The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1910

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p.3 Gananoque, July 25th - ...The coal schooner Britton (Briton) arrived from Oswego, Saturday, with a cargo for the electric light company.

July 26th - ...The steambarge Water Lily, of the Ontario and Quebec Navigation compamy's fleet was in port last evening, heavily laden with freight and took on a heavy consignment of cheese from local dealers for Montreal.

p.5 Close of Regatta - results of yacht races on Saturday. (1/2 column)

Yachting Notes.

The Kingston boats did well in the races of the Lake Yacht Racing Association. The local craft were entered in two classes, and took one first, three seconds and one third.

The Kingston and Watertown boats left on Sunday for McDonald's Cove. On Monday morning they started on a cruising race to Picton, where the Regatta of the Eastern Lake Yacht Racing Association took place today.


The steamer Magedoma, Brockville, broke her shoe, and she cannot get a new one within two months.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson from Montreal, with two light barges, clears tonight with two grain barges, for Montreal.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamers North King and Toronto down and up; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal; steamer Aletha down today from bay ports.

Folgers: steamer America up today from the river; steamer Pierrepont on the Cape Vincent route; steamer Alexandria down last night, with a full load for Quebec.

Richardsons': Steamer Wasaga, Fort William, with 60,000 bushels wheat; steamer Glenellah, Fort William, with 90,000 bushels oats and wheat; barge Montreal, 8,000 bushels wheat for Montreal, and 12,000 bushels oats for Cuba, via Montreal.

On Saturday the steamer Rapids King had an accident to her wheel, at Cornwall and her passengers had to be sent east by rail. The new steamer Rochester, which the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company recently placed in commission between Niagara Falls and Ogdensburg, has proved such a success that the company is planning the construction of two new fast ships, which will give a daily service between the Niagara river and St. Lawrence river points.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1910