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  • 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 ...
  • Saronic
        Photograph of SARONIC on Lake Huron
      Photograph of SARONIC on Lake Huron
  • Sailing Directions for Lake Huron and St. Clair and Detroit Rivers
  • Regina (1907)
        Official No.: 124231; Previous Registration: British (1912) 250x42x21 Owned by Canadian Lake Transportation Co. 1912; to Canadian Interlake Line 1913. Built by A. McMillan & Son, Dumbarton Scotland and launched 03/09/07. Engine 17-28-46x33 by Muir & Houston, Glasgow. Sank in "great gales" 09/11/13 Lake Huron, 20 killed. ; Final Location: ...
      Official No.: 124231; Previous Registration: British (1912) 250x42x21 Owned by Canadian Lake ...
  • Thousand Islander (1912)
        Official No.: 141756; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1920) 166x32x8 Owned by Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. 1912; Canada Steamship Lines 1914 (as American vessel); Northern Navigation Co. 1921; to Georgian Bay Tourist Co. 1928. Built by Toledo Shipbuilding Co. 1912. Engines (2) 15-30x20 by builder. Ordered by Thousand Islands Steamboat Co., ...
      Official No.: 141756; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1920) 166x32x8 Owned by Richelieu & ...
  • Verbena May (1888)
        Official No.: 94913; 38x12x5 Owned by R. Gawley, Mar (Bruce Peninsula) Ont. Built by J. Trimble, Saugeen Ont. 1888. Wrecked 1896 east shore Lake Huron.; Final Location: Lake Huron, Wrecked
      Official No.: 94913; 38x12x5 Owned by R. Gawley, Mar (Bruce Peninsula) Ont. ...
  • Wexford (1883)
        Official No.: 87342; 250x40x16 Owned by Western Navigation Co. Built by Wm. Doxford & Son, Sunderland England. Lost in "great gales" 09/11/13 Lake Huron near Sarnia, 20 killed. ; Final Location: Lake Huron, Foundered
      Official No.: 87342; 250x40x16 Owned by Western Navigation Co. Built by Wm. ...
  • Kitty Haight (1874)
        Official No.: 72956; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1874) 65x17x8 Owned by S. Hopkins, St. Catharines 1875, 1881; to J. K. Fisken, Toronto 1882; Sarnia Towing & Transportation Co. 1895. Built by E. Haight, Buffalo, N.Y. and launched 26/08/74. Engine 20x22 by Farrar & Trefts, Buffalo. Tug. ; Final Location: Lake Huron, ...
      Official No.: 72956; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1874) 65x17x8 Owned by S. Hopkins, ...
  • Manistique (1882)
        Official No.: 96860; Previous Registration: U.S.A. First Rebuild: Official Number: 96860 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 158 x 31 -- 548 tons 151x31x13 Owned by Sarnia Bay Towage & Salvage Co. 1907; Reid Towing & Wrecking Co., Sarnia 1928; to Sincennes-McNaughton 1929. Built by Linn & Craig, Gibraltar Mich. 1882. Engine 21-37x36 ...
      Official No.: 96860; Previous Registration: U.S.A. First Rebuild: Official Number: 96860 Propulsion: ...
  • Modoc (1869)
        Other Names: Velocipede; Official No.: 61166; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1873) as Velocipede 50x14x8 Owned by G. Campbell, Windsor. Built by Beverley Bros., Toledo Ohio 1869. Engine 14x16 (maker unknown). Lumber tug. ; Final Location: Lake Huron, Wrecked
      Other Names: Velocipede; Official No.: 61166; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1873) as Velocipede ...
  • Mohawk (1843)
        First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: Kingston, Ontario, Canada in 1846 99x20x10 Owned by Royal Navy; to Parks & Co., Amherstburg 1852; Lake Huron Transit Co. 1856. Built by T. Chilvers, Kingston and launched 21/02/43 by cutting away the ice. Lengthened to 130x20x10 by Kingston Marine Railway 1846. Had "Baird's patent ...
      First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: Kingston, Ontario, Canada in 1846 99x20x10 Owned ...
  • Tug PROTECTOR departing Kincardine Harbour.
        The tug PROTECTOR is seen departing the port of Kincardine.
      The tug PROTECTOR is seen departing the port of Kincardine.
  • Blanch Shelby (1874)
        Official No.: 71225; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1877) 42x9x4 Owned by J. Goodall 1874. Built by J. Day, Buffalo, New York. 1874. Engine 8x8 (maker unknown). Fish tug. ; Final Location: Lake Huron, Wrecked
      Official No.: 71225; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1877) 42x9x4 Owned by J. Goodall ...
  • Coral (1871)
        86x21x7 Owned by R. Daly, Wallaceburg Ont. 1877; W. Stokes, Newbury Ont. 1886. Built by Wm. Taylor, Wallaceburg 1871. (1874 List of Shipping says built Dresden Ont.) Steam Barge. Sank 1887 Lake Huron. ; Final Location: Lake Huron, Foundered
      86x21x7 Owned by R. Daly, Wallaceburg Ont. 1877; W. Stokes, Newbury Ont. ...
  • Glenorchy (1902)
        Other Names: A.E. Stewart; Official No.: 138213; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1918) as A.E. Stewart 380x50x24 Owned by Great Lakes Transportation Co., (James Playfair) Midland, 1918-1924. Built by F. W. Wheeler, West Bay City Michigan 1902. Engine 20-33-45x42 (maker unknown). Sunk in collision with "Leonard B. Miller" 29/10/24 Harbor Beach, Mich. ...
      Other Names: A.E. Stewart; Official No.: 138213; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1918) as ...
  • James Carruthers (1913)
        Official No.: 131090; 529x58x27 Owned by St. Lawrence & Chicago Steam Navigation Co. Built by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co. 1913. Engine 24-40-66x42 by builders. Lost in "great gales" 09/11/13 Lake Huron, 25 killed. Wreckage washed ashore at Goderich. ; Final Location: Lake Huron, Foundered
      Official No.: 131090; 529x58x27 Owned by St. Lawrence & Chicago Steam Navigation ...
  • Steamer NORTHWEST
        "Steamer NORTHWEST"
      "Steamer NORTHWEST"
  • On the Great Lakes
        "6398. On the Great Lakes" "Copyright, 1903, by Detroit Photographic Co."
      "6398. On the Great Lakes" "Copyright, 1903, by Detroit Photographic Co."
  • Passenger Steamer North West
        Photograph of Northern Steamship Company steamboat NORTH WEST
      Photograph of Northern Steamship Company steamboat NORTH WEST
  • Gratiot Light, Ste. Clair River
        "5642. Gratiot Lilght, Ste. Claire River." Reverse: "'Phostint' Card Made only by Detroit Publishing Co."
      "5642. Gratiot Lilght, Ste. Claire River." Reverse: "'Phostint' Card Made only by ...
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