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  • Rothesay (Steamboat), sunk by collision, 12 Sep 1889
    TextNewspaper       Reason: sunk by collision
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $1,500
    Remarks: Total loss
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: sunk by collision
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $1,500
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...
  • Porcupine (Steamboat), fire, 20 May 1855
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $6,000
    Cargo: nil
    Freight: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $6,000
    Cargo: nil
    Freight: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
  • Frost (Propeller), aground, 1 Nov 1883
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: wheat
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: wheat
    ...
  • Niagara (Steamboat), collision, 14 Sep 1826
    TextNewspaper       Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Uninjured ?
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Uninjured ?
    ...
  • Dalhousie (Steamboat), collision, 14 Sep 1826
    TextNewspaper       Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • 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 ...
  • Toltec (Propeller), U145518, aground/burned, 4 Sep 1919
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground/burned
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground/burned
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
  • City of Hamilton, Tug to Mystic, Receipt
    Text       Towing from Dickenson's Landing to Ogdensburg...
    Text     Towing from Dickenson's Landing to Ogdensburg...
  • Great Britain (1830)
    Ship       147x23x12 (width over paddle boxes about 60'). Owned by J. Hamilton, St. Catharines 1838, 1840. Built by Brown & Bell, Prescott Ont. and launched 16/10/30. Engines (2) by Bennett & Henderson, Montreal, later to "North American". Lake Ontario mail steamer. Powerful: towed 15 schooners and a Durham boat upstream Prescott ...
    Ship     147x23x12 (width over paddle boxes about 60'). Owned by J. Hamilton, St. Catharines 1838, 1840. Built by Brown & Bell, Prescott Ont. and launched 16/10/30. Engines (2) by Bennett & ...
  • James Buckley (1880)
    Ship       Official No.: 80910; 48x10x3 Owned by Brown Bros. 1882; Ainsley & Tibbets, Port Dover 1886. Built by J. Whitney, Prescott 1880. Engine 9½x9½ by builder. Yacht. Destroyed by fire 09/11/90 Port Stanley. ; Final Location: Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
    Ship     Official No.: 80910; 48x10x3 Owned by Brown Bros. 1882; Ainsley & Tibbets, Port Dover 1886. Built by J. Whitney, Prescott 1880. Engine 9½x9½ by builder. Yacht. Destroyed by fire 09/11/90 ...
  • River Steamer, St. Lawrence River, Prescott, Ont.
    Image       Black and white photograph of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat PRESCOTT lying at the wharf at Prescott, not far from the grain elevator. A good view of the stern and the name PRESCOTT of MONTREAL
    Image     Black and white photograph of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat PRESCOTT lying at the wharf at Prescott, not far from the grain elevator. A good view of the stern ...
  • Wind Mill Light, (Site of Partriots' Battle, 1837,) Prescott, Canada, opposite Ogdensburg
    Image       "Wind Mill Light, (Site of Partriots' Battle, 1837,) Prescott, Canada, opposite Ogdensburg" Reverse: "Published by Wm. Wbb Inc., Syracuse N.Y. C. T. American Art A-38784"
    Image     "Wind Mill Light, (Site of Partriots' Battle, 1837,) Prescott, Canada, opposite Ogdensburg" Reverse: "Published by Wm. Wbb Inc., Syracuse N.Y. C. T. American Art A-38784"
  • Grenada (1883)
    Ship       Official No.: 85711; 80x15x4 Owned by A. Smallman, Dundee Que. Built by Woods Bros., Prescott 1883. Engine from "Sam Perry". Ferry. Last used 1907.
    Ship     Official No.: 85711; 80x15x4 Owned by A. Smallman, Dundee Que. Built by Woods Bros., Prescott 1883. Engine from "Sam Perry". Ferry. Last used 1907.
  • Grenville (1841)
    Ship       94x11x6 Owned by various partnerships, then to W. Rodden, Montreal 1848; later T. Davies, Kingston. Built by G. Weeks, Prescott Ont. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle until St. Lawrence canals completed 1848, then sold to Montreal owners. Removed from Register 1872; Broken up.
    Ship     94x11x6 Owned by various partnerships, then to W. Rodden, Montreal 1848; later T. Davies, Kingston. Built by G. Weeks, Prescott Ont. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle until St. Lawrence canals completed ...
  • 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
  • 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.

    ...
    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.

    ...
  • 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 ...

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