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St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 2, 1862 
TextNewspapers    As for the lakes, we have there already a seventy-four gun ship, of excellent model, suitable to turn into a screen, and if iron plated and armed with rifled guns, able to sweep Lake Erie of any fleet the British could show there in the next six months. - New York Evening Post ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 2, 1862 
TextNewspapers    When next our much respected contemporary discusses the probability of war with England and the important of our lake defences, we wish it would point out how it proposes to get that seventy-four gun ship from Sacketts Harbor into Lake Erie. Will the New Orleans go through the Welland Canal or...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 31, 1862 
TextNewspapers    A New Canal Proposed The Chicago Tribune is troubled about the position of England at this moment, and is anxious that the West should be made independent of Canada by the construction of a new canal on the American side of the Falls of Niagara. Knowing the anxiety of our contemporary to...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 2, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The tug McQueen, which left here a few days since for Port Colborne, to bring to this port the bark Col. Elsworth, returned On Saturday evening with that vessel in tow. The McQueen has left again to fall in with the bark Torrent, which vessel is now on Lake Erie bound for this port. - Det. Free...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 23, 1862 
TextNewspapers    Loss Of A Schooner - The schooner Isabella Ainslie, of Leith, C.W., was wrecked on the 27th December, about seven miles north of the Limestone Islands, in the Georgian Bay. No lives were lost. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 12, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The chain of lakes have a marine of which the people who live upon their borders may justly be proud. It comprises 1,502 steamers, propellers and sail vessels, with an aggregate tonnage of 381,137, valued at $11,862,450, and engaging the services of 18,375 men. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 22, 1862 
TextNewspapers    We see by the Globe that an arrangement has been made between the Northern Railway Co., and E.B. Ward, the great steamboat proprietor of Detroit, to run a line of boats between Collingwood and Chicago next season. In addition to this another line of boats in connection with the Northern will run...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 18, 1862 
TextNewspapers    Several vessels will leave Toronto about the end of this week, laden with grain for Oswego. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 18, 1862 
TextNewspapers    If the present mild and genial weather continues the canal will be open for navigation about the 1st prox.. It is now covered with ice, but it is not very thick. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 27, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The Oswego Times states that the Ogdensburgh line of steamers are being put in readiness to commence business on the 1st of April. It is doubtful if the canal will be clear of ice by that time. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 25, 1862 
TextNewspapers    Frightful Accident At Lachine - Yesterday afternoon, a young man of the name of McCormac, aged about 21 years, who was the chief blaster upon the portion of the works on which he was engaged on the Lachine Canal, met with a fearful death. From not taking proper precaution after lighting the ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 14, 1862 
TextNewspapers    Sad Accident - On Wednesday last, we understand that a teamster in the employ of Messrs. Donaldson & Andrews, of Port Dalhousie, named Connor, was injured by being struck down by a heavy beam he was hauling, so that after having endured great suffering he expired in the evening. - Con. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 15, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The man Connor, reported as having been killed by the falling of a beam he was hauling for Messrs. Donaldson & Andrews, Port Dalhousie, is still alive, and likely to remain so for some time. He was severely injured, but it is supposed will recover. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 17, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The Board Of Lake Marine Inspectors for 1862 will consist of Captains Dorr and Dobbins, and Mr. Walter Jones, of New York. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 4, 1862 
TextNewspapers    An application is to be made to Parliament by some quarters in Toronto to establish a Board of Lake and River Underwriters at Toronto. The head quarters should be here or at Kingston. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 27, 1862 
TextNewspapers    Meeting Of Shipwrights The shipwrights of Chicago held a meeting in that city on the 22nd inst., and passed the following preamble and resolution, which, it will be seen, will very likely bring them into collision with the workmen: - Whereas The Journeymen Ship Carpenters and Caulkers of...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 27, 1862 
TextNewspapers    Vessels have commenced to clear from Chicago. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 17, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The work on the two vessels constructing by Mr. Shickeluna at his shipyard in this town is progressing very fast, the weather having been extremely favorable. It is expected that they will be ready for launching on the opening of navigation. He has a large number of vessels at his yard...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 28, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The Opening Of Navigation The line of the Welland Canal presents a most animated appearance just now. Everybody having the most remote connection with marine interests is engaged in preparing for the opening of navigation. The shipyards especially present a most lively appearance, and each and...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 28, 1862 
TextNewspapers    We believe it is the intention of the ship-carpenters, etc. employed in Mr. Shickluna's yard to give a ball at the Welland House on the occasion of launching the new vessel about Easter Monday. ...
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