The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sir James Kempt (Steamboat), 1 Aug 1828


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The SIR JAMES KENT, Steam-Boat. -- This boat which was recently built at the village of Bath, under the superintendence of Captain Gildersleeve, was launched on Monday last --- and on Wednesday morning was brought in tow to this place by the TORONTO. She is to ply between Prescott and the head of the Bay of Quinte. Her engine is 45 horse power. She is handsomely fitted up for the accommodation of passengers, and is to be under the command of Capt. Gildersleeve, formerly of the CHARLOTTE, a gentleman well known for the urbanity of his manners, and his unremitting attention to the comfort of his passengers.
      Kingston Chronicle
      August 9, 1828


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built, Bath
Date of Original:
1828
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McN.E.6409
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sir James Kempt (Steamboat), 1 Aug 1828