The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 8 Aug 1885

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p.4 The Third Class Yacht Race - mentions Minnie A., Mabel, Shadow, Merlin, and cat-rigged craft Reckless.

Yacht Notes - Aileen and Verve of Toronto, Surprise of Trenton, Atalanta and Norah, Winona (Am.), Alarm of Toronto, Oriole - 80 ton.

Floating Facts - The steamers Rideau Belle, Smith's Falls; Algerian, Toronto; Corinthian, Montreal; Armenia, South Bay; and prop. Acadia, Chicago, called at Swift's today.

-The str. Khartoum went to the assistance of the yacht Ethel, which ran aground near the Brothers yesterday afternoon. She was en route from Oswego to Kingston. She will take part in Monday's races. She was released without injury.

-The prop. Armenia called at Swift's last night from Chicago. She was laden with 23,000 bushels of wheat, besides about 100 passengers and a quantity of merchandize. She lightened 8,000 at the M.T. Company and proceeded to Montreal.

M.T. Co. - The prop. Myles, Duluth, lightened 12,000 bushels of wheat; prop. St. Magnus, Duluth, lightened 12,000 bushels of wheat; prop. Acadia, Chicago, lightened corn; tug Thompson left for Montreal yesterday with five barges, containing 2,500 tons of coal and 40,000 bushels of grain.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 8 Aug 1885