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Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), June 24, 1836 
TextNewspapers    A letter to the editor: A man was fired who would not swear that he would vote for Jonas Jones in the up coming election. "I have been employed by Mr. Jones on a steamboat building by him. " signed Frances Hackett. ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Thursday, April 27, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Launch . - We understand that the splendid new steamboat which has been some time in construction at this place, by Jonas Jones, Esq. and others, will be launched on Friday the 5th of May next, at 12 o'clock, noon. This Boat, we understand, is to bear the name of the distinguished Tory Baronet,...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Thursday, May 11, 1837 
TextNewspapers    Launch . - The Steam Boat Sir Robert Peel, was launched from the Ship yard in this town, on Friday last, agreeable to an intimation given by us. She at first moved slowly on her ways for some twelve or fifteen feet, when her motion accelerated, and she made the final plunge in fine style, ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 26, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 26, 1847,   p.2 The Quickest Trip Yet - The Steamer Fashion, Capt. Arch. Smith, left this Port for Lachine at 4 o'clock, A.M. on Saturday last, and arrived at the latter place at 4 o'clock, P.M. thus running the intervening distance of 180 miles in 12 hours. On the return trip the Fashion came up in 23 1/2...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 5, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 5, 1847,   p.3 row at Browne's Wharf re Princess Royal. [Kingston News] ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 26, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 26, 1847,   p.3 Steamer Transit - The steamer Transit now lies sunk near the Marine Railway, and is in somewhat of an "awkward fix." About three weeks since, when proceeding up the Bay, we believe to take a raft in tow, the Transit struck on some rocks near the Brothers Islands, which stove in a portion of...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), March 19, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), March 19, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, March 19, 1846) p.2 First Steamer From Toronto - Yesterday afternoon the Admiral brought down to Bath (or within a short distance) about a dozen of the Members, on their way to Parliament, including Sir Allan McNab and the Hon. Mr. Sherwood. The steamer...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), March 26, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), March 26, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, March 26, 1846) p.2 "Our harbor presents its usual bustling appearance at this season of the year..." [Kingston Whig] (note: this article appears in Kingston News of March 12 with no credit so it is hard to say who printed it originally.) Navigation -...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), April 2, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), April 2, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, April 2, 1846) (note: also appeared in Montreal Gazette, April 3, credited to Kingston News) p.2 THE COMMERCIAL WHARF - This wharf being the depot of the Royal Mail Line of Steamers, and some alterations taking place, the stop will be longer. The ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), June 4, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), June 4, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, June 4, 1846) p.2 Resignation of Macaulay as Collector [Kingston Whig] The Ireland - This magnificent Propeller, the largest of her class on the lake, is making her first voyage. She left Kingston on Wednesday. Should the principle adopted by her ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), June 18, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), June 18, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, June 18, 1846) p.3 The War Steamer Cherokee - A report is going the rounds, that the Steam Frigate Cherokee is being fitted out in the Kingston Dock Yard, for actual service. Such is not exactly the fact. One of the small vessels in commission on the ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 13, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Aug. 13, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, Aug. 13, 1846) p.1 The Navy on the Lakes - There will not be that addition to the Naval Forces on the Lakes this year, that was anticipated. The settlement of the Oregon difficulty has prevented the necessity thereof. The nucleus of a moderate Naval ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Sept. 17, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Sept. 17, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, Sept. 17, 1846) p.2 Dreadful Catastrophe - 17 or 18 lives lost. [Whig] Arrival of the Vice Admiral - and family on board H. Gildersleeve from Montreal [Kingston Whig, Sept. 14th] ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Nov. 12, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Nov. 12, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, Nov. 12, 1846) p.3 H.M.S. Cherokee - This magnificent war steamer, the fitting up of which has occupied nearly the whole summer, is at length completed with the exception of the mounting of her armament. She is of the full burden of 750 tons, and her ...
Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Dec. 3, 1846 
TextNewspapers  Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), Dec. 3, 1846,   (copied from Whig by Brockville Recorder, Dec. 3, 1846) p.2 The Rideau Canal - On Friday last the weather moderated, and the Forwarders made a great effort to extricate their boats and barges, shut up in the Rideau Canal by the frost. The Prince Albert, by dint of great exertion, broke the way...
Launch 
NewspapersText  "Launch," Brockville Recorder (Brockville, ON), 5 Oct 1847 
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