The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1878

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p.1 Terrific Storm At Brockville - stm. yacht Tolford damaged.

p.3 The New Boat - The schr. William Jamieson, named after her builder, launched at Mill Point, is of 11,000 bushels capacity, is intended for the bay trade, cost $9,500, and is owned by Captain Hinckley, of Kingston.

The Island Canal - filling up or water level dropping - steamers grounding.

Dredging - Commodore Daley arrives with dredge and tug at Picton harbor.

[New Nation]

The Armenia Accident - tug Sumner was towing four barges, went ashore near Stone Mills; while Armenia was trying to pull her off, the Armenia's tow-post was torn out, broke steampipe and damaged bulkhead. [ibid]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1878