The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1904

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The schooner Metzner is here to be painted.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind from Oswego with coal.

The schooner John McGee, Toledo, is unloading soft coal at Swift's.

The schooner Luff is at the penitentiary wharf, with coal from Charlotte.

Richardsons' elevator: tug Nellie Reid and one grain laden barge cleared for Montreal.

M.T. company wharf: schooner Carveth from bay ports with 10,000 bushels of barley.

Craig's wharf: steamers Persia up and Ocean down; Cuba down yesterday; Waterlily and Niagara down today.

Garden Island: steamer Tecumseh and consort cleared for Toledo; steambarge Simla cleared for Garden River.

Swift's wharf: yesterday steamer Kingston down and up; steamer Caspian down and up; Corsican down; this morning, Rideau Queen from Ottawa.

The schooner Metzner and the sloop Idlewild, the latter laden with gravel, had a race down the harbor on Saturday, in which the Metzner won by a few lengths. It is said that the Idlewild strained herself, and had to go into Richardsons' dry dock for caulking.

p.5 Yacht Upset - Commodore Burn's new yacht Freda capsized during races.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jul 1904