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Opening / Closing of Various Canadian Ports and Canals
and the Hudson River and Erie Canal

From Sessional Papers of the Government of Canada, 27 Victoria 1864 (4)

Quebec | Montreal | Kingston | Hudson River | Erie Canal | Welland Canal | Williamsburg Canal | Cornwall Canal | Beauharnois Canal | Lachine Canal | St Anne's Lock | St Our's Lock | Chambly Canal | Lake Erie

Appendix M

No. 1.-Statement shewing the opening and closing of navigation at the Ports of Quebec, Montreal, and Kingston; (furnished by the Collectors of Customs of the respective places.)

Year
Port of Quebec
Port of Montreal
Port of Kingston
AArrivals
Sailed for Sea No. of Days from first arrival to sailing of last vessel
First Steamer for Quebec
Last Steamer for Quebec
Days of Navigation
Open
Closed
Number of Days
From Montreal Steamer From Sea Ship
1825 Apr 16 Apr 24 Dec 9 239 ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
1830 Apr 17 Apr 26 Dec 4 232 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1831 Apr 21 Apr 16 Nov 30 229 ----- ----- ----- ----- Dec 19 -----
1832 Apr 29 May 4 Nov 30 216 ----- ----- ----- Apr 27 Dec 4 222
1833 Apr 18 May 10 Nov 25 222 ----- ----- ----- Apr 7 Jan(1834) 1 270
1834 Apr 18 May 6 Nov 24 221 ----- ----- ----- Mar 19 Dec 22 279
1835 May 4 May 2 Nov 26 209 ----- ----- ----- Apr 6 Dec 31 270
1836 May 11 May 11 Nov 25 199 ----- ----- ----- Apr 23 Dec 26 248
1837 May 1 Apr 29 Nov 18 204 ----- ----- ----- Apr 11 Jan (1838) 16 281
1838 Apr 28 May 3 Nov 20 207 ----- ----- ----- Apr 6 Dec 18 257
1839 Apr 21 May 8 Nov 23 217 ----- ----- ----- Apr 8 Dec 26 255
1840 Apr 19 Apr 25 Nov 29 225 ----- ----- ----- Mar 19 Dec 23 280
1841 May 1 Apr 29 Nov 28 214 ----- ----- ----- Apr 23 Dec 31 253
1842 Apr 21 May 3 Nov 28 222 ----- ----- ----- Mar 24 Dec 31 283
1843 May 5 Apr 18 Nov 28 225 ----- ----- ----- Apr 25 Jan (18440 3 254
1844 Apr 23 May 3 Nov 23 215 ----- ----- ----- Mar 9 Jan (1845) 12 310
1845 Apr 25 May 1 Nov 26 216 ----- ----- ----- Apr 2 Jan (1846) 9 274
1846 Apr 17 Apr 24 Nov 27 225 ----- ----- ----- Mar 31 ----- -----
1847 May 8 May 8 Nov 26 202 ----- ----- ----- Apr 11 Jan (1848) 6 271
1848 Apr 6 May 1 Nov 21 230 ----- ----- ----- Apr 3 Dec 30 272
1849 Apr 25 Apr 28 Nov 25 215 ----- ----- ----- Apr 3 Dec 31 273
1850 Apr 25 Apr 18 Nov 28 218 ----- ----- ----- Apr 5 Dec 26 266
1851 Apr 21 Apr 20 Nov 29 222 Apr 21 Nov 30 224 Apr 2 Dec 22 265
1852 Apr 30 Apr 15 Dec 4 219 Apr 28 Dec 13 230 Apr 19 Jan 14, 1853 271
1853 Apr 23 Apr 24 Nov 26 218 Apr 20 Dec 1 226 Apr 4 Jan 5, 1854 277
1854 May 5 Apr 29 Nov 29 208 May 1 Dec 2 216 Apr 10 Jan 13, 1855 279
1855 May 6 May 6 Nov 22 200 May 5 Nov 22 201 Apr 17 Jan 1, 1856 260
1856 Apr 27 Apr 28 Nov 23 211 Apr 29 Nov 25 211 Apr 8 Dec 31 268
1857 Apr 17 Apr 20 Nov 24 222 Apr 29 Dec 5 215 Apr 2 Feb 2, 1858 307
1858 Apr 18 Apr 28 Nov 25 222 Apr 16 Nov 30 229 Apr 26 Jan 8, 1859 258
1859 Apr 22 Apr 29 Nov 28 221 Apr 12 Nov 26 229 Apr 15 Dec 25 255
1860 Apr 26 Apr 28 Nov 26 215 Apr 16 Dec 2 231 Apr 12 Jan 10, 1861 274
1861 Apr 26 Apr 22 Dec 2 221 Apr 26 Dec 2 221 Apr 8 Jan 4, 1862 272
1862 Apr 30 Apr 16 Nov 29 214 Apr 29 Nov 29 215 Apr 14 Jan 17, 1863 279
1863 May 3 May 4 Nov 27 209 May 2 Nov 30 213 Apr 16 Jan 1, 1864 261

No. 2-Statement showing the opening and closing of the Welland, Burlington Bay, Williamsburg, Cornwall, Beauharnois, and Lachine Canals, St. Anne's Lock, Ottawa River, St. Ours' Lock, and Chambly Canal.

