The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1900

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p.2 Yacht Club Races - to be held on June 23rd, July 21st and Aug. 25th



Schooners White and Burton cleared to-day for Oswego.

The tug Hall arrived to-day from Montreal with four light barges

Called at Craig's wharf on Sunday: Steamers Persia from Montreal, Ocean from Toronto, Melbourne from Toledo.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: Schooners Echo, Ballou, and Minnie, from bay ports, with peas and barley.

The tug Nellie Reid, with two grain laden barges, cleared from Richardsons' elevator for Montreal on Saturday night.

The schooner Annie Minnes arrived at the M.T. company elevator this morning from Consecon with 10,000 bushels of wheat.

The steamer North King on her trip to Rochester last evening had a good passenger list. The steamer commences her Sunday river route in two weeks.

Harbor master McCammon is on the lookout for vessel captains who anchor their boats within the prescribed limit in the line of the range lights, endangering their own craft and those trying to enter the harbor after dark.

Capt. Esford, of the steamer Toronto, left last evening for Rochester, N.Y. He went over to superintend the sinking of a number of spiles at Charlotte wharf, to enable the steamer Toronto to be snubbed around in the river instead of using a tug as heretofore.

p.5 Sailing Yacht Geisha Sold - by W.C. Kent to Mr. Almon.

p.8 Still Working At It - James Lesslie this morning received a letter from his brother, Capt. Lesslie, engaged in wrecking the steamer Scottish King, ashore on the coast of Newfoundland. The letter was written on the 23rd inst., and next day Capt. Lesslie expected the arrival from England of a mammoth steam pump to be used on the wreck.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1900