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St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), January 24, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Destruction Of The Steamer Queen City! Yesterday forenoon we were pained to learn by the following telegraph, via the Grand Trunk Line, that the steamer Queen City was burned to the water's edge at the Queen's Wharf, Toronto, on Monday evening; the Welland, Chief Justice Robinson, Mayflower,...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), April 11, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Opening Of The Welland Canal - We are informed by the resident enginer (Mr. Woodruff) that the Welland Canal will be ready for navigation by Monday next, the 16th instant. The letting in of the water from the feeder commenced this morning. We look forward to a heavy season's business. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), April 18, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Navigation Resumed - The Canal was duly opened to vessels upward bound on Monday last, since which a few have entered, but as the ice continued firm up to Tuesday at noon at the Port Colborne and Port Maitland basins, some days will probably elapse until it is fully ready for through traffic....
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), June 20, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Canal - The number of vessels that have passed up and down the canal since the resumption of navigation falls somewhat behind corresponding periods of former years; yet we believe the numerical deficiency is more than made up for in the aggregate tonnage and tolls received. In May, 1854, ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), May 9, 1855 
TextNewspapers    A sailor named Thomas Caster fell from the topmast of the school Albah Bemenson, on Friday last, at Port Dalhousie, and was killed. His remains were intered in the Presbyterian burial ground there on Sunday. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), July 11, 1855 
TextNewspapers    A sailor named Charles Syvcret, belonging to the schooner "Royal Tar", received a fearful cut over the right temple yesterday morning while snubbing that vessel round a bend near Thorold, in consequence of the structure giving way and striking him on the head. The wound, we learn, appeared at ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), January 24, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Welland is now running between Toronto and Hamilton, carrying the mails, and makes the same excellent time that has distinguished her from the outset as a clipper of no ordinary stamina. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), January 24, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Weather And Navigation - A telegraph from Buffalo of Saturday says the steamer Globe arrived there that morning from Toledo coming through without stopping. There was very little ice on the lake. The weather was pleasant and moderately cool. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), February 14, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Chief Justice Robinson had a narrow escape from being wrecked on Wednesday last, having stranded on a bar near the mouth of the Humber, but was afterwards drawn off without injury. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), May 30, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The new steamer Europa, of Hamilton, commanded by Capt. Harrison, made a trial trip to Oakville on Saturday evening last, which the Globe says resulted very satisfactorily. The return trip from Oakville (20 miles) occupied 1 hour and 4 minutes. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), July 25, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Emblem, of Hamilton, Capt. Malcomson, was run down on Thursday night last by the steamer America. Capt. Masson, while on her trip to Oswego. Want of proper lights on the Emblem as alleged to have been the cause of this sad accident. Five lives were lost. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), August 22, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Josphine, Capt. William Greigg, will henceforth ply regularly between St.Catharines and Toronto twice a week, for the accommodation of merchants and others requirying freight conveyed to or from either port. Messers. Vequhart & Bowen will give all necessary information to applicants...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), May 23, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Steamboat Notice The Royal Mail Line Of Lake Steamers Magnet, Capt Twohy Arabian, Capt Coleugh Passport, Capt Harmottle One of the above steamers will (until further notice) leave Toronto for Kingston (connecting with River Mail Line for Montreal, &c,) every day (Sundays excepted,) at...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), August 8, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Paltry Opposition - We observe by the "Chatham Planet" that a swindling Yankee named Ward, owner of a boiler busting machine of the St.Clair called the Forester, is waging an unscrupulous and highly dishonerable opposition against the steamer Canadian, owner by Messrs. M. & W. Eberts of...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), July 18, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Steamer To Toronto - The arrangements recently affected by Mr. Wyatt, whereby the steamer Boston will ply regularly between Toronto and this port every Saturday afternoon, returning on Monday morning, cannot be without much benefit to the dust-smothered dinezens of that bustling city; while the...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), July 25, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Steamer For Toronto The Fast Sailing Steamer Boston Capt. A. Sinclair Will leave St.Catharines for Toronto every Monday morning, at half-past 6 o'clock and Port Dalhousie at 7, connecting at Toronto with all the North Shore steamers and Mail Line for Montreal. The steamer Boston leaves ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), August 22, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Boston made her last trip to this port for the present season, on Saturday last, and brought over a goodly number of passengers. It is to be hoped other arrangements will be entered into, whereby a direct communication with Toronto will be secured, for at least once or twice a week ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), November 21, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Storm On The Lake - During the last five or six days severe storms have prevailed on the Lake, which have considerably delayed and damaged many vessels. The steamer Passport encountered a heavy gale on Friday evening during her trip from Kingston. She did not arrive until eleven o'clock that ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), November 28, 1855 
TextNewspapers    On Monday last, as they were towing in a scow belonging to Mr. Hellems of this place, she struck the pier at the entrance of the canal at Chippawa, broke loose, and in consequence of the violence of the wind, was driven violently into the rapids and precipitated over the Niagara Falls. Mr. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), December 5, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The weather continues remarkably mild and open, and, unlike ordinary seasons, dry and pleasant. The navigation too, instead of being clogged and impeded by frost, snow and ice, is as free and easy as in mid-summer and bids fair to remain so till Christmas. A large number of vessels daily pass up...

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