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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1839
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1839
    textnewspaper       (copied from British Whig) p.3 Opening of the Navigation - Since our last everything has been stir and bustle in the port of our good town, schooners arriving, and steamboats departing almost every hour of the day. The St. George, Com. Barrie, Kingston, Sir James Kempt, and the Hunter are ...
    textnewspaper     (copied from British Whig) p.3 Opening of the Navigation - Since our last everything has been stir and bustle in the port of our good town, schooners arriving, and steamboats ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 29, 1839
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 29, 1839
    textnewspaper       (copied from British Whig) p.3 Guard for Steamboats - On Wednesday last, eight loaded barges with produce, left our port for Montreal in tow of the Bytown steamer. The Bytown had on board a guard of twenty-five militia-men, with a sub-altern, furnished by desire of Commodore Sandom, who ...
    textnewspaper     (copied from British Whig) p.3 Guard for Steamboats - On Wednesday last, eight loaded barges with produce, left our port for Montreal in tow of the Bytown steamer. The Bytown ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 24, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 24, 1841
    textnewspaper       (copied from Whig by British Colonist, March 24, 1841) p.2 The Forwarding Business - Vast preparations are making in all parts of the Province, to carry on the forwarding business between Upper and Lower Canada, next season, on a scale commensurate with its increased importance. Last spring the ...
    textnewspaper     (copied from Whig by British Colonist, March 24, 1841) p.2 The Forwarding Business - Vast preparations are making in all parts of the Province, to carry on the forwarding business ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 31, 1843
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 31, 1843
    textnewspaper       p.3 The Shipping Trade - Of our shipping interests - the main dependence of this city - the season thus far presents rather a gloomy picture. Notwithstanding the late opening of the season, we have as yet had but very few arrivals, and there is little in this way to ...
    textnewspaper     p.3 The Shipping Trade - Of our shipping interests - the main dependence of this city - the season thus far presents rather a gloomy picture. Notwithstanding the late opening ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 14, 1839
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 14, 1839
    textnewspaper       p.2 Mr. Lockhart, of Niagara, has some time since, launched from the dock there, another Steamboat. This is the third boat built by him, and each as it has appeared, seemed to surpass that which went before. The present one is called "The Gore," and she now plies daily between ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 Mr. Lockhart, of Niagara, has some time since, launched from the dock there, another Steamboat. This is the third boat built by him, and each as it has appeared, ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 21, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 21, 1841
    textnewspaper       p.2 The City of Toronto, commanded by Captain Dick, being the first of the new Royal Mail line of Packet Boats for Lake Ontario, made her appearance in Toronto harbour, on Wednesday last, having crossed from Niagara for the first time, and she has now commenced the regular trips for ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 The City of Toronto, commanded by Captain Dick, being the first of the new Royal Mail line of Packet Boats for Lake Ontario, made her appearance in Toronto harbour, ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 5, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 5, 1841
    textnewspaper       p.3 In passing through Port Dover a few days since, we observed with much pleasure, a large schooner on the stocks, now nearly finished, the property, we believe, of the Messrs. McSwayne; there were also several other vessels in port, evidently preparing for their summer's work. We sincerely hope ...
    textnewspaper     p.3 In passing through Port Dover a few days since, we observed with much pleasure, a large schooner on the stocks, now nearly finished, the property, we believe, of the ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), June 2, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), June 2, 1841
    textnewspaper       p.1 LAKE ERIE HARBOURS. [London Journal of Commerce, 1st May] There are but few things on the American Continent which form so striking a contrast, as the trade on the United States side and the Canadian side of Lake Erie. Whatever may be the causes, the contrast, in the view ...
    textnewspaper     p.1 LAKE ERIE HARBOURS. [London Journal of Commerce, 1st May] There are but few things on the American Continent which form so striking a contrast, as the trade on the ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), July 28, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), July 28, 1841
    textnewspaper       p.3 Public attention has lately been directed to the experiment which has been tried by Messrs. MurraySanderson, Forwarders, at Montreal and Kingston, of employing Ericson's screw-propeller on their barges; and the success which has attended their effort, is likely to very soon to lead to a ...
    textnewspaper     p.3 Public attention has lately been directed to the experiment which has been tried by Messrs. MurraySanderson, Forwarders, at Montreal and Kingston, of employing Ericson's screw-propeller on their barges; and ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 18, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 18, 1841
    textnewspaper       p.3 The launch of the Princess Royal took place on Tuesday the 10th instant. A large party of ladies and gentlemen crossed over from Toronto, to witness it, - the Steamer St. George having been furnished for that purpose, by Mr. Bethune, who, in addition, provided a sumptuous entertainment for ...
