The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1901

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p.2 Kestral Won the Race - second race at Kingston yacht club for Carruther's shield.

Incidents of the Day - The steamyacht Nokomis, owned by J.G. Nicholls, New York, whose summer home is on Howe Island, was up the Bay of Quinte Saturday night when the big storm arose. The yacht was run down to Kingston for shelter.


Schooner Tradewind arrived from Sodus with coal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Maggie L. and Echo.

The schooner Fleetwing cleared today for Deseronto, light.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston and North King on Sunday.

Craig's wharf: steamers Ocean and Melbourne, down, and Persia up, on Sunday.

Most of the steamers due yesterday were late, on account of Saturday night's windstorm.

The steamer Islander was in port this morning to have a pin repaired. She cleared again for Clayton.

The steamer Rideau Queen did not clear for Ottawa until this afternoon. She was having her exhaust pipe repaired and a new wheel put on, in Davis' dry dock.

The steamer America cleared at noon for Clayton, thence to Sackett's Harbor carrying a military excursion from that place among the Thousand Islands tomorrow.

The steamer New Island Wanderer went to Glenora on Saturday night to release Mr. Nichol's steamyacht from the wharf over which it threatened to jump during the storm. Thirty men were at work, trying to keep it clear of the wharf.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Lake Huron was storm swept on Saturday night. There were many disasters to the craft. Fifty-six seamen were rescued at different life saving stations.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1901