The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Unknown tug 
Bannockburn in drydock 
Image  1893-1902  Photograph of the Montreal Transportation Company freighter BANNOCKBURN in the Kingston dry dock.
Image  c1924  Photograph of the Montreal Transportation Company (later Canada Steamship Lines and Russell Towing & Salvage Co.) tugboat DAVID G. THOMSON
COALFAX unloading 
Image  1927-55  Photograph of the Coal Carriers Corp. COALFAX with her boom swung to the left of the picture and unloading coal.
Image  c1914  Photograph of the Canada Steamship Lines steamboat NORTH KING at what appears to be Rockport, ON.
Image  1936  Photograph of the oil tanker J. OSWALD BOYD The J. OSWALD BOYD was built for the Mexican oil trade, but was wrecked on Simmons Reef near the Beaver Islands in Lake Michigan in December 1936. "Operated by Jos. F. O'Boyle Oil Transportation 15 Moore St. N.Y."
ImageMysteries  1924-31  Photograph of Mathews Steamship Company canaller BIRCHTON, probably in one of the Saint Lawrence canals.
ImageMysteries  c1920s  Photograph of the Keystone Transport Company canaller KEYWEST
Image  1916-20  Photograph of the Imperial Oil, Ltd. canal sized oil tanker IOCOMA Dating based on the description of the vessel in Scanner, v. 14, n. 8 (May 1982), Ship of the Month, Ship of the Month No. 111, IMPERIAL WHITBY
Harbor Scene, Picton, Ont. 
Image  c1910  Coloured postcard of Picton harbour showing the steamboat ST. LAWRENCE on the opposite side of the harbour and the schooner OLIVER MOWAT on the near side.
Image  c1975  Photograph of the Ontario Department of Transportation ferry WOLFE ISLANDER III leaving the Kingston ferry terminal in the winter with the Royal Military College in the background.
HMCS Smiths Falls 
Image  19 Aug 1944  Photograph of the launch of HMCS Smiths Falls at the Kingston Shipbuilding Company, 19 Aug 1944.
Image    Photograph of the motor boat SPRAY
Unknown three masted schooner 
ImageMysteries    Photograph of a three-masted schooner with a deck load of what appears to be pulpwood.
Image  1905  Black and white photograph of the two masted schooner HELEN SHAFNER of Annapolis, NS with a significant deck load of wood, with a number of men and women lined up on deck for the photograph. The picture was taken in Boston, MA. A coal derrick can be seen in the center background. with the words...
Schooner and steamer at Delaware & Hudson Canal Company's coal dock in Oswego, NY 
Image  c1890s  Black and white photograph of a schooner and steamboat lying at the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Coal Dock in Oswego, NY The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company dropped the Canal from its name in 1898. It delivered coal to Oswego via the New York and Oswego Midland Railroad.
Black and white photograph of the steamboat JOHN RANDALL at Main Duck Island on Lake Ontario 
Image  c1920  Black and white photograph of the JOHN RANDALL ashore at Main Duck Island about 1920.
Steamboat RIVERSIDE 
Image  c1905  Black and white photograph of the passenger steamboat RIVERSIDE posed with passengers and crew lining the decks. RIVERSIDE was rebuilt in Cape Vincent in 1904.
Wreck of the Schooner ANNA MARIA 
Image  7 Oct 1902  Black and white photograph of the schooner ANNA MARIA ashore at Kincardine, ON in October 1902
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