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Steamer Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Steamer Ontario," Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 24 Apr 1855  Steamer Ontario. - This old favorite made her first appearance in our harbor this morning, from Charlotte where she has been laid up the past winter. Her exterior presents the appearance of a new boat, having been entirely repainted, and the interior is as usual elegant. We regret to learn that...
Gale on Lake Ontario 
NewspapersNewspapersText  "Gale on Lake Ontario," Onondaga Gazette (Baldwinsville, NY), 19 Apr 1849 
Early Steamboating Reminiscences 
TextNewspapers  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 
TextNewspapers  "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 
NewspapersText  "Seventy Years a Sailor," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 21 Sep 1903 
Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817 
TextNewspapers  Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817,   The steam boat Ontario, capable of carrying 2,000 barrels, is prepared for the lake, and will leave Sackett's Harbor every Monday, and make a route from Ogensburg to Niagara, stopping at several places to land or receive passengers. The fare for cabin passengers from Sackett's Harbor to ...
The ONTARIO. 1817 
ImageComments  1913,   The ONTARIO. 1817. The first steamboat on Lake Ontario despite Cumberland's assertions. From the original drawing by Captain James Van Cleve Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
Steamer Ontario 
Image  1896,   Engraving of the Steamer Ontario published in John Ross Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto: A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York From 1792 until 1833, and of Toronto From 1834 to 1895 [volume 2] , Toronto: J. Ross Roberston, 1896, page 887. "Ontario"
Side-wheel Steamer Ontario 
Image  1899,   Sketch of the ONTARIO, the first steamboat to operate on the Great Lakes Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899. Probably based on the James Van Cleve sketch. "Side-wheel Steamer Ontario"
The Steamer "Ontario" 
Image  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...
Oswego, N. Y. 
Image  c1855,   Hand coloured Bird's eye view of Oswego, New York showing the mouth of the Oswego River at Lake Ontario. Oswego, N.Y. Published by Smith Brothers & Co., 225 Fulton St. N.Y. Lewis Bradley Del On stone by D. W. Moody
Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 1 Apr 1817 
Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 20 May 1817 
Marine List 
NewspapersText  "Marine List," Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), 1 Jun 1819 
Port of Genesse on Lake Ontario 
Image    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 
NewspapersText  "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 
NewspapersText  "Lake Ontario," Baltimore Patriot, 13 Jun 1826, p. 2 
Lake Ontario Steam Boats 
NewspapersText  "Lake Ontario Steam Boats," American Traveller (Boston, MA), 15 Apr 1828, p. 2 

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