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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 ...
  • "Not Very Much Celebrated:" The Evolution and Nature of the Provincial Marine, 1755-1813
    Malcomson, Robert, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 2001, 25-37     After applauding land successes at Detroit and Queenston, Strachan condemned the inability of the Provincial Marine to operate as an effective naval force, an opinion shared by Sir George Prevost and other key British officers. The opinion of at least one individual on the quarterdeck of the Provincial Marine was ...
    Malcomson, Robert, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 2001, 25-37   After applauding land successes at Detroit and Queenston, Strachan condemned the inability ...
  • "Nothing more uncomfortable than our flat-bottomed boats:" Batteaux in the British Service during the War of 1812
    Malcomson, Robert, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2003, 17-28     From the early days of European expansion into the Great Lakes region, the batteau was an essential part of the transportation system. This flat-bottomed boat was a common sight on the lakes and rivers of the wilderness, yet little has been written about it. This article investigates the batteau's development, ...
    Malcomson, Robert, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2003, 17-28   From the early days of European expansion into the Great Lakes region, ...
  • CONISCLIFFE HALL on Lake Ontario near the False Duck Islands
        CONISCLIFFE HALL, en route to Port Colborne for conversion to a drillrig, is seen on Lake Ontario near the False Duck Islands, October 15, 1973.
      CONISCLIFFE HALL, en route to Port Colborne for conversion to a drillrig, ...
  • Northumberland
        Photograph of NORTHUMBERLAND on the Lakes.
      Photograph of NORTHUMBERLAND on the Lakes.
  • T.J. Waffle (1914)
        Official No.: 130767; 105x23x8 Owned by T.J. & W.J. Waffle, Smiths Falls 1915; to A. Foster, Smiths Falls 1916; J. Swift & Co., Kingston 1919. Engine 12x14 from "Edmond". Steam barge (coal). Sank 22/09/19 en route Fairhaven, N.Y.-Kingston, 8 killed. ; Final Location: Lake Ontario, Foundered
      Official No.: 130767; 105x23x8 Owned by T.J. & W.J. Waffle, Smiths Falls ...
  • Maplegulf (1889)
        Other Names: Pawnee; Official No.: 141752; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1919) as Pawnee 175x32x13 Owned by T. R. Enderby, Montreal. Engine 22-44x40 (maker unknown). Broke back in gale 15/11/20 Lake Ontario, abandoned. ; Final Location: Lake Ontario, Wrecked
      Other Names: Pawnee; Official No.: 141752; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1919) as Pawnee ...
  • Adiramled (1866)
        Official No.: 130922; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1912) 198x27x11 Owned by Lachine Transportation & Coal Co. Built by Quayle & Martin, Cleveland 1866. Engine by Cuyahoga Steam Boiler Works. Coal trade. Sank near Stony Island, Lake Ontario: "unseaworthy and overloaded with deck cargo". ; Final Location: Lake Ontario, Foundered
      Official No.: 130922; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1912) 198x27x11 Owned by Lachine Transportation ...
  • Admiral D.D. Porter (1864)
        Official No.: 74376; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1877) Later Registration: U.S.A. (1889) First Rebuild: Official Number: 74376 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 111 x 21 -- 141 tons Rebuilt: Quebec, Quebec, Canada in 1878 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Rebuilt: Kingston, Ontario, Canada 111x21x10 Owned by H. Jewell, Port Robinson Ont. 1877; W. Tait, ...
      Official No.: 74376; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1877) Later Registration: U.S.A. (1889) First ...
  • City of New York (1863)
        Official No.: 116393; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1904) 136x27x12 Owned by G. Wilkinson, Sarnia; to J. Glass, Sarnia 1906; G. Plunkett et al., Cobourg 1907; J. Richardson & Sons, Kingston 1910; to Lakeshore Sand & Gravel Co., Toronto 1911; to F. H. Randall, Kingston 1921. Built by S. Presley, Cleveland Ohio ...
      Official No.: 116393; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1904) 136x27x12 Owned by G. Wilkinson, ...
  • Frank C. Barnes (1869)
        Official No.: 116386; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1906) 66x16x8 Owned by Thunder Bay Contracting Co. (J. Whalen), Port Arthur; to Canada Towing & Wrecking Co., to Canada Steamship Lines 1915. Built by Thorsen & Co., Manistee Mich. 1869. Engine 18x18 (maker unknown). Lost without trace 02/11/15 Lake Ontario, 6 killed. ; ...
      Official No.: 116386; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1906) 66x16x8 Owned by Thunder Bay ...
  • James H. Shrigley (1881)
        Official No.: 134512; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1915) 171x31x12 Owned by W.C. Thompson, Port Arthur 1915; C.A. Barnard, Montreal 1921. Built by Milwaukee Dockyard Co. 1881. Engine 19-40x30 from Philadelphia. Sank 18/08/20 Lake Ontario. ; Final Location: Lake Ontario, Foundered
      Official No.: 134512; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1915) 171x31x12 Owned by W.C. Thompson, ...
  • John Hickler (1876)
        Official No.: 74225; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1876) 55x15x5 Owned by W. McRae, Montreal. Built by J. LeRoch, Buffalo N.Y. 1876. Engine 14x16 by Sutton Bros., Buffalo. Tug. Sank in storm 17/11/79 Lake Ontario. ; Final Location: Lake Ontario, Foundered
      Official No.: 74225; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1876) 55x15x5 Owned by W. McRae, ...
  • The CHICORA on Lake Ontario
        Strohmeyer & Wyman Publishers, New York, NY; Sold only by Underwood & Underwood New York, London, Toronto Canada, Ottawa, Kansas
      Strohmeyer & Wyman Publishers, New York, NY; Sold only by Underwood & ...
  • The CHICORA on Lake Ontario
        A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River by Barlow Cumberland ...
      A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River by Barlow ...
  • Niagara Navigation Coy.'s Steamer "Chicora"
        "Niagara Navigation Coy.'s Steamer "Chicora" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto; Printed in Great Britain" PostMarked "Toronto, Ont., 1:30 PM, 24 Jul 1908"
      "Niagara Navigation Coy.'s Steamer "Chicora" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., ...
  • Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamers, Lewiston to Toronto
        "Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamers, Lewiston to Toronto" Reverse: "22722" Postmarked: "Attica, NY, 27 Feb 1913, 5 PM"
      "Niagara Navigation Co.'s Steamers, Lewiston to Toronto" Reverse: "22722" Postmarked: "Attica, NY, ...
  • Steamer Chicora
        Steamer Chicora
      Steamer Chicora
  • R. and O. Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Kingston"
        Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great Britain"
      Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great ...
  • R. and O. Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Toronto"
        "R. and O. Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Toronto"; "100634" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Montreal and Toronto, Printed in Great Britain"; "Souvenir Post Card"
      "R. and O. Navigation Co.'s Steamer "Toronto"; "100634" Reverse: "The Valentine & ...
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