The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jul 1907

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July 2, 1907

p.1 Had A Mishap - The Varuna met with a mishap at Northport, when going down the bay. When in the act of backing out from the dock the engine failed to work, and the vessel drifted on a point near by, with the result that a hole was stove in her bottom, on the starboard side, despite the fact that the anchor was out, but would not hold. She was towed to Deseronto and hauled out for repairs.

p.2 Kingston Yacht Won - the Chiriya, a Kingston yacht, won race at Gananoque.

The Oronhyatekha Cup - may be raced for at Deseronto in July by Eastern Yacht Racing Circuit of Lake Ontario.


Folger's: The steamers Alexandria and Waterlily down last night.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived from Oswego with coal for Soward's.

The steambarge Navajo arrived here from Montreal, with a cargo of package freight, and cleared for Trenton, to load grain for Richardson's.

Crawford's: The schooner Acacia arrived from Sodus with coal; the schooner Mary Ann Lydon from Oswego with coal.

Swift's: The steamer Belleville down today; the steamer City of Ottawa, in, yesterday; the steamer Dundurn down tomorrow; the steamer Rideau King from Ottawa tonight; the steamer Caspian down yesterday; the steamer North King down today; the steamer Picton in yesterday; the schooner Clara cleared for Sodus, to load coal.

M.T. Co.: The steamer A.B. Davidson arrived from Duluth, with 79,800 bushels of flax seed; the tug Emerson arrived from Charlotte with two coal barges; the tug Mary arrived from Montreal with one pulp-wood barge; the tug Mary P. Hall arrived from Montreal with two light barges; the steamer Westmount and Ungava arrived from Fort William, with wheat and oats; the steamer Iroquois arrived from Fort William, with 100,000 bushels of wheat, and cleared for Fort William; the tug Emerson cleared for Oswego and Erie, with one pulp-wood barge and a coal barge; the tug Mary P. Hall cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; the tug Mary cleared for Montreal with two coal barges; the tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; the steamers John Lambert and Prescott, from Fort William, with grain, cleared for Prescott.

p.8 Fell Into Water - William Staley, mate of sloop Pilot, while in Richardson's slip, gets wet.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jul 1907