The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1863

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p.2 The Illinois Delegation To Canada - concerning enlargement of canals.

To Steamboat Proprietors & Others - Will Be Sold By Public Auction, At Kingston, Without Reserve, The Well-Known Upper Cabin Lake Steamer Bowmanville, now lying at the port of Kingston, in complete order, and well found in every respect. The carrying capacity is 3,800 brls. flour; in addition has state room accommodation for 60 passengers.

The Bowmanville was built at Kingston in 1855, and now classes A-2. Her dimensions are 180 feet long, 10 1/2 hold, 28 feet beam, 44 feet over all; Engines were built at the Kingston Foundry and cannot be surpassed for strength and workmanship in Canada; size of engine cylinder 44 inches, stroke 10 feet, wrought iron shafts and cranks, two boilers; engine in complete working order, and has not cost one dollar for repairs since she commenced running.

Sale will take place at Kingston, on Tuesday, the 24th instant, at noon. Conditions and terms made known at the time of sale.

For further information, apply to the undersigned, post paid.

Toronto Feb. 10th Charles Perry, Toronto

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1863