The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1864

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p.2 Propeller Her Majesty - This propeller is built after a very fine model, and her appearance, now that she is fairly afloat, is more than usually attractive. She is handsomely and expensively furnished and fitted up inside; her saloon is about a hundred and forty feet long, lighted the entire length with stained glass, and tastefully completed in all its details. Along both sides of the saloon the staterooms, in number 34, are arranged, giving her a fair capacity in this respect. Her Majesty has been altogether finished and fitted up in Kingston, under the supervision of Mr. Andrew Davidson, her engine and boilers being built at the foundry of Messrs. Davidson and Doran. She is not yet finally completed inside, and a few carpenters are still on board finishing. Her tonnage capacity is set down at 650, and her freightage capacity at 7000 barrels. Her length is 181 feet 6 inches, beam 30 feet, and 12 feet 4 inches depth of hold. A trial trip was made by Her Majesty on Tuesday afternoon, when she got as far as Four Mile Point, but owing to some defect in the working of her machinery she was compelled to return to the city.

Imports - 11th - Str Ontario, Oswego, J. McFarlane, 6 bxs trees; D Herchmer, 3 bxs trees; John Kerr, 2 bxs trees; G. Worthy, 16 bbls apples; 11 bxs fruit, 1 bx cocoa nuts; E Potts, 1 bx g seeds; P O'Brien, 1 bx g seeds J P Williams, 1 bx trees; M Downs, 28 bbls apples; Balfour & Armstrong, 13 bdls rims.

Schr White Squall, Milwaukie, G Chaffey & Bros, 14,400 bus wheat.

Boat Omer, L. Church, 14 bus barley, 3 bus wheat, 1 plough.

Bark Gibraltar, Oily Bay, Calvin & Breck, 200 pcs oak timber.

Str Pierrepont, (mixed cargo)

Sch John Breden, Milwaukie, 21,000 bushels wheat.

Str Indian, Montreal, 398 bbls pork.

Sch Canada, Montreal, 1,200 staves.

Prop Brantford, Montreal, 10 kegs powder, 15 blds paper.

Sloop Challenge, Trenton, 30,000 feet pine lumber.

Str Hope, Brockville.

Sch Shickluna, Port Dalhousie, 11,963 bushels wheat.

Sch John Potter, Hamilton, 10,000 staves.

Scow Anenda, Cutt, R.C., 20 cords wood.

Scow Merrimac, do, 16 cords wood.

Sch A. Medbury, Cape Vincent, G. Chaffey & Bros, 6 bbls beef, 1/2 bbl hams.

Clearances - (no date) - Sloop New Broom, Port Peninsula.

Schr W. Doran, Pultneyville.

Barque Water Witch, Milwaukie, 60 cords wood.

Propeller Brantford, Hamilton, general cargo.

Barque Trafalgar, Montreal, 16,254 bush wheat, 26 cords bark.

Str Hope, Montreal.

Barge Rover, do, 14,200 bush wheat.

Schr Victoria, Toronto, 150 cords wood.

p.3 Notice To Steamboat Engineers - dates of examinations for applicants and renewals of certificates. Board of Examing Engineers, S. Risley, Chairman.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1864