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Wickham's Marine List 
TextNewspapers  "Wickham's Marine List," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 17, 1817  .... Schooner Laura , Fish , from Niagara , bound up the bay. 29 - Schooner Bull-Dog , Hollister , 12 hours from Sandy Creek , ballast. CLEARED - April 26 - Schr. Julia, Whitney, for Kingston, cargo Flour and Pork. ...
Wickham's Marine List 
TextNewspapers  "Wickham's Marine List," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 25, 1817  WICKHAM'S Marine List. PORT OF TROUPVILLE. ARRIVED - June 3 - Sch. Traveller, Gates, from Ogdensburgh, 5 days. Schr. Teazer, Reed, from Ogdensburgh, ballast. Schr. Union, Enoch, from Ogdensburgh, ballast. Schr. Olive Branch, Johnson, do, ballast. 4 - Schr. Minerva, Hugunin, from ...
History of Steam navigation on Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "History of Steam navigation on Lake Ontario," Onondaga Standard (Syracuse, NY), Sep. 29, 1847  From the Oswego Commercial Times History of Steam navigation on Lake Ontario _______ The rapid increase and general improvement in the commercial marine of the Lakes, impart a high degree of interest to every thing relating to the early history and progress of our steam navigation. We have ...
Steam boats 
TextNewspapers  "Steam boats," Niles Weekly Register, Oct. 19, 1816  Steam boats. We lately mentioned the launch of a steam boat at Sackett's Harbor; a second, for Lake Ontario, has been launched at Ernest, U. Canada. - The Kingston Gazette observes - "the opposite sides of the lake, which not long ago vied with each other in the building of ships of war, seem...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., May 6, 1817 
TextNewspapers    On Monday the 21st of April ult. the fast sailing schooner Niagara, Capt. Trowbridge, of 60 tons burthen, from Oswego, belonging to Messrs. Townsend, Bronson & Co., of that place, arrived at the new village of Carthage, with 100 bbls of salt, consigned to Messrs. Norton, Beach & Strong, and ...
The Steam Boat Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The Steam Boat Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 9, 1817  Oswego, August 7. The Steam Boat Ontario, Capt. Mallaby, touched here this morning from Niagara on her way to Sackets harbor, Ogdensburgh, &c. She was so much crowded with passengers that the captain was under the necessity of leaving a number of applicants at Niagara, for want of more ...
Breaking up of Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Breaking up of Lake Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., April 23, 1818  Sacket's Harbor, April 21. Breaking up of Lake Ontario. - The ice in this harbor and bay was broken up, and cleared out, on Wednesday last. On the same day sloop Arcadia left this port for Niagara. Several packets have left this for Kingston and other places on the lake, and navigation begins...
The steamboat Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The steamboat Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 18, 1818  The Steamboat Ontario, in going up the lake, encountered a severe gale on Wednesday night and Thursday last: when within three miles of the Niagara river, she was driven back as far as Sodus, but without receiving any damage. A few days previous, a small vessel, which plies as sort of a tender to...
Steam boat ONTARIO 
TextNewspapers  "Steam boat ONTARIO," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), 1 Apr 1819  Steam Boat ONTARIO This boat being now ready for carrying Freight and Passengers, will commence her operations for the ensuing season, and the times of leaving port will be as follows: Going Up She will leave Prescott every Saturday at 9 o'clock p.m. " " Sackets-Harbor ...
Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Lake Ontario," Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 23 Sep 1829  Lake Ontario, - The Oswego Gazette of the 5th inst. speaks of the increasing business of that place. From eight to twenty vessels are frequently seen in the harbor, where two or three only were found a year ago. The steamboat Ontario, touches there on Fridays on her way from Ogdensburgh to ...
Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled 
TextNewspapers  Meagher, Frederick J., Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled, "Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled," Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 2 Aug 1928  Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled ____ By Frederick J. Meagher With the harbor of Oswego filled with a fleet of many yachts, ranging from tiny Buccaneers to handsome schooner yachts and motor cruisers of every size, all gathered here for the annual regatta of the Lake Yacht ...
Steamer Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Steamer Ontario," Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 24 Apr 1855  Steamer Ontario. - This old favorite made her first appearance in our harbor this morning, from Charlotte where she has been laid up the past winter. Her exterior presents the appearance of a new boat, having been entirely repainted, and the interior is as usual elegant. We regret to learn that...
Gale on Lake Ontario 
NewspapersNewspapersText  "Gale on Lake Ontario," Onondaga Gazette (Baldwinsville, NY), 19 Apr 1849 
Early Steamboating Reminiscences 
TextNewspapers  Van Cleve, James, Early Steamboating Reminiscences, "Early Steamboating Reminiscences," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 4 Apr 1876  Early Steamboating Reminiscences From the Ontario, Martha Ogden and United States. By Captain James Van Cleve A day or two since Hon. Alvin Bronson received a large book containing as the fly leaf denotes: "Reminiscences of the Early Period of Steamboats and Sailing Vessels on Lake ...
The Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The Ontario," Oswego Daily Times, 8 Jul 1848  The Ontario. The new steamer Ontario took her place in the line in which she is to run on Thursday. To speak of this Boat as she deserves would be to employ terms which might, perhaps, appear somewhat extravagant. It is but moderate praise to say she ranks fully equal to any craft afloat on...
Seventy Years a Sailor 
NewspapersText  "Seventy Years a Sailor," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 21 Sep 1903 
Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817 
TextNewspapers  Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817,   The steam boat Ontario, capable of carrying 2,000 barrels, is prepared for the lake, and will leave Sackett's Harbor every Monday, and make a route from Ogensburg to Niagara, stopping at several places to land or receive passengers. The fare for cabin passengers from Sackett's Harbor to ...
The Steamer "Ontario" 
Image  1876,   Engraving of the American Express Line steamboat ONTARIO, whose captain was Horatio Nelson Throop of Pultneyville, NY. 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...
Marine List 
NewspapersText  "Marine List," Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), 1 Jun 1819  ... Levantia, Shaw, do May 29 Defiance, Burns, do Steam Boat Ontario, Saxton, Sacket's Harbor ...
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Palmer Collection


Primarily Lake Ontario Ships and their stories