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  • Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana
    Image       "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
    Image     "Burning of the Lake Erie Steamer Northern Indiana"
  • Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857
    Image       "Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857"
    Image     "Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857"
  • The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel
    Image       "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
    Image     "The rescue of two ladies and a gentleman from the wreck of the wheel"
  • McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers
    Image       "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
    Image     "McDonagh jumping into the water with the life-preservers"
  • Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap
    Image       "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
    Image     "Pushing the women overboard who were too much terrified to make the leap"
  • Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay
    Image       "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
    Image     "Propeller Republic towing the wreck into Pigeon Bay"
  • Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
    Image       Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
    Image     Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
  • John Furlong on his cabin door
    Image       "John Furlong, finding his cabin door will not support two, is compelled to relinquish it to Gough, who was afterwards lost"
    Image     "John Furlong, finding his cabin door will not support two, is compelled to relinquish it to Gough, who was afterwards lost"
  • Descending the famous Long Sault Rapids on the St. Lawrence River, Canada.
    Image       "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 ...
    Image     "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 ...
  • Steamer Descending the Coteau du Lac Rapids
    Image  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
    Image  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
  • Wreck of the Steamer LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids
    Image       Reverse: "No 84858 Wreck of the Steamber L. Renaud in the Lachine Rapids, near Montreal, May 12, 1873"
    Image     Reverse: "No 84858 Wreck of the Steamber L. Renaud in the Lachine Rapids, near Montreal, May 12, 1873"
  • The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN
    Image       "The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN from a photograph by Alschuler"
    Image     "The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN from a photograph by Alschuler"
  • Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives
    Image       "Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives in the surf to rescue the drowning people"
    Image     "Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives in the surf to rescue the drowning people"
  • Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft
    Image       "Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, Boys, look out for breakers ahead!"
    Image     "Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, Boys, look out for breakers ahead!"
  • The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN
    Image       "The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN -- From a photograph by S. Alschuler, Chicago."
    Image     "The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN -- From a photograph by S. Alschuler, Chicago."
  • The GREEN HILL PARK disaster
    WebsiteText  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 ...
    WebsiteText  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 ...
  • The Pilot of La Salle’s Griffon
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Shipwrecks, Collisions and Accidents in St. Lawrence/Great Lakes Waterway, 1848-1900
    Text  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. ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Passport
    Image       Photograph of the PASSPORT downbound in the Lachine Rapids.
    Image     Photograph of the PASSPORT downbound in the Lachine Rapids.
  • Algerian
    Image       Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
    Image     Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
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