The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1835

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p.1 The water was let into the Lachine Canal on Thursday last, eleven days later than last year, and boats were yesterday despatched from port for the Upper Province. Several boats arrived yesterday at Lachine from Prescott and Brockville. The Welland Canal was to be opened on the 17th and several vessels on Lake Erie were in readiness to pass through. [Montreal Gazette]


Arrangements for 1835

The Steam-Boat


Capt. Joel F. Tyler,

Will run two trips weekly between Rochester and Kingston, via Sodus, Oswego and Sacket's Harbor, as follows:

Coming Down

Leaves Rochester Monday and Thursdays at 5 evening,

Sodus do. do. 11 evening,

Oswego, Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 morning,

Sacket's Harbor, do. do. 5 evening,

Arriving at Kingston, Tuesday and Friday evenings, 9 o'clock.

Going Up

Leaves Kingston Saturdays, 4 afternoon; Wednesday, 7 a.m.

Sacket's Harbor, Sunday 7 morning, do. 12 noon.

Oswego, do. 3 afternoon do. 10 evening.

Sodus, do. 9 evening Thursday 5 a.m.

Arriving at Rochester Monday at day-light, do. 9 morning. (sic)

Intersecting with the Great Britain at Oswego on Wednesdays, and the Constitution at Rochester on Mondays and Thursdays, on their upward trips, to Cobourg, Toronto and Niagara; also the daily Boats at Kingston running to Ogdensburgh and up the Bay of Quinte.

Deck Passengers going West, can, by taking this Boat at Kingston, Sacket's Harbor, or Oswego, reach Buffalo for $2.50 each, by way of the Canal from Rochester. Children half price.

Our Canal is in successful operation, and our wharves are lined with canal boats and vessels discharging and taking in their cargoes. On Monday the canal boat York, Capt. Kellogg, arrived from Troy, bringing a cargo of merchandize from New York for Cleveland, Ohio, and the Schooner Winnebago, Capt. Howe, cleared with the same freight yesterday for Cleveland, via the Welland Canal. [Oswego Palladium, April 22nd]

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1835