The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dolphin (Steamboat), 1842


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Steamboats on Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence - We are indebted to the Hon. John Hamilton of Kingston, Canada, the extensive steamboat proprietor, for the following interesting statement of steamboats which have been or are now in service on Lake Ontario, and River St. Lawrence, between Hamilton, at the head of navigation on Lake Ontario, and Coteau du Lac, on the River St. Lawrence, in Canada East:

When Built Names Tons Where Built

1816 ONTARIO* 400 Sackets Harbor
1818 SOPHIA* 75 do
1823 MARTHA OGDEN* 150 do
1830 BROWNVILLE* 150 Brownville
1831 CHARLES CARROL* 150 Sackets Harbor
1831 PAUL PRY* 50 Ogdensburg
1832 UNITED STATES@ 450 do
1833 BLACK HAWK# 200 French Creek
1834 OSWEGO 400 Oswego
      JOHN MARSHAL 60 Lake Erie
1836 ONEIDA 300 Oswego
1837 TELEGRAPH 200 Dexter
1839 ST. LAWRENCE 450 Oswego
1839 EXPRESS 150 Pultneyville
1841 GEO. CLINTON 100 Oswego
1842 LADY OF THE LAKE 425 do
1843 ROCHESTER 400 do
      Total Tons. 4,120
________
*Broken up.
#Now named DOLPHIN, owned in Canada and in ordinary.
@ Laid up.
      Kingston Chronicle
      November 22, 1843 [part of article]
     
     
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
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ex BLACK HAWK
Date of Original:
1842
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1505
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Dolphin (Steamboat), 1842