The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1913

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The barge Holcomb is at Richardson's elevator, loading a cargo of corn for Cardinal.

The schooner Ford River is at Richardson's wharf, loading a cargo of feldspar for Charlotte.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill cleared, Monday night, with a cargo of feldspar.

The steambarge Sowards cleared for Oswego on Monday night.

The steamer Missisquoi was in port from Gananoque on Tuesday.

The yacht Shibley made a trip here from Amherst Island on Tuesday.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Thomson from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared for Montreal with two grain-laden barges; steamers Hamiltonian and Turret Court, grain laden from Port Colborne, are due to discharge here during the week.

The steamer Advance passed on her way from Port Colborne, loaded with grain for Montreal.

The yacht Vernon, Jr., arrived from Brockville, on Monday night.

The yacht Corona will leave the Kingston dry dock at the end of the week.

The steamer Kingston was down and up on Tuesday.



Ottawa, June 17th - A conference is being held today between Captain King of Toronto, chief examiner of masters and mates for Ontario, Capt. Coles, of Collingwood, government examiner of that port, and officials of the department of marine and fisheries, in connection with international regulations governing navigation on the great lakes.

There are certain differences between the United States and Canadian rules and the refusals of masters of one country to be governed by regulations of another has frequently led to friction, and some times to collisions and mishaps. Important changes in connection with the regulations are expected as a result of the conference.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1913