The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Mar 1900

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - Workmen are engaged in fitting out the steamer North King. Improvments will be made in the boat's accommodation, beauty and speed, and she will begin the season as one of the finest lake and river boats that enter port.

p.8 Spring Assizes - Capt. T.J. Craig vs Montreal & Cornwall navigation company, limited - action for commission on sale of a steamer.

Incidents of the Day - The repairs to the long pier at Portsmouth are about completed.

March 23, 1900

p.2 To Build a Sailing Yacht - Davis & Sons have been instructed by George W. Davis, New York, to build him a sailing yacht 41 x 13 feet, yawl rigged, and containing all conveniences for cruising. Mr. Davis summers on Wolfe Island and desires a boat for pleasure trips. The boat builders have been told to spare no expense in fitting out the yacht.

March 24, 1900

p.8 Ice Yacht Pennant Races - The pennant races of the Kingston yacht club took place at ten o'clock this morning. The second-class yachts finished as follows: Kestrel (Dr. Black), forty-one minutes; Jack Frost, (J.B. Carruthers); Snowcloud, (H.S. Folger). Frank Strange sailed the Kestrel. The Snowcloud led the other two yachts but was beaten on the last round by a narrow margin.

The third class yachts finished thus: Westend, (Capt. Larush), forty-four minutes; Flight (J.C. Strange); Pastime (F.H. Macnee). The wind was light and a little rough. This afternoon the race for the Calvin-Macnee trophy was to take place if there was enough wind.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Mar 1900