The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1833

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p.2 We are sorry to learn that several accidents have happened to the boats belonging to the Forwarding Companies; one boat filled while in one of the locks at the Coteau-du-Lac, and four boats are said to have been totally lost between that place and Lake Ontario....

[Montreal Daily Advertiser]



On Short approved credit, a 300 horse power STUMP EXTRACTOR. This machine cost in its manufacture upwards of $300, is nearly new, and has been used lately with great success in hauling on the ways, the Steam Boats Britannia & Perseverance, warranted to draw out any vessel under 300 tons burthen.


Will be sold low for cash, a four horse power Steam Engine, upon the high pressure principle, in excellent condition. For particulars apply to


Kingston, Oct. 22, 1833.




Captain McDonald.

Having undergone important alterations and repairs, will run for the remainder of the season as follows, taking the route of the Britannia:

Going Upwards.

Will leave PRESCOTT for the Head of the Bay of Quinte on Tuesday and Friday evenings, touching at Brockville, Gananoque, Kingston, Bath, Fredericksburgh, Adolphustown, Hollowell, Culbertson's, Sophiasburgh, Belleville, River Trent, and arrive at the Carrying Place, on Wednesday and Saturday nights.

Going Downwards.

Will leave the CARRYING PLACE on Monday and Thursday mornings, and after touching at all the above mentioned places, will arrive at Prescott on Tuesday and Friday mornings.

Kingston, Oct. 22, 1833.


The New & Elegant

Low Pressure Steam Boat


Capt. Moody,

For Speed And Safety Unequalled.

From Prescott to Kingston,

and the head of the


Going Upwards.

Will leave PRESCOTT Monday and Thursday evenings after the arrival of the Steam Boat Iroquois; touch at Brockville, French Creek, and arrive at Kingston next Morning.

Will leave KINGSTON for the head of the Bay on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 9 o'clock, touch at Bath, Fredericksburgh, Adolphustown, Hallowell, Culbertson's Sophiasburgh, Belleville, River Trent, and arrive at the Carrying Place same evening.

Going Downwards.

Will leave the CARRYING PLACE after the arrival of the York and Cobourg Stages, on Wednesday and Saturday mornings; touch at the above mentioned intermediate places, and arrive at Kingston same afternoons.

Will leave KINGSTON at 6 o'clock P.M. touch at French Creek and Brockville, and arrive at Prescott same night.

Kingston, September, 1833.

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Kingston Spectator (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1833