The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), 5 Aug 1817

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The Steam Boat FRONENAC

James McKenzie, Master,

Will in future leave the different Ports on the following Days, viz.:-

Kingston, for York, on Friday 1st August.

York, for Queenston, on Sunday 3rd

Queenston, for York, on Tuesday 5th

York, for Kingston, on Wednesday 6th

Kingston for York, on Monday 11th

York, for Queenston, Wednesday 13th

Queenston, for York, on Friday 15th

York, for Kingston, on Saturday 16th

Kingston, for York, on Thursday 21st

York, for Queenston, on Saturday 23rd

Queenston, for York, on Monday 25th

York, for Kingston, on Tuesday 26th.


£ s. d.

From Kingston to Ernest Town 0 10 0

do. to New Castle 1 15 0

do. to York and Niagara 3 0 0

do. to Burlington 3 10 0

do. to Prescott 1 10 0

Prescott to York and Niagara 4 0 0

do. to Burlington 4 10 0

York to Niagara 1 0 0

Children under three years of age, half price; above three and under ten, two thirds.

A Book will be kept for entering the names of Passengers, and the Births which they may choose, at which time the passage money must be paid.

Passengers are allowed 60 lbs. weight of baggage, surplus baggage to be paid for at the usual rate. Gentlemen's servants cannot eat or sleep in the Cabin.

Steerage Passengers will pay 15s. and may either bring their own Provisions, or be furnished by the Steward.

All applications for passages to be made to Captain Mackenzie on board.

FREIGHT will be transported to and from the above places at the customary rates, and delivered to the different consignees. A list of their names will be put in a conspicuous place on board, which must be deemed a sufficient notice, and the Goods, when taken from the Steam Boat will be considered at the risk of the owners.

For each small parcel, 2s. 6d. which must be paid for on delivery.

Kingston, 30th July, 1817.




July 21st - Tickler, Huffman, boards and planks, from the Bay.

Dolphin, Clark, merchandize, from Kingston.

Polly, Shay, scythes, waggons, pork etc. from Oswego.

Morning Star, Bush, cattle, sheep, butter, household furniture etc.

25th - Ann and Jean, Smith, merchandize from Kingston.

27th - Weasle, Thorp, tobacco, towcloth, oil, etc. from Sackets.

28th - Rambler, Cherry, with 19 passengers, waggons, horses from do.


July 21st - Weasle, Thorp, ballast for Sacketsharbor.

22nd - Dolphin, Clark, ballast for Oswego.

Polly, Shay, 39 scythes for Oswego.

Bee, Davey, straw for Kingston.

25th - Ann and Jean, Smith, merchandize for PresqueIsle.

28th - Rambler, Cherry, ballast for Kingston and Sackets.




July 28th - Schr. Rambler, Cherry, from Ernest Town, ballast.

29th - Schr. Farmer's Daughter, Ingalls, from Sacketsharbor, with passengers.

Boat Liberty, White, from Sandy Creek, cheese, straw.

30th - Schr. Com. Perry, Parker, from Sacketsharbor, vegetables.

Schr. Clarissa, Mapes, from Genesee, 750 bush oats, potatoes and pork.

Schr. Woolsey, Rounds, from Sacketsharbor, passengers.

Aug. 1st - Boat Hornet, Wood, from Sacketsharbor, sheep, onions, calves, etc.

Schr. Rambler, Cherry, from do., provisions.

Sloop Arcadia, Ingersoll, from ditto, passengers.

Schr. Farmer's Daughter, from do., with do.

2nd - Schr. Triumph, Reid, from do., cattle and potatoes.

Schr. Industry, Sampson, from Niagara, 46 bbls. potatoes, 11 bbls. of pork.

3rd - Schr. Com. Perry, Parker, from Sacketsharbor, oil, shoes, hops, oxen and vegetables.

Schr. Bull Dog, Majesty, from Oswego, cattle and lumber.

4th - Schr. Woolsey, Rounds, from Sacketsharbor, potatoes and peas.

Schr. Farmer's Daughter, Ingalls, from Sacketsharbor, with passengers.


July 28th - Schr. Rambler, Cherry, for Sacketsharbor.

29th - Schr. Farmer's Daughter, Ingalls, for do.

Boat Liberty, White, for Sandy Creek.

30th - Schr. Com. Owen, Sinclair, for Queenston, merchandize.

Schr. Mayflower, Patterson, for Niagara, with do.

Schr. Woolsey, Rounds, for Sacketsharbor.

Schr. Clarissa, Mapes, for do.

31st - Schr. Gen. Brock, Petrie, for New Castle.

Aug. 1st - Steam Boat Frontenac, McKenzie, for York, with part of the 70th Regt. and merchandize etc.

Boat Hornet, Wood, for Sacketsharbor.

Schr. Rambler, Cherry, for do.

Schr. Eliza, Hafford, for New Castle.

Schr. Farmer's Daughter, Ingalls, for Sackets.

2nd - Schr. Triumph, Reid, for do.

Schr. Atlas, Ripson, for do.

Schr. Mary Ann, Mosier, for York, with merchandize.

Schr. Asp, Miller, for Fort George, with do.

3rd - Schr. Com. Perry, Parker, for Sacketsharbor.

Schr. Bull Dog, Majesty, for do.

4th - Schr. Woolsey, Rounds, for do.

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Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), 5 Aug 1817