The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Aug 1913

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p.1 Toronto Yacht Sank - the cruising yacht Verona of the Queen City Yacht Club, struck a log and sankoff Toronto, 6 on board rescued by life-saving crew from Toronto Island.

p.3 The Origin of Name - Brothers Islands - a letter from M.H. Grass of Collins Bay.

Netting at Brothers - a letter from Andrew Howard who camped on foot of Amherst Island to fish under license.



The steamers Iroquois, Saskatoon and Tagona passed down, and the steamers Beaverton and Toiler up.

The steambarge Sowards cleared on Tuesday for Sodus Point to load coal for Kingston.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Thomson from Montreal, three light barges and cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; steamer Advance will pass up tonight on her way from Montreal to Port Colborne, to load grain.

At Folger's wharf: steamer Alexandria arrived Monday night with her full number of passengers; steamer Waterlily called and discharged a cargo of freight.

The barge Katie H., of the Quebec Transportation company, is in the Davis dry dock undergoing repairs, and will be able to leave the dock on Wednesday. Other boats are waiting to be docked.

The steamer Turret Crown cleared from the shipbuilding dock for Belleville on Monday night.

The steamer Glen Mavis, the new steamer of the Inland line, passed down on Tuesday. Capt. W. Brais piloted her down the St. Lawrence.

The tug Frontenac left Garden Island on Tuesday with a raft of timber for Quebec.

The barge Mamie of the Montreal Transportation company is in the shipbuilding dock for repairs.

The steamers Toronto and North King passed down and cleared west at five o'clock Tuesday afternoon.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Aug 1913