The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Shipwrecks, Collisions and Accidents in St. Lawrence/Great Lakes W aterway, 1848-1900 
Text  Camu, Pierre, "Shipwrecks, Collisions and Accidents in St. Lawrence/Great Lakes W aterway, 1848-1900," 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...
Two Ships - Two Flags:
the Outaouaise/Williamson and the Iroquoise/Anson on Lake Ontario, 1759 -1761 
Text  Andrews, Robert J., "Two Ships - Two Flags: the Outaouaise/Williamson and the Iroquoise/Anson on Lake Ontario, 1759 -1761," The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jul 2004, 41-55  In 1759, Louis-Pierre Poulin de Courval Cressé undertook the construction of three corvettes at the shipyard at Point au Baril (at Maitland, in Ontario), on the St. Lawrence River. Two of the ships (l'Outaouaise and l'Iroquoise) were launched and put into service on the river and on Lake Ontario....
"Nothing more uncomfortable than our flat-bottomed boats:" Batteaux in the British Service during the War of 1812 
Text  Malcomson, Robert, "Nothing more uncomfortable than our flat-bottomed boats:" Batteaux in the British Service during the War of 1812, 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...
The spars of the sunken EASTCLIFFE HALL 
Image  16 Sep 1970  The spars of the sunken EASTCLIFFE HALL can be seen against the hull of the lighter MAPLEHEATH in this Sept. 16, 1970 photo. Assisting are DANIEL McALLISTER and CAPT. M. B. DONNELLY
ALEXANDRIA upbound in the St. Lawrence canals 
Image  c 1910-15  ALEXANDRIA is upbound in the St. Lawrence canals in this photo taken very near the end of her active life.
SAND MERCHANT upbound in the Galops section of the Williamsburg Canal, St. Lawrence River. 
Image  c1936  This is SAND MERCHANT as she appeared at the time of her loss. Photo from the collection of Capt. John Leonard shows her upbound in the Galops section of the Williamsburg Canal, St. Lawrence River.
ROTHESAY on the upper St. Lawrence River 
Image  c1881-89  This is ROTHESAY as she looked in service on the upper St. Lawrence River during the period 1881 through 1889.
Kipawa 
Image  late 1920s  Photograph of KIPAWA showing her downbound in the Galops Canal.
Salvage Monarch, W. W. Holloway and M. McAllister in Iroquois Lock 
Image    Photograph of W. W. HOLLOWAY being towed uno the Iroquois Lock by SALVAGE MONARCH and M. McALLISTER.
Algerian 
Image  ca 1880s  Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
C.H. Houston with a load of pulpwood 
Image  1939-45  Photograph of the C. H. HOUSON in wartime grey livery, upbound with a load of pulpwood in the St. Lawrence River.
Brown Beaver 
Image    Photograph of BROWN BEAVER upbound above old Lock 20, west of Cornwall.
CORINTHIAN in rapids of the Saint Lawrence River 
Image  ca 1875-1882  Stereoview of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat CORINTHIAN in the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. Probably the Lachine Rapids. View predates 20 September 1892 when the CORINTHIAN burned in the Cedar Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. According to the Montreal...
Steamer ALGERIAN Running Long Sault Rapids, St. Lawrence River 
Image  c1900  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids. One of a series of four Notman photographs of this passage. The ALGERIAN was a rebuilt in 1874 of the BAVARIAN (1873), in turn a rebuild of the KINGSTON (1855). She was renamed CORNWALL...
ALGERIAN Running the Lachine Rapids on the St. Lawrence River 
ImageComments  c 1900  Coloured postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Lachine Rapids, flying company pennant from the foremast and Stars and Stripes from the stern. Undivided back for address Published by the American News Company, New York, Leipzig, Berlin and Dresden;...
Lachine Rapids 
Image  c1900  Coloured postcard of unnamed steamboat running the Lachine Rapids. The name on the paddlewheels is missing. It is derived from an earlier picture of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat PASSPORT taken by Notman. The absence of the steamboat's name from the paddlebox is probably...
Approaching Cedar Rapids, St. Lawrence River, Canada 
Image  c 1920  Coloured postcard of the crowds on the foredeck of either the Canada Steamship Lines steamboats RAPIDS KING or RAPIDS PRINCE in the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. Divided back "Approaching Cedar Rapids; Everyone on deck anxious to get the first glimpse of Cedar Rapids which boasts the fastest...
Montreal. Steamer in Lachine Rapids 
Image  c 1910  Coloured postcard of unnamed Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat in the Lachine Rapids. See links for other pictures related to this one. The original photograph is of the CORSICAN. Divided back "Montreal. Steamer in Lachine Rapids" Reverse: "Novelty Manufacturing and Art Printing...
Steamer "Brockville" in the Long Sault Rapids, Canada 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat BROCKVILLE in theLong Sault Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River. This BROCKVILLE was launched as the COLUMBIAN in Chester, PA, 1892. She was renamed BROCKVILLE in 1904 and rebuilt and renamed RAPIDS QUEEN in 1909. Divided...
[PRESCOTT] In Lachine Rapids near Montreal 
Image    Tinted postcard of Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company Steamboat PRESCOTT in the Lachine Rapids of the Saint Lawrence River This is, in fact, an altered copy of a Notman photograph of the PASSPORT from the 1880s or 1890s. See the linked photograph in Ivan Brookes, History of Hamilton...

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