The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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ImageWas Contributed?  before 1918  Black and white photograph of the Minnesota Steamship Company steamboat MANOLA
Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 1 Apr 1817 
Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 20 May 1817 
Commerce (Steamboat), sunk by collision, 7 May 1850 
TextNewspapersComments  1850  Reason: sunk by collision Lives: 38 Remarks: Rebuilt as REINDEER
Towing the stern of a new CPR ship 
ImageCommentsMysteries  1907  Small black and white albumen print of the stern section of one of the 1907 Canadian Pacific Railway steamboats, Assiniboia or Keewatin, being towing through a canal with a tugboat at each end. There is some speculation that this might be in a section of the Soulanges Canal.
Superior (Steamboat), 1822 
TextNewspapers  1822  history of building
Chicago River, small but Commercially Important 
ImageCommentsMysteries  c 1904  Stereoview of tugboat towing steamboat out of the Chicago River past an open swing bridge. "(69) Chicago River, small but of immense commercial importance (connecting Lakes and Mississippi" "Copyright 1904 by Underwood & Underwood". "Underwood & Underwood, Publishers New York, London,...
MICHIGAN approaching Sault locks 
Image  July 1957  Third in a set of pictures from a private "viewmaster" reel showing the Canadian lock at Sault Sainte Marie in July 1957. The Texas Company (Texaco) tanker MICHIGAN is approaching. In 1960, Texaco renamed her TEXACO MICHIGAN. "Canadian Locks Reel No. 23" "July 1957"
U. S. S. Wolverine (formerly U. S. S. Michigan), oldest Iron Gun Boat in the World, built in 1843 
ImageComments  c 1910  Coloured postcard of the USS WOLVERINE (ex MICHIGAN) on the Great Lakes. MICHIGAN was an iron paddlewheel gun-boat operating on the upper lakes from 1843 to . She was renamed WOLVERINE (after the state mascot of Michigan) in 1905 in order to free the name MICHIGAN for a new United Navy...
C. & B. Line Steamer, "City of Buffalo." 
ImageComments  c1917  Coloured linen postcard of the Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Company steamboat CITY OF BUFFALO on Lake Erie. Divided back postcard. Postmarked Buffalo, NY, 3 Jul 1917 "C. & B. Line Steamer, "City of Buffalo." Reverse: "159 Published by Braun Post Card Co., Cleveland, Ohio, Made in U. S. A."
"S. S. DOVER" near Manitou - Georgian Bay 
ImageComments  c1935  Real Photo postcard of the Georgian Bay Tourist Company steamboat CITY OF DOVER in Georgian Bay near Manitou The Mills List identifies her as CITY OF DOVER, a vessel converted from a fishing tug in 1921 and operated until her retirement in 1960. ""S. S. DOVER" near Manitou - Georgian Bay J.W....
Large Lake Boat Loaded with Automobiles 
ImageCommentsMysteries  1929  Magic lantern slide of Nicholson-Universal Steamship Company steamboat CORALIA offloading cars into a yard at Cleveland, OH "Do Ck Y 2" "Ohio. Cleveland. Large Lake Boat Loaded with Automobiles; Yard Full of Cars Recently Unloaded. (1929)" "New York State Education Department Visual Instruction...
Victoria (Steamboat), capsized, 24 May 1881 
TextNewspapersComments  1881  Reason: capsized Lives: 181 Remarks: Total loss
Soo lock 
Image  c1885  Photograph of a steamboat entering the lock at Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Pier at Thousand Island Park 
Image    Photograph of the steamboat ARGYLE at the pier at Thousand Island Park
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.
Willoughby Polka 
Audio  1854  The "Willoughby Polka" by composer G. F. H. Laurence, dedicated to Captain George E. Willoughby, with a lithograph of the steamboat PLYMOUTH ROCK on the cover. The piano music is available from the Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music collection in the American Memory collection at the...
The Sweet Moss Rose of the Western Wave 
Audio  1854  "The Sweet Moss Rose of the Western Wave" by composer J. R. Blodgett and dedicated to Washington Rowley of the steamer CRESCENT CITY whose lithograph appears on the cover. The piano music is available from the Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music collection in the American Memory collection...
The Chesapeake Quick Step 
Audio  1845  The Chesapeake Quick Step by composer John Holloway, with an engraving of the steamboat CHESAPEAKE on the cover. The piano music is available from the Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music collection in the American Memory collection at the Library of Congress. The Chesapeake Quick Step. Most...
Alexandria (Steamboat), C85768, aground, 3 Aug 1915 
TextNewspapersComments  1915  Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $75,000 Cargo: included Freight: sugar,vinegar,&c. Remarks: Total loss

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