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  • Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana
        "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
      "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
  • Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857
        "Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857"
      "Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May ...
  • Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
        Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
      Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
  • John Furlong on his cabin door
        "John Furlong, finding his cabin door will not support two, is compelled to relinquish it to Gough, who was afterwards lost"
      "John Furlong, finding his cabin door will not support two, is compelled ...
  • The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel
        "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
      "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of ...
  • McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers
        "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
      "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
  • Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap
        "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
      "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the ...
  • Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay
        "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
      "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
  • Descending the famous Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, Canada.
        "9441 Descending the famous Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, Canada. Copyright 1906 by H. C. White Co." "H. C. White Col., Chicago, New York, London Gen'l Office and Works, North Bennington Vt., U.S.A." "The 'Perfec' Stereograph, (Trade Mark) Edition de Luxe, Patented April 14, 1903." Reverse: "Descending ...
      "9441 Descending the famous Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, ...
  • 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
  • The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN
        "The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN from a photograph by Alschuler"
      "The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN from a ...
  • Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives
        "Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives in the surf to rescue the drowning people"
      "Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives in the surf ...
  • Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft
        "Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, Boys, look out for breakers ahead!"
      "Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, ...
  • The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN
        "The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN -- From a photograph by S. Alschuler, Chicago."
      "The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the ...
  • Line Development and the Passenger Steamboat Trade on Lake Ontario and the Upper St Lawrence River, 1829-1875
    Lewis, Walter, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Summer 2019, 1-24     ...
    Lewis, Walter, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Summer 2019, 1-24   ...
  • Shipwrecks, Collisions and Accidents in St. Lawrence/Great Lakes Waterway, 1848-1900
    Camu, Pierre, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1996, 43-66     There is quite a literature about shipwrecks at sea or in the confined waters of gulfs, deltas or rivers. Indeed, wrecks have long exerted a fascination because of their spectacular results, often involving losses of vessels and lives and leaving as mute testimony smashed ships, floating debris or empty lifeboats. ...
    Camu, Pierre, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1996, 43-66   There is quite a literature about shipwrecks at sea or in the ...
  • The GREEN HILL PARK disaster
    Stanton, John, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 1991     Early in 1945 explosions and fire ravaged the S.S. Green Hill Park in Vancouver harbour, killing two seamen and six longshoremen instantly.1 Ironically, this ship of death had been named after a peaceful picnic ground at Alma, a village in central Nova Scotia. As a result of the disaster, the ...
    Stanton, John, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 1991   Early in 1945 explosions and fire ravaged the S.S. Green Hill Park ...
  • The Pilot of La Salle’s Griffon
    Calnan, Joe, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jul 2013, 213-238     The French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle (1643-1687) had a small rigged sailing coaster built in 1679 to travel between the Niagara River and Lake Michigan. La Salle hired a qualified and experienced pilot to conduct the vessel on these waters, but within nine months of starting on the ...
    Calnan, Joe, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jul 2013, 213-238   The French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle (1643-1687) had a small ...
  • Passport
        Photograph of the PASSPORT downbound in the Lachine Rapids.
      Photograph of the PASSPORT downbound in the Lachine Rapids.
  • Algerian
        Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
      Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the ...
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