Year Welland Canal Williamsburg Canals Cornwall Canal Beauharnois Canal
Opened Closed No. of days open Opened Closed No. of days open Opened Closed No. of days open Opened Closed No. of days open
1831 Apr 8                      
1832 May 15                      
1833 May 20                      
1834 Apr 10 Nov 15 220                  
1835 May 1 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1836 Apr 28 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1837 May 5 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1838 Apr 5 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1839 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1840 Apr 2 Dec 1 244 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1841 May 4 Dec 6 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1842 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1843 ----- Dec 4 ----- ----- ----- ----- Apr 10 Nov 28 233 ----- ----- -----
1844 Apr 1 Dec 4 248 ----- ----- ----- Apr 24 Dec 2 223 ----- ----- -----
1845 May 7 Nov 29 207 ----- ----- ----- Apr 28 Nov 29 216 Oct 11 Nov 26 47
1846 Apr 3 Dec 15 257 ----- ----- ----- Apr 20 Dec 2 227 Apr 16 Nov 29 228
1847 Apr 14 Dec 9 240 ----- ----- ----- May 1 Dec 4 218 May 5 Nov 28 209
1848 Apr 10 Dec 19 258 Apr 13 Dec 6 238 Apr 7 Dec 9 247 Apr 12 Nov 30 233
1849 Apr 3 Dec 7 249 Apr 9 Dec 15 251 Apr 7 Dec 6 244 Apr 19 Dec 8 234
1850 Apr 1 Dec 12 255 Apr 27 Dec 10 228 Apr 20 Dec 7 232 Apr 26 Dec 4 223
1851 Mar 25 Dec 12 261 Apr 25 Nov 25 215 Apr 25 Dec 12 232 Apr 25 Nov 25 215
1852 Apr 13 Dec 14 245 Apr 13 Nov 24 226 May 1 Dec 16 230 May 2 Dec 13 226
1853 Apr 1 Dec 17 261 May 1 Dec 1 215 Apr 29 Dec 14 230 Apr 29 Nov 24 209
1854 Apr 3 Dec 4 ----- May 3 Dec 3 220 Apr 30 Dec 10 225 May 1 Dec 2 216
1855 Apr 16 Dec 12 241 Apr 20 Dec 15 230 Apr 30 Dec 18 233 May 1 Nov 28 212
1856 Apr 26 Dec 13 232 Apr 28 Dec 6 223 Apr 28 Dec 6 223 May 1 Dec 1 215
1857 May 1 Dec 15 229 May 1 Dec 12 226 May 1 Dec 12 226 May 2 Nov 26 209
1858 Apr 7 Dec 7 245 Apr 25 Dec 11 231 Apr 26 Dec 7 226 Apr 26 Nov 26 215
1859 Apr 1 Dec 8 252 Apr 30 Dec 30 220 Apr 20 Dec 7 232 Apr 19 Nov 29 225
1860 Apr 1 Dec 6 250 Apr 21 Dec 10 234 Apr 21 Dec 10 234 Apr 19 Dec 3 229
1861 Apr 8 Dec 12 249 Apr 24 Dec 10 231 Apr 24 Dec 12 233 Apr 24 Dec 3 224
1862 Apr 15 Dec 15 245 Apr 29 Dec 4 218 May 1 Dec 8 222 Apr 30 Nov 30 215
1863 Apr 13 Dec 13 245 May 1 Dec 7 221 May 2 Dec 12 225 May 2 Dec 4 217

No. 3-The following table, taken from the report of the Canal Commissioners of the State of New York, shows the date of the opening and closing of the Hudson River; also the time of opening and closing the Erie Canal, from 1824 to 1862, and the opening of Lake Erie, from 1827 to 1862.

