The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 3, 1835

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p.2 The accident befallen the Thomas McKay, so industriously copied into the papers, enemies to the Rideau Canal, is a mere trifle. She ran upon a snag in the Rideau River, going down to Bytown, and the potash on deck was put on board a barge immediately. She has been afloat some days.



Oct. 30th - The steamer Rideau, Bowen, with barges Noah & Mayflower, Schooner St. George and one batteau laden with Bay Chaleurs Oysters in tow (consignees listed.)

Oct. 31st - The steamer Bytown, Robins, with barges Trader & Dolphin, and a government batteau laden with Indian Presents in tow (consignees listed.)

Nov. 3rd - The steamer Margaret, Moorhouse, with barge Iroquois in tow (consignees listed.)


Oct. 31st - The steamer Rideau.

Nov. 2nd - The steamer Bytown.

Nov. 4th - The steamer Margaret.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 3, 1835