The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Mar 1906

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p.2 Must Take Action - Yacht Club in dilemma; hasn't got deed for Cameron property yet, but option on Robinson site could run out soon.

Steward on Str. Prescott - Oscar Day was steward on steamer Picton last season, moving to steamer Prescott this season.

March 29, 1906

p.7 Stella, Amherst Island, March 27th - The ice in the harbor is still safe.... R. Fleming has left Kingston to help fit out the steamer Alberta, on which he is going to sail as mate this season.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Toronto will come down here, to enter the dry dock for general repairs on May 1st.

Capt. Donnelly, of the Donnelly Wrecking company, is at Montreal, and an attempt will be made, so soon as possible, to raise the hull of the burned steamer Sovereign, from the bottom of the Lachine canal.

Has Been Remodelled - The steamer Rideau King has been practically rebuilt during the winter. She is at the Kingston foundry. Her dining saloon is on the main deck at the stern. Running water has been put in every stateroom. The whole interior has been remodelled.

March 30, 1906

p.1 Has Jurisdiction - Windsor, March 30th - A case of unusual interest, attracting attention all over the great lakes, grows out of the collision of the schooner Monguagon and the steamer Whitney, in Sandusky, Ohio, bay. Afterwards when the Whitney was passing the Lime Kiln Crossing, and while in Canadian waters, she was libelled and bonded at Amherstburg. Both boats being of United States register and the collision having occurred in United States waters, the question of jurisdiction of the Canadian courts arose, and Judge Hodgson, of the Canadian admiralty court, decided that the dominion had jurisdiction. The case will be heard here on April 5th.

p.2 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Thomas Donnelly was called to Port Dalhousie to look after damages to the steamer Macassa.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Mar 1906