The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1851

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p.2 letter from editor written on board steamer Princess Royal, dated July 18th -

...."On the principle of praising the bridge that carries one safe over, it is customary for editors to flatter up the steamers in which they travel; consequently I should do the amiable to the Princess Royal, but I abstain, for this really excellent and seaworthy steamboat stands in need of no praise of mine; neither does her most obliging and well respected master, Capt. Jas. Dick. I pass them over to say one word in favor of the "Model Steward" of Canada, Mr. Dennis Hurley, than whom cannot be found a more attentive, or more obliging public servant, in the whole length and breadth of the land. But it is not for these qualities alone that I single him out, for attention and an obliging disposition are to be found on board many other vessels besides the Princess Royal; but for acuteness, knowledge of the world, and knowledge of passengers, Mr. Dennis Hurley cannot be matched in Canada or the United States, and that is saying a big word."

Bytown has applied to be a Port of Entry.


19th - Str. Bay State, Oswego, mixed cargo.

21st - Schr. Jessie Woods, Sandusky, 4900 bush. wheat, Hooker & Holton.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Schr. Kentucky, Oswego, in ballast.

Barge Cantin, Montreal, 1140 bars railroad iron, H. & S. Jones.

Barge Liffey, Montreal, 1092 bars railroad iron, H. & S. Jones.

Propeller Earl Cathcart, Amherstburgh, 256 pieces Ordinance Stores, 60 bbls. flour, W. Bowen.

Barge Glasgow, Montreal, mixed cargo.

Barge Globe, Montreal, 149 bars railroad iron, Macpherson & Crane.

Brig Breeze, Port Dalhousie, 217 pieces oak timber, Calvin & Cook.

Schr. Atlantic, Chatham, 11,200 Pipe and West India staves, Calvin & Cook.

Schr. Woodman, St. Clair, 82 pieces oak timber, Calvin & Cook.

Str. Norherner, Oswego, mixed cargo.


- (no date) - Schr. Triton, Oswego, 5400 feet pine lumber.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1851