The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1845

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p.1 Chemical Composition of Waters of St. Lawrence - [B.A. Journal of Medical Science for August]

p.2 We see it stated in the Toronto papers that the project of establishing a line of steam tug-boats between Kingston and Lachine has been abandoned for this year, owing to the uncertainty of the time of opening the Lachine Canal.

Kingston Regatta - refers to positive mention in Montreal Courier.

p.3 Mr. Cook, of Garden Island, was summoned before the magistrates this week for an alleged riot on Garden Island. It appears that the Hunter on her trip to Wolfe Island on Saturday last called as usual at Garden Island, but Mr. Cook, from some cause or other, refused to allow the Hunter to put her lines ashore, in which he was assisted by a number of his workmen. The consequence of which was, that Mr. Ives had him summoned on a charge of riot, and fined in the sum of £5.


Port of Kingston - Arrived .

Sept. 4 - Wm. Penn, Port Dalhousie, 73 pcs. oak timber; Lord Seaton, Chatham, 138 pcs. timber; Merchant Miller, St. Catherines, 1402 bbls flour; John Malcolm, River Sydenham, 11899 staves; Betsey, Port Dover, 4,036 standard staves; Atlantic, Cleveland, 1031 bbls flour, 273 pork; str. Prince Edward, Trent Port, 34 bbls ashes, 67 bags grain, 25 cheeses.

Sept. 6 - Shannon, Sydenham River, 11,922 pipe staves; Sir Charles Bagot, do. 12,000 pipe staves; Sovereign, Port Dalhousie, 11,000 standard staves; Shamrock, Catfish Creek, 37000 W.I. staves; Prince of Wales, Windsor and Whitby, 74 bbls flour, 10,000 pipe staves; Cambridge, Bath, 25,000 W.I., 400 standard staves; Lady Bagot, Cleveland, 418 bushels wheat, 1,077 bbls. flour, 158 bbls. pork; Telegraph, Port Dalhousie, 10,537 staves.

Sept. 9 - Caledonia, Chatham, 10,000 staves, 4,000 feet walnut timber.

Sept. 10 - Rose of Kingston, Port Glasgow, Lake Erie, 9,000 staves; Olive Branch, Wallaceburgh, 5,205 pipe staves; St. Regis, Chatham, 21 bbls potash, 6,000 staves; Maid of the Mill, Port Stanley, 7,000 pipe staves, 14,000 feet walnut lumber; Queen Victoria, Port Dalhousie, 74 pcs. oak; General Brock, Chatham, 8,980 pipe staves, 28 pcs. walnut timber; str. Prince of Wales, Bay of Quinte, 68 bags wheat, 120 bags coarse grain; schr. Quebec, Port Dalhousie, 170 pcs timber.

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Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 11, 1845