The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1849

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p.3 Steamer Fashion - This Steamer continues to complete her 3 trips in the week between this and Montreal, with great regularity, landing her passengers in Montreal at 8 o'clock on the evening of the same day which she leaves this - say Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. This morning, her passengers which left Lachine at 10 o'clock yesterday morning, were landed here at 9 o'clock.

Port of Kingston.

May 29th - Str. Sovereign, Toronto, gen. cargo.

Str. Cataract, Lewiston, gen. cargo.

Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo.

May 30th - Schr. Odd Fellow, Oakville, 354 bush. wheat, 70 bbls. flour, J. Buchan, Montreal.


In order to afford greater accommodation to the trade, and that no delay may take place to Vessels navigating the St. Lawrence, the Government have placed on the portions of the River between the respective Canals from Prescott to Lachine, a line of efficient STEAM TUG BOATS, under this Department, capable of towing Vessels of 400 tons burthen, at the rate of at least five miles per hour.

The Tugs may now be found at their respective stations, ready to tow such Vessels as may require their assistance, at the following rates per mile:-

Downwards Upwards

For vessels of 100 tons and under 1s. 0d. 2s. 0d.

" 200 " 1 4 2 8

" 300 " 2 0 4 0

Applications for towing to be made to the Masters on board the respective Tug Boats.

By order,

THOMAS A. BEGLY, Secretary.

Department of Public Works,

28th May, 1849.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1849