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Decade:  1830 
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Anti-Masonic Express (Rochester, NY), Aug. 9, 1831 
TextNewspapers  Anti-Masonic Express (Rochester, NY), Aug. 9, 1831,   Shipwreck on Lake Ontario - On Tuesday, last about 11 o'clock A.M. the Schooner "Henry Clay," Captain Campbell of Oswego, when within 10 or 12 miles of the mouth of the Niagara River was struck by a heavy squall which capsized her instantly and she sank in a few minutes. Captain Campbell and...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sat. , May 19,  1838 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sat. , May 19, 1838,   Steam Boat Racing. - An accident occurred on board the Sir Robert Peel on her passage from this port to that of Oswego on Wednesday last, in consequence of the temerity, or we may say the wickedness of running that vessel against the Great Britain. When the two vessels were near each other and...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1838,   For the Chronicle and Gazette, THE GREAT BRITAIN AND SIR R. PEEL. Mr. Editor, On Wednesday the 16th instant, the Sir Robert Peel arrived from Prescott fully prepared for a trial of speed with the Britain; the Peel started at 8, instead of half-past 9, her usual hour, without giving any...
Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 20, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 20, 1838,   ..., passed through this town on Wednesday last for the Niagara frontier. The Queen's Own are doing duty at Bundy's Lane. The 85th Regiment has left Montreal for Kingston. _____ Four companies of the 34th Regiment, we understand, are to be stationed in this town. Several houses have been...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 11, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 11, 1839,   A schooner was capsized opposite this town on Monday last, a strong gale from the South West prevailing at the time. She had neither cargo or ballast on board, and had she not been improperly managed the accident would not have occurred. No lives were lost; proper assistance was rendered from...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 9, 1837 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 9, 1837,   A severe gale was experienced on Lake Ontario on Thursday and Friday of last week. The loss of property in the neighbourhood of Kingston was estimated at £5,000. The steamboat Bytown was driven ashore, by which the deck saloon was carried away, and the Captain lost his trunk...
Gleaner (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON), June 16, 1832, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Gleaner (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON), June 16, 1832, page 2, page 2  On Saturday last [June 9] a new Steam-boat called the " Adelaide " was launched at Chippawa . This Boat was projected by Robert Hamilton , Esq., a gentleman deserving every patronage for his enterprising spirit; she is stated to be a beautiful craft, and is intended to run between Chippawa and...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 3, 1838,   Unclaimed Vessels, &c. Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned vessels and craft lately employed in her majesty's service, are now at Chippawa , waiting to be claimed viz: - 3 schooners 3 scows and 2 lighters sundry small boats The owners are requested to prove their ...
Cobourg Star (Cobourg, ON), Wednesday, November 25, 1835 
TextNewspapers  Cobourg Star (Cobourg, ON), Wednesday, November 25, 1835,   The BIRMINGHAM, late the UNITED KINGDOM steam boat, was driven from her moorings at Oswego, and struck the shoals. She was only partly laden at the time, having on board 100 barrels of salt and about 15 tons of merchandise. ...
Cleveland Weekly Herald (Cleveland, OH), Thursday, May 26, 1831, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Cleveland Weekly Herald (Cleveland, OH), Thursday, May 26, 1831, page 3, page 3  Column 2
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), December 14, 1839 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), December 14, 1839,   Six arrivals from the West, with flour, wheat and whisky, since Saturday evening. The lake has not been more tranquil and inviting to navigate, since dog days. - Buf. Pat. Dec. 9 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Sept. 18, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Sept. 18, 1839,   New Steamboat. - The steamer Great Britain, on her last trip up the lake, had in tow the new boat Ontario, which was launched at Prescott on the 7th inst. She is taken to Niagara, where she is to receive her engines and be completed. The Ontario is a beautiful model, built long and sharp, is...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1839,   p.2 Port Hope Harbour - Having occasion to visit Port Hope lately, we were highly gratified by observing the progress which is making by John Brown, Esq., in deepening the Harbour and basins at that Port. The steam dredging machine has been now at work for near three months and a great part of...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1839,   p.2 The Niagara Dock Company - This enterprising company has entered into contract with Government, to build a war steamer for Lake Erie, of 400 tons burthen. The vessel will be built at Chippewa, where the company has purchased ground for a ship yard, which is now in course of preparation. At...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1839,   p.3 H.M. Steamer Traveller, Lt. Harper, arrived from Prescott last evening with Commodore Sandom, on his return from the Lower Province. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1839,   p.3 Real Estate in Kingston - ....Within the last few days, Mr. Markland 's water lot at the foot of Store Street was purchased by Messrs. Hooker & Henderson, for £1,500. Mr. Herchmer's water lot at the foot of Queen Street has also been purchased by James Brown, Jr., Esq., for £800 ..... ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1839,   p.2 Public Improvements - need for improvements to canals. [Neilson's Quebec Gaz.] Increase of Business on the Rideau Canal - business up about 150%. p.3 Steam Boat Notice - If the weather will permit, a Steamer will leave Kingston for Toronto on the evening of the 30th inst., to enable Members...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1839,   p.2 Wreck - The schooner Henry, Capt. ( ) of Oswego, owned by Bronson & Crocker, was dismasted and sunk in a gale, near Fairport, on Lake Erie, on Friday night, 8th inst. She had on board 3339 bushels of wheat, belonging to the owners of the vessel. Crew and papers all saved. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 23, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 23, 1839,   p.2 A meeting of merchants, forwarders and traders of Kingston is held to set up an address for Governor-General when he visits. Lieut. Leary R.N. - We have learned with regret the departure of this officer for England. The zeal and activity with which, while in command of the Tender Bull Frog...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1839,   p.2 Melancholy Accident - On Monday morning last, as the ferry boat from Long Island was coming across to this port, having eleven persons on board, the wind blowing a gale from the South-west, the boat upset and two of the passengers, Nathaniel Shannon, of Long Island, and his wife, were ...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings