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  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, April 28, 1841
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    Commencement of 'the Lake' Navigation.-- Lake Erie is open 'clear' to Buffalo. The news was brought by one of the American Steam-boats last week which sailed downwards on the Canada shore and returned up through the middle of the lake. We have received no intelligence yet as to the opening ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Commencement of 'the Lake' Navigation.-- Lake Erie is open 'clear' to Buffalo. The news was brought by one of the American Steam-boats last week which sailed downwards on the Canada ...

  • Launch Of The Empire State
    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 22 May 1862     Launch Of The Empire State

    On Saturday last [May 17], at 4 p.m., this fine vessel, which has been almost entirely rebuilt from an American keel during the past winter, at Mr. Shickluna's shipyard, was safely launched into her native element, amid the usual rejoicings customary to ...

    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 22 May 1862   Launch Of The Empire State

    On Saturday last [May 17], at 4 p.m., this fine vessel, which has been almost entirely rebuilt from an American keel during the past winter, ...

  • Notice to Mariners
    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 3 Apr 1862    

    Notice To Mariners - On and after the first of April, a red light will be shown from the lighthouse at Port Hope, C. W., on the Port Hope wharf, in place of the bright light formerly there.

    ...
    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 3 Apr 1862  

    Notice To Mariners - On and after the first of April, a red light will be shown from the lighthouse at Port Hope, C. W., on the Port Hope wharf, ...

  • The Steamer “Zimmerman”
    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 10 Apr 1862    

    The Steamer "Zimmerman". Parties in this vicinity, desirous of travelling to Toronto by water, can do so during the summer months by the steamer Zimmerman, which has already commenced her regular daily trips between that city and Niagara. Cooke's line of stages will run from this town ...

    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 10 Apr 1862  

    The Steamer "Zimmerman". Parties in this vicinity, desirous of travelling to Toronto by water, can do so during the summer months by the steamer Zimmerman, which has already commenced her ...

  • The Launch Of The Cambria
    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 24 Apr 1862     The Launch Of The Cambria

    On Tuesday last [April 22] Mr. Shickluna launched the fine new barque, built by him at his ship yard here during the past winter, for the Messrs. Malcolmson, of Hamilton. She is of beautiful model, and gives promise of great strength and speed. Her length ...

    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 24 Apr 1862   The Launch Of The Cambria

    On Tuesday last [April 22] Mr. Shickluna launched the fine new barque, built by him at his ship yard here during the past winter, for ...

  • Accident to Algerian
    TextNewspaper  Down The Lane, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 14 Aug 1939     [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from an 1894 copy of The Cornwall Freeholder] Accident To Algerian -- A rumor spread through Cornwall that the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company's steamer had struck a rock in the Longue Sault Rapids and was in a sinking condition led ...
    TextNewspaper  Down The Lane, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 14 Aug 1939   [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from an 1894 copy of The Cornwall Freeholder] Accident To Algerian -- A rumor spread through Cornwall that the Richelieu & ...
  • The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 16 Oct 1943
    TextNewspaper       [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from The Cornwall Freeholder of October 16, 1885] The R. and O. steamers Algerian, Corsican, Corinthian, and Passport have gone into winter quarters at Sorel, Que. ...
    TextNewspaper     [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from The Cornwall Freeholder of October 16, 1885] The R. and O. steamers Algerian, Corsican, Corinthian, and Passport have gone into ...
  • The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 11 Mar 1944
    TextNewspaper       [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from The Cornwall Freeholder of March 14, 1890] George Batten, formerly mate of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company's steamer Algerian, well known in Cornwall, was promoted to the rank of captain. ...
    TextNewspaper     [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from The Cornwall Freeholder of March 14, 1890] George Batten, formerly mate of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company's steamer Algerian, ...
  • Enviable Navigation Record Set By Cornwall’s Capt. Mallette In The Days of Sailing Vessels
    TextNewspaper  Wilson, George, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 30 Aug 1941     Enviable Navigation Record Set By Cornwall's Capt. Mallette In The Days of Sailing Vessels Veteran Skipper Experienced Only One Minor Mishap In 43 Seasons of Sailing on the St. Lawrence River

    To have sailed the St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes for 43 seasons, always on ...

    TextNewspaper  Wilson, George, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 30 Aug 1941   Enviable Navigation Record Set By Cornwall's Capt. Mallette In The Days of Sailing Vessels Veteran Skipper Experienced Only One Minor Mishap In 43 Seasons of Sailing on the St. Lawrence ...
  • Veteran River Captain Relates Interesting Tales of Navigation And River Over 42-Year Period
    TextNewspaper  Wilson, George, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 11 Oct 1941     Down the Lane Veteran River Captain Relates Interesting Tales of Navigation And River Over 42-Year Period Capt. Raoul Lalonde Served Greater Part of His Sailing Days On Old Britannic

    Down The Lane had an interesting cruise up and down the St. Lawrence River and canals ...

