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  • Albany Gazette, 19 Dec 1803, p. 3
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    Canandaigua, (Genesee) Nov. 30

    By a gentleman from Niagara, we have the melancholy intelligence of the loss of the sloop Washington, Capt. Murray. She sailed from Kingston on the 6th inst. heavily laden for Niagara, and had on board several passengers. A severe storm arose ...

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    Canandaigua, (Genesee) Nov. 30

    By a gentleman from Niagara, we have the melancholy intelligence of the loss of the sloop Washington, Capt. Murray. She sailed from Kingston on the 6th ...

  • Rigs, Salt and Fresh: Schooner Days No. CCXXXVI
    TextNewspaper  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Mar 1934     Schooner Days No. 236 Rigs, Salt and Fresh

    By C.H.J. Snider

    On the Great Lakes rigs of sailing vessels sharply differed from those on salt water. Sailors had a laugh the other day over some innocent letterpress about the model of the schooner Tern." ...

    TextNewspaper  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Mar 1934   Schooner Days No. 236 Rigs, Salt and Fresh

    By C.H.J. Snider

    On the Great Lakes rigs of sailing vessels sharply differed from those on salt water. Sailors had a ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

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    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, ...

  • Collision Of Two Steamers On The Lake
    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 31 Jul 1862    

    Collision Of Two Steamers On The Lake - At an early hour yesterday morning, the steamers Empress and Passport, both belonging to the Royal Mail Line, came into collision on Lake Ontario, some distance above Kingston. A thick fog then prevailed. The Empress was bound for Montreal, and ...

    TextNewspaper  St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 31 Jul 1862  

    Collision Of Two Steamers On The Lake - At an early hour yesterday morning, the steamers Empress and Passport, both belonging to the Royal Mail Line, came into collision on ...

  • 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, ...

  • St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), 5 Jun 1862
    TextNewspaper       The tug Zouave exploded in the Detroit River on Sunday week, whilst towing a vessel to Lake St. Clair. Want of water in the boiler was the cause. Four men were killed by the accident, out of nine on board, and the tug is a total wreck. ...
    TextNewspaper     The tug Zouave exploded in the Detroit River on Sunday week, whilst towing a vessel to Lake St. Clair. Want of water in the boiler was the cause. Four men ...
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 & ...
  • Knows Every Treacherous Spot In St. Lawrence Rapids
    TextNewspaper  Down The Lane, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 12 Jul 1935     If Captain Joseph Alfred Ouellette made any pretence of being an author and decided to write a book he might properly call it "Life On The St. Lawrence River." For Captain Ouellette has been travelling up and down the St. Lawrence longer than any living man and knows every nook ...
    TextNewspaper  Down The Lane, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 12 Jul 1935   If Captain Joseph Alfred Ouellette made any pretence of being an author and decided to write a book he might properly call it "Life On The St. Lawrence River." For ...
  • Had Long Career As Marine Engineer
    TextNewspaper  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Dec 1932     Had Long Career As Marine Engineer Former Sec'y-Treas. of Rockport Navigation Co. and Vice-Pres. T. I. Navigation Co.

    The death occurred at the home of James Hickey, 94 College Street, on Friday of James Gillie, well-known marine engineer in his eighty-ninth year. Deceased ...

    TextNewspaper  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Dec 1932   Had Long Career As Marine Engineer Former Sec'y-Treas. of Rockport Navigation Co. and Vice-Pres. T. I. Navigation Co.

    The death occurred at the home of James Hickey, 94 College Street, ...

  • Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), April 29, 1850
    TextNewspaper       The Washington Boat Yard

    Few of our readers are aware of the immense business done at this yard, which fast affords the opportunity to note the praise-worthy enterprise of the proprietors, Messrs. J.P. & G. W. Milliner. The yard is located west of our city, and its grounds are one ...

    TextNewspaper     The Washington Boat Yard

    Few of our readers are aware of the immense business done at this yard, which fast affords the opportunity to note the praise-worthy enterprise of the ...

  • Syracuse Gazette (Syracuse, NY), Wednesday, April 2, 1828
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    Canal. - The water let into the canal yesterday, and the packet-boat Niagara passed this place for the west. The weather being extremely pleasant, and the season much earlier than usual, we shall soon be gratified with the pleasant sight of boats, laden with the produce of the country, ...

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    Canal. - The water let into the canal yesterday, and the packet-boat Niagara passed this place for the west. The weather being extremely pleasant, and the season much earlier than ...

  • Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 13 June 1857, page 27 - 28
    TextNewspaper      

    The illustration accompanying this article can be seen at the following address: http://www.hhpl.on.ca/GreatLakes/GLImages/Details.asp?ID=198...

    TextNewspaper    

    The illustration accompanying this article can be seen at the following address: http://www.hhpl.on.ca/GreatLakes/GLImages/Details.asp?ID=198...

  • Oxford Times (Greene, NY), Wed., June 2, 1869
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    The boat "Simeon Walker," of Greene, sank at the Stone Quarry Dock, four miles below this village, on Thursday forenoon last. She was loaded with stone and had on part of a load when the sides gave away, sinking her in the same manner as on the one that sunk ...

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    The boat "Simeon Walker," of Greene, sank at the Stone Quarry Dock, four miles below this village, on Thursday forenoon last. She was loaded with stone and had on part ...

  • Syracuse Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), July 14, 1931
    TextNewspaper       When Grant Played Checkers at Oswego

    To the Editor of The Post-Standard:

    I read your editorial concerning Grant at Galena with interest. Your request for stories of Grant while stationed at Sacket's Harbor brought to mind a story I have heard my father tell. He told that my ...

    TextNewspaper     When Grant Played Checkers at Oswego

    To the Editor of The Post-Standard:

    I read your editorial concerning Grant at Galena with interest. Your request for stories of Grant while stationed ...

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