The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1905

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p.2 That Flag Incident - yacht My Lady at dock - on Rideau, flag incident was exaggerated by reporter.


The schooner Metzner cleared for Sodus.

The M.T. company tug Hall cleared for Cape Vincent to bring back a light barge.

Swift's wharf: steamer Kingston down and up; steamer Caspian from Charlotte; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa.

The steamer Ramona returned today to the Thousand Islands, after getting repairs to her wheel in Davis' dry dock.

Craig's wharf: steamers Alexandria and Waterlily up yesterday; steamer Varuna down yesterday; yacht My Lady from New York; yachts Castanet and Wherenow from islands.

Incidents of the Day - An action has been entered by Capt. Crawford, formerly of the steamer Wolfe Islander, against the Wolfe Island council for his season's salary. Capt. Crawford claims that the reeve wrongfully dismissed him.

p.6 A New Car Ferry - Detroit, Aug. 19th - The new car ferry, ordered this week at Cleveland, for service on Lake Erie, will run between Ashtabula, Ohio, and Port Burwell, Ont. The boat will be 350 feet overall, fifty-six feet beam, and twenty feet deep from back to keel. She will be of the enclosed type with accommodation for passengers and crew on the upper decks. Ellsworth & Co., Cleveland, who ordered the ferry, are acting in conjunction with the Canadian Pacific and Pennsylvania roads.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1905