The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1908


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p.1 Launch Helpless - thirty-seven and one-half foot launch Nokomis, owned by J.W. Hambly of Picton, quit off Scarboro Beach at Toronto.

Cheriya Was Sixth - Rudder cup race from Hamilton to Chaumont, N.Y.; Rochester yachts Genesee and Iroquois finished first and second; Invader of Royal Hamilton Yacht club was third, followed by Tantrum of Rochester, Crescent of Watertown, Cheriya of Kingston, Petrel II of Hamilton, Brenda of Hamilton, Squirrel of Toronto, and Helen of Hamilton.

p.5 Soft Spot Found - navigation delayed at Cornwall canal while soft spot between locks 19 and 20 was repaired.

p.8 Why Was It Razed? - 2 other boat houses under same lease were left alone; K. & P. and M.T. Co. involved.

MARINE NEWS.

The schooner Tradewind and Clara cleared for Oswego this morning.

The steamer Stormount will be delayed here a couple of days for repairs.

The steamer Hinckley is loading lumber at the K. & P. wharf for Oswego.

The high wind of last night made it very rough on the lake. Several schooners were held up here.

The steamer Beaverton passed this morning on her way from west points to Montreal, with package freight.

Swift's: steamer Rosedale touched this morning on her way to Fort William; steamer Aletha, from bay points; steamer North King, down and up today.

The barge Twin Sister, which, on July 23rd, was wrecked in the Galops, has been rescued from the current and taken to the shipyard at Ogdensburg, N.Y., for repairs.

M.T. company's wharf: The tug Glide cleared for Montreal with one grain barge; the steamer Stormount arrived from Fort William with 80,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with two barges.

Lake Ontario shows the highest July stage in thirty-two years, the lake in 1876 having been a trifle higher. In 1870 it was a trifle lower. In 1862 it was 3 1/2 inches higher. It is 22 3/4 inches above the average July stage of the past ten years, and 15 inches higher than in 1895, 3 1/2 inches higher than in 1886, and 5 1/3 inches higher than in 1901.

At Richardsons' wharf: sloop Maggie L. arrived from Wolfe Island with 3,000 bushels of oats; steamer Prince Rupert arrived from Fort William with 84,000 bushels of wheat and barley; the schooner Ford River will load feldspar for Charlotte; the barge Cornwall is loading grain for Montreal; the schooner Jamieson will clear for Sodus to load coal for the Thousand Island Steamboat company.

The steamer Wahcondah, which went aground at Farran's Point, on Sunday last, was released by the Donnelly Wrecking company last night after her cargo had been lightened. The vessel was not damaged and was able to proceed on its way to Montreal. Capt. Donnelly went on to Cornwall to look after other business.

Richardson's wharf: sloop Maggie L. arrived from Wolfe Island with 3,000 bushels of oats; steamer Prince Rupert arrived from Fort William with 84,000 bushels of wheat and barley; the schooner Ford River will load feldspar for Charlotte; the barge Cornwall is loading grain for Montreal; the schooner Jamieson will clear for Sodus to load coal for the Thousand Island Steamboat company.


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Date of Publication:
13 Aug 1908
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KN.17550b
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1908