honorary secretary, E.H. Ambrose, Hamilton; executive committee, John T. Mott, Oswego; commodore Whitcomb, Victoria club and commodore Tyson, Queen City club, Toronto, with the officers of the association.



The tugs Active and Walker arrived from Montreal last night with nine barges, light.

The sloop Madcap, from bay ports, is at James Richardson & Sons' elevator with a cargo of barley.

The schr. Annie Falconer arrived last evening at Swift's wharf from Charlotte, N.Y. with a cargo of coal.

The steamer Bannockburn arrived last night from Fort William with 60,000 bushels of wheat. She was discharged today and will clear tonight for Fort William to take on her last cargo for this season. To allow of her making this trip, her consorts, the schooners Winnipeg and Selkirk, were dropped in the canal. The tug Walker cleared for Port Dalhousie today to bring them down. After being discharged they will go into winter quarters.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Nov 1895