The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1900

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p.1 American Canal Preferred - approaches to Sault Ste. Marie Canal Too Shallow - only about eighteen feet on Canadian side, but twenty two feet on American side.

p.2 Say They Are Indolent - members of yacht club

p.4 To Challenge For The Cup - Toronto, Aug. 1st - Royal Canadian yacht club to challenge Rochester club to race for Fisher cup.


The schooner Acacia cleared this morning for Charlotte.

The tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with four grain laden barges.

The sloop Rover arrived at Wolfe Island with cordwood from Rideau canal ports.

The steamer Myles cleared from Richardsons' elevator this morning for Chicago.

The tug Edmond and barge, with mica, arrived this morning from the Rideau canal.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: Steambarge Chub and sloop Minnie, from bay ports.

The M.T. company barge Nebraska has come out of the government dry dock after receiving repairs.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf: Steamers Ocean, from Montreal; Argyle from Charlotte to Alexandria Bay and return.

Arrivals at Swift's wharf: Steamers Corsican from Toronto; Spartan from Montreal; North King from Charlotte to Alexandria Bay and return; schooner Lydon from Oswego with coal.

The Rideau Lakes navigation company is negotiating for the building of an excursion steamer for the Rideau canal. The steamer will be 110 feet long and twenty two feet beam. No staterooms will be placed in it, its decks being open. It will be altogether for excursions from Kingston, Smith's Falls and Ottawa to various points on the Rideau.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1900