Maritime History of the Great Lakes
The Steamer "Ontario"
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Wood engravings
Description
Engraving of the American Express Line steamboat ONTARIO, whose captain was Horatio Nelson Throop of Pultneyville, NY.
Notes
From History of Wayne County, 1876

Steamer "Ontario" Built at Clayton 1847 by John Oades for Ontario & St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. 232'1" x 32'2" x 11'6" 832 tons. Cut by ice while at anchor, Nov. 13, 1883, at Chenaille du Moine, Sorel, P.Q., and sank; became total loss.
Inscriptions
The Steamer "Ontario," Captain H. N. Throop, Pultneyville, N. Y.
Date of Publication
1876
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Throop, H. N.
Collection
Richard Palmer
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.2836640084251 Longitude: -77.1833434179687
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The Steamer "Ontario"


Engraving of the American Express Line steamboat ONTARIO, whose captain was Horatio Nelson Throop of Pultneyville, NY.