The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Plan of Hamilton Docks, 1842 
Image    ...Plan of Hamilton waterfront to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 . Redrawn from an original dating from 1842....
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , April 27, 1842 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH. - The elegant first class Steamboat, "Lady of the Lake," was launched from the ship yard in East Oswego, yesterday afternoon. She is 196 feet in length and 24 feet wide, of a beautiful model and constructed of the very best materials. She was built by Mr. G. S. Weeks, and as a specimen...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Nov. 14, 1842 
TextNewspapers    METEORIC SHOWERS. On the evening of the 13th there was a violent squall on Lake Ontario, accompanied as those who were on the lake say, by snow and lightning. The Lady of the Lake, Capt. Taylor, was on her passage from Sacket's Harbor to this port, and encountered the utmost violence of the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 29, 1842 
TextNewspapers    Lake Ontario Navigation We find the following under the Commercial head of the N. Y. Ev. Post, of the 21st. It appeared about the same time in some of the other principal city journals. Correspondence of Pomeroy & Co. Buffalo, Nov. 18, 1 P. M. - A year ago today, a desolating gale of ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, January 15, 1842 
TextNewspapers    A new steamer, christened the AMERICA, was on Wednesday launched in capital style from the yard of our Harbour Dock Company. Mr. Bethune is owner of the new vessel, which is five feet longer than the TRAVELLER , will be propelled by one engine of 60 horse power, and is intended to ply...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Friday, February 11, 1842 
TextNewspapers    COMMERCE OF THE WESTERN LAKES. The following particulars of the commerce of the Western Lakes, from a statement prepared at the request of the Head of the Engineer department on the lakes, by a gentleman of Buffalo, is made up, says the Buffalo Commercial, "from precise and accurate data,...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, April 23, 1842 
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Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, April 30, 1842 
TextNewspapers    The steamer "WESTERN," owned at Chatham, was accidentally destroyed by fire while lying at Detroit, about 4 o'clock on Wednesday morning last. Loss, about $5,000. ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Friday, May 20, 1842 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH. -- The large scow built by the Messrs. Eberts, was launched on Thursday last; a large crowd of people was assembled to witness the entrance of this fine vessel into her natural element. Their patience, however, was pretty well tried as the launch did not take place before evening; just...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 23, 1842 
TextNewspapers    Three schooners with Ericson's propeller, passed up the river last week, laden with passengers and merchandize, bound to Chicago; they were from Oswego. LAUNCH. We are informed that the Railway Company intend to launch, on Monday at 4 P. M. from their yard, another of the Steam Schooners...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, July 14, 1842 
TextNewspapers    The Canadian steamer KENT , running to Port Stanley, suffered material injuries by breaking down while on her way to this city some days since. The FRANKLIN was dispatched to her relief, and towed her into this port where she now lies repairing. Her machinery generally has suffered, and she...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Friday, July 22, 1842 
TextNewspapers    STEAMBOAT ACCIDENT. A most distressing Steam Boat accident has occurred on Lake St. Louis. We copy the annexed account from the Montreal Courier. Melancholy Loss of Life. -- It becomes our painful duty to record one of the most distressing casualties which has occurred in the Province ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, August 11, 1842 
TextNewspapers    IRON STEAMER. -- An iron steamer for the use of the Royal Navy, on Lake Ontario, has lately arrived out from Home. It came, of course, in pieces, but the Government having sent out competent persons, it is to be put up forthwith. In the same vessel which brought out the Iron Steamer, arrived...
Niles Republican (Niles, MI), 26 November 1842 
TextNewspapers    WRECK OF THE SHIP MILWAUKIE - NINE LIVES LOST. - The ship Milwaukie, Capt. Whitmore, was towed out of the St. Joseph harbor, by the Huron, on the morning of the 16th; she sailed for the mouth of the Kalamazoo river, where she received an additional quantity of flour. Two days afterwards, as we...
Niles Republican (Niles, MI), 26 November 1842 
TextNewspapers    MORE FROM THE LAKES. - The schr. Florida went ashore at South Black River. No lives lost. The Harrison and the Ottowa made the harbor at Chicago, which they reached in a damaged and sinking condition. The brig Rosa, we learn, reached Chicago in safety. The schr. Wisconsin, arrived at St....
Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., March 17, 1842 
TextNewspapers    To Owners of Vessels on the North American Lakes. - The subscriber, having the agency, and being a joint proprietor in the right (on the above waters) of "Ericsson's Propellers," a recent important invention, by which vessels can be propelled, in the absence of favorable winds, at the rate of...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), December 29, 1842 
TextNewspapers    Capt. Richardson's new steamer Chief Justice Robinson, as we mentioned in our last, made her trial trip from this place to Queenston in 37 minutes, and returned in 26. It affords us much pleasure to state, that on Tuesday last, she made her second trip from her to Queenston, in 35 minutes, and...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), December 15, 1842 
TextNewspapers    The ship Milwaukee was wrecked off the mouth of Kalamazoo, Mich., on the 12th Nov., and nine lives were lost. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 3, 1842 
TextNewspapers    A new iron steam ship, intended for Lake Erie, which is now being constructed at Pittsburgh, is to be one hundred and seventy-seven feet in length; twenty-seven feet beam; draught of water, loaded, eight feet eight inches; tonnage four hundred and ninty-eight and three fourths. The weight of...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), December 1, 1842 
TextNewspapers    Storm On Lake Erie We have received verbal accounts from Buffalo, which state that a fearful storm has been raging on Lake Erie since Friday night. Several bodies from shipwrecked vessels have been driven into this port, and flying rumors were current that a large number of schooners have been...

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(Schooner) (1) A. Rindge (Canal Boat) (1) Acorn (Schooner) (2) Agnes Barton (Schooner) (2) Alert (Brig) (1) Allegan (Schooner) (2) America (steamboat) (1) Ann Jane Brown (Schooner) (1) Anne Winslow (Brig) (1) Antelope (Schooner) (1) Asa Wilcox (Schooner) (1) Bancroft (Schooner) (1) Barks (1) Bee (Ferry) (1) Benjamin Franklin (Schooner) (2) Berkshire (Scow) (1) Boston (Brig) (1) Brandywine (Schooner) (2) Brigs (13) Bucknor (Schooner) (1) Buffalo (Canal Boat) (1) Bugbee (Schooner) (1) Burlington (Brig) (1) C. C. Trowbridge (Steamboat) (6) Canal boats (5) Caroline (Schooner) (1) Chautauque (Steamboat) (2) Cherokee (Steamboat) (1) Chesapeake (steamboat) (2) Chicago (Propeller) (1) Chicago (steamboat) (4) Chief Justice Robinson (steamboat) (1) Cleveland (Steamboat) (1) Columbus (Schooner) (1) Commerce (Steamboat) (1) Commodore Barrie (Steamboat) (1) D. D. Stanton (Bark) (1) Detroit (Schooner) (3) Dolphin (Schooner) (1) Dolphin (Steamboat) (1) Edward Bancroft (Schooner) (1) Edwin Jenny (Schooner) (3) Emily (Schooner) (3) Erie (Steamboat) (1) Essex (Schooner) (2) F. Mills (Brig) (1) F. Mills (Schooner) (1) Favorite (Schooner) (1) Ferries (1) Florida (Schooner) (2) Florida (Ship) (1) Francis Mills (Brig) (1) Fulton (Steamboat) (1) Genie (Schooner) (1) George Hart (Schooner) (1) Great Western (Steamboat) (1) H. Crevolin (Schooner) (1) Hand (Schooner) (1) Hannah (Schooner) (2) Helen (Schooner) (1) Henry Clay (Brig) (1) Henry Norton (Schooner) (2) Henry Roop (Schooner) (1) Herald (Schooner) (1) Hiram Pierson (Schooner) (1) Hoosier (Brig) (1) Illinois (Steamboat) (1) Indiana (Schooner) (3) Indiana (steamboat) (3) Jefferson (Schooner) (1) John Grant (Schooner) (1) John Richards (Schooner) (2) Kent (Steamboat) (1) Kinne (Schooner) (1) Lady Bagot (Schooner) (1) Lady of the Lake (Steamboat) (2) Leander (Schooner) (1) Lexington (Steamboat) (3) Liguire (Schooner) (1) Lodi (Schooner) (1) London (Propeller) (1) Lord Seaton (Schooner) (1) M. Kingman (Schooner) (3) Martha Freme (Schooner) (2) Merchant (Schooner) (2) Mississippi (Schooner) (2) Ohio (Schooner) (2) Oswego (Propeller) (2) Propellers (7) Richmond (Schooner) (3) Rosa (Brig) (2) Schooners (96) Ships (3) St. Patrick (Schooner) (2) Steamboats (43) Vandalia (Propeller) (4) Walter Joy (Schooner) (2) Western (Steamboat) (2) Western Trader (Schooner) (3) Wisconsin (Steamboat) (2)
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