The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1901

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p.1 Great Boat Race - Cleveland, Ohio, June3rd - Today, weather permitting, will occur one of the greatest events ever seen on the great lakes. It will be a race of 100 miles between the White Star line's steamer Tashmoo and the steamer City of Erie, of the Cleveland and Buffalo line. The stake is $1,000.



Malt-house wharf: schooner Falconer, from Oswego with coal.

Grove Inn wharf: schooners Annie Minnes and Fleetwing arrived from Oswego with coal.

The steamer Brockville, from Brockville, will undergo repairs in Davis' dry dock this week.

Craig's wharf on Sunday: steamers Persia and Melbourne from Montreal; steamer Ocean from Hamilton.

The steamer Islander will come out of Davis' dry dock on Wednesday. Much repairing was done to her.

The steam yacht Virginia, Alexandria Bay, is in port for the purpose of receiving inspection by the government officials.

M.T. company wharf: tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte with two coal-laden barges, and cleared with them for Montreal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Maggie L., Monitor, Ariadne, and sloop Minnie from bay ports; tug Dauntless cleared for Montreal with two grain-laden barges.

The steam yacht Sagamore, owned by F.H. Clergue, the king of New Ontario, passed up from Montreal on Saturday afternoon, en route to Sault Ste. Marie. The Sagamore is a magnificent vessel.

Edward Adams, chairman of the board of Canadian steamboat inspectors, Ottawa; Capt. McElhinney, government nautical adviser, Ottawa; William Evans, inspector of hulls, Toronto; M.R. Davis, inspector of hulls, and T.P. Thompson, inspector of boilers, Kingston, are making a thorough inspection of the steamer Empire State.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1901