The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1831

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p.3 We have, for the first time, witnessed a launch in this place, and so important a matter do we deem it, that we stop the Press to announce, that two minutes ago we had the great pleasure of seeing majestically glide from the stocks into the bosom of Lake Ontario, the good Schooner Kingston, built by the enterprising Abner Ives and sons, at Mississauga Point. She is of a large class - we believe the most burthensome on the Lake, but have not been furnished with the dimensions. We wish her all possible success. The band of the 66th, and a vast crowd of spectators attended at the interesting ceremony. [Patriot]

ad for steamboat Great Britain, Capt. Whitney, with timetable.

ad for steamboat Queenston, Capt. Meneilley, Mr T.W. Corning, Sailing Master.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1831