    textnewspaper     p.3 The launch of the Princess Royal took place on Tuesday the 10th instant. A large party of ladies and gentlemen crossed over from Toronto, to witness it, - the ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Oct. 27, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Oct. 27, 1841
    textnewspaper       p.2 WELLAND CANAL. The public will be rejoiced to learn, that arrangements are now being made to commence immediately the long projected improvements in this important channel of inland navigation - a notice of which will be found in our advertizing columns this week. From this it will be ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 WELLAND CANAL. The public will be rejoiced to learn, that arrangements are now being made to commence immediately the long projected improvements in this important channel of inland navigation ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 20, 1846
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 20, 1846
    textnewspaper       p.2 Buffalo Harbour - Great Damage to the Shipping. March 14th - The following list will show the position of the various vessels that have been injured, and the extent of their damage, which was caused by the moving of the ice in the harbour, and its coming with great ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 Buffalo Harbour - Great Damage to the Shipping. March 14th - The following list will show the position of the various vessels that have been injured, and the extent ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 7, 1846
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 7, 1846
    textnewspaper       p.3 The Steamboat Brothers, Captain Walter Eberts, is now plying between Amherstburgh, Detroit and Chatham. She has been on this route for years; and the attention shown to passengers, are acknowledged at all times. We are pleased to see that the Brothers has commenced running for the season. The ...
    textnewspaper     p.3 The Steamboat Brothers, Captain Walter Eberts, is now plying between Amherstburgh, Detroit and Chatham. She has been on this route for years; and the attention shown to passengers, are ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 19, 1846
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 19, 1846
    textnewspaper       p.2 Ebert and others v. Smythe and others. This important case was tried at Sandwich assizes, on Thursday, the 7th instant. The plaintiffs were the proprietors of the steamboat Kent, which was sunk by the steamer London, in August last, of which latter boat the defendants were owners. The ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 Ebert and others v. Smythe and others. This important case was tried at Sandwich assizes, on Thursday, the 7th instant. The plaintiffs were the proprietors of the steamboat Kent, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), July 23, 1844
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), July 23, 1844
    textnewspaper       New Steamer For Lake Erie - The stock holders in the new steamer now building at Chippawa for the navigation of Lake Erie will be glad to learn that the frame was completed and the planking commenced last week. On Friday last the cylinder was cast and turned out beautifully; ...
    textnewspaper     New Steamer For Lake Erie - The stock holders in the new steamer now building at Chippawa for the navigation of Lake Erie will be glad to learn that the ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), October 1, 1844
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), October 1, 1844
    textnewspaper       A New Steamer - It is intended that the new steamer for Lake Erie shall be launched at Chippawa on Tuesday the 3rd day of October inst., at 12 o'clock noon. ...
    textnewspaper     A New Steamer - It is intended that the new steamer for Lake Erie shall be launched at Chippawa on Tuesday the 3rd day of October inst., at 12 o'clock ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1846
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1846
    textnewspaper       Welland CanalThe St.Catharines Journal of the 2nd instant, states that the canal is now ready for the letting in of the water, which will be done as soon as Lake Erie is clear enough of ice to admit of its navigation. The feeder is full, and the canal can be ...
    textnewspaper     Welland CanalThe St.Catharines Journal of the 2nd instant, states that the canal is now ready for the letting in of the water, which will be done as soon as Lake ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1839
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1839
    textnewspaper       A new Steamboat, built by the Niagara Dock Company for James Lockhart, Esq., will be launched in a few days. She is intended to ply between Toronto and Hamilton, bearing the name of The Gore, and is to rank among the A1 clippers of the lake. Niagara Chronicle, April 14. ...
    textnewspaper     A new Steamboat, built by the Niagara Dock Company for James Lockhart, Esq., will be launched in a few days. She is intended to ply between Toronto and Hamilton, bearing ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), January 13, 1841
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), January 13, 1841
    textnewspaper       The first of the new line of Royal Mail steamers, for Lake Ontario, was launched from the Niagara dock, on the 31st of December last, in beautiful style. She has been named "The City Of Toronto", and is to be commanded by Captain Dick, so well known to the public, ...
    textnewspaper     The first of the new line of Royal Mail steamers, for Lake Ontario, was launched from the Niagara dock, on the 31st of December last, in beautiful style. She has ...
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  • British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 24, 1843
    British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 24, 1843
    textnewspaper       (copied from Whig by British Colonist, May 24, 1843) p.2 The Rideau Canal - It is now found that steamers, with small engines, can carry down the river 800 barrels of flour, take in 150 emigrants, or 70 tons of salt and sea coal, and come up for £6, while ...
    textnewspaper     (copied from Whig by British Colonist, May 24, 1843) p.2 The Rideau Canal - It is now found that steamers, with small engines, can carry down the river 800 barrels ...
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