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  • The Starlight raised
    NewspaperText  Buffalo Morning Express (Buffalo, NY), 5 Dec 1864, p. 2, column 4     THE STARLIGHT RAISED.--We learned from Capt. C. G. Fortier that the Provincial Insurance Co's Marine Inspector has raised the schooner Starlight, which was recently sunk at Cleveland, and has made temporary repairs to enable the vessel to reach Port Burwell....
    NewspaperText  Buffalo Morning Express (Buffalo, NY), 5 Dec 1864, p. 2, column 4   THE STARLIGHT RAISED.--We learned from Capt. C. G. Fortier that the Provincial Insurance Co's Marine Inspector has raised the schooner Starlight, which was recently sunk at Cleveland, and has made ...
  • Foundering of the Brig Mahoning
    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 3 Dec 1864, p. 5, column 2-3     Foundering of the Brig Mahoning. _______ Two Men Lost--Capt. Tabberner of this City Drowned _______

    Intelligence reached this city early yesterday morning that the brig Mahoning, of Chicago, had gone down about 12 o'clock the night before, in 65 feet of water ...

    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 3 Dec 1864, p. 5, column 2-3   Foundering of the Brig Mahoning. _______ Two Men Lost--Capt. Tabberner of this City Drowned _______

    Intelligence reached this city early yesterday morning that the brig Mahoning, of Chicago, had gone ...

  • Wrecked Vessels Recovered
    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 21 May 1864, p. 8, column 3    

    Wrecked Vessels Recovered.--Capt. Courneen, marine inspector at Toronto, C. W., arrived in Detroit on Wednesday, and reports the bark Mary Jane and schooner Rebecca Foster, ashore since last fall at Long Point, in a fair way of being recovered. Wreckers, with steam pumps, are at ...

    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 21 May 1864, p. 8, column 3  

    Wrecked Vessels Recovered.--Capt. Courneen, marine inspector at Toronto, C. W., arrived in Detroit on Wednesday, and reports the bark Mary Jane and schooner Rebecca Foster, ashore since last fall at ...

  • Schooner Floretta Log For 1869
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  • The North King
    NewspaperText  The Watchman (Lindsay, ON), 14 May 1891     THE NORTH KING. _____ The New Steamer Will Be "One of the Finest" on Lake Ontario.

    This new steamer will be placed on the route between Port Hope and Rochester by the 20th May. She belongs to the Lake Ontario Steamboat Company, and is now being completed at the dry ...

    NewspaperText  The Watchman (Lindsay, ON), 14 May 1891   THE NORTH KING. _____ The New Steamer Will Be "One of the Finest" on Lake Ontario.

    This new steamer will be placed on the route between Port Hope and Rochester ...

  • Propeller Stranded
    NewspaperText  Flesherton Advance, 31 Jul 1890, p. 2     Propeller Stranded

    A despatch from Cheboygan Mich., states that the Canadian propeller Cuba, bound down with grain, stranded on Grey's Reef at 4 o'clock on Sunday morning in a fog, and is full of water. The captain went to Cheboygan for help and employed the tug Favorite, which ...

    NewspaperText  Flesherton Advance, 31 Jul 1890, p. 2   Propeller Stranded

    A despatch from Cheboygan Mich., states that the Canadian propeller Cuba, bound down with grain, stranded on Grey's Reef at 4 o'clock on Sunday morning in a fog, ...

  • Ship Building at Cleveland
    NewspaperText  Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 11 Mar 1846     Ship Building at Cleveland.

    Many will be astounded to learn that the ship building, now carried on at this place, gives constant employment and good wages to near five hundred men, and employs an amount of capital second to no other port on the Lakes.

    We are satisfied of ...

    NewspaperText  Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 11 Mar 1846   Ship Building at Cleveland.

    Many will be astounded to learn that the ship building, now carried on at this place, gives constant employment and good wages to near five hundred ...

  • Marine Disaster
    NewspaperText  Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee, WI), 27 Nov 1850     MARINE DISASTER.--We learn that the Brig Lowell, bound to this port with a cargo of salt, went ashore near the mouth of Detroit river, but was got off in a damaged condition, and has been taken out on the marine railway at Malden, for repairs....
    NewspaperText  Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee, WI), 27 Nov 1850   MARINE DISASTER.--We learn that the Brig Lowell, bound to this port with a cargo of salt, went ashore near the mouth of Detroit river, but was got off in a ...
  • The Sea Bird
    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 12 Jan 1864     THE SEA BIRD.--Up to this time all efforts to get this steamer off have proved unavailing. The steam pumps which were put on board were found ineffectual to clear her of water, and they have been taken off. She is still comparatively uninjured, except the displacement of some portion of ...
    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 12 Jan 1864   THE SEA BIRD.--Up to this time all efforts to get this steamer off have proved unavailing. The steam pumps which were put on board were found ineffectual to clear her ...
  • Brought In
    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 1 Jun 1860     BROUGHT IN--The schooner Buena Vista, which went ashore last fall at Point Sauble, and has been lying there until recently, was brought into port to-day by Caleb Harrison. He had some difficulty in getting her off as she lay in a very bad place. She proves to be not mutually ...
    NewspaperText  Daily Milwaukee News, 1 Jun 1860   BROUGHT IN--The schooner Buena Vista, which went ashore last fall at Point Sauble, and has been lying there until recently, was brought into port to-day by Caleb Harrison. He had ...
  • Ship Building
    NewspaperText  Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee, WI), 12 Dec 1853    

    SHIP BUILDING.--Caleb Harrison has just commenced laying the keel for a vessel, just south of John Jennings' Tannery. the dimensions are to be, length of keel 96 feet, breadth of beam 32 feet, depth of hold 8 feet.

    Capt. Barber has two new vessels well underway at his yard below ...

    NewspaperText  Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee, WI), 12 Dec 1853  

    SHIP BUILDING.--Caleb Harrison has just commenced laying the keel for a vessel, just south of John Jennings' Tannery. the dimensions are to be, length of keel 96 feet, breadth of ...

  • Canada Steamship Lines, 1941
    Text       The 1941 brochure of the Canada Steamship Lines featuring photographs, a map, fares and timetables.
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    Text     The 1941 brochure of the Canada Steamship Lines featuring photographs, a map, fares and timetables.
  • Arnold Transit Company, 1910
    Text       The 1910 brochures of the Arnold Transit Company featuring a map, photographs, passenger fares, and time tables
    Text     The 1910 brochures of the Arnold Transit Company featuring a map, photographs, passenger fares, and time tables
  • Anchor Line: Buffalo, Mackinac Island, Duluth and Intermediate Points, 1907
    Text       The 1907 brochure of the Erie & Western Transportation Company's Anchor Line. The brochure features rates for passage, deck plans, itineraries, schedules, maps, and images of the new company steamers JUNIATA and TIONESTA
    Text     The 1907 brochure of the Erie & Western Transportation Company's Anchor Line. The brochure features rates for passage, deck plans, itineraries, schedules, maps, and images of the new company steamers ...
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  • The Great Lakes Red Book, 1955
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  • The Great Lakes Red Book, 1952
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