The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1907

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p.2 Lecture On Turbine Engines - given to Marine Engineer's Association by Queen's professor.

Wind Played Havoc - King street breakwater destroyed as well as piers and wharves in west end; ice 25 feet high at west end of Macdonald Park.

p.5 The schooner Starlight, moored at Belle River, Ont., was blown across St. Clair river and is aground on Fawn Island.

News of the World - Five large lake liners wintered just inside the breakwater, at Buffalo, N.Y., were torn loose from their moorings and driven aground. The vessels are the Hurlburt W. Smith, Wm. Nottingham, J.Q. Ridle, Munroe C. Smith, and A.G. Brower. Most of them are owned in Cleveland. They have cargoes.

During the heavy wind storm, on Saturday night, the barge Spademan broke away from her moorings at Sarnia, and was driven on the beach. It will be easily taken off.

p.6 Had A Smoker - The members of the Masters and Mates Association held a smoker, in their rooms, on Princess street, Saturday night, and the affair was a most pleasant one. There was a good attendance, and Capt. Doyle, master of the association, presided. Refreshments were served, and a programme of songs and recitations was carried out.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1907