The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1913

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The steamer Stormount, which ran aground a short time ago in Lachine Lake, is on dry dock at Levi, Que.

The steamer Iroquois passed up on Friday night.

The steamer City of Ottawa passed down on Saturday morning.

The steamers Bickerdike and Natironco passed down on Friday morning.

The schooner Acadia and the Parsons are finished unloading coal at Garden Island and Rockwood hospital, and the steamer Phelps will take them to Oswego.

The steamer Geronia is at Portsmouth, where she has been laid up.

The steamers Kingston and Caspian were down and up on Saturday.

The steamer City of Ottawa passed down on Saturday morning.

The steamer Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa on Saturday morning, and the steamer Rideau King is due down from the capital Saturday morning.

The steamer Rosemount has been taken out of the Kingston Shipbuilding dock after repairs, and the steamer Beaverton was docked on Saturday.

Not Allowed to Kick Man Off Vessel - Capt. Scott of steamer Rideau Queen fined $5.

Made a Presentation - Ald. Bennett, foreman of M.T. Co. elevator, presented with gold watch, chain and locket, on his departure to new elevator at Fort William.

Kingston's Wheel Broken - While leaving Swift's wharf at 5:30 o'clock on Saturday morning, the steamer Kingston was detained about twenty minutes, while a break to her wheel was repaired. One of the timbers on the corner of the wharf appeared to have rammed it.

p.2 A Wireless Station - to be erected 300 feet northwest of Fort Henry to connect Montreal with Toronto.

p.8 "Sea Serpent" In Harbor - seen by thirty men working at R.M.C. - "big fish"

p.11 Kingston In Year 1804 - from "an article written in a very old magazine" - mentions Navy Point, Duke of Kent, 14 guns and 2 or 3 schooners laid up, Earl of Moira of 16 guns is in the slip building.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1913