The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 14 May 1851
        passage...
      passage...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 12 Nov 1852
        salvage contract...
      salvage contract...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 13 May 1853
        court decision...
      court decision...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 24 Aug 1853
        salvage attempt...
      salvage attempt...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 14 Jun 1853
        preparing to salvage...
      preparing to salvage...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 27 Sep 1854
        salvage attempt...
      salvage attempt...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 30 Jun 1856
        salvage of the safe...
      salvage of the safe...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 27 Aug 1852
        divers to investigate...
      divers to investigate...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 19 Sep 1851
        drydocked...
      drydocked...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), 20 Mar 1852
        Ward's steamers, list...
      Ward's steamers, list...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), sunk by collision, 20 Aug 1852
        Reason: sunk by collision
    Lives: 200
    Hull damage: $75,000
    Cargo: $75,000
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
      Reason: sunk by collision
    Lives: 200
    Hull damage: $75,000
    Cargo: $75,000
    Remarks: ...
  • Atlantic (Steamboat), aground, 14 Apr 1850
        Reason: aground
    ...
      Reason: aground
    ...
  • Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 114     Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids JVC del Vanduzee
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 114   Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids JVC del Vanduzee
  • Collision of the Atlantic and Ogdensburg.
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 20 Aug 1852, 148-50     Collision of the Atlantic and Ogdensburg.

    At an early hour before daylight, on the 20th day of August, 1852, the steamboat Atlantic ran afoul of the propeller Ogdensburg, about six miles above Long Point, on Lake Erie. The morning was very foggy and the darkness was extreme, and ...

    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 20 Aug 1852, 148-50   Collision of the Atlantic and Ogdensburg.

    At an early hour before daylight, ...

  • Destruction of Steamer Atlantic
        The scene which is represented by our artist below, was a most heart-rending catastrophe. At the time of the collision a dense fog was prevailing. The passengers were all in bed, and the Atlantic was in charge of the first mate. Immediately following the collision the utmost confusion prevailed ...
      The scene which is represented by our artist below, was a most ...
  • Survey of a portion of the Galoppe Rapids
        Map 1 from "Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence; and a Proposed Canal Connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain"
      Map 1 from "Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the ...
  • Survey of a portion of the North Channel of the Long Sault.
        Division Map No. 2 Survey of a portion of the North Channel of the Long Sault Rapids
      Division Map No. 2 Survey of a portion of the North Channel ...
  • Division 3. From Lake St. Francis to Point au Diable comprising the Coteau Rapids
        Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis made under the Instructions of the Commissioners of Public Works by Messrs Maillefert and Raasloff, Submarine Engrs in 1854. Division 3. From Lake St. Francis to Point au Diable comprising the Coteau Rapids G. Matthews ...
      Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and ...
  • Division 4. Survey of a portion of the River St. Lawrence between Pointe au Diable and Pointe au Moulin, including the Cedar Rapids.
        Notes Soundings are marked in tenths of feet and been reduced to ordinary summer low water as determined by the Bench Mark on Pig Island, Coteau Rapids, first established by Mr. James Stewart Soundings were taken with poles of different lengths, a cross over the figure (as 17) signifies that ...
      Notes Soundings are marked in tenths of feet and been reduced to ...
  • Division 5. From Pointe au Moulin to Lake St. Louis, comprising the Split Rock & Cascades Rapids.
        Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and Lake St. Louis made under the Instructions of the Commissioners of Public Works by Messrs Maillefert and Raasloff, Submarine Engrs in 1853. Division 5.From Pointe an Moulin to Lake St. Louis, comprising the Split Rock & Cascades Rapids. ...
      Survey of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence between Prescott and ...
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