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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Monday, Nov. 20, 1837


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The Kingston Marine Railway. - This is a most useful and interesting work, and one which is likely to prove not only a great public benefit but a source of profit to the enterprising proprietors. We learn that the steamer United States is to be hauled out on the Railway on Friday next, for the purpose of receiving some repairs.

We publish the following list with pleasure as shewing the extent of business done on the work within the last few months.

List of Steam Boats, Schooners, and Rideau Canal Barges, which have been hauled out and repaired on the Kingston Marine Railway, since August, 1837.

SteamboatSir Robert Peel,263 tons.
"Commodore Barrie,242
"Queenston,187
"Kingston,140
"Margaret,139
"By Town,123
"Rideau,100
SchoonerTelegraph,134
"Brittania,127
"Emely,109
"Erie and Ontario,101
"Union,101
"Lady Hillier,100
"Lord Nelson,100
BargeMay Flower,)
"Traveler, )about 85 tons each.
"Perth, )

A great number of Durham Boats and wood Scows have been hauled out and repaired on the small way, for which the inventor, John McIntyre, the present Superintendent of the works, too out a patent at Toronto, in March 1836 - Chronicle.


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Date of Original:
Monday, Nov. 20, 1837
Local identifier:
GLN.46
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Monday, Nov. 20, 1837