The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jul 1909

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p.1 What Soo Canal Accident Cost - about $50,000.

p.2 Gasoline Exploded - yacht Caprice caught fire in government drydock; two men burned.



The schooner Acacia cleared for Charlotte today.

The schooner Ford River will clear for Erie to load coal for the hosiery mill.

The government yacht Speedy left the dry dock today, bound for Toronto.

The steambarge Waterlily, from Montreal, called at Folger's wharf, Saturday morning. The steamer Alexandria was due to arrive at 4:30 p.m.

The steamer Mapleton, a new steamer, built in the old country for the Matthews company of Toronto, is expected to arrive in Montreal next week.

The steamer Castanet has abandoned her Kingston excursion trips and will hereafter be devoted entirely to island tours, making semi-weekly trips to Gananoque.

The steamer City of New York ran against one of the piers at Portsmouth, when about to make a landing, and assistance had to be sent to her, so that she could be released.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jul 1909