The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1846

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p.2 Narrow Escape from Death - On Monday morning last, as the steam Ferry Boat was crossing from Long Island to Kingston, Mr. Thomas Horne, a passenger, fancied he saw the figures of 3 men at a great distance out in the lake, as if standing upon the bottom of a boat. He mentioned his suspicions to the captain, who instantly proceeded to the distant object, which proved to be Mr. Brigg's scow, (of Long Island) which had capsized during the easterly blow of the previous night, and whose crew had saved themselves on the bottom of the vessel. When taken off the wreck, the three men were in a most exhausted state, having been nearly ten hours in the water - no joke at this time of the year. [Whig]

p.3 As mentioned in our last, the breaches in the canal were duly repaired, but it was not then immediately navigable, on account of some bars having formed in its channel. These we so far removed as to admit the lighter vessels passing on Tuesday, and the two dredging machines being kept at work through the night, the heavier ones were able to get down on Wednesday.

[St. Catharines Journal Dec. 3rd]


The following is an extract from the second Clause of the Act relating to the Harbor of the City of Kingston, passed by the City Council, Oct. 12th, 1846,

"That no vessel of any description shall occupy any of the Slips during the Winter Season."

Notice is hereby given, that any person offending against the above extract, will be prosecuted according to law.

By order of the Mayor,

WALTER McCUNIFFE, Harbor Master.

Dec. 5th, 1846.

Postponed - sale of share in Eleonora postponed until December 14th.

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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1846