The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 16, 1850

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p.2 The Princess Royal is to have two feet additional beam added to her during the winter, and the stroke of her engines is to be lengthened two feet.

Toronto Harbour Master - We observe by the Toronto papers that Hugh Richardson, Esq., has been appointed to this office by the new Harbor Commissioners. In this appointment, the Patriot says, they have "shown a faithful regard to the public interest." [Montreal Herald]

Our canal and river navigation seems to be nearly at a close. The weather, however, continues unusually mild for the season, with occasional slight falls of snow. Some few steamers and barges, laden with produce from the west, arrived at Lachine yesterday, and others are expected today. No vessels in port. The last schooner left yesterday for winter quarters. [Globe, Dec. 10th]

Kingston Imports.

Dec. 13th - Schr. Marion, Picton, 1500 bush. rye, 700 bush. barley, 100 bush. buckwheat, James Morton.

Dec. 14th - Schr. Tempest, South Bay, 1543 bush. rye, James Morton; 124 bbls. fish, 62 bbls. apples, 10 1/2 tons bran, James Cook.


Dec. 13th - Scow Rough & Ready, Cape Vincent, 200 live sheep.

Dec. 14th - Schr. James Morton, Cape Vincent, 264 live sheep.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 16, 1850