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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1845


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p.3 Opening of the Navigation - The Steamer Highlander, Capt. Stearns, made her appearance in our port, on Monday last, from the Coteau, to which place she returned on the following day with the Upper Mail. We understand she is to ply regularly between this and the Coteau, until the opening of the Canal, which will not be for some days. The Gildersleeve, Capt. Bowen, will commence her regular running on Monday next the 21st instant from Kingston to Dickinson's Landing. This boat, we learn, has been extended 30 feet and presents a commanding appearance. [Cornwall Observer, April 17th]

Departure of the Canada - This fine steamer, having been on the Marine Railway, and properly inspected, left the harbor this morning for Dickenson's Landing, on her regular business. She will be speedily joined by the Henry Gildersleeve, and as soon as the Cornwall Canal permits the ascension of the Highlander, these three excellent and commodious steamers will form the Daily Line to Coteau du Lac. The Gildersleeve has this winter been lengthened thirty feet, of which more anon. In mentioning the services of the Sovereign and Oneida, which so kindly went down to the assistance of the Canada in distress, and exerted themselves so unsuccessfully, no notice was taken of the little Albion, Captain Chambers, under whose judicious management, with a vastly inferior power, the Canada was hauled off the rock at a second or third pull.

Hamilton Harbour at present shows much activity, there being no less than 16 schooners loading with timber, produce, etc. for lower ports.


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Date of Original:
April 22, 1845
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KN.5266
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1845