The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1819


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p.3 On Monday last, arrived at La Chine, the new steam boat, (which is intended to ply between that place and the Ottawa River) to take in her engine. [Canadian Courant]

A Steam Boat has lately been built in the Lower Province, for the purpose of plying between Lachine and the Ottawa River. Such a mode of conveyance will obdurate the inconvenience which travellers usually experience at that place and render their journey to the Upper Province more agreeable. A Boat of 80 feet keel 28 feet beam and to carry an engine of 20 horse power is now building at Prescott to ply upon Lake St. Francis.

Marine List - Port of Kingston - Arrived; Sailed (May 17th-24th)


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Date of Original:
May 25, 1819
Local identifier:
KN.2545
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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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1819