Meagher, Frederick J., Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled, "Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled," Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 2 Aug 1928
...;Ontario" for several seasons and
"Stop her, Mr. Ramsey;" "Back her, Mr. Ramsey," and other such,expressions
-words. At times when the clumsy craft would not come readily up to the wharf, someone would sing out, "give her a stroke sideways, Mr. Ramsey." In
1832 the "...
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," 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," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 21 Sep 1903
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...
Ambrotype of the Port of Genesee on Lake Ontario. The steamboats are, from left to right the MAPLE LEAF, HIGHLANDER and ONTARIO. An article appeared in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 5 July 1856 with a woodcut engraving of this image.
"Steam-Boat on Lake Ontario," Albany Daily Advertiser, 15 Aug 1816, p. 2 The prediction in this article was very optimistic. She got out for the first time in April 1817, and started her regular service in May 1817
"Lake Ontario," Baltimore Patriot, 13 Jun 1826, p. 2
"Lake Ontario Steam Boats," American Traveller (Boston, MA), 15 Apr 1828, p. 2
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