The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jul 1913

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p.2 Yachtsmen to Gather - the Lake Yacht Racing Association to meet at Prinyer's Cove for four days of racing; members from Toronto, Hamilton, Rochester, Oswego, Sodus Bay, Watertown and Kingston.



The Montreal Transportation company's Kingston elevator has handled five million bushels of grain since the opening of navigation. The traffic so far this season has been very steady, and if the present conditions keep up, this will be a record year for the company.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: steamer Charles Beattie, from Duluth, is discharging 61,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Westmount arrived from Montreal light, and cleared for Fort William; tug Bartlett leaves light on Friday for Port Dalhousie, and will return with the barge Hamilton from Port Colborne.

The steamer City of Ottawa is due to arrive down today.

The steamer Sowards will clear for Oswego on Friday.

The schooner Ford River, which has been discharging a coal cargo at the penitentiary wharf, will clear on Friday.

The steamer Strathcona was up from Montreal today.

The steamer Lake Michigan cleared for Toronto on Thursday.

The steamer Toronto was down and up on Friday.

The steamer Caspian passed down and up again on Friday.

The steamer Rochester went east on Friday morning.

The steamer Rideau Queen is due from Ottawa on Friday evening.

The steamer City of Hamilton went west on Thursday night.

Capt. Fagan, Belleville, has sold his schooner Lizzie Metzner to Capt. Gowan, Deseronto.

p.5 Marine Gossip - The Toronto Telegram says: B.W. Folger, manager of the Niagara Navigation fleet of steamers until the merger took place, has arrived from New York. Some people in marine circles state that they would not be surprised to see him among the R. & O. officials before the season is over.

p.8 Marine Notes - The schooner Theo. Voges, of Deseronto, owned by Captain Barnhardt, is to enter the Davis dry-dock today to undergo repairs.

The schooner Doddles (sic), of Toronto, arrived Friday afternoon to go into the Davis' drydock to have a general overhauling and extensive repairs.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jul 1913