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  • City of Hamilton, Tug to Mystic, Receipt
    Text       Towing from Dickenson's Landing to Ogdensburg...
    Text     Towing from Dickenson's Landing to Ogdensburg...
  • John Clark Cooley
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 8 Sep 1903     OBITUARY ____ John Clark Cooley.

    Owing to the lateness of the hour of the death of John Clark Cooley Saturday afternoon, it was impossible for the Palladium to give more than the briefest notice of his death.

    Mr. Cooley was born in this city eighty-four ...

    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 8 Sep 1903   OBITUARY ____ John Clark Cooley.

    Owing to the lateness of the hour of the death of John Clark Cooley Saturday afternoon, it was impossible for the Palladium to give more ...

  • Oldfield (1841)
    Ship       104x17x8 Owned by various very fluid partnerships. Built by G. Weeks, Prescott 1841. Used on lower reach, Ottawa River. Passenger accommodation added 1843.
    Ship     104x17x8 Owned by various very fluid partnerships. Built by G. Weeks, Prescott 1841. Used on lower reach, Ottawa River. Passenger accommodation added 1843.
  • Ontario (1839)
    Ship       Other Names: Lord Sydenham (1840); Montreal; First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 235 x 23 -- -324 tons Rebuilt: Sorel, Quebec, Canada in 1847 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: Quebec, Quebec, Canada 197x25x9 (width over paddle boxes 53') Owned by J. Hamilton, Kingston; to W. & G. Tate, Montreal 1840; to ...
    Ship     Other Names: Lord Sydenham (1840); Montreal; First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 235 x 23 -- -324 tons Rebuilt: Sorel, Quebec, Canada in 1847 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: Quebec, Quebec, ...
  • Ontario (1841)
    Ship       106x19x8 Owned by Quebec Forwarding Co. Built by A.Cantin at Prescott Ont. 1841. Steam Barge. Used on St. Lawrence.
    Ship     106x19x8 Owned by Quebec Forwarding Co. Built by A.Cantin at Prescott Ont. 1841. Steam Barge. Used on St. Lawrence.
  • Pilot (1842)
    Ship       Approx. 87x17 Owned by H. & S. Jones, Brockville. Engine by Ward & Brush, Montreal. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle, later St. Lawrence towboat. Sank 20/06/42 near Kingston when connecting rod broke and piston punched hole in hull; repaired.
    Ship     Approx. 87x17 Owned by H. & S. Jones, Brockville. Engine by Ward & Brush, Montreal. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle, later St. Lawrence towboat. Sank 20/06/42 near Kingston when connecting rod ...
  • Pioneer (1841)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Official Number: 33448 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 94 x 14 -- 52 tons 94x14x7. Owned by series of ever-changing partnerships. Built by T. Dissett, Prescott 1841. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle except Richelieu River 1847. Collided with "Lady Colborne" Sorel 09/06/47, captain and pilot charged with murder. No details. Driven ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Official Number: 33448 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 94 x 14 -- 52 tons 94x14x7. Owned by series of ever-changing partnerships. Built by T. Dissett, Prescott 1841. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston ...
  • Porcupine (1840)
    Ship       Approx. 110x32. Owned by Macpherson & Crane, Montreal 1840, 1846; to Robertson Jones & Co. c1853; to Henderson & Holcomb, Montreal 1855. Engine 96" stroke, by Niagara Harbour & Dock Co. Used on St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers. "Canal size but unsuitable for the Rideau" (Kingston "Chronicle" 1840). Had "wheezy ...
    Ship     Approx. 110x32. Owned by Macpherson & Crane, Montreal 1840, 1846; to Robertson Jones & Co. c1853; to Henderson & Holcomb, Montreal 1855. Engine 96" stroke, by Niagara Harbour & Dock ...
  • Prince Albert (1841)
    Ship       Approx. 105x28. Owned by various partnerships. Engines (2) by Ward & Co., Montreal. Launched mid-May 1841. Built as Rideau Canal passage boat, towboat after c1860. Had 30 berths. "Too large, too lofty and altogether too good a vessel for the simple purpose of towing barges" (Montreal "Gazette" 1841). Rammed and ...
    Ship     Approx. 105x28. Owned by various partnerships. Engines (2) by Ward & Co., Montreal. Launched mid-May 1841. Built as Rideau Canal passage boat, towboat after c1860. Had 30 berths. "Too large, ...
  • Rapid (1834)
    Ship       177x31x? Owners uncertain. Built by Sandford, Prescott and launched 12/06/34. Engines (2) by Norton & Hulbert, Prescott. Catamaran consisting of 2 oval wooden tubes, flattish on bottom, 177'x5'x9' with inside iron hoops every 8 feet. Deck to make overall 37' width. Had single wheel 25' diameter on shaft 8' above ...
    Ship     177x31x? Owners uncertain. Built by Sandford, Prescott and launched 12/06/34. Engines (2) by Norton & Hulbert, Prescott. Catamaran consisting of 2 oval wooden tubes, flattish on bottom, 177'x5'x9' with inside ...
  • Rothesay (1867)
    Ship       Official No.: 54485; 193x29x8 Owned by J. Lunt, Saint John N. B. 1871, 1877; St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. 1882; to C. Fisher, Montreal 1883; J. G. Ross, Quebec 1886. Built by J. & S. E. Oliver, Carleton N. B. and launched 07/02/67. Engine by Fleming & Humbert (Phoenix Foundry). Used ...
    Ship     Official No.: 54485; 193x29x8 Owned by J. Lunt, Saint John N. B. 1871, 1877; St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. 1882; to C. Fisher, Montreal 1883; J. G. Ross, Quebec 1886. Built ...
  • Victoria (1841)
    Ship       Dimensions unknown. Owned by Hooker & Henderson, Montreal. "Now being engined at Prescott" (Montreal "Transcript" May 1841). "Nearly finished" (same paper, July). No further note found, undoubtedly renamed.
    Ship     Dimensions unknown. Owned by Hooker & Henderson, Montreal. "Now being engined at Prescott" (Montreal "Transcript" May 1841). "Nearly finished" (same paper, July). No further note found, undoubtedly renamed.
  • Wenona (1905)
    Ship       Official No.: 107685; 67x10x5 Owned by Upper Ontario Steamboat Co., New Liskeard. Montreal River passenger vessel. ; Final Location: Lake Temiskaming, Ontario, Canada, Condemned
    Ship     Official No.: 107685; 67x10x5 Owned by Upper Ontario Steamboat Co., New Liskeard. Montreal River passenger vessel. ; Final Location: Lake Temiskaming, Ontario, Canada, Condemned
  • Iroquois
    Text  Walter Lewis, FreshWater, 1990, 17-19     ...
    Text  Walter Lewis, FreshWater, 1990, 17-19   ...
  • Another Murder Committed by Rum
    NewspaperText  New York Spectator (New York, NY), 24 Aug 1827    

