The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1904

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p.1 A Total Loss - R. & O. steamer Canada of Montreal sunk at Sorel, after collision with coal ship Cape Breton.

p.2 Girl Drowned - suicided off steamer America in river.

Verona Won Second of Yacht Races - for Bruce Carruthers Trophy.


Soward's wharf: schooner Fleetwing from Oswego with coal.

The schooner Clara Youell is at Rathbun's Grove Inn wharf with coal.

The schooner Rutherford, from Oswego, is discharging coal at Rockwood wharf.

Richardsons' elevator: tug Nellie Reid cleared for Montreal with three grain laden barges.

Craig's wharf: yesterday steamers Ocean and Cuba down; Persia up; steamer Alexandria due down tonight.

The steamer Turret Chief called at the drydock wharf yesterday morning to secure a pilot, and cleared in the afternoon for Montreal.

M.T. company wharf: schooner Oliver Mowat, from Bowmanville with 20,000 bushels of barley; tug Thomson from Oswego with one coal laden barge and cleared down with two laden barges.

Swift's wharf: Saturday night, steamers Hamilton down; Rideau King up. Sunday, steamers Kingston down and up; North King down and up; Algerian down; Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; schooner Acacia cleared for Charlotte Sunday.

p.3 Picton, June 13th - Bay of Quinte Yacht Club formed...."The following were elected to hold offices: Honorary commodore, David McAuley; honorary vice-commodore, A.H. Baker; commodore, H.S. Miller; vice-commodore, W. Moffatt; captian, M. Tierney; secretary, Charles Smith; treasurer, George Williams; skipper, P.C. Macnee.

p.6 Shocking Row - Drunken Orgies On Steamer America - excursionists drinking on way to Clayton and return.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1904