A new Steamboat, built by the Niagara Dock Company for James Lockhart, Esq., will be launched in a few days. She is intended to ply between Toronto and Hamilton, bearing the name of The Gore, and is to rank among the A1 clippers of the lake. Niagara Chronicle, April 14. ...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1839, p.3 Opening of the Navigation - Since our last everything has been stir and bustle in the port of our good town, schooners arriving, and steamboats departing almost every hour of the day. The St. George, Com. Barrie, Kingston, Sir James Kempt, and the Hunter are in full commission, and the Great...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 29, 1839, p.3 Guard for Steamboats - On Wednesday last, eight loaded barges with produce, left our port for Montreal in tow of the Bytown steamer. The Bytown had on board a guard of twenty-five militia-men, with a sub-altern, furnished by desire of Commodore Sandom, who considered the navigation between ...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 14, 1839, p.2 Mr. Lockhart, of Niagara, has some time since, launched from the dock there, another Steamboat. This is the third boat built by him, and each as it has appeared, seemed to surpass that which went before. The present one is called "The Gore," and she now plies daily between Toronto and ...
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