The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1842


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p.3 Emigrants unable to find jobs because of depressed state of the economy - canals and other improvements provide jobs.

Accounts have been received here stating that the steamer Shamrock, belonging to Ross, Matthie, & Co., burst her boiler near Lachine, and sunk almost immediately. Several lives were lost.

A NEW STEAMBOAT

FOR SALE BY AUCTION.

Will be Sold by Auction, on Monday, the eighth day of August next, at Mr. Watt's wharf, if not previously disposed of by private sale, the new steamboat

CAROLINE IVES.

Length of keel 116 feet, extreme breadth of beam, 31 feet, draws 3 feet water, and is propelled by an engine of 45 horse power, boilers new. Her speed is 11 miles per hour. She is well fitted for a tow boat or for the conveyance of passengers, having a Gentleman's Cabin containing 28 berths.

The Caroline Ives is at present engaged in towing on the Bay and River.

Terms of Sale - One fourth of the amount of purchase to be paid in six months; the remainder in equal instalments, at twelve, eighteen, and twenty-four months, on furnishing satisfactory security.

The boat will be delivered at any port required by the purchaser between the head of the lake and Quebec.

GEORGE IVES.

Kingston, July 6th, 1842.


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Date of Original:
July 12, 1842
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KN.3530
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1842