The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1906

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The schooner Idlewild cleared to get a cargo of coal.

The steamship Turbinia will leave tonight for Toronto.

The schooner Marshall is back to load stone at the penitentiary wharf for Cobourg.

The steambarge Waterlily, from Prescott to Picton, is in port to have her boiler tested.

The government boat Shanley, with tow, coal laden, cleared this morning up the Rideau.

Steamer Alexandria passed up this morning, Montreal to Charlotte, having been fog delayed several hours.

M.T. company wharf: tug Bronson up, with three light barges, and cleared down with three, grain-laden.

The barge Cobourg is at the Frontenac Cereal company's elevator to load 3,500 bushels of grain for Montreal.

Swift's wharf: steamer Picton due up tonight; steamer Hamilton down yesterday afternoon; steamer Rideau King due from Ottawa tonight.

p.3 Fire In the Cabin - two drunks found on schooner Grantham at midnight; had oakum burning.

p.5 Law Hits Yachtsmen - Detroit, May 19th - A new government regulation requires that all pleasure yachts above 5 tons, of whatever form of propulsion, calling at any Canadian port, shall immediately upon their return to United States waters report at the nearest customs office and announce their return, for which report a fee of thirty two cents is charged.....(new rule will affect many).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1906