The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1837

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p.3 The navigation of the Rideau Canal will close this week. The Bytown and Margaret are laid up, and the other Boats now down are expected back in a day or two, and they will then be laid up for the winter. The weather is so open and mild that the Boats might run another trip, but as the Fall Goods are up there is nothing doing to employ them. The water has been high in the Canal this season, two feet higher than usual, and the engineers commenced drawing it off last week, in order to effect some repairs. The whole of the works have stood remarkably well, notwithstanding the increased height and pressure of the water, and the navigation has proceeded through the whole season without the slightest interruption. We have thus an abundant promise of increased usefulness in the Canal for the coming year, and as measures are in contemplation by which, if the arrangements be completed, the Lake Boats will go no farther down than Kingston, we may expect an increased quantity of business to centre in this Port in future.

Trent Canal - work progressing. [Cobourg Star]

The schooner Fanny, owned by Ja's Lockhart, Esq. of this town, was overset in a squall on Sunday morning last, near the 30 Mile Creek; the hands, four in number, got safe ashore in the boat; the schooner, being completely water logged, drifted to the eastward, and was towed into this river last night by the steamer St. George. [Niagara Gleaner Nov. 11th]

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1837