The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Aug. 15, 1837

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p.3 The Steam Boat Sir Robert Peel, was hauled up the Marine Railway last Thursday, in order to receive false sides. The drawing up of this large Steam Boat which is nearly as long as the Great Britain, though sharp and narrow, tested the power of the railway. The hauling chain was found to be too light, as indeed was expected, since it was not made for this railway but the small one. The chain broke and delayed the work a little, but every other part of the works stood like the rock on which they were based. A much stronger chain will be made immediately, and the railway will then be fully competent to accomplish all for which it was intended.

body of man missing from steamer Kingston found on shore.


A DIVIDEND of 20 per cent on the capital stock of the Steam Boat Sir James Kempt, is this day declared, payable at the office of the Subscriber, on the 12th inst.


Kingston, 7th August, 1837.

N.B. The proprietors are requested to call and receive their dividends at their earliest convenience.

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Rick Neilson
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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Aug. 15, 1837