The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. 
Image  5 Jul 1856  Woodcut engraving of the Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. from an ambrotype by E. T. Whitney of Rochester. The principal steamboats are, from left to right, the MAPLE LEAF, HIGHLANDER and ONTARIO. The original ambrotype is featured in Gerald T. Girvin, "The Maple Leaf Story Prior to the...
"A Revolution in Travelling": The Steamboat Letters of the Torrance family, 1831-1848 
Text  Fisher, Rob, ""A Revolution in Travelling": The Steamboat Letters of the Torrance family, 1831-1848," The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2011, 359-376  The Torrance family's correspondence in the collection of papers by Robert M. Powell and his family at Library and Archives Canada must be recognized for his discussion of the steamboats of the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes in the 1830s and 1840s. This recently discovered cache of letters...
Wickham's Marine List 
TextNewspapers  "Wickham's Marine List," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 17, 1817  Wickham's Marine List PORT OF TROUPVILLE . ARRIVED - April 24 - Sloop Geneva , May , from Kingston , 2 days, with passengers. Schr. Sachem , Masters , 24 hours from Sacket's Harbor , bound up the bay. Capt. Masters reports that the Ice left Sacket's Harbor yesterday. 25 - ...
Steam-Boat Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Steam-Boat Ontario," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., July 7, 1819  STEAM-BOAT ONTARIO . This Boat, being now ready for carrying Freight and Passengers, will commence her operations for the ensuing season, and the times of leaving port will be as follows. GOING UP, She will leave Prescott , every Saturday at 9 o'clock P.M. She will leave ...
Marine List. 
TextNewspapers  "Marine List.," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 23, 1817  Marine List. PORT OF TROUPSVILLE. ARRIVED - May 14 - Schr. President, larabee, from Genesee river, bound to Ogdensburg, with flour. The President last night in a gale threw over her deck load consisting of 105 barrels of flour. - Schr. Ontario, Hugunin, from Sacket's Harbor, in ballast, ...
Wickham's Marine List 
TextNewspapers  "Wickham's Marine List," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 25, 1817  WICKHAM'S Marine List. PORT OF TROUPVILLE. ARRIVED - June 3 - Sch. Traveller, Gates, from Ogdensburgh, 5 days. Schr. Teazer, Reed, from Ogdensburgh, ballast. Schr. Union, Enoch, from Ogdensburgh, ballast. Schr. Olive Branch, Johnson, do, ballast. 4 - Schr. Minerva, Hugunin, from ...
History of Steam navigation on Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "History of Steam navigation on Lake Ontario," Onondaga Standard (Syracuse, NY), Sep. 29, 1847  From the Oswego Commercial Times History of Steam navigation on Lake Ontario _______ The rapid increase and general improvement in the commercial marine of the Lakes, impart a high degree of interest to every thing relating to the early history and progress of our steam navigation. We have ...
Steam boats 
TextNewspapers  "Steam boats," Niles Weekly Register, Oct. 19, 1816  Steam boats. We lately mentioned the launch of a steam boat at Sackett's Harbor; a second, for Lake Ontario, has been launched at Ernest, U. Canada. - The Kingston Gazette observes - "the opposite sides of the lake, which not long ago vied with each other in the building of ships of war, seem...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., May 6, 1817 
TextNewspapers    On Monday the 21st of April ult. the fast sailing schooner Niagara, Capt. Trowbridge, of 60 tons burthen, from Oswego, belonging to Messrs. Townsend, Bronson & Co., of that place, arrived at the new village of Carthage, with 100 bbls of salt, consigned to Messrs. Norton, Beach & Strong, and ...
The Steam Boat Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The Steam Boat Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 9, 1817  Oswego, August 7. The Steam Boat Ontario, Capt. Mallaby, touched here this morning from Niagara on her way to Sackets harbor, Ogdensburgh, &c. She was so much crowded with passengers that the captain was under the necessity of leaving a number of applicants at Niagara, for want of more ...
Breaking up of Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Breaking up of Lake Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., April 23, 1818  Sacket's Harbor, April 21. Breaking up of Lake Ontario. - The ice in this harbor and bay was broken up, and cleared out, on Wednesday last. On the same day sloop Arcadia left this port for Niagara. Several packets have left this for Kingston and other places on the lake, and navigation begins...
The steamboat Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The steamboat Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 18, 1818  The Steamboat Ontario, in going up the lake, encountered a severe gale on Wednesday night and Thursday last: when within three miles of the Niagara river, she was driven back as far as Sodus, but without receiving any damage. A few days previous, a small vessel, which plies as sort of a tender to...
Steam boat ONTARIO 
TextNewspapers  "Steam boat ONTARIO," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), 1 Apr 1819  Steam Boat ONTARIO This boat being now ready for carrying Freight and Passengers, will commence her operations for the ensuing season, and the times of leaving port will be as follows: Going Up She will leave Prescott every Saturday at 9 o'clock p.m. " " Sackets-Harbor ...
Ontario (Steamboat), 1873 
TextNewspapers  1873  ex TRANSIT, CONSTITUTION
Ontario (Steamboat), U155097, 1885 
TextNewspapers  1885  ex FLOWER CITY
Ontario (Steamboat) 
TextNewspapers    ex TRANSIT
Ontario (Steamboat), 20 May 1830 
TextNewspapers  1830  route
Ontario (Steamboat), U19062, 1 Jun 1848 
TextNewspapers  1848  new vessel
Ontario (Steamboat), 1 Jul 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  revenue seizure
Ontario (Steamboat), 7 May 1873 
TextNewspapers  1873  lengthened

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