The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1841

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p.1 Survey of Ottawa Route to Lake Huron [Monthly Review]

p.3 Opening of the Welland Canal - This highly important Provincial work was opened on the 30th ult., for the purposes of navigation. Fifteen or twenty vessels passed through it on their upward trip, within the first twelve hours of its being opened.


Lake Ontario and River St. Lawrence

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


Between Kingston and Toronto.

St. George, Capt. Twohy; Niagara, Capt. Sutherland; City of Toronto, Capt. Dick

From Kingston

At half past 7 o'clock Evening, Sunday and Thursday, the St. George,

At 8 o'clock Evening, Tuesday and Friday, the Niagara,

At 8 o'clock Evening, Wednesday and Saturday, the City of Toronto,

and arrive at Toronto early next day. The above Steamers await the arrival of the Montreal Mail at Kingston.

From Toronto

At 12 o'clock Noon, Monday and Thursday the Niagara,

At 12 o'clock Noon, Tuesday and Friday the City of Toronto,

At 12 o'clock Noon, Wednesday and Saturday the St. George,

And arrive at Kingston early next morning. The above boats call at Cobourg and Port Hope, each way.

And the City of Toronto will leave Toronto for Niagara and Lewiston every Monday Morning at 8 o'clock, and return to Toronto in the afternoon.


Between Kingston & Dickinson's Landing

Brockville, Capt. Maxwell,

From Kingston at 9 o'clock Morning, Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.

From Dickinson's Landing at 4 o'clock Morning (or on the arrival of the Mail from Montreal), Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

H. Gildersleeve, Capt. Bowen,

From Kingston at 9 o'clock Morning, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,

From Dickinson's Landing at 4 o'clock Morning (or on the arrival of the Mail from Montreal) Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

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

The above Boats call at Gananoque, Brockville, Maitland, Prescott, Ogdensburgh, Matilda and Williamsburgh each way.

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

Kingston, 1st May, 1841. Lake and River Steam Boat Office.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1841