The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1851

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p.2 Royal Mail River Line - The several vessels composing this Line now go all the way down to Montreal - performing the work in daylight.

Welland Canal - Between the 17th and 22nd April, both inclusive, 65 vessels have passed through the Welland Canal. Of these 41 appear to be American vessels, and 11 are from or to Kingston.


25th - Str. Ontario, Oswego, mixed cargo.

26th - Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Schr. Erin, Hamilton, 5038 bushels barley, James Morton.

Schr. Queen Victoria, Cayuga, 4500 feet timber, Calvin & Cook.

28th - Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Schr. Elizabeth, Oswego, 100 bbls. water lime, Jas. Morton; 50 bbls. 30 bags salt, W. Martin.

Schr. Marion, Oswego, mixed cargo.

Schr. Governor, Oswego, 100 bbls. salt, McPherson & Crane.

Schr. Samson, Sarnia, 10,500 pipe staves, 14 bbls. pot-ashes, owners.

Schr. Bruce, South Bay, 25 cords fire wood, James ?


25th - Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

Brig Orleans, Detroit, 19 toise stone ballast.

26th - Str. Cataract, Oswego.

Schr. Royal Susan, Oswego, 75,000 feet pine lumber.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

28th - Str. Ontario, Lewiston, passengers and baggage.

Schr. Primrose, Wellington, 1743 bushels Indian corn, Brown & Harty.


50 Ship Carpenters wanted, at the Marine Railway, Portsmouth, to whom the highest rate of wages will be given.


*Large Spars, fitted for Masts, Booms, etc. on hand for sale.

April 28th, 1851.

1851 BAY OF QUINTE 1851

The Steamer


Capt. Nosworthy.

This well known Boat, will as usual, perform her regular Trips on the Bay, leaving the different ports as follows:


Will leave Kingston every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, and proceed directly to Belleville, calling at the usual stopping ways on the way.


Will leave the Trent or Carrying Place every Tuesday and Thursday, at 10 o'clock A.M.

Will leave Belleville every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, at 2 o'clock, and Picton at 6 o'clock in the afternoon, and arrive at Kingston the same night.

N.B. - Should the Mail Boats from below, and the American Steamers from above, not arrive at Kingston by 4 o'clock P.M., the Prince will wait half an hour.

Kingston, 23rd April, 1851.

p.3 ads for steamers Gildersleeve, Ottawa and Magnet.

For Bytown

The Steamer


Capt. Freil.

Will leave Macpherson & Crane's Wharf foot of Princess Street on This Day at 3 o'clock P.M. for Bytown.

Kingston, 29th April, 1851.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1851