The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Subject:  Steamboats  Decade:  1940  Sort by:  Relevance
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T. J. Scott and Northern 
Image  c 1945  Black and white real photo postcard of the tugboat T. J. SCOTT and J. Harrison & Sons' small freighter NORTHERN. At the right of the card is the stern of the Mohawk Navigation Company's CAPTAIN C. D. SECORD (originally the American Laker CHARLES R. VAN HISE, 1900) The photograph likely dates from...
Large Iron Ore Boat Leaving Sault Ste. Marie Locks, to Enter Lake Huron, Michigan 
ImageComments  c 1940  Stereoview of the Reiss Steamship Company laker, WILLIAM A. REISS (ex. JOHN A. TOPPING), exiting the Soo locks. 37055 Large Iron Ore Boat Leaving Sault Ste. Marie Locks, to Enter Lake Huron, Michigan Reverse: "37055 The Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan" "We hear a great deal of the Suez...
The Canada Steamship Lines steamboat KINGSTON 
Image  c 1942  A black and white photograph of the Canada Steamship Lines passenger steamboat KINGSTON alongside a long wooden wharf.
The Canada Steamship Lines steamboat KINGSTON 
ImageComments  c 1942  A black and white photograph of the Canada Steamship Lines passenger steamboat KINGSTON alongside a long wooden wharf. Two cars and a truck wait at the depot.
The Canada Steamship Lines steamboat KINGSTON 
Image  c 1941  A black and white photograph of the Canada Steamship Lines passenger steamboat KINGSTON.
The Canadian Steamer "Pelee" 
ImageComments  c 1940  Linen coloured postcard of the Pelee Island Steamship Company steamboat PELEE on Lake Erie. Divided back linen postcard. Postmarked "Lakeside, OH, 3 Aug 1945" "4 - The Canadian Steamer "Pelee" A Daily Service between Sandusky, Ohio and Canada's Vacationland" "1B-H1129" Reverse: "E. B. Ackley,...
Welland Canal from Queenston St. Bridge, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada 
Image  c 1940  Coloured postcard of the Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Company steamboat JOHN S. PILLSBURY and other vessels in the Welland Canal in Saint Catharines, ON Postally used. Postmarked "Saint Catharines, 24 Jun 1943" "Welland Canal from Queenston St. Bridge, St. Catharines, Ont., Canada"...
Old Wolverine Training Ship and Perry Monument, Peninsula Drive, at night, Erie, Pa. 
Image  c 1940  Coloured linen postcard of the USS WOLVERINE and Perry's Monument at Erie, PA coloured to be a night scene. Divided back. Postmarked Erie, PA, 19 Aug 1943 "Old Wolverine Training Ship and Perry Monument, Peninsula Drive, at night, Erie, Pa." "15" Reverse: "68491" "Tichnor Quality Views" "Reg. U.S....
S. S. Milwaukee Clipper on Lake Michigan 
Image  c 1946  Coloured linen postcard of the Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Company steamboat MILWAUKEE CLIPPER ex-JUNIATA Divided back postcard. Postmarked Milwaukee 8 Jul 1948 "S. S. Milwaukee Clipper on Lake Michigan" Reverse: "S. S. Milwaukee Clipper . . . The Great Lakes newest most streamlined passenger...
SS "Pelee" in Kingsville dock 
Image  c 1940  Coloured postcard of the Pelee Island Steamship Company steamboat PELEE in Kingsville. to her stern lies a yellow coloured fish tug. A small sailboat crosses the harbour Divided back postcard. Postally unused. "SS "Pelee" in Kingsville dock" "KG1" Reverse: "Copyrighted. Published by...
Wolverine (Steamboat), U211085, 1942 
TextNewspapers  1942  ex SEEANDBEE
Hamiltonian (Steamboat), C103975, 1945 
TextNewspapers  1945  ex CHAMPION,
Chippewa (Steamboat), 28 May 1940 
TextNewspapers  1940  ... built in the old Union Drydock alongside the Blackwell Canal. A 17 mile-an-hour speed is claimed for the boat.       Buffalo Newspaper Scrapbook       May 28, 1940 NOTE:- Original proper name WILLIAM P. FESSENDEN   &...
City of Buffalo (Steamboat), U127132, 1940 
TextNewspapers  1940  ... and scrapped there in 1940.       Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List       Institute for Great Lakes research       Perrysburg, Ohio. ...
City of Erie (Steamboat), U127242, 1941 
TextNewspapers  1941  scrapped at Cleveland, Ohio
City of Toledo (Steamboat), U126738, 1948 
TextNewspapers  1948  scrapped, Hamilton, Ont.
Canada (Steamboat), 17 Aug 1949 
TextNewspapers  1949  seized for smuggling
Cheaspeake (Steamboat), lost smoke pipes, 19 Oct 1940 
TextNewspapers  1940  Reason: lost smoke pipes Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
Major, fire, 27 Sep 1941 
TextNewspapers  1941  ...) and taken to Midland. After repairs had been made she carried grain, coal and ore with other Playfair vessels. In 1918 her engines were placed in another ship and the hull was sold to Georgian Bay Shipbuilding and Wrecking Co. She was turned into a drydock and from 1922 to 1940 the MAJOR took nearly 250...
City of St. Joseph (Steamboat), U12667, aground, 22 Sep 1942 
TextNewspapers  1942  Reason: aground Remarks: Total loss
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