The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1853


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p.2 Lake Imports - for May. [Oswego Journal]

ad - For Toronto and Hamilton - The steamer Highlander, Capt. Stearns, will leave the United States Wharf this evening at 9 o'clock. June 3rd.

SHIP BUILDING

A 400 ton ship, the Peerless, has recently been launched in Chatham, Upper Canada, 800 miles above Quebec. Two fine new ships were launched on the 24th inst., at Quebec - one of them 1800 tons burthen ( a very large ship capable of carrying about 4 millions of pounds of iron) and the other of 700 tons; a third, the Fallwood, of 1200 tons, was launched same day at same port; and on the 11th the Admiral, 140 tons, was launched at Port Hope. These 4240 tons of shipping are worth nearly $160,000, and form a very respectable item in the list of Canadian home manufactures.


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Date of Original:
June 4, 1853
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KN.19547
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1853