The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1900

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p.2 It Was a Good Yacht Race - S. Calvin's Cock Robin Gets First Place - Kestrel, Mr. Knopf; Geisha, J.C.C. Albion ?; Norma, F. Strange; Tezpi, J. Conway; Harmony, H. Cunningham; Cock Robin, S. Calvin; Chickadee, C. Cartwright.


The tug Bronson, with two grain laden barges, cleared this morning for Montreal.

The steamer Rideau Queen left for Ottawa this morning with a large number of passengers.

The schooner Peterson, Chicago, is at Richardson & Son's elevator, with 40,000 ? bushels of corn.

The barge Imperial to-day loaded 30,000 bushels of grain at Richardson & Son's elevator for Montreal.

The steamer Niko and consort, J.J. Blaine, Chicago, are unloading corn at the Mooer's company elevator.

The steamer Columbian left this port this morning for Montreal, taking the regular run of the R. & O. steamer.

Touched at Swift & Co's wharf Sunday: Steamers North King on down and up trips; Toronto on down and up trips.

The steam yacht Victor with L. & G. Cosgrove and party aboard, was in port to-day en route for Quebec.

The steamer Glengarry and consort Dunmore, light, cleared this morning for Fairport to load coal for Fort William.

The schooner Rosemount with consort Selkirk, light, cleared this morning for Chicago to load corn for the M.T. company.

In attempting to effect a landing at Craig & Co.'s wharf Sunday morning the steamer Argyle struck the crib work and badly damaged her upper woodwork.

The steamer Ella Ross, with an excursion party from Madoc aboard, touched at Swift & Co's wharf Saturday afternoon bound for Thousand Island Park. She went up the bay this morning to unload her passengers at Trenton.

p.4 A Big Sea Serpent - Residents of Howe Island Greatly Exercised Over Its Appearance -

p.5 Took Refuge Ashore - captain of western grain ship in harbor wouldn't leave female cook alone; she was escorted ashore by crew and left for Chicago on train.

p.6 The Norma In Trouble - yacht owned by Capt. Frank Strange sunk at foot of West street.

Struck By A Squall - sailing yachts Madge II and Cock Robin.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1900