The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1910

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p.1 Lockman Was Drowned - Joseph P. Boyer, working on valve to raise water, slipped into basin of Lock No. 17, Cornwall canal.

p.2 Made Off With $60 - robbed two sailors from str. Pickends, in town with coal for locomotive works.

p.5 New Boat Speedier - Swamba won, George Cup going to Toronto; includes pictures of Aemilius Jarvis of Swamba, Judge George W. Reeves, Crescent of Watertown, and Henry Cunningham of Kathleen.

The L.Y.R.A. Races; Eastern Yacht Association; Among the Sailor Men.


The steamer Bothnia, of the M.T. Co.'s fleet, which went aground, at Lily Bay, above Brockville, was released on Tuesday afternoon by the steamer Parthia, of the Calvin fleet, and was able to proceed to Montreal with her cargo of coal, having suffered no damage.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte with coal, for the Hosiery company and for the elevator.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with two coal barges and one grain barge; tug Mary P. Hall cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; the steamer Kinmount arrived from Fort William and is discharging 127,000 bushels of oats; steamer Glenmount will arrive Friday from Fort William with grain, will lighter cargo of 20,000 bushels and go on to Montreal.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill arrived at the penitentiary from Charlotte with coal.

The steamer Sowards, unloading coal for Rockwood asylum, cleared for Charlotte.

The steamer John Randall passed on her way from Oswego to Smith's Falls with coal.

The steamer Mary Louise arrived at Portsmouth, from canal ports with wood for R. Crawford.

Swift & Co.'s wharf - steamers Toronto and North King down and up; Rideau King from Ottawa; Belleville down tonight.

p.8 Swamba Wins Again - the second of the George cup races, followed closely by Crescent and Kathleen third.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1910