The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), June 27, 1849

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p.2 Welland Canal Traffic - During the month of May, 313 vessels passed through the Welland Canal - exceeding the number of the corresponding month of last year by 21, but not equal to that of the busy year preceding, by 107. Of the 313, 119 went down to the American and 46 to Canadian ports, and 213 up for the first named ports, and 25 to the latter.

[St. Catherines Journal]



June 16th - Schr. Malta, Presquile, 160 bls. flour.

Triton, Oswego, ballast.

Wave, Genessee River, ballast.

New Haven, Sackett's Harbor, ballast.

Erin, Cleveland.

18th - Schr. Percy (sic - Perry ?), Whitby, 850 bls. flour, 5 ashes, 2000 staves.

Scotia, River Sydenham, 11,500 staves.

Str. Princess Royal, 20 csks whisky, 4 bdls. paper, 1 case.

Schr. Wm. Penn, Bear Creek, 11,329 staves.

Liverpool, Port Dalhousie, 197 pcs. oak.

Perseverance, Oswego, groceries, etc.

Mountaineer, Toledo, 2000 bush. corn, 1244 bls. pork, 231 lard.

19th - Str. Magnet, 173 blds. paper, 45 bags do., rakes, cradles, etc.

Str. Prince Albert, Bytown, 50 bags potatoes.

Schr. Amherstburg, Port Sarnia, 5 bls. ashes, 33,639 staves.

Ellen Park, Amherstburg, 27 bls. 4 puns highwines, 16 ashes, 8 pork, 6 hhds. tobacco, 24,000 staves.

Str. Bay State, Lewiston.

20th - Schr. George Moffatt, Oakville, 938 bls. flour, 4 tubs butter.

Str. City of Toronto, 110 bls. pork, 5 bxs soap.

Schr. Sarah & Cornelia, Bear Creek, 30,190 staves.

Winnebago, Oswego, ballast.

Str. Ontario, Lewiston.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburg.

21st - Schr. Lord Seaton, Bear Creek, 9000 staves.

Belle, Detroit, 646 bls. flour.

Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh.

Str. Cataract, Lewiston.

22nd - Str. Magnet, 40 bls. oatmeal, 20 flour, and sundries.

Schr. Sophia, Cleveland, 572 bls. flour, 60 pork, 45 tallow, 200 corn meal, 4 orks hams, 400 lbs. do., 200 grindstones, 4 mill do.

E.K. Bruce, Buffalo, 10,000 bush. wheat.

Selma, Oswego, groceries, etc.

Str. Cataract, Ogdensburg.

Str. Niagara, Lewiston.

Str. City of Toronto, 24 bls. flour and sundries.

23rd - Str. George Clinton, Oswego, 453 reams wrapping paper.

Schr. Triton, Oswego, 30 bls. water lime, 45 plaster, 100 bls. salt, 150 bags do.

Str. Bay State, Lewiston.

Str. Niagara, Ogdensburg.

Schr. G.H. Walker, Oswego, ballast.

Winnebago, Oswego, ballast.

25th - Schr. Dart, Wallaceburg, 5000 staves, 41 pcs. walnut.

Str. Princess Royal, 4 reams paper.

Str. Ontario, Lewiston.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburg.

26th - Str. Magnet, 31 bls. flour, 31 whisky, 9 ashes, and sundries.

Str. Cataract, Lewiston.

Str. Ontario, Ogdensburg.

Telegraph Line !


Daily Line of




Through by Daylight.

The Fast Sailing Steamers


Capt. Wells,


Capt. Farlinger,

In connection with the steamers Sovereign and Princess Royal, leave Kingston for Montreal every morning (Mondays excepted) at a quarter before six o'clock, precisely, and go through to Lachine and Montreal by daylight; being twelve hours in advance of the Mail Line!

The place of departure is from the Lake Ontario Royal Mail Wharf (Glassford's)

Cabin Passage to Montreal, meals included 12s. 6d.

Deck Passage 3s. 9d.

Apply to JOHN H. GREER.

Lake and River Steam Packet Office,

Kingston, June 25th, 1849.

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Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), June 27, 1849