The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Times (Orillia, ON), May 3, 1872 
TextNewspapers    OPENING OF NAVIGATION - The Schooner Maple Leaf cleared on Wednesday evening with a cargo of wheat shipped by Mr. Jas. Sutherland. The Silver Spray commences her regular trips on Monday next. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), June 14, 1872 
TextNewspapers    OUR HARBOUR The Collingwood people are pleased! With nothing but an artificial make-shift of a harbour, which the elements made shipwreck of last winter, costing the Government $35, 000 and the Northern Railway a like sum to repair it again, they have long envied the splendid natural facilities...
Times (Orillia, ON), July, 1872 
TextNewspapers    Masonic Excursion The annual excursion of the St. George's Lodge of Freemen took place on Monday last, the 28th inst. on the steamer Silver Spray after eight o'clock. The members of the lodge marched down to the boat. About 150 excursionists were on board. The boat was decorated with flags. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), June, 1873 
TextNewspapers    MASONIC EXCURSION - As will be seen by advertisement the Free masons of Owen Sound have arranged for an excursion on the Frances Smith to Meaford on Thursday next. The trip will be a pleasant one... ...
Times (Orillia, ON), July 18 1873 
TextNewspapers    THE TWELFTH - On Saturday morning last the Orangemen of Owen Sound assembled to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne by an excursion, but owing to a few hours delay of the City of London in arriving from Chicago the excursion could not start at the hour appointed... ...
Times (Orillia, ON), August 28, 1873 
TextNewspapers    The Collingwood Wrecking Company has agreed to take the Mary Ward from her resting place, and the tug Mary Ann will commence the task immediately. If they succeed the Mary Ward which has not received much injury will be fitted up and put on the line to Chicago with the City of London . ...
Times (Orillia, ON), September 5, 1873 
TextNewspapers    FATAL ACCIDENT We regret to have to record this week the death by accident of Alonzo Pearson... It appears that on the 21st. Inst., while the vessel on which he was employed was in Detour Channel at Drummond Island Lake Huron, he was reefing the top-sail and catching hold of a rope the end of ...
Times (Orillia, ON), May 10, 1877 
TextNewspapers    Waubaushene NAVIGATION - The steamer Georgiana sailed into the harbour on the 1st of May for the first time this season. She will run daily between Penetanguishene Midland City, Victoria Harbour and here, connecting with the passenger trains. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), May 31, 1877 
TextNewspapers    Midland The Tecumseth of Goderich left here on Friday heavily loaded with lumber and shingles. The steamer Waubuno arrived here on her first trip on Friday morning. She is to call once a week. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), July 19, 1877 
TextNewspapers    MIDLAND An impromptu excursion was got up about 1:00 took advantage of the trip on board the Sarah Jane Marshall which has been undergoing repairs, towed by the tug R. B. Hays There was good music for dancing... The barge Mary Robertson arrived here on Sabbath night with salt and corn....
Times (Orillia, ON), July 26, 1877 
TextNewspapers    MIDLAND The barque Mary Robertson arrived here again from Goderich and is again loading lumber at H. H. Cook's mills. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), August 9, 1877 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Cumberland ran on a rock on her last trip Damage considerable. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), August 30, 1877 
TextNewspapers    MIDLAND On Monday the steamer Waubuno left with a cargo of excursionists from Collingwood and the Northern Belle brought them back at 4 a.m. on Tuesday They then left for Parry Sound with the Midland and Penetang Masons and their friends. Great preparations are being made for the Sons Of ...
Times (Orillia, ON), September 13, 1877 
TextNewspapers    MIDLAND The Sons of Temperance excursion came off on Friday 7th inst. And though not as large as had been expected, owing to the fine harvesting weather it was quite a success. The romantic scenery on the route to Parry Sound is well worth seeing, sometimes the vessel passes between two rocks ...
Times (Orillia, ON), October 4, 1877 
TextNewspapers    MIDLAND Opposition is the life of trade, and the Captain of the Myrtie is a supporter of the maxim. This vessel is a fast running screw wheel steamer, hailing from Port Huron, and is admirably fitted to carry passengers. It is now running opposition to the Georgiana from Waubaushene to ...
Times (Orillia, ON), May 9, 1878 
TextNewspapers    WAUBAUSHENE We understand that the Georgiana has been taken off the route from this place to Penetang two of them being found to be more than the traffic could support. The Myrtie is a snug little craft fast well officered and equal to all the elements likely to be made upon her during the...
Times (Orillia, ON), May 16, 1878 
TextNewspapers    COLDWATER On the 24th of May an excursion on board the Maid of Midland will leave here at 9;30 calling at Waubaushene, Green Island, Methodist Island and Victoria Harbour. Music will be provided for dancing . Tickets 25 cents. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), June 6, 1879 
TextNewspapers    PARRY SOUND A large party of immigrants arrived hee by the steamer Waubuno last night. ...
Times (Orillia, ON), July 1879 
TextNewspapers    PARRY SOUND The Waubuno 's trips to Penetanguishene are to be suspended after this week. Hence forward she will run to Collingwood five times a week and to French River once. Owing to heavy fog the steamer Maganettawan with the O.Y.B. excursion on board did not arrive in Owen Sound last ...
Times (Orillia, ON), August 7, 1879 
TextNewspapers    MIDLAND Civic Holiday - The Mayor has issued his proclamation appointing Wednesday 20th inst. Our civic holiday. The occasion will be taken advantage of by the Firemen yo get up a monster excursion to Meaford via Midland. The fine steamer Northern Belle of the Collingwood line has been ...
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