    Another Murder Committed by Rum.--A fireman of the steam boat Queenston, while at Prescott last week, being drunk, fell into the machinery, and was killed.

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    NewspaperText  New York Spectator (New York, NY), 24 Aug 1827  

    Another Murder Committed by Rum.--A fireman of the steam boat Queenston, while at Prescott last week, being drunk, fell into the machinery, and was killed.

    ...
  • Canadian Line of Steamboats, On Lake Ontario
    Newspaper  New York Spectator (New York, NY), 19 Jul 1825     CANADIAN LINE OF STEAMBOATS, ON LAKE ONTARIO FRONTENAC, AND QUEENSTON.

    The FRONTENAC, Captain MCKENSIE [sic], will leave Niagara every Saturday afternoon for Kingston--and leave Kingston for York and Niagara, every Wednesday afternoon.

    The QUEENSTON, ...

    Newspaper  New York Spectator (New York, NY), 19 Jul 1825   CANADIAN LINE OF STEAMBOATS, ON LAKE ONTARIO FRONTENAC, AND QUEENSTON.

    The FRONTENAC, Captain MCKENSIE [sic], will leave Niagara every Saturday afternoon for Kingston--and leave Kingston for York and Niagara, every ...

  • Steam-Boat Queenston
    Newspaper  Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), 28 May 1827, p. 3     Canadian Steam-Boat Notice ON Lake Ontario. The Publick are informed that the STEAM-BOAT QUEENSTON CAPT. JOSEPH WHITNEY,

    Has commenced making her regular trips, and will, during the summer, leave the different Ports as ...

    Newspaper  Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), 28 May 1827, p. 3   Canadian Steam-Boat Notice ON Lake Ontario. The Publick are informed that the STEAM-BOAT QUEENSTON CAPT. JOSEPH WHITNEY,

    Has commenced making her regular trips, and will, during the summer, leave ...

  • Shocking Accident
    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 14 Aug 1827, p. 3    

    Shocking Accident.--A coroner's inquest was called on Sunday last, to examine the dead body of a man named Josiah Smith, in Prescott, who was employed as a fireman on board the Queenston Steamboat. It appeared, on examination, that Smith and another man, (who also was a fireman) ...

    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 14 Aug 1827, p. 3  

    Shocking Accident.--A coroner's inquest was called on Sunday last, to examine the dead body of a man named Josiah Smith, in Prescott, who was employed as a fireman on board ...

  • South Eastern (Ferry), fire, 20 Jun 1897
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: reb'lt as INTERNATIONAL
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: reb'lt as INTERNATIONAL
    ...
  • Siren (Barge), aground, 14 Jun 1897
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: lumber
    Remarks: ?
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: lumber
    Remarks: ?
    ...
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