The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1904

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p.2 Rendezvous - for Lake Yacht Racing Association, at Kingston July 23-27th.

[Toronto World]

Saturday's Yacht Race - at Kingston Yacht Club won on time by Chiriya.


The steamer New York is on the Cape Vincent route today.

The sloop Volunteer is loading wood at Craig's for Wolfe Island.

The schooner John McGee is at Hatter's Bay undergoing repairs.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Rutherford cleared for Oswego; schooner Tradewind arrived from Oswego with coal.

The schooner Metzner, from Cobourg, unloaded barley at Richardsons' elevator today, and cleared for Trenton.

Craig's wharf: yesterday steamers Persia and Michigan up; Queen, down and Melbourne down; Niagara and Waterlily due down tonight.

The steamer New York was late in arriving here Saturday night. Down the river some nuts on a bucket of her wheel became loose, and repairs had to be made.

Swift's wharf: yesterday steamers Kingston down and up; North King down and up; Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa this morning; Corsican down this morning.

p.4 Cost of Canal - House of Commons learns that Trent Canal has cost 5 million, and will need 6 million more to finish; Trenton and Port Hope both want to be terminus.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1904