The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1910

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p.2 Started In Storm - 22 boats started in the four L.Y.R.A. races. (1 1/2 columns)

Marine Notes.

The government tug Sir John with two scows, were in port today, on their way to Toronto.

The steamer Speedy also passed up on her way to Toronto.

The steamer Plummer passed on her way west today.

Personal Mention - Capt. E.A. Booth is, this year, in command of the steamer Kingston. He holds the confidence of the R. & O. company managers. For eleven years he was on the steamer Toronto, nine of them as commander. There is no more careful navigator on the lakes than Capt. Booth.

p.5 The Cup Goes West - Crescent and Kathleen lost to Swamba (full column including photograph of yacht Kathleen).


The barge Mamie is at Richardsons' elevator loading grain for Montreal.

The name of the steamer Salaberry has been changed to Quinte Queen.

The schooner Charlie Marshall is at the wharf at the penitentiary loading stone for Toronto.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill, unloading coal at the penitentiary, will clear for Charlotte tonight.

The schooner Kitchen and the steambarge Navajo cleared for Howe Island and will load stone there for Cobourg.

The schooner Ford River is lightering a cargo of coal at Richardsons' elevator and will then proceed to the hosiery mill with the balance.

The steamer Riverside, of Brockville, has passed into the hands of Holmes Bros., Redwood, N.Y, owners of the steamer Island Belle. The sale was made by Capt. John Dana, and the purchase price was between $12,000 and $13,000.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamers Kingston and Caspian down and up; steamer Dundurn went west today; steamer Belleville down last night; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal; steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa this morning.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Charlotte with another cargo of coal for Rockwood asylum. The little steamer has had a very busy season so far. Capt. Mack Shaw is a hustler. If he can get the boat loaded you can depend upon it that no time will be lost.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Glenmount arrived from Fort William with 74,000 bushels of wheat, is lightering 17,000 bushels and will then clear for Montreal with the balance. The tug Emerson cleared for Oswego with two pulpwood barges; the steamer Advance arrived up with freight.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jul 1910