The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 16, 1837

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p.2 The Rideau Canal has been in full operation since the 4th inst., and the Company's Steam Boats are running full trips. On Saturday afternoon, the Rideau arrived with two barges in tow all laden with goods, and with a large number of passengers, mechanics and labourers from Bytown and the neighbourhood.



Arrangements For 1837.

The Steamers


Have commenced plying, and will continue until further notice, as follows, viz.:

The Great Britain The United States

Captain Whitney Captain Van Cleve

Going up, Leaves Going up, Leaves

Prescott Tuesday Evening Ogdensburgh Sunday afternoon

Brockville do. do. Kingston Monday morning

Kingston Wednesday forenoon Sackett's Harbor do. Noon

Oswego do. do. Oswego do. Evening

Cobourg Thursday morning Rochester Tuesday morning

Port Hope do. do. Toronto do. Evening

Toronto Friday do. And arrives at Youngstown and Lewiston

And arrives at Niagara, Queenston and early on Wednesday Morning.

Lewiston, the same morning. Coming down, Leaves

Coming down, Leaves Lewiston Wednesday at 7 P.M.

Lewiston Saturday, at 2 P.M. Youngstown do. do.

Niagara do. 3 P.M. Rochester Thursday morning

Toronto do. 10 Night. Oswego do. Evening

Port Hope Sunday Morning. Sackett's Harbor do. Night

Cobourg do. do. Kingston Friday morning

Oswego do. Night. And arrives at Ogdensburgh same afternoon.

Kingston Monday Morning.

Brockville do. Noon.

And arrives at Prescott same afternoon.

Passengers leaving Montreal on Monday, will arrive at Prescott in time to take the Great Britain on Tuesday evening; and passengers leaving Montreal on Friday, will be enabled to take the United States on Sunday.

The Steam Boat Dolphin leaves Prescott every Morning (Sundays excepted) for the head of the Long Sault Rapids, and Passengers arrive in Montreal the same evening.

Every information respecting the above Boats, can be obtained by applying as follows: Messrs. Macpherson & Crane, Montreal; Lake Ontario Steam Boat Office, at Prescott; Mr. John Counter, Kingston; Mr. Robert Cooley, Steam Boat Agent, Oswego; and Mr. James Browne, Toronto.

All Baggage at the risk of the owners, unless booked as freight.

May 1st.

Found Adrift - in the Lower Gap, near the Isle of Tanti, a Skiff, painted yellow and white...

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 16, 1837