The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1834

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p.2 We are sorry to learn that the Dalhousie steam boat sunk last Friday, at Point Maligne, on her way up the rapids, to navigate the Rideau Canal. She is about a mile from this, in six feet of water. The beds, furniture etc. are said to sustain little or no injury. [Cornwall Observer, July 4th]

- letter to Editor objecting to the word "steamer" being used instead of "steamboat" in newspapers.

- Commodore Barrie left on steamer St. George for Lower Province on way to England; Navy point almost deserted. [Kingston Spectator]

- letter describing a trip by W.P. Cook, from Montreal to Kingston by way of Ottawa River and Rideau Canal; mentions steamers Sir James Kempt, Ottawa, Shannon, Thomas McKay. [Spectator]

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 12, 1834