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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 2, 1842

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p.2 The Steamer Prince Edward left yesterday for the River Trent on a pleasure trip with the Stockholders on board, and intending to call at the various landing places. She is neatly and elegantly fitted up, completely free from crankness. She went at the rate of 12 miles an hour, at the first trial, and her speed may be expected to increase after a few trips.

Launch - On Saturday the 18th inst., was launched at Port Hope, a very fine schooner, called the Ann Jane Brown, burthen about 120 tons, the property of Messrs. Marsh & Sexton. She darted into her native element, inside the harbour, in good style, in the presence of a large concourse of admiring spectators. [Cobourg Star]

Canal Accident - Yesterday, while the Steamer Prince Albert was on her route to this Town from Kingston, at a sudden and narrow turn in the Canal a little above Ossian Hall, she unfortunately ran on board of a Barge called the Propeller, and sunk her. The Barge we regret to learn was heavily loaded with Emigrants and their baggage, nearly all of which the poor people have lost - fortunately by prompt assistance the lives of the passengers were saved. We have not been able to learn if any carelessness was the cause of the accident but it is somewhat strange that such a collision should have happened in broad daylight. [Bytown Gazette]

p.3 For Montreal Direct - Through in one day - The steamer Ericson will leave Kingston every Thursday at 12 O'clock noon, for Montreal, calling at Brockville, Prescott, and Coteau du Lac. Passengers by this conveyance will not only be saved the trouble and inconvenience attendant upon transhipment and land carriage for 30 or 40 miles, but will also have an opportunity of passing with perfect safety through the whole of the rapids of the St. Lawrence, between this place and Lachine. For freight or passage, Apply to Sanderson and Murray, Kingston 1st July 1842.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 2, 1842