The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1761  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Huron (Schooner), 1 Oct 1761 
TextNewspapers  1761  ... with the navigation of the upper lakes in canoes and large flat-bottomed bateaux, capable only of transporting a few tons of cargo. This method of transport was slow, dangerous, and required the employment of many skilled boatmen. Writing from Fort Pitt to General Monckton on 30th June, 1761, Colonel Henry Bouquet...
Midnight (Schooner), U16438, aground, 6 Sep 1761 
TextNewspapers  1761  Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
Anson (Vessel), 23 Oct 1761 
TextNewspapers  1761  ...," which sank Oct. 23, 1761.       At that time the vessel, sailing under the British flag, was en route to Fort Ontario at Oswego with a cargo of provisions. Originally the ANSON was launched as the French corvette L'IROQUOISE near the present day village of Maitland...
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