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Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, April 28, 1841 
TextNewspapers    Commencement of 'the Lake' Navigation.-- Lake Erie is open 'clear' to Buffalo. The news was brought by one of the American Steam-boats last week which sailed downwards on the Canada shore and returned up through the middle of the lake. We have received no intelligence yet as to the opening of...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, May 12, 1841 
TextNewspapers    Although but ten days have elapsed since the ice left our harbour, yet during that time a fleet of from 40 to 50 first class Lake Schooners have arrived in port all deeply laden principally with flour. A number of Barges have been already despatched by our forwarders, with flour, produce, ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, May 26, 1841 
TextNewspapers    We learn from the British Whig of the 14th inst. the schooner AMHERSTBURG, owned by Messrs. J. & J. Dougall; and the Brigantine JOHN DOUGALL, owned by the same respectable and enterprising firm, had arrived at Kingston, the former laden with 5,078 bushels of wheat, and the latter with 497 ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, June 2, 1841 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH. -- A Steam Boat of a beautiful model called the VULCAN, was launched on Wednesday, from Mr. Parkin's Ship Yard; she is owned by Sanderson and Murray, and is intended for the Rideau Canal. She went off in fine style, and was towed in by the SWAN, which boat is also to ply on the ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 24, 1841 
TextNewspapers    The Quickest Trip Yet. -- The fine schooner "CHAPMAN," commanded by Capt. J. Lang, left Kingston on Friday the 11th inst. At 8 o'clock P. M., and arrived at Amherstburg on the morning of the 15th at 10 o'clock P. M. -- time, four days and two hours! A new steamer, called the KENT ,was ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, June 30, 1841 
TextNewspapers    ... To The Editor of the Western Herald. --- Chatham, June 19th 1841. Sir: -- This being the day appointed, for the launching of the new steamer, built during the present summer, at the Ship Yard of D. McGregor, Esq., by our enterprising fellow townsman, Mr. H. S. Larned, a large concourse of ......
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, 30 June 1841 
TextNewspapers    CHATHAM. On or about the 7th of June, we took a trip to Chatham, in the Steamer BROTHERS . Nothing however occurred on the way there worthy of note, save that we partook of a most excellent dinner, which, we understand, can always be met with on board of this excellent boat. We left Windsor...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, July 7, 1841 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH. -- About 3 o'clock this afternoon, a numerous assemblage of the inhabitants of this town and the surrounding neighborhood, took place to witness the launch of Mr. P. McGlashan's schooner. Precisely at 3 o'clock the signal was given, she began to move, the gun was fired, and she glided...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, July 7, 1841 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH. -- About 3 o'clock this afternoon, a numerous assemblage of the inhabitants of this town and the surrounding neighborhood, took place to witness the launch of Mr. P. McGlashan's schooner. Precisely at 3 o'clock the signal was given, she began to move, the gun was fired, and she glided...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Friday, July 16, 1841 
TextNewspapers    ... and other places on Lake Erie. --- Amherstburg, July 13th 1841 ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, August 18, 1841 
TextNewspapers    (From the Buffalo Commercial Advertiser) APPALING CALAMITY --- ERIE BURNT. Loss of one hundred and seventy lives. The Steamboat ERIE is destroyed. The ERIE left Buffalo at 4 P. M. on Monday the 9th inst. For Chicago. She had 200 persons, passengers and crew, on board. Nothing occurred...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Friday, October 1, 1841 
TextNewspapers    The trial to send a schooner over "the Falls," as attempted by our unfriendly neighbours on the other side, as a kind of set off, or remembrance of the "CAROLINE" affair, ended by the vessel settling upon the rocks, where she lay on Thursday morning. It is only the British who can teach such...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, October 14, 1841 
TextNewspapers    The schooner YARMOUTH, of Port Stanley, with a cargo of 1300 bushels of wheat, was wrecked near Port Colborne on the 26th September -- cargo all lost, crew saved. - Niagara Chronicle. _____ A few days ago the splendid steamer HIGHLANDER made a trial trip up the Long Sault rapids, ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, October 28, 1841 
TextNewspapers    STEAMBOAT COLLISION. -- We regret to hear that during the night of Wednesday those fine steamers, the SYDENHAM and LADY COLBORNE, whilst proceeding on their passage between Montreal and Quebec, came in contact near Port St. Francis with such violence that the master of the LADY COLBORNE, ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, November 4, 1841 
TextNewspapers    We are sorry to learn that the LADY COLBORNE steamer is likely to prove a total loss. She was insured, we believe, to the extent of only £1000, and her value has been estimated at £7,000 or £8,000. ---- Montreal Gazette. We sincerely regret to learn that the Royal Mail steam...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, November 25, 1841 
TextNewspapers    We are glad to learn that the new vessel, belonging to Messrs. Murray and Sanderson, constructed by Mr. Nelson Walker, of this city, upon the propeller system, arrived in port on Wednesday, with two barges in tow fully laden, from Kingston. Owing to the difficulties of the navigation, such a ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 18, 1841 
TextNewspapers    .... The purchaser will be required to take down the lantern, and remove all the materials from the premises as soon after the sale as possible. Dated July 27, 1841 . JAMES SMITH , Superintendent of Light Houses on Lake Ontario . ...
Sackets Harbor Gazette (Sackets Harbor, NY), October 28, 1841 
TextNewspapers    The ship on the stocks at this place would make a first rate War steamer. The English have much the largest number of steam-boats on Lake Ontario, and would have it in their power to command it, unless our government make preparation to prevent it. ...
Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., March 17, 1841 
TextNewspapers    The article referred to here is illegible as the paper has been ripped. But it appears to have been copied from some New York City paper which might still exist.
Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Sept. 30, 1841 
TextNewspapers    Steam-Boat Express, Trip to Kingston, &c. - Last Saturday we took a trip to Kingston on business, aboard the Steam-Boat Express, and seldom have we, (all things considered) enjoyed more pleasure, or been more highly gratified. The weather, in going over, was very fair, and we had a ...

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