The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1899

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The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts left this morning for Fort William.

The schooner Annie Falconer is at the Rockwood asylum wharf discharging coal.

The tugs Active and Hall arrived this morning with eleven light barges from Montreal.

The steamer Arabian, Capt. Patenaude, Prescott to Toronto, touched at Swift & Co.'s wharf this morning.

Arrived at Richardsons' elevator: steamer Tilley, from Fort William, with 40,000 bushels of wheat; sloop Minnie, from bay ports, with 1,000 bushels of wheat.

The steamyacht Little Mac, Clayton, was in port yesterday afternoon for inspection, but owing to the absence from the city of the government inspectors, who are at Peterboro, the work could not be performed.

p.5 Collided To Save a Sailor - Mackinaw City, July 12th - The steamer John Spry and consort John T. Johnson were in collision in an effort to save the life of a sailor who fell overboard from the consort. The boats were bound down, and were in the vicinity of Waugosuance (sic) light when the man went overboard. The efforts to save him were immediate, and the two boats came together with slight damages. The man was taken aboard again none the worse for his bath.

Genesee Won Third Race - Chicago, July 12th - The eastern yacht Genesee yesterday again demonstrated her superiority over the Prairie and Josephine in the third and last race of the series to decide which boat should have the honor of competing for the Canada cup at Toronto in August.....

p.6 No Menace To Navigation - buoy marking crib opposite water works pumping house is damaged.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1899