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  • Dominion (Steamboat), fire, 30 Jul 1875
        Reason: fire Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: fire Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ...
  • Flotsam and Jetsam of Great 1913 Gale: Schooner Days CXIV (114)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Nov 1933     Flotsam and Jetsam of Great 1913 Gale Schooner Days CXIV (114) The Great Gale of 1913 had its twentieth anniversary celebrated by more than the mention in last week's Schooner Days. A lineal descendant of it blew all the following week on the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Nov 1933   Flotsam and Jetsam of Great 1913 Gale Schooner Days CXIV (114) The ...
  • More of Procter's Gunboats and one "Bull of The Woods": Schooner Days CX. (110)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 21 Oct 1933     More of Procter's Gunboats and one "Bull of The Woods" Schooner Days CX. (110) Victor Lauriston, Canadian man of letters, author of "The Twenty-first Burr," and an authority on the history of the War of 1812, has an article in the Chatham News ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 21 Oct 1933   More of Procter's Gunboats and one "Bull of The Woods" Schooner Days ...
  • Proctor's "Gunboats": Schooner Days CVIII (108)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Oct 1933     Proctor's "Gunboats" Schooner Days CVIII (108) Chatham, Oct.2. - Was there a third British gunboat sunk in the River Thames during the war of 1812? If so, it is thought an old hulk, lying in the river bed near here is the remains of the old fight ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Oct 1933   Proctor's "Gunboats" Schooner Days CVIII (108) Chatham, Oct.2. - Was there a ...
  • Two More Garabaldis: Schooner Days CCCCXX (420)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Feb 1940     Two More Garabaldis Schooner Days CCCCXX (420) By C. H. J. Snider GARIBALDI was a favorite name on the lakes in the 60's. This is hardly explainable on the sole ground of Canadian acclaim for the hero of 19th century ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Feb 1940   Two More Garabaldis Schooner Days CCCCXX (420) By C. H. J. Snider ...
  • Seabird (Scow), fatality, 1 Nov 1869
        Reason: fatality Lives: 1 ...
      Reason: fatality Lives: 1 ...
  • Queen Victoria (Steamboat), burnt, 13 Sep 1883
        Reason: burnt Lives: nil Hull damage: $12,000 Remarks: Total loss ??? ...
      Reason: burnt Lives: nil Hull damage: $12,000 Remarks: Total loss ??? ...
  • Illinois (Propeller), struck snag, 1 Sep 1865
        Reason: struck snag Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
      Reason: struck snag Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
  • C. H. Merritt (Propeller), burnt, 5 Dec 1887
        Reason: burnt Hull damage: $18,000 Remarks: Repaired ...
      Reason: burnt Hull damage: $18,000 Remarks: Repaired ...
  • Clyde (Schooner), struck bridge, 1 Apr 1874
        Reason: struck bridge Hull damage: $200 Remarks: Damaged ...
      Reason: struck bridge Hull damage: $200 Remarks: Damaged ...
  • Manitoba (Propeller), burnt, 1 Nov 1883
        Reason: burnt Lives: nil Hull damage: $5,000 Remarks: Total Loss ...
      Reason: burnt Lives: nil Hull damage: $5,000 Remarks: Total Loss ...
  • Victoria (Propeller), sunk, 1 Nov 1883
        Reason: sunk Freight: stone ...
      Reason: sunk Freight: stone ...
  • Kent (1841)
        122x20x7 Owned by D. Mcgregor, later W. Ebert, Chatham. Built by H. S. Larned, Chatham and launched 19/06/41. Used on Lake Erie. Wrecked in collision with "London" 12/08/45 off Point Pelee Ont., 8 killed. ; Final Location: Point Pelee, Ontario, Canada, Foundered (Collision)
      122x20x7 Owned by D. Mcgregor, later W. Ebert, Chatham. Built by H. ...
  • Ploughboy (1851)
        Other Names: T.F. Park (1864); 170x28x8 Owned by W. Eberts; to T. F. Park, Amherstburg 1854, 1868. Built by J. McDermott, Chatham Ont. and launched 24/06/51. Engine 42x48 by Ward Bros., Montreal. Used Lake Huron/Georgian Bay to 1859, then to Lakehead. Caught in ice for three days May 1859 near ...
      Other Names: T.F. Park (1864); 170x28x8 Owned by W. Eberts; to T. ...
  • Quebec (1874)
        Official No.: 71212; Later Registration: U.S.A. (1885) First Rebuild: Official Number: 71212 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 186 x 35 -- 1404 tons Rebuilt: in 1879 193x35x13 Owned by Northwest Transportation Co. Built by Chisholm & Simpson, Chatham Ont. and launched 12/08/74. First engines (2) 34x36 acting on same shaft, by G. ...
      Official No.: 71212; Later Registration: U.S.A. (1885) First Rebuild: Official Number: 71212 ...
  • Quail (1868)
        First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 77 x 14 -- -34 tons Rebuilt: Picton, Ontario, Canada in 1871 53x13x3 Owned by "Mr. Hunt", Thornbury Ont. 1868; to W. H. Morden, Sophiasburg Ont. 1870, 1873. Used on Bay of Quinte, Georgian Bay after 1868. Destroyed by fire in winter quarters 18/03/73 "Northport", ...
      First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 77 x 14 -- -34 tons Rebuilt: ...
  • Queen Victoria (1861)
        170x23x8 Owned by Ottawa River Navigation Co.; to Victoria Park Co., Toronto 1880; to Capt. St. Amour et al. 1882. Built by A. Cantin, Hull Que. and launched 26/11/60. Engine(s) by Bartley & Gilbert, Montreal. Passenger steamer. Custom-House measure (pre-1877) 217t. Much cabin-work removed to make more deck space 1881. ...
      170x23x8 Owned by Ottawa River Navigation Co.; to Victoria Park Co., Toronto ...
  • R.W. Standley (1872)
        136x24x12 Owned by Wiley & Young. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. "Unusually high between decks". Destroyed by fire 08/10/75 Hamilton. Hull salvaged, probably rebuilt as "St. Magnus". ; Final Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
      136x24x12 Owned by Wiley & Young. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. "Unusually high between ...
  • Ripple (1884)
        Official No.: 90522; 44x10x4 Owned by H. Taylor, 1884; to W. D. McRae, Wallaceburg 1885, 1895; to F. Culbert, Tobermory 1900; to R. E. Moore, Lion's Head 1901. Built by W. J. Taylor, Chatham 1884. Engine 8x10 by Polson Iron Works, Toronto. Tug. Either wrecked Oct. 1904 or burnt 09/09/05.; ...
      Official No.: 90522; 44x10x4 Owned by H. Taylor, 1884; to W. D. ...
  • Western
        First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: in 1832 Dimensions unknown. Owned by D. McGregor, Chatham Ont. Used Chatham-Amherstburg. "When completed she will have an awning from stem to stern".
      First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: in 1832 Dimensions unknown. Owned by D. ...
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