Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 8, 1837
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p.3 The Kingston Marine Railway - This is a most useful and interesting work, and one which is likely to prove not only a great public benefit but a source of profit to the enterprising proprietors. We learn that the steamer United States is to be hauled on the Railway on Friday next, for the purpose of receiving some repairs.

We publish the following list with pleasure as shewing the extent of business done on the work within the last few months. List of Steam Boats, Schooners, and Rideau Canal Barges, which have been hauled out and repaired on the Kingston Marine Railway, since August, 1837.

Steam Boat Sir Robert Peel 263 tons

" Commodore Barrie 242

" Queenston 187

" Kingston 140

" Margaret 139

" By Town 123

" Rideau 100

Schooner Telegraph 134

" Britannia 127

" Emily 109

" Erie and Ontario 104

" Union 101

" Lady Hillier 100

" Commerce 100

" Lord Nelson 100

Barge May Flower

" Traveller about 85 tons each

" Perth

A great number of Durham Boats and wood Scows have been hauled out and repaired on the small Way, for which the inventer, John McIntyre, the present superintendent of the works, took out a Patent at Toronto, in March 1836.

The Ottawa and Lake Huron Route - route reported as practicable but expensive. [Bytown Gazette]

The Great Britain - This noble vessel, with her worthy commander, Commodore Whitney, arrived in our harbor this morning from Prescott, and after a very successful Summer campaign, is now laid up at one of our wharves for the winter.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 8, 1837