The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1905

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p.2 Power Boat Race - to be held at Yacht Club on Saturday; about a dozen owned by club members.



At Craig's: steamer Melbourne up from Montreal this morning.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Annandale cleared for Fairhaven.

The schooner Clara Youell is expected from Oswego today with a cargo of coal.

The tug Emerson cleared for Oswego with a lumber-laden barge and thence for Hamilton with one loaded with packet freight. Both are from Montreal.

At Swift's: steamer Toronto down this morning; steamer Picton expected up tonight from Montreal; steamer Rideau King left for Ottawa this morning.

The yacht David Waggoner left this morning for a three weeks' cruise along the Rideau. She had on board a party of Americans, and was in charge of Pilot Capt. Jack Ryan.

The steamer America went to Clayton yesterday afternoon to take out a moonlight excursion, along with the steamer St. Lawrence. The crowd numbered only 500, so the latter steamer was able to carry it all, and the America came back at ten o'clock last night.

p.8 The steamer Castanet made her first trip of the summer from Thousand Island points to the city today. She brought up quite a large party.

The steamer Pierrepont will take the Cape Vincent trip on Saturday afternoon, as the steamer America carries an excursion down the river.

The schooner Two Brothers arrives this evening from Oswego with coal.

Struck The Wharf - When landing at Folger's wharf at noon, the steamer America hit the railway wharf, and her bow was driven a foot into the loose planking. The engine was not reversed in time. It took the steamer Pierrepont to pull the America's bow clear of the wharf. The America sustained no damage beyond a few scratches on the painting.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jun 1905