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  • “A Revolution in Travelling”: The Steamboat Letters of the Torrance family, 1831-1848
    Text  Fisher, Rob, 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 ...
    Text  Fisher, Rob, 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 ...
  • Accident to Algerian
    TextNewspaper  Down The Lane, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 14 Aug 1939     [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from an 1894 copy of The Cornwall Freeholder] Accident To Algerian -- A rumor spread through Cornwall that the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company's steamer had struck a rock in the Longue Sault Rapids and was in a sinking condition led ...
    TextNewspaper  Down The Lane, The Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall, ON), 14 Aug 1939   [Excerpt from Down the Lane column by George Wilson from an 1894 copy of The Cornwall Freeholder] Accident To Algerian -- A rumor spread through Cornwall that the Richelieu & ...
  • 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
    WebsiteImageText       Report on studies of possible canals between the Saint Lawrence and Richelieu Rivers and of the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River between Prescott and Montreal produced for the Department of Public Works in 1856, from fieldwork done between 1853 and 1856.
    WebsiteImageText     Report on studies of possible canals between the Saint Lawrence and Richelieu Rivers and of the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River between Prescott and Montreal produced for the Department ...
  • American Steam Vessels
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  • The Lodor Proposal
    Text  Walter Lewis, FreshWater, 1990, 17-19     ...
    Text  Walter Lewis, FreshWater, 1990, 17-19   ...
  • Steam Boat Navigation
    Text       Grain Elevator. Ogdensburgh, R. R. Miss L. J. Woolworth A. L. Hoffman & Co. Albany
    Text     Grain Elevator. Ogdensburgh, R. R. Miss L. J. Woolworth A. L. Hoffman & Co. Albany
  • , capsized, 1 Jun 1858
    TextNewspaper       Reason: capsized
    Lives: 5
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    Lives: 5
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  • , capsized, 1 Aug 1858
    TextNewspaper       Reason: capsized
    Lives: 1
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  • Rail Roads and Steam Boat
    NewspaperText  Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2    

    Rail Roads and Steam Boats.--It is in contemplation by the Sandusky Railroad Company, to build a fast boat to run on their line between Sandusky and Buffalo, exclusively for passengers, and to run through by day-light.

    The Boston Company, ...

    NewspaperText  Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2  

    Rail Roads and Steam Boats.--It is in contemplation by the Sandusky Railroad Company, to build a fast boat to run on their line between Sandusky and Buffalo, exclusively for passengers, ...

  • The Steam Boat Ontario
    TextNewspaper  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 ...

    TextNewspaper  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 ...

  • Admiral (Steamboat), 105541, 1875
    TextNewspaper       ex S.P. CHASE...
    TextNewspaper     ex S.P. CHASE...
  • Search (Steamboat), U75987, 1845
    TextNewspaper       ex ABERT, SURVEYOR, JULIA,...
    TextNewspaper     ex ABERT, SURVEYOR, JULIA,...
  • Algoma (Steamboat), C46235, 1863
    TextNewspaper       ex CITY OF TORONTO, RACINE...
    TextNewspaper     ex CITY OF TORONTO, RACINE...
  • Coaster (Steamboat), U4353, 1860
    TextNewspaper       ex COMET,...
    TextNewspaper     ex COMET,...
  • Transit (Steamboat), 1835
    TextNewspaper       ex CONSTITUTION...
    TextNewspaper     ex CONSTITUTION...
  • Champlain (Steamboat), 1838
    TextNewspaper       ex ADELAIDE, ECLIPSE...
    TextNewspaper     ex ADELAIDE, ECLIPSE...
  • Ella Ross (Steamboat), C77589, 1887
    TextNewspaper       ex GIPSEY...
    TextNewspaper     ex GIPSEY...
  • Colonial (Steamboat), U157173, 1906
    TextNewspaper       ex DARIUS COLE, HURON...
    TextNewspaper     ex DARIUS COLE, HURON...
  • Bruce (Steamboat), 1862
    TextNewspaper       ex ISLANDER...
    TextNewspaper     ex ISLANDER...
  • State of Ohio (Steamboat), U125808, 1894
    TextNewspaper       ex CITY OF CLEVELAND, CITY OF ALPENA...
    TextNewspaper     ex CITY OF CLEVELAND, CITY OF ALPENA...
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