The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Sept. 26, 1832

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p.3 A Perilous Situation - Welland canal boat breaks loose while being towed by horse, caught in rapids, almost goes over falls.

Died - At Presque Isle, on the 21st inst., after a long illness, James Richardson Esq., 71 years old; for many years an obliging and successful Commander on Lake Ontario.

Bay and River Steam Boat - The new and fast sailing Steam Boat, John By, Henry Lelievre, Master, Will for the remainder of the season leave the Trent every Monday and Thursday at 5 o'clock A.M.; and after touching at Belleville, Sophiasburgh, Hallowell and Bath, arrive at Kingston in the afternoon of the same day.

Will leave Kingston for Prescott every Monday and Thursday evening, soon after her arrival from the Bay, and arrive at Prescott in time for Passengers to take the Montreal stages the following morning. Will leave Prescott for Kingston and the head of the Bay, every Tuesday and Friday, after the arrival of the Montreal stages, and arrive at the head of the Bay the following afternoon. - The John By is propelled by one of Messrs. Bennet & Henderson's low pressure engines of 75 horse power, and has proved herself a first rate sea boat, and one of the fastest on the river. She has a large dining cabin with thirty berths, and a ladies' cabin with sixteen berths, neatly arranged for the accommodation of travellers, who may depend on every attention being paid to their comfort.

For freight or passage apply to the Master.

Kingston 25th Sept., 1832.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Sept. 26, 1832