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  • Illinois (Propeller), struck snag, 1 Sep 1865
    TextNewspaper       Reason: struck snag
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: struck snag
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
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  • Thames (1872)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Official Number: 94681 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 82 x 15 -- 76 tons Rebuilt: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada in 1888 61x16x5 Owned by J. O'Leary, Lambton Ont. 1877; J. W. Booth, Sombra Ont. 1886; W. Milne, Nottawasaga Ont. 1895, 1901. Engine 10x12 by Dalgarno, Chatham Ont. Steam barge. Badly damaged ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Official Number: 94681 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 82 x 15 -- 76 tons Rebuilt: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada in 1888 61x16x5 Owned by J. O'Leary, Lambton Ont. 1877; J. W. ...
  • Steamer Swan, Inspector's Certificate, 22 April 1858
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  • Armenia (1873)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Official Number: 74388 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 136 x 26 -- 613 tons Rebuilt: in 1878 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Rebuilt: Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada Third Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Fourth Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw 136x23x14 Owned by J. Malcolmson, Hamilton 1877 (operated in name of Montreal & Acadia Steamship Line ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Official Number: 74388 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 136 x 26 -- 613 tons Rebuilt: in 1878 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Rebuilt: Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada Third Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw ...
  • W. S. Ireland (Propeller), C85709, sunk, 8 Jul 1886
    TextNewspaper       Reason: sunk
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Raised
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: sunk
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Raised
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  • Frontier (Propeller), sunk, 1 Jun 1916
    TextNewspaper       Reason: sunk
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Raised ?
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: sunk
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Raised ?
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  • Brothers (1839)
    Ship       Dimensions unknown. Built by McGregor, Chatham Ont. and launched spring 1839. Used Chatham-Amherstburg at first, then towboat; occasionally Windsor ferry. Not the best steamboat: "We saw her forcing her way through the "subtle element" and from the moderate rate of speed exhibited we calculated that her engine is not of ...
    Ship     Dimensions unknown. Built by McGregor, Chatham Ont. and launched spring 1839. Used Chatham-Amherstburg at first, then towboat; occasionally Windsor ferry. Not the best steamboat: "We saw her forcing her way ...
  • Himalaya (1854)
    Ship       Dimensions unknown. Owned by Thomas & McKellar; W. Allan, Amherstburg 1864. Built by A. Coutts, Chatham. Used Chatham-Detroit. "Small river steamer" (1854) "The little "Himalaya" too, which has been once more righted, has turned out a decided paying concern…. Her motto should be "right side up with care", but it ...
    Ship     Dimensions unknown. Owned by Thomas & McKellar; W. Allan, Amherstburg 1864. Built by A. Coutts, Chatham. Used Chatham-Detroit. "Small river steamer" (1854) "The little "Himalaya" too, which has been once ...
  • Amity (1856)
    Ship       102x26x7 Owned by G. Thomas & A. McKellar 1856; Messrs. Eberts, Chatham 1860, 1864. Built by A. Coutts, Chatham and launched 12/07/56. Re-engined 1863 (details lacking). Used Montreal-Chatham. Wrecked Long Point, Lake Erie 09/10/64. ; Final Location: Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada, Wrecked
    Ship     102x26x7 Owned by G. Thomas & A. McKellar 1856; Messrs. Eberts, Chatham 1860, 1864. Built by A. Coutts, Chatham and launched 12/07/56. Re-engined 1863 (details lacking). Used Montreal-Chatham. Wrecked Long ...
  • R.W. Standley (1872)
    Ship       136x24x12 Owned by Wiley & Young. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. "Unusually high between decks". Destroyed by fire 08/10/75 Hamilton. Hull salvaged, probably rebuilt as "St. Magnus". ; Final Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
    Ship     136x24x12 Owned by Wiley & Young. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. "Unusually high between decks". Destroyed by fire 08/10/75 Hamilton. Hull salvaged, probably rebuilt as "St. Magnus". ; Final Location: Hamilton, Ontario, ...
  • Halley's Comet (1906)
    Ship       Other Names: Sand Bird (1914); Official No.: 112194; First Rebuild: Official Number: 112194 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 72 x 21 -- 64 tons Rebuilt: Chatham, Ontario, Canada in 1918 68x16x4 Owned by H. E. Crow, Chatham Ont. 1906, 1917; to W. A. Hadley, Chatham 1918. Built by H. Crow, Chatham 1906. ...
    Ship     Other Names: Sand Bird (1914); Official No.: 112194; First Rebuild: Official Number: 112194 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 72 x 21 -- 64 tons Rebuilt: Chatham, Ontario, Canada in 1918 68x16x4 Owned ...
  • James B. Harper (1874)
    Ship       Other Names: Jennie G. Harper (1875); Official No.: 71102; 48x9x5 Owned by A. S. Allan, Chatham Ont. 1874; A. Pilgrim, Meaford 1901; J. Pilgrim, Meaford 1910. Engine 8x10 by Dalgarno Parkinson & Co., Chatham.
