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JOHN OWEN in ice above the Soo Locks 
Image  1917  ...JOHN OWEN pushes her way through Spring ice above the Soo Locks in 1917, two years before her loss....
SARNOR in drydock at Buffalo 
Image  1 Jun 1917  ...This is SARNOR as she appeared in drydock at Buffalo on June 1st, 1917, a scant two months before the eruption of the legal battle over her ownership....
CONESTOGA upbound in Little Rapids Cut 
Image  1917  ...The camera of A. E. Young caught CONESTOGA, in Crosby colours, upbound in Little Rapids Cut during 1917....
Goudreau 
Image    ...Photograph of the GOUDREAU off Lyal Island, Lake Huron after she stranded on 23 November 1917 and broke in two....
City of Meaford 
Image  c 1917  Black and white real photo postcard of J. Perkes & Son's CITY OF MEAFORD, later owned by the Collingwood Steamship Company. Built in Meaford ans launched as the SEAMAN in 1906, the CITY OF MEAFORD burned in Collingwood in May 1919.
Str. Seeandbee 
ImageComments  c1917  Coloured linen postcard of the Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Company steamboat SEEANDBEE on Lake Erie Divided back postcard. Postmarked Cleveland, 10 Sep 1921 "71060 Str. Seeandbee Length 500 feet - breadth 98 feet 6 inches - 510 staterooms - speed 22 miles per hour" Reverse: "Phostint" Made only by...
Steamer "City of Detroit III" 
Image  c1917  Coloured linen postcard of the Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company steamboat CITY OF DETROIT III on Lake Erie Divided back linen postcard. Postally unused "Steamer "City of Detroit III"" Reverse: "City of Detroit III Costing $1,500,000, operating between Detroit and Buffalo -- Length 500 feet,...
D. & I.R. R.R. Co. ore dock and city of Two Harbors 
Image  1917  Panoramic photograph of the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad ore docks at Two Harbors, MN
Lake Ontario Coast Chart No. 2. Stony Point to Little Sodus Bay. 1917 
Image  10 July 1917  ... of Major C. B. Comstock, Corps of Engineers, Bvt Brig, Gen., U.S.Army in 1875. Fourth edition (in colors) revised and published under the direction of Lieut. Colonel Harry Burgess, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, in 1917 Scale 1:80,000 Price 25 cents. === Oswego Harbor New York Prepared and first issued...
Detroit River Tunnel, Detroit, Mich. 
Image  c1917  ...Postmarked "Detroit, MI, 2 Jul 1917"...
General Chart of Lake Superior. 1917 
Image  Issued May 21, 1917  .... Brig. Gen. U. S. Army, in 1895 Eighth edition revised and published under the direction of Lieut. Colonel Harry Burgess, Corps. of Engineers, U.S.Army, in 1917 Scale 1:500,000 ...
Harbor entrance, Point au Baril, Ont. 
Image  c1917  ...Postmarked Point Au Baril, 12 Aug 1917...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 31, 1917 
TextNewspapers    Winter Navigation _______ Records of Bygone Years Show That It Was Seldom Impossible New treasures are being added to the marine gallery at Parson's ship chandlery store almost daily. The latest are framed manifests of the steamer Nicholas which plied between this port and Canada back in the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 12, 1917 
TextNewspapers    Willard A. Kitts Willard A. Kitts, oldest native born resident of this city, died today at his home, 119 East Fourth street, in his eighty-third year. Mr. Kitts was born at the corner of East Third and Mohawk streets March 13, 1835. His parents were natives of the Mohawk Valley, pioneers of...
Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Aug. 9, 1917 
TextNewspapers    Twelve Drowned in Lake Ontario - Schooner George A. Marsh Foundered Near Pigeon Island Yesterday Morning - Two Saved - Steambarge Ashore Kingston, Ont. , Aug. 9. - A thirty-five mile gale swept over Lake Ontario Tuesday night and out in this unusual August storm the coal laden schooner,...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Aug. 9, 1917 
TextNewspapers    Twelve Drowned in Lake Ontario - Schooner George A. Marsh Foundered Near Pigeon Island Yesterday Morning - Two Saved - Steambarge Ashore. Kingston, Ont., Aug. 9. - A thirty-five mile gale swept over Lake Ontario Tuesday night and out in this unusual August storm the coal laden schooner,...
Globe (Toronto, ON), Friday Aug. 10,1917 
TextNewspapers    LAKE TOO ROUGH TO LAUNCH BOATS People on Board Schooner George A. Marsh Missed Safety by Few Feet TWO BODIES WASH ASHORE Thrilling Story of Wreck of Belleville Ship is Told By One of the Survivors Belleville, Aug. 9. Lake Ontario was at its wildest and wickedest when the George A. Marsh of...
Daily Intelligencer (Belleville, ON), Aug. 13,1917 
TextNewspapers    *Note the different spelling of the name. McLellan' MacCLellan
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Saturday August, 11, 1917 
TextNewspapers    INVESTIGATE INTO WRECK Dominion Government to Receive reports on Schooner The Government Steamer Grenville Has Left For the Place Where the Vessel Foundered- The Boat May Be Dynamited. An official investigation by the Dominion government into the foundering of the schooner George A. Marsh...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 25, 1917 
TextNewspapers    Tug Association Formed in 1875 _______ Tugs Plowed Through Ice Field Which Had Formed About Vessels, May 5 _______ Commodore Thomas Crimmins, who was general manager of the Oswego Towing Association during its life, recalled today that the association was formed forty-two hears ago....

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