The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston News (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1846

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p.1 A Summer Ramble in Lower Canada - Letter 3 - The Long Sault, Cornwall, Lake St. Francis - good description of passing through rapids, mentions many steamers. (full column)

p.3 A Quick Passage - The schooner Sarnia, Capt. Wheeler, has returned to port from Chatham, having made the upward and downward trips, taking in a load of flour and staves at Chatham, in 18 1/2 days.

News Marine List.

Port of Kingston - Arrived.

May 29th - Stmr. Lady of the Lake, Oswego, 1 Carriage, 4 box Glass, 1 bbl. Turpentine; Schr. Shark, Clayton, 5 tons Hay, 3500 ft. Lumber.

May 30th - Schr. Pulaski, Oswego, 300 bbls. Pork; Stmr. Clinton, Oswego, 1 cask Lead Pipe, 100 bx Herrings, 6 bbls. Turpentine, 10 barrels Tar, 10 bbls. Rosin, Sundries; Stmr. City of Toronto, 350 bbls. Flour; Schr. Merchant Miller, St. Catherines, 1512 bbls. Flour; Brig. Breeze, 3160 bbls. Flour, 14 Kegs Butter, 340 bbls. Flour; Schr. Trafalgar, Oakville, 2100 bush. Wheat, 204 bbls. Flour; Stmr. St. Lawrence, Sundries & Passengers.

June 1st - Schr. Wm. Penn, Port Dalhousie, 80 pcs. Oak; Schr. Lord Seaton, Hamilton, 97 pcs. Oak; Schr. Amelia, Port Credit, 5400 bush. Wheat, 208 bbls. Flour; Prop. London, Humber, 901 bbls. Flour; Schr. Perry, Windsor, 2151 bush. Wheat, 319 bbls. Flour; Schr. Dumfries, Hamilton, 700 bbls. of Flour; Stmr. Princess Royal, Toronto, 15 bxs. Candles, 718 bbls. Flour; Prop. Ireland, 2000 bbls. Flour, 200 bbls. Pork; Shr. Shannon, Toronto, 1626 bbls. Flour; Brig. Liverpool, Port Dalhousie, 240 pcs. Oak; Stmr. Gildersleeve, Lachine, Sundries & Passengers.

June 2nd - Stmr. Niagara, Oswego, Merchandize; Schr. Atlantic, St. Catherines, 1500 bbls. Flour; Schr. Ontario, Port Rowan, 3802 bush. Wheat, 47 bdls. Flowers; Schr. Chief Justice Robinson, Hamilton, 500 bbls. Flour, 5 casks Whisky, 953 bbls. Flour; Schr. Ellen, Port Hope, 840 bbls. Flour; Schr. Princess Royal, St. Catherines, 1400 bbls. Flour; Stmr. City of Toronto, Lewiston & Toronto, 3 hhds. 12 tcs. 5 lbs. 4 1/2 bales Hams & Lard, 332 bbls. Flour, 4 bbls. Ashes, 10 cases of Wine; schr. Thames, Hamilton, 1145 bbls. Flour, 37 bbls. Ashes; Schr. Minerva Cook, Port Dalhousie, 110 pcs. Oak; Prop. Lady of the Lake, Cleveland, 2017 bbls. Flour, 666 hf. bxs. Glass, 5 bbls. Beef, 196 bbls. Pork, 8 casks Shoulders & Hams; Schr. Magnet, Oswego, 8724 corn Brooms; Stmr. Lady of the Lake, 1 keg Copper, 3 bxs. Mustard, 10 bxs. Soap, 5 bbls. Cocoa, 9 doz. Scythes, 1 hhd. Leather; Schr. Princess Victoria, 1030 bbls. Flour, 204 bbls. Whisky.

June 4th - Stmr. Princess Royal, Lewiston & Toronto, 244 bbls. Flour, 1 bx. Cigars; Schr. Adelia, Stoney Creek, 2801 bush. Wheat; Schr. Hannah Counter, Port Dalhousie, 99 pcs. Oak; Schr. Emerald, Port Hope, 523 bbls. Flour; Sch. Sarnia, Chatham, 10,000 standard staves, 140 bbls. Flour.

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Kingston News (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1846