The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1845

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p.2 The Toronto Patriot understands that it is the intention of the Government to improve the harbor of Toronto, making a permanent work on the north side of the channel, the Queen's wharf to be rebuilt of stone, a pier on the end of the bar to form the south side of the channel also of the same permanent material. This pier is to be connected with the bar and point of the peninsula by a breakwater. The expense of the work is estimated at about £40,000.



Port of Kingston - Arrived

Nov. 20 - Sch. Jane & Eliza, Hamilton, 1124 bbls flour; H. Counter, Port Dalhousie, 91 pcs oak timber; A. Smith, Oakville, 2920 bus wheat; Shannon, Chatham & Detroit, 5330 bus wheat, 200 bbls ashes, 428 bbls flour.

Nov. 21 - Sch. Telegraph, Hamilton, 930 bbls flour; George H. Walker, Oswego, 1101 bbls flour; Brothers, Windsor, 583 bbls flour.

Nov. 22 - Sch. Wm. Penn, Port Dalhousie, 79 pcs oak; Britannia, Presque Isle, 205 bbls flour, 12 bbls ashes, 1235 bus wheat.

Nov. 24 - Sch. Martha Jane, Cleveland, 96 bales broom corn, 950 bbls flour, 50 half bbls flour, 36 bbls pork; Barque Grampus, Hamilton, 4718 bbls flour; Ann J. Brown, Port Hope, 1167 bbls flour, 7 bbls ashes 4 bbls pork; Lady Bagot, St. Catherines, 1491 bbls flour; Helen Mar, Port Stanley, 4290 bus wheat, 100 bbls flour; C.P. Thompson, Chatham & Windsor, 5811 bus wheat.

Nov. 25 - Sch. Perry, Port Windsor, 781 bbls flour; Sir C. Bagot, Thorold, 1600 bbls flour; Jesse, Windsor, 41 bbls pork, 144 bbls flour.

Nov. 26 - Sch. Galloe, Sacketts Harbor, 81 live hogs, Ferry Sacketts Harbor, 21 hogs, 100 bbls pork; John C. Hunt, Oswego, merchandize; Magnet, New York, 216 bbls pork, and merchandize; Merchant, Oswego, merchandize.

The Grampus Schooner, came into this port on Sunday from Toronto, having on board 4718 bbls. of Flour, being the largest cargo of this description of goods, that has ever before arrived in the port of Kingston. [Chronicle]

Editor - Rather a large Schooner, Mr. Chronicle - the Grampus is a full rigged barque, of about 450 tons.

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Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1845