The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Argus (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1850

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p.3 Launch - A fine three-masted schooner, the William Black, of 250 tons burthen, was launched at the Ship-yard of the Marine Railway, in this City, on Wednesday last. She is intended for the Lake & River trade, and will be commanded by a Kingstonian, Captain Finkle. Success attend her!

All the stock of the Quebec Forwarding Company, consisting of two steamers and eighteen barges, was sold in the Exchange yesterday afternoon, pursuant to advertisement, for £2,618. The steamers were the Quebec and the Huron - the former, 93' long and 20' broad, sold for £500 - and the latter, 93' long & 19' broad, sold for £600. Some of the barges are capable of carrying 1800 Barrels and cost £700. In fact the whole was sold at a ruinous sacrifice. [Quebec Gazette]

vessel to take barley and malt to Toledo, at west end of Lake Erie rather a new track. [Toronto Patriot]

First Arrival - schooner Breeze from Oswego, with a cargo of salt; it belongs to Lewis & Beardly's Red Bull Line, Capt. McAuley. [Toronto Examiner]

Port of Kingston - Arrived - April 8-9.

ad for steamer Magnet.

ad for steamer Farmer.

(missing issues until Sept. 13, 1850)

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Rick Neilson
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Argus (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1850