The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1850

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p.2 Launch - The William Black, a large 3-masted schooner, 250 tons burthen, built in the Marine Railway yard during the past winter for James Black, Esq., was launched this morning at 11 o'clock in fine style. The William Black will carry about 4000 barrels of flour, and is therefore one of the largest craft afloat on the lake. She is intended for lake and river navigation, and will be under the command of Capt. Finkle. [News]

Port of Kingston.

April 5th - Schr. Nightingale, Oswego, general cargo, J. Carruthers.

April 6th - Str. Niagara, Oswego, general cargo, do.

Schr. J.A. Marsh, Port Hope, 1080 bbls. flour, McCuaig & Co.

April 8th - Ceres, Toronto, 5774 bush. wheat and other goods, Macpherson & Crane.

Mayflower, Bath, 1438 bush. rye, 51 empty bbls, James Morton.

Jessie, Hamilton, 1180 bbls. flour, Hugh McLennan.

Sovereign, Hamilton, 1627 bbls. flour, Hugh McLennan.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1850