The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 9, 1854

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(says 10th on top of page 2)

p.2 The prospectus of the Burlington Bay Dock & Shipbuilding Company appear in the Hamilton papers. Capital 50,000 pounds in shares of 12 ? pounds 10 each. The want of adequate facilities for building, and the repair of vessels and steam engines, with suitable wharves and other shelter for shipping, has been so seriously felt at the Port of Hamilton, as to induce the projectors of this Company to procure from the Legislature an act of incorporation combining the business of Shipbuilders and Iron Founders, with the right to acquire and hold Real Estate, and to erect Docks, Wharves, Storehouses, etc.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 9, 1854