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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 ...
  • "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, ...
  • Two Ships - Two Flags:
the Outaouaise/Williamson and the Iroquoise/Anson on Lake Ontario, 1759 -1761
    Andrews, Robert J., 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. In ...
    Andrews, Robert J., 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 ...
  • ALEXANDRIA upbound in the St. Lawrence canals
        ALEXANDRIA is upbound in the St. Lawrence canals in this photo taken very near the end of her active life.
      ALEXANDRIA is upbound in the St. Lawrence canals in this photo taken ...
  • SAND MERCHANT upbound in the Galops section of the Williamsburg Canal, St. Lawrence River.
        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.
      This is SAND MERCHANT as she appeared at the time of her ...
  • ROTHESAY on the upper St. Lawrence River
        This is ROTHESAY as she looked in service on the upper St. Lawrence River during the period 1881 through 1889.
      This is ROTHESAY as she looked in service on the upper St. ...
  • The spars of the sunken EASTCLIFFE HALL
        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
      The spars of the sunken EASTCLIFFE HALL can be seen against the ...
  • Kipawa
        Photograph of KIPAWA showing her downbound in the Galops Canal.
      Photograph of KIPAWA showing her downbound in the Galops Canal.
  • Britamoco
        Photograph of British American Oil Company Limited tanker BRITAMOCO passing the Long Sault Rapids in the St. Lawrence River.
      Photograph of British American Oil Company Limited tanker BRITAMOCO passing the Long ...
  • Salvage Monarch, W. W. Holloway and M. McAllister in Iroquois Lock
        Photograph of W. W. HOLLOWAY being towed uno the Iroquois Lock by SALVAGE MONARCH and M. McALLISTER.
      Photograph of W. W. HOLLOWAY being towed uno the Iroquois Lock by ...
  • Algerian
        Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the Long Sault Rapids.
      Photograph of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company steamboat ALGERIAN in the ...
  • C.H. Houston with a load of pulpwood
        Photograph of the C. H. HOUSON in wartime grey livery, upbound with a load of pulpwood in the St. Lawrence River.
      Photograph of the C. H. HOUSON in wartime grey livery, upbound with ...
  • Brown Beaver
        Photograph of BROWN BEAVER upbound above old Lock 20, west of Cornwall.
      Photograph of BROWN BEAVER upbound above old Lock 20, west of Cornwall.
  • Accident
    St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 30 May 1826     ACCIDENT.-- We understand that a durham boat, engaged in the forwarding business of Messrs. Hooker & Henderson, of Prescott, on her way to Montreal last week, about 20 miles below this place, run against a pier built in the river near the Canada shore, and sunk. The boat was laden ...
    St. Lawrence Gazette (Ogdensburg, NY), 30 May 1826   ACCIDENT.-- We understand that a durham boat, engaged in the forwarding business ...
  • C.N. Pratt (1881)
        Other Names: C.W. Chamberlain (1886); Glenarm; Official No.: 80574; First Rebuild: Official Number: 80574 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 127 x 27 -- 385 tons Rebuilt: in 1890 127x27x10 Owned by C. Modderl, Windsor Ont. 1886; International Wrecking Co., Windsor 1895; C. Beck, Penetanguishene 1901; Midland Transportation Co. 1914; to James Swift ...
      Other Names: C.W. Chamberlain (1886); Glenarm; Official No.: 80574; First Rebuild: Official ...
  • Cuba (1875)
        Official No.: 71153; First Rebuild: Official Number: 71153 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 141 x 26 -- 576 tons Rebuilt: in 1877 Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Rebuilt: Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada 141x26x12 Owned by J. Proctor, Hamilton 1875; S. Crangle, Hamilton 1877; J. Ewart, Cobourg 1886; Montreal & Chicago Merchants' Shipping Co. ...
      Official No.: 71153; First Rebuild: Official Number: 71153 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 141 ...
  • CORINTHIAN in rapids of the Saint Lawrence River
        J. G. Parks, Photographer, 195 1/2 St. James Street, Montreal.
      J. G. Parks, Photographer, 195 1/2 St. James Street, Montreal.
  • Steamer ALGERIAN Running Long Sault Rapids, St. Lawrence River
        Steamer ALGERIAN Running Long Sault Rapids, St. Lawrence River; 100346; on reverse: Valentines Series; Souvenir Post Card.
      Steamer ALGERIAN Running Long Sault Rapids, St. Lawrence River; 100346; on reverse: ...
  • ALGERIAN Running the Lachine Rapids on the St. Lawrence River
        Published by the American News Company, New York, Leipzig, Berlin and Dresden; Litho-Chrone (Trade-Mark); 93462
      Published by the American News Company, New York, Leipzig, Berlin and Dresden; ...
  • Lachine Rapids
        Greeting from Montreal; Lachine Rapids; Emil Pinkau & Co. A-G, Leipsic; Private Post Card
      Greeting from Montreal; Lachine Rapids; Emil Pinkau & Co. A-G, Leipsic; Private ...
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