The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1837

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p.2 A few days ago as the schooner Adelaide of Brockville, was beating down the river, she struck on a rock and carried away her fore-foot and part of her keel, and otherwise received so much damage that she had to return to Gananoque to repair. She was fully laden with Pork, which of course could not injure. [Prescott Herald]

p.3 Novel Importation - two of the O. & R. Company's barges bring 5000 bushels of foreign wheat to Kingston from Montreal. What next?

Melancholy Fatality - George Curry, Steward of steamboat Kingston, while drawing a bucket of water for a thirsty boy, bar of gangway gave way, he falls overboard and drowns above Bath. [Chronicle]

letter to editor - more on forwarding, this one signed "Forwarder."



June 16 - The barge Traveller, in tow of the steamer Rideau, wheat.

June 19 - The steamer Bytown, Bowen, with barges Mersey and Frances in tow, 97 passengers (consignees listed.)

June 20th - The steamer Cataraqui, Chambers, with barges Trader, Perth, and Batteau Vignette in tow. 152 passengers (consignees listed.)

Expected to arrive tomorrow, in tow of the Bytown, the barges Hope and Cardinal (consignees listed.)

Departures for Montreal.

June 17 - The barge Emigrant (consignees listed.)

June 19 - The barge Frances (consignees listed.)

June 17 - The barge Dolphin to load Wood at Sir John's Island.

June 18 - The barge Traveller, to discharge wheat at Maitland.

June 19 - The barge Kingston, to load Plank at Gananoque.

June 21 - The barge Perth, wheat and to load plank at Gananoque.

June 21 - The barge Trader (consignees listed.)

Departures for Bytown.

June 18 - The steamer Bytown, Bowen, flour and sundries for Canal Villages.

June 21 - The steamer Rideau, Drummond, with sundries for the Canal Villages.


A DIVIDEND has been declared to the order of those Stockholders of the Brockville who have paid up their second Instalments, payable at the Office of James Fraser, Esq. of Kingston, on and after the 15th inst.

D. PERRY, Agent.

Belleville, 13th June, 1836.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1837