Opening and Closing
of the Hudson River
Commencement and Close
of Navigation of Erie Canal
 
River open River closed Open days Canal open Canal closed Navigable days Opening of the Lake
Mar 3, 1824 Jan 5, 1825 309 Apr 30, 1824 Dec 4 219  
Mar 6, 1825 Dec 13, 1825 282 Apr 12, 1825 Dec 5 238  
Feb 25, 1826 Dec 24, 1826 302 Apr 20, 1826 Dec 18 243  
Mar 20, 1827 Nov 25, 1827 251 Apr 22, 1827 Dec 18 241 Apr 21, 1827
Feb 8, 1828 Dec 23, 1828 220 Mar 27, 1828 Dec 20 269 Apr 1, 1828
Apr 1, 1829 Jan 11, 1830 286 May 2, 1829 Dec 17 230 May 10, 1829
Mar 15, 1830 Dec 25, 1830 283 Apr 20, 1830 Dec 17 242 May 5, 1830
Mar 15, 1831 Dec 6, 1831 263 Apr 16, 1831 Dec 1 230 May 8, 1831
Mar 25, 1832 Dec 21, 1832 289 Apr 25, 1832 Dec 21 241 Apr 27, 1832
Mar 21, 1833 Dec 13, 1833 277 Apr 19, 1833 Dec 12 238 Apr 23, 1833
Feb 29, 1834 Dec 15, 1834 291 Apr 17, 1834 Dec 12 240 Apr 6, 1834
Mar 25, 1835 Nov 30, 1835 268 Apr 15, 1835 Nov 30 230 May 8, 1835
Apr 4, 1836 Dec 7, 1836 248 Apr 25, 1836 Nov 26 216 Apr 27, 1836
Mar 27, 1837 Dec 14, 1837 261 Apr 20, 1837 Dec 9 234 May 16, 1837
Mar 19, 1838 Nov 25, 1838 257 Apr 12, 1838 Nov 25 228 Mar 31, 1838
Mar 25, 1839 Dec 18, 1839 286 Apr 20, 1839 Dec 16 241 Apr 11, 1839
Feb 25, 1840 Dec 5, 1840 285 Apr 20, 1840 Dec 3 228 Apr 27, 1840
Mar 24, 1841 Dec 19, 1841 286 Apr 24, 1841 Nov 30 221 Apr 14, 1841
Feb 4, 1842 Nov 28, 1842 308 Apr 20, 1842 Nov 28 222 Mar 7, 1842
Apr 13, 1843 Dec 10, 1843 242 May 1, 1843 Nov 30 214 May 6, 1843
Mar 18, 1844 Dec 17, 1844 278 Apr 18, 1844 Nov 26 222 Mar 14 1844
Feb 24, 1845 Dec 3, 1845 283 Apr 15, 1845 Nov 29 228 Apr 3, 1845
Mar 18, 1846 Dec 14, 1846 275 Apr 16, 1846 Nov 25 224 Apr 11, 1846
Apr 7, 1847 Dec 25, 1847 263 May 1, 1847 Nov 30 214 Apr 23, 1847
Mar 22, 1848 Dec 27, 1848 292 May 1, 1848 Dec 9 223 Apr 9, 1848
Mar 19, 1849 Dec 26, 1849 286 May 1, 1849 Dec 5 219 Mar 25, 1849
Mar 10, 1850 Dec 17, 1850 282 Apr 22, 1850 Dec 11 234 Mar 25, 1850
Feb 25, 1851 Dec 14, 1851 293 Apr 15, 1851 Dec 5 235 Apr 2, 1851
Mar 28, 1852 Dec 22, 1852 270 Apr 20, 1852 Dec 16 239 Apr 20, 1852
Mar 23, 1853 Dec 21, 1853 274 Apr 20, 1853 Dec 20 245 Apr 14, 1853
Mar 17, 1854 Dec 8, 1854 266 May 1, 1854 Dec 3 217 Apr 29, 1854
Mar 27, 1855 Dec 20, 1855 268 May 1, 1855 Dec 10 224 Apr 21, 1855
Apr 11, 1856 Dec 14, 1856 248 May 5, 1856 Dec 4 214 May 2, 1856
Feb 27, 1857 Dec 27, 1857 303 May 6, 1857 Dec 15 223 Apr 27, 1857
Mar 20, 1858 Dec 17, 1858 273 Apr 28, 1858 Dec 8 225 Apr 15, 1858
Mar 13, 1859 Dec 10, 1859 273 Apr 15, 1859 Dec 12 242 Apr 7, 1859
Mar 6, 1860 Dec 14, 1860 283 Apr 25, 1860 Dec 12 232 Apr 17, 1860
Mar 5, 1861 Dec 23, 1861 294 May 1, 1861 Dec 10 224 Apr 13, 1861
Apr 4, 1862 Dec 19, 1862 259 May 1, 1862 Dec 10 224  

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