The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Sep 1912


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p.1 Rapids Prince Ashore (I.M.C.) - Horace Taber in storm, Abbie L. Andrews, J.B. Merrill, Ford River.

The steamer Rapids Prince, of the R. & O. lines, went aground, on Sturgeon shoal, near Aultsville, during the fog, Sunday morning. The Calvin company, Garden Island, was communicated with and the steamer Cornwall went to the vessel's assistance. The Prince was on her trip from Montreal to Prescott. She was to have entered the Kingston drydock on Wednesday.

The barge Davie, of the Montreal Transportation company, was floated at the dock of the Kingston Shipbuilding company, on Monday morning. It will be remembered that the Davie sank, down the river, last year. Her hull has been repaired and the upper works will now be gone over.

Big Lake Steamer Fills Canal Basin - keel of Fairmount scraped bottom.

p.8 Marine Notes -

Sept. 24, 1912

p.2 I.M.C. - The steamer Rapids Prince, which went aground near Aultsville, on Sunday, was released by the steamer Cornwall, of the Calvin company, on Monday morning. The Prince came up to Kingston, arriving early in the evening. The R. & O. steamer was released with little difficulty, no damage being done. The fog was very thick when she went aground. The Cornwall arrived during the night.

-str. Nevada damaged 4 lock gates in Lachine canal.

Sept. 25, 1912

p.2 I.M.C. - Oliver Mowat out of drydock, tug Ray Stanton, Major Ferry, Arthurs.

p.6 sch. Taber, Calkins and Britton at Gananoque.

Sept. 26, 1912

p.3 I.M.C. -

Sept. 27, 1912

p.3 I.M.C. - Merrill, Mowat.

Launching of Mons Meg - a drill boat at Hepburn shipyard, Picton.

Sept. 28, 1912

p.8 I.M.C. - St. Louis, Katie Eccles, Adiramled.


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Date of Publication:
23 Sep 1912
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KN.18175
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Sep 1912