The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1839


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p.2 The new steam boat Ontario, Captain Hilliard, (formerly of the William IV) arrived here yesterday, in tow of the Kingston. She is indeed a beautiful vessel, and promises to be very fast, - if the engines work to their power she will be a good 14 mile an hour boat, and may go 16. She will have two engines of 75 horse power - draws not more than 4 feet 6 inches water with everything on board - diameter of water wheels 26 feet - breadth of beam 26 feet 2 inches - breadth over all 53 feet. The Great Britain takes her to Niagara today to receive her machinery.

p.3 Ship Carpenters Wanted -By the Niagara Dry Dock Company, who will find constant employment during the ensuing winter, and the highest rate of wages given.

Niagara, 12th Sept., 1839.

Steamer Albion - On and after the 23rd inst., this vessel will leave Kingston, on her upward trip, at 8 A.M. instead of 9 A.M. as heretofore. Kingston, Sept. 12th, 1839.


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Date of Original:
Sept. 14, 1839
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KN.1595
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1839