The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1913

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p.1 Donnacona Released - The Donnelly Wrecking company succeeded in pulling off the steamer Donnacona, at 10 o'clock on Thursday morning. The vessel ran aground near Long Point on Tuesday. The vessel is on her way to Kingston, but it was not known whether she would unload here. It was reported that the Donnacona was not leaking.



The steamer John Duncan was in port on her way west.

The sloop Ariadne, owned by Capt. Orr, of this city, has been sold to a party of men at Seeley's Bay, and will be used to carry freight from Kingston to Seeley's Bay.

The sloop Laura D. arrived from Howe Island with a cargo of pressed hay.

The sloop Granger is in port, from Deseronto, with a cargo of slabs.

The schooner Abbie L. Andrews cleared for Oswego.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Rosemount from Montreal light, will clear for Fort William; tug Bartlett will arrive from Port Dalhousie with barge Hamilton and barge Quebec from Charlotte; steamer Stormount passed down on her way from Fort William to Montreal, grain laden. The Stormount will go on through to Sydney.

The yacht Corona, of Alexandria Bay, will be finished and floated at the Kingston dry dock on Friday. Her bottom has been painted and minor repairs made.

The steamer Geronia, of Picton, is at the Kingston dry dock for repairs to her machinery.

The work on the steamer Toiler is nearly completed at the shipbuilding wharf.

The steamer Simla is expected up from Montreal tonight, to take the barges Ceylon and Burmah to Toledo and White Fish Bay, Lake Superior, for timber, respectively. The Burmah has been unloading coal at the locomotive works.

The steamers Dundurn and Majestic went east and west respectively, on Tuesday morning.

The steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa on Thursday morning.

The steamer Kingston was down and up on Thursday morning and afternoon.

p.4 Kingston Events 25 Years Ago - Three masted schooner Willie Keller, laden with 16,800 bushels of corn, was run into by steamer Robert Mills, mid way between the Little and Great Au Sables. The schooner went to the bottom in ten minutes. Capt. Pritchard, his wife, Mate Hughes, and the cook had barely time to escape with their lives.

p.5 Fire In Boat Houses - building owned by yacht club burned; several boats also lost.

p.8 diver John Quirt, trying to locate bodies of three drowned boys.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1913