The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1907

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p.2 A Steam Yacht Seized - The steamyacht Albina, owned by Dr. Wagner, of Detroit, who was formerly interested in the Frontenac Cereal company, Kingston, arrived from Detroit a couple of days ago, and anchored in the harbor. Very soon afterwards she was placed under seizure by the sheriff, at the instance of several local business firms, to whom the owner was indebted when he left here, nearly two years ago. The Albina is 100 feet in length, and was formerly owned by W.H. Comstock, at Brockville. She was originally valued at $30,000 and is now worth $10,000 or $12,000. It is understood that a settlement will be made. The Kingston Foundry company is one of the creditors.


There were no arrivals or departures reported at the M.T. company Saturday.

The steamer Alexandria made her regular stop at Folger's, Friday night, on her way up.

The schooner Metzner cleared at four o'clock, Saturday morning, for Sodus, with a cargo of feldspar.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King from Ottawa tonight; steamer Kingston down; steamer Picton up tonight; steamer City of Montreal up Sunday; steamer Erin up Sunday night.

The steamer Victoria, of Brockville, will enter Davis' dry dock on Monday, to have a new engine installed. The steamer Brockville, which has been undergoing repairs at Davis', is about completed.

The steamer Midland Queen arrived at Richardsons' at 2:30 o'clock Saturday morning, from Fort William, with 143,000 bushels of oats. The work of unloading the vessel's cargo was commenced at 4:30 a.m.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1907