The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 3, 1839

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p.3 Opening of the Navigation - The main channel of the River is now completely open, and the ice yet lingering in our harbour is in a state of rapid decay. The Steamer Traveller is expected to arrive here today from Toronto - and the Commodore Barrie, Capt. Patterson, is advertised to leave this port for Toronto on Monday evening next.

Since writing the above, we learn that the Traveller is not coming down at present. That fine vessel is plying between Toronto and Niagara.

Notice - The Steam Boat Commodore Barrie, Capt. Patterson - Will commence her regular trips on Monday next, the 8th instant, at 6 o'clock, P.M. Going up, will leave Kingston every Monday and Thursday. Coming down, will leave Toronto every Wednesday and Saturday, touching at the intermediate Ports.

Steam Boat Office, Kingston, 2nd April, 1839.



On Saturday, the 20th of April, inst., at noon, will be sold the Steamer Hamilton, and all her appurtenances. The Boat is substantially built, well furnished, in good condition, and is propelled by two low-pressure Engines of 30 horse power each.

For particulars apply to Messrs. D. Griffin & Son, Oswego; D. Prentiss, Kingston; or to the Proprietor at Rochester.

R. Prentiss.

Sale to take place on board the Boat, now moored at Mr. B. Phillip's Wharf.

Kingston, 2nd April, 1839.

At the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the Kingston Marine Railway, held on Monday, 1st April, 1839, the following gentlemen were chosen Directors for the ensuing year.

Henry Gildersleeve,

John Strange,

John Counter,

George W. Yarker, and

Henry Cassady.

The Directors then re-elected H. Gildersleeve President; John Counter, Treasurer; and Alexander McNabb, Secretary.

The Railway is now in full operation, and extensive engagements entered into for the ensuing season.

Kingston, 1st April, 1839.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 3, 1839