    Ship     Other Names: Jennie G. Harper (1875); Official No.: 71102; 48x9x5 Owned by A. S. Allan, Chatham Ont. 1874; A. Pilgrim, Meaford 1901; J. Pilgrim, Meaford 1910. Engine 8x10 by Dalgarno ...
  • George Campbell (1868)
    Ship       Other Names: Wenonah (1869); George Campbell; Dimensions unknown. Owned by "Messrs. Northwood", Chatham; to G. H. Wyatt, Toronto. Tug. Wyatt was broker, vessel likely resold.
    Ship     Other Names: Wenonah (1869); George Campbell; Dimensions unknown. Owned by "Messrs. Northwood", Chatham; to G. H. Wyatt, Toronto. Tug. Wyatt was broker, vessel likely resold.
  • Quail (1868)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 77 x 14 -- -34 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1871 53x13x3 Owned by "Mr. Hunt", Thornbury Ont. 1868; to W. H. Morden, Sophiasburg Ont. 1870, 1873. Used on Bay of Quinte, Georgian Bay after 1868. Destroyed by fire in winter quarters 18/03/73 "Northport", ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 77 x 14 -- -34 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1871 53x13x3 Owned by "Mr. Hunt", Thornbury Ont. 1868; to W. H. Morden, Sophiasburg ...
  • Ella Taylor (1883)
    Ship       Official No.: 78038; 60x14x6 Owned by J. H. Taylor, Chatham Ont.; G. Ross, Port Robinson Ont. 1909; R. Leeson, Merritton Ont. 1911. Built by A. M. Millard, Chatham Ont. and launched 07/04/83. Engine 16½x16 by D. Bell, Buffalo, N.Y. (made 1864), to "J. D. Schofield". Tug. Sunk in Welland River ...
    Ship     Official No.: 78038; 60x14x6 Owned by J. H. Taylor, Chatham Ont.; G. Ross, Port Robinson Ont. 1909; R. Leeson, Merritton Ont. 1911. Built by A. M. Millard, Chatham Ont. and ...
  • Dominion (1890)
    Ship       Official No.: 90526; 95x24x5 Owned by D. Flook, Chatham Ont. Engine 12x12 by Dalgarno, Parkinson & Co., Chatham. ; Final Location: Chatham, Ontario, Canada, Wrecked By Ice
    Ship     Official No.: 90526; 95x24x5 Owned by D. Flook, Chatham Ont. Engine 12x12 by Dalgarno, Parkinson & Co., Chatham. ; Final Location: Chatham, Ontario, Canada, Wrecked By Ice
  • City of Chatham (1872)
    Ship       Other Names: Zealand (1875); First Rebuild: Official Number: 71152 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 132 x 24 -- 651 tons Rebuilt: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1875 136x26x12. Owned by J. McKay, Hamilton 1872; Tait & Co, Bowmanville Ont. 1873; A. M. Robertson, Hamilton 1880. Built by Hyslop & Ronald, Chatham and launched ...
    Ship     Other Names: Zealand (1875); First Rebuild: Official Number: 71152 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 132 x 24 -- 651 tons Rebuilt: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1875 136x26x12. Owned by J. McKay, Hamilton ...
  • City of Montreal (1871)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 138 x 26 -- 297 tons Rebuilt: Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada in 1884 138x26x12 Owned by J. MacKay, Hamilton 1871; Milloy & Leach, Toronto 1877; to J. H. G. Hagarty, Toronto 1880, to T. Marks, Port Arthur 1884. Built by Hyslop & Ronald, Chatham and ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 138 x 26 -- 297 tons Rebuilt: Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada in 1884 138x26x12 Owned by J. MacKay, Hamilton 1871; Milloy & Leach, Toronto 1877; ...
  • A.N. Pike (1874)
    Ship       Official No.: 71103; 72x15x4. "Small steam scow". Owned by A.N.Pike, Chatham Ont. Launched 20/06/74. Newspaper states "rebuilt from old "Hunter""; significance of this unknown. Engine 10x12 by R.Parkinson, Chatham. Destroyed by fire 03/01/79 Lake St. Clair.; Final Location: Lake St. Clair, Burnt
    Ship     Official No.: 71103; 72x15x4. "Small steam scow". Owned by A.N.Pike, Chatham Ont. Launched 20/06/74. Newspaper states "rebuilt from old "Hunter""; significance of this unknown. Engine 10x12 by R.Parkinson, Chatham. Destroyed ...
  • Bella Taylor (1868)
    Ship       61x12x7 Owned by R. Powers, Barrie Ont. Georgian Bay tug.
    Ship     61x12x7 Owned by R. Powers, Barrie Ont. Georgian Bay tug.
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