The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 24, 1825


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p.3 The Steam-Boat Queenston, lately built by Robert Hamilton, Esq. of Queenston, arrived here on Saturday last, and departed for Prescott the same day. She is a fine boat of about 200 tons burden, and carries an engine that propels her at the rate of eight miles per hour.

The Steam Boat Frontenac, which is now owned by John Hamilton, Esq. and commanded by Capt. Mackenzie, made her first trip to Queenston last week. The Charlotte and Dalhousie continue to ply as usual, the former between Kingston and the head of the Bay of Quintie, and the latter between Kingston and Prescott.

Casualty - small skiff upsets off Point Henry and 3 people drown.

The Steam Boat

FRONTENAC,

Capt. James McKenzie,

Will, until further notice, leave Kingston for York, Niagara and Queenston, every Wednesday Evening, and leave Niagara on her return to Kingston every Saturday Evening.

Cabin Passengers £2 10 0

Deck " 0 15 0

May 24, 1825.


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
May 24, 1825
Local identifier:
KN.2717
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 24, 1825