"Steam boats," Niles Weekly Register, Oct. 19, 1816 Steam boats. We lately mentioned the launch of a steam boat at Sackett's Harbor; a second, for Lake Ontario, has been launched at Ernest, U. Canada. - The Kingston Gazette observes - "the opposite sides of the lake, which not long ago vied with each other in the building of ships of war, seem...
... which the public will pay to their establishment. The arrangement of running the boat we have not learnt.
Buffalo Gazette & Niagara Intelligencer
Tuesday, August 6, 1816
"Steam-Boat on Lake Ontario," Albany Daily Advertiser, 15 Aug 1816, p. 2 The prediction in this article was very optimistic. She got out for the first time in April 1817, and started her regular service in May 1817
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