The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1836

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p.2 The Great Britain Steamer left here on Wednesday for Toronto; after leaving the port for above she broke her shaft, and was obliged to put back for Kingston.

The Commodore Barrie experienced very severe weather in her last passage down.


Repeated Representations having been made to the Committee of the Kingston, by men in business, that it would greatly accommodate the public, and allay the apprehensions which many entertain by the rapid movements of both the Kingston and Brockville, consequent on the opposition, if the days of one of the Boats were altered, and expressing a wish that the Kingston would take other days; although convinced that they had the right of keeping the days of last year, and the injustice of another Boat taking the same days, when there were other days of the week unoccupied. The Committee of the Kingston beg to intimate to the public, that in order to afford them greater facilities and convenience they have decided on altering the days of sailing under the confident expectation that it will be duly appreciated. They therefore give Notice that for the future the



Jacob Bonter, Master,


Will leave the Carrying Place, on Tuesday and Friday mornings, at 3 o'clock, touching at the River Trent, Ameliasburgh, Belleville, Sophiasburgh, Culbertson's, Scanlan's Wharf, Hallowell, Adolphustown, Fredericksburgh, and Bath - to Kingston. Will leave Kingston same day at 6 P.M. touch at Fairman's, Gananoque, Brockville, and arrive at Prescott in time for the Steam Boat for Montreal.


Will leave Prescott every Wednesday and Saturday P.M. immediately after the arrival of the steam boat from below; touching at Brockville, French Creek, and arrive at Kingston early next morning.

Will leave Kingston every Monday and Thursday morning at 9 o'clock, touching at the intermediate places, and arrive at the Carrying Place same evenings, in time to meet the stages for Cobourg, Port Hope, and Toronto.

All Packages and Luggage at the risk of the owner, unless given in charge of the Purser and Booked.

Every attention will be paid to the comfort of passengers, and the Boat is well adapted to take Freight, Horses, etc., etc.

May 27th, 1836.

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Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1836