The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), April 5, 1848

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p.2 Kingston As It Is - (part)

Forwarding Establishments upon a more extensive scale than will be found elsewhere on any of the waters of the western lakes, among which we mention some of the principal ones. J.H. Greer & Co.; McPherson & Crane; Hooker, Henderson, & Co.; D. McIntosh Esq., of the Quebec Forwarding Company; H. & S. Jones & Co.; P.F. McCuaig, and E. Browne & Co.

Marine Railway 572 feet in length, worked by 860 horse power, and a capacity for hauling out vessels of 300 tons; in connection is an extensive Ship Yard, with stone dwellings to accommodate some 58 families, all in operation....

p.3 The Princess of Wales, Capt. Chrysler, leaves E. Brown & Co.'s wharf this Wednesday evening, for the Trent - a staunch and beautiful boat, and an obliging and gentlemanly Captain.

Arrival - This morning the Princess Royal Steamer from Toronto - leaves for Toronto this evening.

The Henry Gildersleeve left here yesterday morning at 9 o'clock, for Dickenson's Landing, and is expected here today.

April 12, 1848


April 19, 1848

p.3 The splendid Iron steamer Magnet will be ready for active service, under her clever Commander Capt. Sutherland, on the 17th April. [Hamilton Journal & Express]

The Welland Canal will be opened on the 10th of April, when the new harbour at Port Dalhousie will be brought into use.

April 26, 1848


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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), April 5, 1848