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Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, December 1, 1831 
TextNewspapers    The boiler of the steam boat CYGNET, on her passage between Alexandria and Potomac Creek about 16 miles from the former place exploded. The accident proved less fatal than could have been expected; but one individual perished. (Adv.)THE CANADA COMPANY Have for sale in Upper Canada, about...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, February 2, 1832 
TextNewspapers    WELLAND CANAL. By the annexed report of the Welland Canal Directors, it will be seen that the work is drawing to a conclusion, & that the prospects disclosed by that report are much more favorable than could have been expected under all the circumstances. It will require time to repay the ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, February 9, 1832 
TextNewspapers    WELLAND CANAL (continued) Abridged Report of the Board of Directors of the Welland Canal Company, for 1831. The Directors are desirous to lay before the Stockholders, a statement of their proceedings for he past season. The first object of their attention has been the termination of...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, February 16, 1832 
TextNewspapers    Advt. CANADA FERRY, DETROIT. J. McLANE RESPECTFULLY informs the Public that he continues to keep the above Ferry at the dock north of the store house of Messrs. Dorr and Jones. His Boats have lately been put in complete repair, and are not surpassed by any on the River, in neatness, ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, March 9, 1832 
TextNewspapers    NEW STEAM-BOAT, -- We are informed that our friend Capt. Burtis, of the little fairy Argo, is about enlarging his sphere of usefulness and enterprise. He has commenced building a new boat of greater dimensions, and on an approved plan, which will be afloat in the early part of the summer. He...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, March 31, 1832 
TextNewspapers    NAVIGATION OPEN. — Several vessels have left Detroit for Ohio, and there has been an arrival from Cleveland. Grand River Navigation Company. Pursuant to a notice in our last, a meeting took place, agreeably to the act for the incorporation of this Company, A. Shade, Esq., M. P., ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, April 14, 1832 
TextNewspapers    From the Montreal Gazette. We lately had much gratification in directing our readers attention to the increased facilities in the travelling to Upper Canada, proposed by Mr. Dickinson, the proprietor of a line of stages and steam-boats between this city and Prescott, and we have no less ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, April 21, 1832 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Brock sailed from Burlington Canal for York about a fortnight ago, with whiskey, pork, and a number of passengers on board which shews the decided advantages that section of the country enjoys by a harbour, which remains open at all seasons of the year while nearly every other is...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, April 28, 1832 
TextNewspapers    PORT HAMILTON, -- In our last we announced the arrival of two schooners at this Port, since which several others have arrived and sailed again with produce on board for Prescott. On Tuesday the Queenston steamer came in with about 30 or 40 passengers, being the first this season. We hope she...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, May 5, 1832 
TextNewspapers    ANOTHER STEAM BOAT. We take great pleasure in informing our readers that another British Steam Boat will shortly display the St. George in our waters. Duncan McGregor Esq., is now lengthening and raising upon his schooner Rob Roy , for the purpose of converting her into a steam boat, to ply...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, May 26, 1832 
TextNewspapers    AWFUL CALAMITY. —It is our painful duty to announce one of the most awful occurrences that the history of Steamboat disasters have ever afforded. Several letters have been received in town from Memphis, stating the loss of the steamer Brandywine , by fire, on the 9th inst. About that ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, June 2, 1832 
TextNewspapers    The IROQUOIS. — This boat, which is to ply between Prescott, and the head of the Long Sault, was towed from Gananoque to Prescott, on Wednesday the 9th. Inst., by the Sir James Kempt, where she is to be finished. The Grenville Gazette says, -- "her length is 120 feet, exclusive of ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, September 29, 1832 
TextNewspapers    THE TECUMSEH . — This new and beautiful Schooner the property of Willaim Baby, Esq., will start on her first trip about the middle of the ensuing week. In workmanship, materials, sails or rigging, the Tecumseh is not surpassed by any other vessel of the same class on the upper lakes. ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, October 13, 1832 
TextNewspapers    We are informed that on Saturday night last the steamers William the Fourth and United Kingdom met in the Lake and ran foul of each other. It is said that a man was killed on board the former, and the bowsprit and cutwater of the latter was carried away. --- St. Catharines Journal. We are...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, October 27, 1832 
TextNewspapers    The QUEEN ADELAIDE . — We have at length been gratified by the arrival of this splendid steamer at our wharf. She arrived on Thursday evening from Chippewa, having touched at Buffalo, Cleveland, Long Point and Amherstburg; yesterday she proceeded to the wharf of Messrs. Verhokff & ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, July 6, 1833 
TextNewspapers    NEW STEAMERS. — To the enterprise and public spirit of Messrs. McGregor and Van Allen, we are indebted for another new and beautiful Steamboat, the THAMES . She arrived at our wharf on Sunday the 23d ultimo, from Cleveland where she had gone to receive her engine. She is 112 feet on ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, July 13, 1833 
TextNewspapers    STEAM ENGINES. The various purposes to which these useful and powerful pieces of mechanism may be applied are so obvious that any recommendation we could bestow upon them would be perfectly superfluous. The generation of steam for various manufacturing purposes appears to be increasingly ...
Canadian Emigrant (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, July 20, 1833 
TextNewspapers    Three Steamboats Burnt . — The Louisville Advertiser of Saturday week, contained the following:— FIRE. — About ten o'clock last evening, the steamer SENTINEL took fire while at the wharf in front of this city. The flames spread with such rapidity that in less than ten ...
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