The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1896

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p.4 The yachts Norma and Wildflower had a brush on Saturday. Honors were about even. Keen rivalry exists between the skippers of both crafts. A definite race would decide the superiority of the yachts.


The str. Rosemount is expected to arrive here within two weeks time.

The schrs. Fleetwing and Falconer are in from Oswego with cargoes of coal.

The str. Columbian left for Morrisburg yesterday to bring an excursion here.

The str. Tilley and consort Merritt, Duluth, wheat laden, are due here today.

The schr. Fabiola arrived yesterday morning, and is unloading her cargo of coal at the penitentiary.

The schooner Loretta Rooney has been chartered to carry a cargo of grain from the malt house to Toronto.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf on Sunday: str. Persia, Montreal; str. Ocean, Hamilton; str. Melbourne, Toledo; str. Water Lily, Picton.

The steambarge King Ben arrived from Oswego at four o'clock yesterday afternoon. She has coal for the Folger company, and made a good trip.

The sloop Maggie L. is loading 1,500 bushels of wheat for Picton, and the Idlewild 1,800 bushels for Gananoque, at James Richardson & Sons' elevator.

The tug Hall arrived up yesterday with six light barges. She entered the government dry-dock in company with the tug Petrel, both of which are having their wheels repaired.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1896