The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), April 16, 1844

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p.2 TheWelland Canal was in readiness for navigation at the time previously announced, and its admirable condition promises uninterrupted business for the season, and at the same time reflects the greatest credit upon the Officers who have the management of that great work. The first vessel that entered the Canal with cargo from Lake Erie was the Frontier, for Oswego, on the 3rd inst. A number of vessels have gone up from Lake Ontario, among the rest the propeller Adventure. [Niagara Chronicle]

We learn from Chippewa that last evening, in consequence of the breaking of the tow line, a Scow went over the Falls; some men were on board, but happily they all escaped.

[Niagara Chronicle]

On Thursday last Messrs. Fowler & Hood, lessees of the Kingston Railway, launched the schooner which was wrecked last fall near Morton's Distillery. This vessel has been almost entirely rebuilt, and is a very pretty craft. Messrs. F. & H. have named it the Helen Mar. [Chronicle]

Messrs. McPherson & Crane launched their new steamer yesterday at Portsmouth, as noticed in our last. The Caledonia (the name given) glided off the stocks in beautiful style. [Chronicle]

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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), April 16, 1844