The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 2, 1840


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p.3 Melancholy Circumstance - ..."When about half way towards Point Frederick, the wind blowing a gale from the westward, the boat, which had a good deal of iron ballast on board, was struck by a squall which caused the ballast to shift to one side, in consequence of which she filled with water and sank." one person drowns; help of Captain of schooner Elizabeth.

p.4 (note that Dolphin replaces Ontario)

UPPER CANADA

River St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario

Steamboat Notice.

The Public are informed that the following are the Arrangements for this Season:

RIVER ST. LAWRENCE

Between Kingston & Dickinson's Landing

The Ontario, Capt. Hilliard,

The Brockville, Capt. Lawless.

From Kingston at 9 o'clock, Morning -

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday the Dolphin.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday the Brockville.

From Dickinson's Landing at 4 o'clock, Morning -

Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, the Dolphin.

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the Brockville.

From arrangements which have been made with the Upper Canada Stage Company, Passengers between Montreal and Kingston, arrive at those places on the afternoon of the second day.

The above boats call at Gananoque, Brockville, Prescott and Ogdensburg, each way.

LAKE ONTARIO

Between Kingston and Toronto.

The William IV, Capt. Jones,

The Commodore Barrie, Capt. Patterson,

The Cobourg, Capt. Mills.

From Kingston at 9 o'clock, Evening -

Monday and Thursday, the Commodore Barrie,

Tuesday and Friday, the Cobourg,

Wednesday and Saturday, the William IV,

And arrive at Toronto on the evening of the next day.

From Toronto at 9 o'clock Morning -

Monday and Thursday, the Cobourg,

Tuesday and Friday, the William IV,

Wednesday and Saturday, the Commodore Barrie.

And arrive at Kingston early next Morning.

The above Boats call at Cobourg and Port Hope each way, and the Com. Barrie calls at Wellington, Bond Head Harbour, and Whitby (Port Windsor).

Baggage and Parcels at the risk of the owner, unless booked and settled for as freight.

Wm. Meneille, Agent.

Lake & River Steam Boat Office,

Kingston, U.C., 20th June, 1840.


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Date of Original:
Sept. 2, 1840
Local identifier:
KN.1695
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
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. 2, 1840