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  • Cornwall towing on the Rock Ferry
        Photograph of CORNWALL assisting the steamer ROCK FERRY aground at Main Duck Island
      Photograph of CORNWALL assisting the steamer ROCK FERRY aground at Main Duck ...
  • Cabot being lightened by Cornwall and Harriet D.
        Photograph of the CABOTIA aground at Main Duck Island. The Donnelly Salvage Company steamboat CORNWALL and the lighter HARRIET D. are removing cargo.
      Photograph of the CABOTIA aground at Main Duck Island. The Donnelly Salvage ...
  • Moira (1855)
        Approx.123x25x8 Owned by B. Flint, Belleville. Built by A. L. Hossleton, Belleville and launched 01/05/55. Oscillating. engine by Sheppard, Buffalo N.Y. Carried 40 cabin passengers. Used on Lake Ontario. Wrecked in snowstorm 21/11/55 Amherst Island, refloated. Sank 08/10/62 Main Ducks, Lake Ontario. ; Final Location: Main Ducks, Lake Ontario, Foundered
      Approx.123x25x8 Owned by B. Flint, Belleville. Built by A. L. Hossleton, Belleville ...
  • C. Hickox (1873)
        Official No.: 103817; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1906) 131x25x9 Owned by Mrs. A. Smith, Belleville Ont. 1906. Burnt and beached 02/12/06 Main Duck Island, Lake Ontario. ; Final Location: Main Duck Island, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
      Official No.: 103817; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1906) 131x25x9 Owned by Mrs. A. ...
  • Cabotia (1880)
        Other Names: Hiawatha; Official No.: 133825; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1913) as Hiawatha 244x36x20 Owned by Cabotia Steamship Co. 1913; to George Hall Coal & Transportation Co. 1917; Donnelly Salvage & Wrecking Co. 1920 (not used). Built by Linn & Craig, Gibraltar, Michigan 1880. Engine 25-50x46 by Frontier Iron Works, Detroit. ...
      Other Names: Hiawatha; Official No.: 133825; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1913) as Hiawatha ...
  • Eleanor (1866)
        47x10x7 Owned by J. Chaffey, Bedford Mills, Ont.; J. Swift, Kingston 1881, 1886. Built by J. Chaffey, Bedford Mills 1866. Rideau Canal Tug. Frozen in by early winter 13/11/83 Brewers Mills Ont. Sank 05/90 Main Ducks (off Kingston). ; Final Location: Main Ducks, Lake Ontario, Foundered
      47x10x7 Owned by J. Chaffey, Bedford Mills, Ont.; J. Swift, Kingston 1881, ...
  • Frontenac (1901)
        Official No.: 111767; 89x22x8 Owned by Calvin Company, Kingston; to Donnelly Salvage & Wrecking Co. 1916; to Sincennes-McNaughton 1929. Built by Calvin, Garden Island Ont. Engine 10-20½x15 (builder uncertain). Towboat. Sank 05/12/29 near Main Duck Island, Lake Ontario. ; Final Location: Main Ducks, Lake Ontario, Ontario, Canada, Foundered
      Official No.: 111767; 89x22x8 Owned by Calvin Company, Kingston; to Donnelly Salvage ...
  • John Randall (1905)
        Official No.: 117121; First Rebuild: Official Number: 117121 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 104 x 23 -- 133 tons Rebuilt: in 1907 104x23x8 Owned by J. Randall, Seeleys Bay Ont.; H. F. Randall, Seeleys Bay 1917. Steam barge, mostly for railway coal to Smiths Falls. Wrecked 16/11/20 Main Duck Island, Lake Ontario. ...
      Official No.: 117121; First Rebuild: Official Number: 117121 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 104 ...
  • King Ben (1895)
        Other Names: Navajo (1904); Official No.: 100660; First Rebuild: Official Number: 100660 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 109 x 22 -- 145 tons Rebuilt: Kingston, Ontario, Canada in 1896 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw 111x22x9 Owned by I. B. Folger, Kingston 1895; J. G. Hurley, Kingston 1901; J. Richardson & Sons, Kingston 1908. ...
      Other Names: Navajo (1904); Official No.: 100660; First Rebuild: Official Number: 100660 ...
  • Lord Elgin (Propeller), aground, 1 Oct 1856
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $3,000 Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $3,000 Remarks: Got off ...
  • Caroline (Schooner), aground, 27 May 1857
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: flour Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: flour Remarks: Got off ...
  • R. H. Rae (Bark), sunk, 3 Aug 1858
        Reason: sunk Lives: nil Freight: wheat Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: sunk Lives: nil Freight: wheat Remarks: Total loss ...
  • William Elgin (Schooner), aground, 10 Sep 1881
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: iron ore Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: iron ore Remarks: Got off ...
  • Ontario (Schooner), capsized, 1 Nov 1835
        Reason: capsized Remarks: ? ...
      Reason: capsized Remarks: ? ...
  • Claude Cole Buys Buffalo From The Shields’ Wild West Show
    Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 13 Mar 1926     Claude Cole Buys Buffalo From The Shields' Wild West Show Capt. Claude W. Cole, doughty lake master of Cape Vincent, whose tug C. W. Cole, last steamer to be launched at the Phelps shipyard in Chaumont, plied the eastern end of Lake Ontario, is about to essay a second attempt ...
    Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 13 Mar 1926   Claude Cole Buys Buffalo From The Shields' Wild West Show Capt. Claude ...
  • "Old King" Cole Getting Things In Shape at the Ducks for Winter
    Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 10 Dec 1928     "Old King" Cole Getting Things In Shape at the Ducks for Winter Claude W. Cole will leave Cape Vincent this week for his island kingdom, the Main Ducks at the foot of Lake Ontario, taking a supply of provisions to Aleck Taylor and John Taylor, two of his employees, who ...
    Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 10 Dec 1928   "Old King" Cole Getting Things In Shape at the Ducks for Winter ...
  • Black and white photograph of the steamboat JOHN RANDALL at Main Duck Island on Lake Ontario
        Black and white photograph of the JOHN RANDALL ashore at Main Duck Island about 1920.
      Black and white photograph of the JOHN RANDALL ashore at Main Duck ...
  • Albany Argus, 13 Dec 1822, p. 3
        It is stated by Capt. MOSIER of the Lady Maitland, from Niagara for Prescott, that on Sunday morning the 19th instant, the Schooner Hibernian, belonging to Mr. Smith, of Kingston, bound to New-York, loaded with merchandize, went on shore on the ducks, having parted both cables and ...
      It is stated by Capt. MOSIER of the Lady Maitland, from Niagara ...
  • Acacia (Schooner), C126464, aground, 4 May 1903
        Reason: aground Freight: coal Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Freight: coal Remarks: Got off ...
  • C. Hickox (Propeller), C105817, aground\fire, 2 Dec 1906
        Reason: aground\fire Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: aground\fire Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ...
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