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Long Sault Rapids, Cornwall, Ont. 
Image  c1902  Coloured postcard of the steamboat EMPIRE STATE in the Long Sault Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. EMPIRE STATE was the former New York area steamboat SYLVAN STATE (1863) which came to the Lakes and was renamed in 1893. EMPIRE STATE was a total loss, burning at Kingston in June 1903. The image...
Empire State (Steamboat), U22795, 1894 
TextNewspapers  1894  ex SYLVAN STREAM
Empire State (Steamboat), 12 May 1848 
TextNewspapers  1848  new steamer
Empire State (Steamboat), 18 Mar 1858 
TextNewspapers  1858  dismantling
Empire State (Steamboat), 15 Mar 1852 
TextNewspapers  1852  new owners
Empire State (Steamboat), 31 Mar 1849 
TextNewspapers  1849  line and officers for sea
Empire State (Steamboat), 25 Apr 1851 
TextNewspapers  1851  racing
Empire State (Steamboat), broke arches, 1 Sep 1855 
TextNewspapers  1855  Reason: broke arches Lives: nil
Empire State (Steamboat), overboard, 1 Sep 1855 
TextNewspapers  1855  Reason: overboard Lives: 1
Empire State (Steamboat), struck pier, 25 Apr 1853 
TextNewspapers  1853  Reason: struck pier Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
Empire State (Steamboat), aground, 9 Aug 1849 
TextNewspapers  1849  Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $4,000 Remarks: Got off
Empire State (Steamboat), collision, 9 May 1851 
TextNewspapers  1851  Reason: collision
Empire State (Steamboat), collision, 20 Sep 1851 
TextNewspapers  1851  Reason: collision
Empire State (Steamboat), struck pier, 3 Nov 1851 
TextNewspapers  1851  Reason: struck pier Lives: nil Hull damage: $3,000 Remarks: Repaired
Empire State (Steamboat), lost tows, 14 Sep 1851 
TextNewspapers  1851  Reason: lost tows Hull damage: $2,400
Empire State (Steamboat), U22795, fire, 19 Oct 1903 
TextNewspapers  1903  Reason: fire Remarks: Abandoned
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 23 Aug 1849 
TextNewspapers    Milwaukee, Aug. 16, 1849 Capt. Hazard, of the Empire State, arrived here Tuesday evening, and has gone to work vigorously, collecting men and materials, for an attempt to get his noble steamboat afloat again. He has fifteen double pumps in process of construction and advertises for one ...
Ogdensburg Advance and St. Lawrence Weekly Democrat (Ogdensburg, NY), 22 Jun 1893 
TextNewspapers    The steamer, Empire State, of the Thousand Island Steamboat Co.'s fleet, arrived here Saturday evening and was inspected by hundreds of our people. She is a magnificent craft and lighted by 200 incandescent electric lights presented a handsome appearance. It has been rebuilt from the main deck up...
Had Long Career As Marine Engineer 
TextNewspapers  "Had Long Career As Marine Engineer," Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Dec 1932  Had Long Career As Marine Engineer Former Sec'y-Treas. of Rockport Navigation Co. and Vice-Pres. T. I. Navigation Co. The death occurred at the home of James Hickey, 94 College Street, on Friday of James Gillie, well-known marine engineer in his eighty-ninth year. Deceased was born in ...

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