The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1907

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Marine Matters.

M.T. Co.: tug Glide and three barges from Montreal, clearing again with four laden barges.

Swift's: steamer Toronto down and up; steamer Caspian from Charlotte; steamer Hamilton down; steamer Picton up; steamer Dundurn going east tomorrow; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa tomorrow.

Yachting Affairs - arranging for the big rendezvous to be held at Glen Island and Kingston.

18-Rater Silver Cup - The cup to be sailed for by the new eighteen-rater yachts will be a handsome trophy donated by Silas L. George, Watertown. It has been specially designed for these races by the Gorham company, New York, and is of solid silver, gold lined, having on one side cross flags of the United States and Canada, and etched below is an eighteen-rater under sail. On the opposite side there will be appropriate wording and above the ebony base the words "Championship of Lake Ontario." The cup is costing $160, and will be a challenge cup, the club whose boat wins the cup will be the defending club at the following race. The Watertown club is having made another trophy for the circuit races of next season.

A Peep At The Craft - Kingston's eighteen footer as seen by an American.

p.3 Picton, July 13t - The schooner Annie Minnes, lying for some months on bottom in Low's Cove, has been raised and generally repaired to be used as a tow barge for one of the Hepburn fleet. The schooner William Jamieson arrived today, coal laden for Lake. The schooner Gull is unloading lumber for Hepburn Bros.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1907