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  • Toronto Harbour and the Defence of the Great Lakes Region, 1783-1870
    Benn, Carl, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 1994, 1-15     The history of Toronto harbour and the defence of the Great Lakes region has two main elements. First, various military planners in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries perceived merit in establishing a naval base at Toronto, although for the most part they were unable to fulfil their goals. Second, debate ...
    Benn, Carl, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 1994, 1-15   The history of Toronto harbour and the defence of the Great Lakes ...
  • Sydney Harbour's Contribution to Atlantic Canada's Coastal Defence: An Introduction
    Tennyson, Brian Douglas, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1991, 23-30     The strategic importance of Sydney harbour was recognized from the earliest days of Euro- pean exploration of the region because of its strategic position with respect both to the im- mensely rich cod fishery and the seaborne entrance to Canada, as well as its proximity to coal seams. Except for ...
    Tennyson, Brian Douglas, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1991, 23-30   The strategic importance of Sydney harbour was recognized from the earliest days ...
  • Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y.
        "The Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y."
      "The Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y."
  • Grand Island Harbor
        Grand Island Harbor
      Grand Island Harbor
  • Grand Marais
        Grand Marais Lake Superior Scenery, North Shore P. B. Gaylord, Photographer, Duluth, Minn. [handwritten: 1880]
      Grand Marais Lake Superior Scenery, North Shore P. B. Gaylord, Photographer, Duluth, ...
  • The East Harbour
        The East Harbor-- The sad spectacle of three wrecks which presents itself to the view of all who visit the vicinity of the east harbor, immediately suggests to the minds of the "looker on" the necessity of a speedy improvement of that place so as to prevent the immense loss ...
      The East Harbor-- The sad spectacle of three wrecks which presents itself ...
  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 12 Nov 1816
        The inhabitants of this village are requested to meet at Pomeroy's Coffee-House on Friday evening next, at 6 o'clock for the purpose of taking into consideration the importance of improving the harbor at this Port and adopting such measures as shall then be deemed proper...
      The inhabitants of this village are requested to meet at Pomeroy's Coffee-House ...
  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 3 Dec 1816
        The many disasters which have attended our lake navigation, is partly owing to the want of safe and convenient ports and harbors. There is no port in which the Shipping suffers so severely as the port of Buffalo Creek. The deposits of sand in the mouth of the creek prevents ...
      The many disasters which have attended our lake navigation, is partly owing ...
  • Oswego Harbor
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 19 Jun 1852, p. 400     The picture herewith presented is a representation made during the last winter, is the bed of the river forming the harbor in the city of Oswego. The excavation was made by means of a coffer dam, erected so as to embrace an area of about three acres, extending from the ...
    Gleason's Pictorial Companion, 19 Jun 1852, p. 400   The picture herewith presented is a representation made during the last winter, ...
  • New Discovery in Lake Ontario
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 10 Jul 1856     New Discovery in Lake Ontario. - A fine natural harbor on Lake Ontario, a few miles below Presque' Isle, has been opened by a strange freak of Nature, and "Consecon" is now accessible to steamers of the largest class. The Colbourn "Transcript" says the steamer "Chief Justice Robinson" made an ...
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 10 Jul 1856   New Discovery in Lake Ontario. - A fine natural harbor on Lake ...
  • Toronto of Old
        The four chapters from the volume that deal with the early history of shipping into the Toronto harbour.
      The four chapters from the volume that deal with the early history ...
  • Hamilton Harbour, 1826-1901
        Among the legacies of the late Ivan S. Brookes was his marine history of The Lower St. Lawrence, published in 1974 and an unpublished history of Hamilton Harbour in the nineteenth century. Copies of the 517 page manuscript have circulated among marine historians of the Great Lakes over the last ...
      Among the legacies of the late Ivan S. Brookes was his marine ...
  • Marquette from Ridge Street Bluff
        Marquette from Bridge Street Bluff
      Marquette from Bridge Street Bluff
  • Chicago Harbor in 1870
        Map showing the evolution of the Chicago shoreline
      Map showing the evolution of the Chicago shoreline
  • North Pier and Attrills' Point, Goderich, Ont.
        Coloured Postcard of the harbour at Goderich, ON
      Coloured Postcard of the harbour at Goderich, ON
  • Attrills' Point, Goderich, Canada
        "Attrills' Point, Goderich, Canada" Reverse: "Published by Stedman bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany" "338"
      "Attrills' Point, Goderich, Canada" Reverse: "Published by Stedman bros., Brantford, Canada. Made ...
  • Evening at Harbor, Goderich, Ont.
        Coloured Postcard of the harbour at Goderich, ON tinted to represent the setting sun.
      Coloured Postcard of the harbour at Goderich, ON tinted to represent the ...
  • Evening at the Harbor, Goderich, Canada
        "Evening at the Harbor, Goderich, Canada" Reverse: "Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany" "344"
      "Evening at the Harbor, Goderich, Canada" Reverse: "Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, ...
  • Killarney Harbour
        Reverse: "Killarney Harbour (She-ba-ono-an-fhg) as its Indian name, indicates, is a narrow strait dividing George Island from the main shore, a popular summer resort, having good hotels and stores, about 110 miles from Collingwood, with which it has almost daily postal communication." "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal ...
      Reverse: "Killarney Harbour (She-ba-ono-an-fhg) as its Indian name, indicates, is a narrow ...
  • Port Burwell harbour and lighthouse
        The Port Burwell lighthouse from across the entrance to the harbour.
      The Port Burwell lighthouse from across the entrance to the harbour.
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