The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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"Until Further Notice": The Royal Mail Line and the Passenger Steamboat Trade on Lake Ontario and the Upper St. Lawrence River, 1838-1875 
Web site/pageText  1983  This is essentially the thesis that was submitted to the Department of History at Queen's University for the degree of Masters of Arts in 1983. Chapter 5 is slightly revised based on the minor revisions in its published form as "The Canadian Navigation Company, 1861-1875" FreshWater, v. 1, n. 1...
Steamboat Promotion and Changing Technology: the Careers of James Sutherland and the Magnet 
Web site/pageText  1985  ... History, 72 (June 1980): 107. What is important is that the Magnet was part of this early development, that there were strong associations with the navy and that she was the first, and the last, vessel of her type to be financed by a group of the sort backing Sutherland. She was certainly the first...
The Frontenac: A Reappraisal 
Web site/pageText  1987  This article appears on the 'net essentially as it originally appeared in FreshWater, vol. 2, no. 1 (Summer 1987): 28-39. A few of the notes have been altered to reflect the change of name of the National Archives of Canada (NAC) from the Public Archives of Canada (PAC), and the subsequent...
The First Propellers at Kingston 
Web site/pageText  Sep 1987  "Before 1841 propeller-driven steamboats were virtually unknown on the Great Lakes. Suddenly, that summer, propellers (as they came to be better known) began to enter the waters of Lake Ontario at Kingston. Before the Vandalia appeared on her trial trips in late November, at least four propellers...
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Historical Documents