The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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SPARTAN leaving Alexandria Bay, N. Y. 
Image  c1890  Most of SPARTAN is seen leaving Alexandria Bay, N. Y., in this photo by William Notman.
Port Dalhousie 
Image  1896  ...The schooner MINNEDOSA, awaits upbound passage with GLENGARRY in this 1896 photo of Port Dalhousie by W. A. Traill. In the right background are ALGONQUIN and ROSEDALE....
SIR S. L. TILLEY in the Third Welland Canal near Port Dalhousie 
Image  c1896  ...SIR S. L. TILLEY and her crew pose for the camera of a W. A. Traill in the Third Welland Canal near Port Dalhousie c. 1896....
[PRESCOTT] In Lachine Rapids near Montreal 
Image    Tinted postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company Steamboat PRESCOTT in the Lachine Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River This is, in fact, an altered copy of a Notman photograph of the PASSPORT from the 1880s or 1890s. See the linked photograph in Ivan Brookes, History of Hamilton...
CHIPPEWA in Toronto Harbour 
Image    The Niagara Navigation Company steamboat CHIPPEWA with what appears to be the Toronto Islands in the background A small, poorly cut black and white photograph mounted on a gray backing board. This was probably amount the souvenirs one could could buy of a trip on the CHIPPEWA in the era before...
Captain Thomas Dick 
Image  1896  ...Photograph of Captain Thomas Dick published in John Ross Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto: A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York From 1792 until 1833, and of Toronto From 1834 to 1895 [volume 2], Toronto: J. Ross Roberston, 1896, page 897....
George Burton Holland 
Image  1896  ...Engraving of George Burton Holland published in John Ross Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto: A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York From 1792 until 1833, and of Toronto From 1834 to 1895 [volume 2] , Toronto: J. Ross Roberston, 1896, page 905....
Alexander Milloy 
Image  1896  ... Roberston, 1896....
Steamer NORTH KING 
Image  c1896  ..."47. Steamer NORTH KING" "Alfred S. Campbell, Elizabeth, N. J., U.S.A." "Copyrighted 1896 by Alfred S. Campbell"...
Chicago Grain Elevator 
Image    Magic lantern slide of Chicago's Central Elevator B with the wooden freighter JOSEPH L. HURD alongside. On her arch are the letters "L. M. & L. S. T Co. Ltd." for "Lake Michigan and Lake Superior Transit Company Limited." Handwritten: "2234 Chicago - Grain Elevator" Printed: "T. H. McAllister,...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Saturday, 9 May 1896 
TextNewspapers    The old steamer Fountain City was partially burned late Tuesday night, while moored at the coal dock at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The steamer was being repaired and put in condition for service. The loss will amount to about $6,000. She is owned by John Leatham, of Sturgeon Bay, and B. F. Davison,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 9 Jun, 1896 
TextNewspapers    RELIC OF THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE It is probably not generally known, but lying in the water of Spring Lake, near Ferrysburg (Mich.) is the lower portion of the hull of the sloop Porcupine, one of the nine vessels that Com. Perry commanded in the memorable battle on Lake Erie in 1812 (sic), when...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 9 Jun, 1896 
TextNewspapers    ... that wooden-hulled vessels would reclaim their place from steel ones as the major type of cargo carrier on the lakes. Below are the names of all of the Davidson vessels built up to and including 1896, with year of launch. Of Davidson's 88 major vessels (exclusive of a number of lighters, ice barges and dump...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep 1, 1896 
TextNewspapers    ...Though not exactly a shining example of professional journalism, this article from way back when a million dollars was real money lists some of the prominent men in the Lake Carriers' Association of 1896. All of the big shooters mentioned came up through the ranks and "paid their dues," so to speak...
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), Sat., Jan 11, 1896 
TextNewspapers    LAKE DISASTERS OF 1895 A list of the total losses of lake craft of the various classes, valued at about $1,300,000 are as follows: SCHOONERS DATE NAME CASUALTY VALUE Dec Adams, G. W. S'nk by ice $35,000 Alzora (Br.) Wrecked 1,000 Sept. 10 Ames, S. T. Wrecked...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep 23, 1896 
TextNewspapers    CLAIMS TO HAVE LOCATED THE CHICORA A spiritualist calling himself Prof. James Gustin, who has been at Benton Harbor several weeks, says the Chicora is in the lake ten miles out and 255 ½ (degrees) from the lighthouse in St. Joseph, in 180 feet of water. He shows a document which he says was ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 26, 1896 
TextNewspapers    A NOVEL PROPOSITION ________ Dunkirk Man Thinks the Richmond Hull Might be Seen from a Balloon The recent discovery of wreckage by the fishing tug Seabird in the track wherein it has been supposed the wreck of the steamer Dean Richmond will be found, if ever discovered, and which has again ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 14, 1896 
TextNewspapers    Dean Richmond Thought to Have Been Found Dunkirk, N. Y., May 13. - Again it is believe that the wreck of the Dean Richmond, which foundered October 14, 1893, with all on board, is found. Yesterday afternoon the fishing tug Sea Bird, under Capt. Babb and Engineer Towne, and owned by James ...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 4 Jan. 1896 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Puritan was burned to the water's edge at Manistee, Mich., on the afternoon of December 31 and is a total loss. She had a watchman on board, who kept a fire in the stove in the cook's galley but spent most of his time in other parts of the craft doing repair work. The fire started...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug. 30, 1896 
TextNewspapers    Michigan Wrecking and Salvage is trying to raise the schooner Geo. W. Adams near Colchester. She was cut by ice last October while bound for Chicago with coal. ...

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