The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1839

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p.2 The Great Britain, Captain Herchmer, arrived yesterday from Niagara and Oswego, being the last trip for the season. The noble vessel, after a steady and successful campaign, has retired to her winter quarters in this harbour.

Effects of the Late Gale - On Saturday last the schooners Kingston and Welland were driven ashore, the one on the Isle of Tanti, the other at Point Misery. Capt. Patterson went to their assistance in the steamer Cobourg on Monday and succeeded in getting the Welland off, with lost rudder and some other trifling damage; she is now at the wharf at Garden Island. The Kingston is aground in shoal water; the steamer is unable to approach her. Capt. P. is of opinion that she is much damaged. The cargo will be saved. The vessels are the property of the Messrs. Ives; the cargoes belong to Messrs Calvin, Cook and Counter.

Importation of Flour - On Monday last there were 7 schooners in our harbour from ___ and other American ports, discharging flour to the extent of nearly 6,000 barrels

The St. Anns Rapid - By an advertisement which will be found in another column, it will be seen that the Board of Works at Montreal is about constructing dam and lock at this place. This is a step which has been long and ___ looked for by the public, and the completion of the work will greatly add to the usefulness of the Ottawa and Rideau route.

p.3 Board of Works - Tenders called for St. Ann's Rapids lock and dam, Ottawa River, at the head of the island of Montreal - details.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1839