The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1845

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p.2 an editorial discussing letter in previous issue concerning Custom House appointment. [Herald]

p.3 It is in contemplation to form a Joint Stock Company for the purpose of building a propeller steamboat at Amherstburg to ply between Chatham and Montreal direct; and subscription lists will, in a few days, be opened in the several towns of this District for the effecting of the same. The dimensions of the boat proposed will be as follows: extreme length, 136 feet; extreme breadth 25 feet 9 inches; draught of water 9 feet. Her average speed will be ten miles an hour; she will have accommodations for forty cabin passengers, and will be fitted up so as to combine strength with elegance. It is proposed to have her ready for sea by the 1st June, 1846. [Sandwich Standard]

Tenders called for Loan to Grand River Navigation Co.


Port of Kingston - Arrived.

Oct. 16 - Sch. A. Gage, Wellington, 2147 bus wheat, 27 kegs butter; Amelia, Oakville, 6000 bus wheat; Turtle, North Port, 798 bus wheat.

Oct. 17 - Sch. A. Smith, Stoney Creek, 3052 bus wheat; Str. Prince of Wales, Bay Quinte, 221 bls flour; Sch. Diana, Whitby, 1100 bus wheat, 80 bls flour; C.P. Thompson, Thorold, 1458 bls flour; Elizabeth, Hamilton, 708 bls flour, 10 bls ashes, 22 kegs butter; Resolution, Chatham, 4600 standard staves, 5 cases leather; Lexington, Cleveland, 1183 bls flour; Helen Mar, Cleveland, 251 bbls flour, 125 bbls pork, 3854 bus corn, 14 bales hemp.

Oct. 18 - Sch. Elizabeth, Chatham, 2524 bus wheat, 45 bls ashes; Amity, Toronto, 2249 bus wheat, 75 bbls flour; St. Patrick, Cleveland, 388 bbls flour, 56 bbls tallow; St. Patrick, Chatham, 8500 stand staves, 4022 ft. walnut.

Oct. 20 - Sch. Elizabeth, Port Credit, 5000 bus wheat, 25 bbls flour; Highland Chief, Toronto, 2000 bus wheat, 40 bbls pork; Ann Brown, Port Wellington, 4000 bus wheat; Almeida, St. Catherines, 150 bls flour; Louise, Port Stanley, 5135 bus wheat, 95 bls flour.

Oct. 21 - Mayflower, Wellington, 2700 bus wheat, 160 bus barley, 12 bbls whitefish.

Oct. 22 - Sch. Hannah, Cobourg, 608 bbls flour.

Oct. 23 - Sch. Sovereign, Port Nelson, 6067 bus wheat, 16 bls ashes, 52 kegs nails; Britannia, Port Darlington, 2404 bus wheat, 30 bbls flour; Scow Industry, Sackets Harbor, 420 bus onions.

Oct. 24 - Sch. Jane & Eliza, Hamilton, 1213 bbls flour; Briton, Presque Isle, 392 bbls flour; Lady Bagot, St. Catherines, 1470 bbls flour; Caledonia, Windsor, 21400 staves; Prop. Beagle, Humber River, 950 bls flour; Minerva Cook, Port Dalhousie, 73 pcs square oak timber; Atlantic, Cleveland, 985 bbls flour, 430 bbls pork, 25 bbls tallow; John Malcolm, Detroit, 500 bls flour, 193 bbls pork; John Malcolm, Port Sarnia, 600 bbls flour19 bbls ashes, 30 fickins butter; Mohawk, Toledo, 5000 bus wheat, 100 bls flour.

Oct. 25 - Sch. Empress, Cobourg, 584 bbls flour, 75 kegs butter.

Oct. 27 - Sch. Sophia, Port Hope, 458 bbls flour, 16 bbls whisky, 3200 bus wheat; Mayflower, Wellington, 2700 bus wheat, 200 bus barley; Princess Victoria, Hamilton, 1345 bbls flour; C.J. Robinson, Wellington, 6026 bus wheat, 75 bbls flour; Canada, Port Dalhousie, 166 pcs timber; Peacock, Darlington, 2293 bus wheat; Perry, Whitby, 2553 bus wheat, 250 bbls flour, 71 bbls pork; Lord Nelson, Darlington, 508 bbls flour, 73 bbls pork, 9 bbls ashes.

Oct. 28 - Sch. Adelia Smith, Oakville, 2879 bus wheat, 123 bbls flour; England, St. Catherines, 1250 bls flour; Amelia, Oakville, 593 bbls flour, 5000 bus wheat; Ellen, St. Catherines, 880 bbls flour; Queen Victoria, Port Dalhousie, 97 pcs timber; Carrier Dove, St. Catherines, 369 bbls flour, 18 bbls grass seed; Surprise, St. Catherines, 1090 bbls flour; Richard Tinning, Port Credit, 200 bus wheat; Maid of the Mill, Port Credit, 5487 bus wheat, 467 bbls flour; Scow Galloe, Rochester, 175 hogs; Edith, Cleveland, 700 bbls flour, 177 bales hemp, 26 bbls tallow, 430 boxes glass.

Oct. 29 - Sch. Niagara, Port Stanley, 4618 bus wheat, 27 bbls ashes; Isabella, Port Hope, 2464 bus wheat, 110 bbls flour; Prince of Wales, Windsor, 440 bbls flour, 4000 bus wheat; Prop. St. Thomas, Toronto, 761 bbls flour, 11 bbls ashes; Thames, Port Nelson, 4930 bus wheat; Liverpool, Stoney Creek, 230 pcs. timber; Brothers, Windsor, 506 bbls flour, 33 pearl ashes; H. Counter, Port Dalhousie, 78 pcs square oak; Mary, Genessee River, 91 live hogs, 30 bbls pork; Sir Charles Bagot, Cleveland, 6000 bus wheat, 260 bbls flour; Paul Jones, Cleveland, 996 bls flour.

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Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1845