The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Apr 1908

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p.2 Yachtsmen Gather - annual meeting at K.Y.C.; election of officers and regatta committee.

An Aged Mariner At Rest - John Gollogly, 67 years old.

Eastern Yacht Racing Circuit - held annual meeting at the Yacht Club on Monday night; election of officers, racing programme for coming season discussed.



The steamer Charles Lyon (Lyons ?), the new car ferry boat for the Prescott-Ogdensburg route, was the first to enter Kingston harbor this spring. She left Toronto on Monday. The big vessel went through the floating ice without any trouble and proceeded on down the river, which is pretty clear of ice. Just as the steamer neared Point Frederick, the R.M.C. cadets began gun practice, and the shots served as a salute to the vessel.

The small steamer Stranger, of Smith's Falls, has been sold by Capt. Albert Dupont to Luke Whalen of Kingston. It will be brought here shortly for an overhauling.

Incidents of the Day - Capt. John Cherry has left for Toronto.

Nearly all of the engineers of the Calvin fleet have reported for duty.

Capt. Frank Lawrence will go to Garden Island tomorrow, to take charge of the schooner Ceylon.

The steamer Ames will make her first trip in the course of a few days. She will carry a cargo of cement from Belleville to Fort William.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Apr 1908