The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1831

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p.3 ad for new Steam Boat Great Britain with schedule for 1831.

Steam-Boat Notice, on Lake Ontario.

The Splendid New Steam-Boat


Capt. Joseph Whitney,

Propelled by two Low pressure Engines of 90 Horse power each.

The public are respectfully informed that the following arrangements have been made for the month of June: Will leave Prescott at 6 o'clock on the morning of the following days: Friday the 3rd, Wednesday the 8th, Monday 13th, Saturday 18th, Thursday 23rd, Tuesday 28th, touching at Brockville, Kingston, York and Niagara. Will leave Niagara at 6 o'clock on the afternoon of the following days: Sunday the 5th, Friday the 10th, Wednesday 15th, Monday 20th, Saturday 25th, Thursday 30th, touching at Kingston, Brockville and Prescott. The arrangements for the remainder of the season will be advertised as soon as it is ascertained, if the Great Britain will be permitted to call at Oswego.

No expense has been spared in finishing and furnishing the above Boat in the most comfortable manner. The rates of passage and freight are the same as charged by other boats.

June 1st, 1831.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1831