The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Traveller (Barge), 18 Nov 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 on the Railway on Friday next, for the purpose of receiving some repairs.
      We publish the following list with pleasure as showing 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.
      Steam Boat Sir Robert Peel 263 tons
      Commodore Barrie 242
      Queenston 187
      " Kingston 140
      " Margaret 139
      " By Town 123
      " Rideau 100
      Schooner Telegraph 134
      " Britannia 127
      " Emily 109
      Erie and Ontario 104
      " Union 101
      " Lady Hillier 100
      " Commerce 100
      " Lord Nelson 100
      Barge May Flower
      Traveller 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 inventer, John McIntyre, the present superintendent
of the works, took out a Patent at Toronto, in March 1836.
      Kingston Chronicle & Gazette
      November 8, 1837 p.3

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Traveller (Barge), 18 Nov 1837