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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1901

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p.1 Squeal From Detroit - American view of yacht race is that Canadian boat is not racing in a sportmanlike manner.

p.2 Sent His Congratulations - to yacht Invader for bringing back Canada Cup.



Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean from Montreal.

The schooner Annie Minnes, from Oswego, is unloading coal at the spile wharf.

Crawford's wharf: tug British Lion and barge, Ottawa to Deseronto, with lumber.

The sloop Two Brothers, from Deseronto with wood, is at Rathbun's Grove Inn wharf.

M.T. company wharf: tug Thomson cleared with two coal barges for Montreal, and returning, left for Oswego with two light barges.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto from Toronto; Caspian from Charlotte; Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa; Algerian from Montreal; schooner Two Brothers from Charlotte with coal.

The steamer Saturn, oak-laden from Sandusky to Montreal, was in port today. She was loaded to fourteen feet and consequently was unable to pass the mud bank at the foot of Wolfe Island. In order to get down the river she was obliged to run up the lake and go down the American channel.

Ill luck seems to pursue the tug Petrel, owned by the Collins Bay rafting company. The steamer was lying in a port at Newfoundland, after having been nearly wrecked recently. She was under orders to proceed to another wreck and was moving a large pump from forward to stern when a stay between the fore and aft masts broke allowing the pump to fall and carrying masts and smoke stack overboard.

p.6 Mr. Nicholl's steam yacht Nokomis was in the gov't dry dock today having her rudder and wheel repaired.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1901