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 ...
...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 while at anchor, Nov. 13, 1883, at Chenaille du Moine, Sorel, P.Q., and sank; became total loss....
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