The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jul 1910

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p.5 The Regatta Begun - 1 1/2 columns. (including photos of members Prof. Iva E. Martin, Commodore of Kingston Yacht Club, and Charles S. Kirkpatrick, secretary-treasurer of Kingston Yacht Club)


On Monday the steambarge Bothnia, of the M.T. Co.'s fleet, loaded with a cargo of coal for Montreal, went aground in the mud at Lily Bay, a few miles above Brockville.

The steamer Parthia, of the Calvin Co.'s fleet, was sent to the scene, and it was expected that the vessel would be taken off without any trouble.

The mishap occurred just after daybreak. It was supposed that the vessel had sprung a leak, and in order to prevent her from going to the bottom she was beached at the point mentioned.

Marine Paragraphs.

The steamer India left Garden Island last night to load coal for Owen Sound.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Charlotte with a cargo of coal for Rockwood asylum.

The steambarge Kenirving is at Anglin's wharf, with a load of brick from Smith's Falls.

The steamer Jeska cleared for Oswego after unloading coal at the cottom mill wharf.

The schooner Major Ferry arrived from Charlotte and is unloading coal at the penitentiary.

The barge Mary Lyon (sic), unloading coal for the Kingston & Pembroke railway, cleared for Charlotte.

The steamer Albert Marshall cleared from Richardsons' elevator for Oswego to load coal for Chicago.

The steamer Port Colborne, grain laden, from Fort William, was expected at Richardsons' elevator today.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: Steamers Kingston and Caspian down and up today; Rideau Queen from Ottawa this afternoon; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal.

M.T. Co. elevator: steamer Kinmount from Fort William with 127,000 bushels of oats, is expected to arrive tonight; steamer Glenmount will arrive on Thursday from Fort William with grain; tug Emerson will arrive tonight from Lake Erie with two coal barges, and will clear for Oswego with the barges Dunmore and Valencia, loaded with pulpwood.

p.8 Swamiba Won Easily - first of George Cup yacht races. (2/3 column)

Robbed In A Boat - sailor on steamer India robbed, while asleep, by another member of crew.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jul 1910