The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Mar 1896

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p.1 Defiance Took The Race - nine boats started; details of race (1/2 column).

Incidents of the Day - Barney Farrell, Clayton, N.Y., took the examination for engineers' papers in Oswego Tuesday and Wednesday. He obtained papers, giving him chief of vessels of 400 tons and first assistant on any vessel. Mr. Farrell has engaged as engineer of the steamer Islander of the Thousand Island steamboat company for the coming season.

p.4 How The Ice Yachts Stand - In the club series for the cup presented by the commodore and vice commodore the following named ice-yachts have won points: Defiance, John Fisher, fifteen; Snowbird, H.S. Folger, twelve; Jack Frost, J.B. Carruthers, seven; Pastime, F.H. Macnee, six; Flash, J. Gaskin, jr.; Flying Scud, Ira Folger; North Star, H. Hora; Esquimaux, Capt. J.H. Allen, three each; Icicle, W.C. Kent; Spectre, Messrs. Gildersleeve, one each.

March 17, 1896

p.1 Again The Defiance Wins - another ice yacht race.

Wants The Yachts Classified - a big difference between large and small ice yachts.

Keep Clear of the Buoy - near the home buoy during ice-yacht races a dangerous place to be.

Incidents of the Day - Capt. McWilliams is directing the repairing and renovating of the steamer Corsican, now going on. The vessel is being thoroughly overhauled and will be in excellent trim for the season's work by the opening of navigation.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Mar 1896