    TextNewspaper  Wilson, George, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 11 Oct 1941   Down the Lane Veteran River Captain Relates Interesting Tales of Navigation And River Over 42-Year Period Capt. Raoul Lalonde Served Greater Part of His Sailing Days On Old Britannic

    Down ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, January 3, 1838
    TextNewspaper      

    Since our first number was issued we have been in a state of excitement never before equaled in consequence of the threatening attitude assumed by the rebel blood-hounds and their associates, the loafers of Detroit.

    Ever since the dispersion of McKenzie and his brave, ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Since our first number was issued we have been in a state of excitement never before equaled in consequence of the threatening attitude assumed by the rebel blood-hounds and their ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 9, 1838
    TextNewspaper      

    The Steam Boat CYNTHIA Burnt. -- On Saturday last the Steam Boat CYNTHIA, commanded by Capt. J. H. Hodson, when two miles this side of Amherstburgh, on her way to sandwich, was discovered to be on fire. So rapidly did the flames spread over the upper works, that it was ...

    TextNewspaper    

    The Steam Boat CYNTHIA Burnt. -- On Saturday last the Steam Boat CYNTHIA, commanded by Capt. J. H. Hodson, when two miles this side of Amherstburgh, on her way to ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 30, 1838
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    Yesterday morning the schr. BROCK brought up from Amherstburgh, and landed at our wharf, the long nine-pounder, which was taken with the schooner 'ANN of Detroit,' two smaller guns, 200 stand of musket and accoutrements, and 20,000 rounds of ball cartridge. The ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Yesterday morning the schr. BROCK brought up from Amherstburgh, and landed at our wharf, the long nine-pounder, which was taken with the schooner 'ANN of Detroit,' two smaller guns, 200 ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 6, 1839
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    A few days since, one of the Yankee Brigands captured at Windsor, and so humanely set at large by His Excellency Sir George Arthur, with several of his companions in arms, a short time since paid a visit to a gentleman in the neighborhood, and demanded a watch which he ...

    TextNewspaper    

    A few days since, one of the Yankee Brigands captured at Windsor, and so humanely set at large by His Excellency Sir George Arthur, with several of his companions in ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, August 21, 1839
    TextNewspaper      

    The Steam-boat THREE BROTHERS. -- The enterprising and public-spirited Messrs. Eberts of the flourishing town of Chatham, have lately added to our few water craft a splendid new steamer bearing the above appropriate name. She was launched at Chatham last Spring, and ...

    TextNewspaper    

    The Steam-boat THREE BROTHERS. -- The enterprising and public-spirited Messrs. Eberts of the flourishing town of Chatham, have lately added to our few water craft a splendid new steamer bearing ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, August 28, 1839
    TextNewspaper      

    We learn from the Oswego Herald that the schooner GURNSEY, of Rochester, the vessel that carried the gang of pirates to Cobourg, returned to Oswego from a Canadian port lumber laden; the Captain and crew were drunk, and had more money than persons in their circumstances ...

    TextNewspaper    

    We learn from the Oswego Herald that the schooner GURNSEY, of Rochester, the vessel that carried the gang of pirates to Cobourg, returned to Oswego from a Canadian port lumber ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, February 29, 1840
    TextNewspaper       (From the Toronto Patriot.) INDEMNIFICATION FOR LOSSES.

    The House on the motion of Col. Prince, went into a committee of the whole for granting a sum sufficient to indemnify persons from losses, and to pay all demands arising out of the late rebellion and invasion of this ...

    TextNewspaper     (From the Toronto Patriot.) INDEMNIFICATION FOR LOSSES.

    The House on the motion of Col. Prince, went into a committee of the whole for granting a sum sufficient to indemnify persons ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, May 12, 1841
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    Although but ten days have elapsed since the ice left our harbour, yet during that time a fleet of from 40 to 50 first class Lake Schooners have arrived in port all deeply laden principally with flour. A number of Barges have been already despatched by our forwarders, with flour, ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Although but ten days have elapsed since the ice left our harbour, yet during that time a fleet of from 40 to 50 first class Lake Schooners have arrived in ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, May 26, 1841
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    We learn from the British Whig of the 14th inst. the schooner AMHERSTBURG, owned by Messrs. J. & J. Dougall; and the Brigantine JOHN DOUGALL, owned by the same respectable and enterprising firm, had arrived at Kingston, the former laden with 5,078 bushels of ...

    TextNewspaper    

    We learn from the British Whig of the 14th inst. the schooner AMHERSTBURG, owned by Messrs. J. & J. Dougall; and the Brigantine JOHN DOUGALL, owned by the same respectable ...

  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, June 2, 1841
    TextNewspaper      

    LAUNCH. -- A Steam Boat of a beautiful model called the VULCAN, was launched on Wednesday, from Mr. Parkin's Ship Yard; she is owned by Sanderson and Murray, and is intended for the Rideau Canal. She went off in fine style, and was towed in by the SWAN, which boat ...

    TextNewspaper    

    LAUNCH. -- A Steam Boat of a beautiful model called the VULCAN, was launched on Wednesday, from Mr. Parkin's Ship Yard; she is owned by Sanderson and Murray, and is ...

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