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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1844


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p.3 The Sovereign - The damage to this fine Steamer is small, and after she has gone on the Marine Railway, she will be immediately able to resume her place in the route.

Steamer Frontenac - We are requested to state that the Steamer Frontenac will run on Lake Ontario, between Kingston and Hamilton, during the present season, instead of the Bay as we mentioned in the British Whig a short time ago. She will make her first trip in the early part of next week.

STEAM BOAT FOR SALE

AT KINGSTON DOCK YARD.

To be Sold by Auction, at Kingston Dock Yard, on Tuesday the 28th of the present month, Her Majesty's Steam Vessel Traveller, with her Engines and Boilers complete.

The Traveller is a fine fast-going vessel of 352 Tons, with a first-rate Engine of 90 Horse Power, in perfect condition. She is now riding at the moorings in Navy Bay, off the Dock Yard, had a thorough Caulking in August last, when she was housed over; her Hold and Decks have been well aired with heated Stoves during the Winter Months. She may be examined, and also her Machinery, every day previous to the Sale, (Sundays excepted,) within the working hours.

Sale at One o'clock, P.M.

A deposit of 25 per cent to be made at the time of purchase, the remainder of the purchase money to be paid before the Ship is removed, which is to be done within one month of the Sale, at the sole expense and cost of the purchaser.

James Linton, Auctioneer.

Kingston Dock Yard, Canada. May 2nd, 1844.

POINT PETER, OR LONG POINT LIGHT HOUSE,

On Lake Ontario.

Notice is hereby given that the light hitherto exhibited on Long Point (Lake Ontario) as a fixed one, has been altered, and now shows a revolving light, for the purpose of its being easily distinguished from the other lights at Presqu'isle, and the False Ducks. Its period of revolution is about two minutes.

THOMAS A. BEGLEY, Secretary.

Board of Works, Kingston. May 1st, 1844.

LONG POINT, LAKE ERIE.

Notice is hereby given, that a Light House has been erected on Long Point, (Lake Erie) and is now lighted. The new House stands about 250 yards to the S.E. of the site of the old one. The light is a plain fixed light, and stands about 67 feet over the water.

THOMAS A. BEGLEY, Secretary.

Board of Works, Kingston. May 1st, 1844.


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Date of Original:
May 3, 1844
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KN.5165
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1844