The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1910

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p.2 The Late Mrs. Crosby - mother of Capt. James Crosby, of schooner Dundee.

p.5 Gananoque, July 27th - ...The coal schooner Horace Taber will leave for Kingston shortly to lay up for a time as her orders for the present have been filled.


The steamer Sowards has cleared for Charlotte.

The steamer Navajo arrives tonight from Montreal.

The yacht Swanona is in Davis' dry dock for repairs.

The schooner Cornelia has cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

The steamer Kenora with package freight, passed down this morning.

The schooner Merle (sic - Merrill ?) cleared from the penitentiary wharf for Fairhaven.

The steamer Rolph clears today for up the canal towing the barge Locke.

The schooner Katie Eccles is unloading salt for the Cereals Co., Limited.

Folgers: steamer America coming up from Alexandria Bay and river points with excursion to Glenora and Lake-on-the-Mountain.

The Calvin tugs Chieftain and Frontenac came back yesterday from Coteau and were engaged placing spans of the new bridge.

Richardsons': sloop Maggie L. loading wheat for Glenora; schooner Ford River loading feldspar for Charlotte.

The steamer Simla cleared from Deseronto last night for Cleveland to load coal for Owen Sound. She took the barge Ceylon across the lake to load coal.

The M.T. company barge Acadian, which sank at Sparrowhawk, near Cardinal, and which was released by the Calvin company, arrived here last night and will enter Davis' dry dock for repairs.

Swift & Co.: steamers Kingston and Caspian down and up today; Rideau King in tonight from Ottawa; steamer Varuna and Brockville; Picton in today to take the Bay of Quinte employees down the river; the yacht Rex, owned by Geo. F. Benson, Cardinal, moored at Swift's yesterday.

M.T. Co.: steamer Glenellah with 90,000 bushels oats and wheat from Fort William. She cleared today for Hamilton; tug Emerson arrived last night from Montreal with three light barges; tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared for Montreal with three grain laden barges.

To Train Young Men - to become yachtsmen the idea of Major Bruce Carruthers of K.Y.C.; proposes to use his yacht Temeraire.

Preferred Watertown to Toronto - local yachtsmen would have preferred that Judge Reeves of Watertown won the yacht race instead of Aemilius Jarvis of Toronto; this would result in the next race being held at the eastern end of the lake.

p.8 Course Not Marked Out - Eastern Yacht Racing Association regatta at Picton unsatisfactory.

Pith of the News - Eugene Larott, 18 years old, employed as a deckhand on the steamer City of Hamilton, of the Montreal and Lake Erie Steamship company, was drowned off Hurley's dock, at Windsor, on Tuesday night, as his boat came alongside the dock to tie up. Laroti with a line in his hand jumped from the deck of the boat to the dock and was attempting to make the line fast when he slipped off a projecting part of the dock into the water. The body has not been recovered.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1910