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  • The Mowat Boat and the Development of Small Watercraft on the Great Lakes
    Ratcliffe, John E., The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 2009, 193-223     From 2003 to 2007, a team of volunteers at the Maritime Museum of the Great Lakes, Kingston, Ontario, renovated a 28-foot wooden boat that was once owned by Angus Mowat, father of author Farley Mowat. This article is based on a study of the history of the boat company to ...
    Ratcliffe, John E., The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 2009, 193-223   From 2003 to 2007, a team of volunteers at the Maritime Museum ...
  • Muster Table for the Royal Navy's Establishment on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812
    Malcomson, Tom, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1999, 41-67     In response to the pleas of Governor General George Prevost, in the spring of 1813 the Admiralty sent Commodore James Lucas Yeo and 447 men of the Royal Navy to the inland seas of North America. The war between Britain and the United States had entered its first full year ...
    Malcomson, Tom, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Apr 1999, 41-67   In response to the pleas of Governor General George Prevost, in the ...
  • HIBOU at Kingston
        This is HIBOU as she looked prior to her tragic accident. The background would indicate that the photo was taken at Kingston in 1935.
      This is HIBOU as she looked prior to her tragic accident. The ...
  • WOLFE ISLANDER en route to Wolfe Island
        WOLFE ISLANDER is outbound from Kingston en route to Wolfe Island
      WOLFE ISLANDER is outbound from Kingston en route to Wolfe Island
  • Maud
        QUEEN's BIRTHDAY EXCURSION TO CAPE VINCENT A BATTERY BAND STEAMER MAUD ON FRIDAY the 24th May, the Steamer Maud will leave the Ferry Wharf at 2 p.m. for Cape Vincent, returning at 7:30. Fare 25 cents. By the kind permission of Lt.-Col. Cotton and the Officers of A Battery, the ...
      QUEEN's BIRTHDAY EXCURSION TO CAPE VINCENT A BATTERY BAND STEAMER MAUD ON ...
  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1812, page 2
        (only 2 pages - shortage of paper)p.2Early on Tuesday morning last information was conveyed to town that seven American vessels, full of men, were approaching. At day light the troops and militia were under arms, and detachments were immediately sent to occupy the ...
      (only 2 pages - shortage of paper)p.2Early on Tuesday morning last information ...
  • Shipping News
    Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1871     p.2 Shipping News - The shipyard of W. Power & Co. presents a busy scene, and about sixty men are constantly employed. The keel of Mr. Kinghorn's new composite steamer, to replace the Pierrepont, is being laid today, and hands are employed upon the steamer Norfolk, owned by ...
    Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1871   p.2 Shipping News - The shipyard of W. Power & Co. presents ...
  • The First Propellers at Kingston
        "Before 1841 propeller-driven steamboats were virtually unknown on the Great Lakes. Suddenly, that summer, propellers (as they came to be better known) began to enter the waters of Lake Ontario at Kingston. Before the Vandalia appeared on her trial trips in late November, at least four propellers had made their ...
      "Before 1841 propeller-driven steamboats were virtually unknown on the Great Lakes. Suddenly, ...
  • Steamboat KINGSTON at Kingston
        Black and white postcard of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company passenger steamboat KINGSTON
      Black and white postcard of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company passenger ...
  • HMCS BELLEVILLE
        Black and white photograph of the Royal Canadian Navy corvette HMCS Belleville (K 332)
      Black and white photograph of the Royal Canadian Navy corvette HMCS Belleville ...
  • HalCo freighters
        Black and white photograph of four Hall Corp. of Canada vessels: WESTCLIFFE HALL, EAGLESCLIFFE HALL, CONISCLIFFE HALL and NORTHCLIFFE HALL laid up at the LaSalle Causeway in Kingston.
      Black and white photograph of four Hall Corp. of Canada vessels: WESTCLIFFE ...
  • NEW YORK in front of Kingston City Hall
        Black and white photograph of the Thousand Islands Steamboat Company steamboat NEW YORK (ex SHEWSBURY) at the wharf in front of Kingston's City Hall
      Black and white photograph of the Thousand Islands Steamboat Company steamboat NEW ...
  • Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1847
        p.1ALARMING OCCURRENCE.To the Editor of the Cobourg StarGrafton Steam MillsGrafton Harbour, Saturday, Jan. 9th.Sir, - A most singular phenomenon occurred at this place, yesterday afternoon, about 3 ...
      p.1ALARMING OCCURRENCE.To the Editor of the Cobourg StarGrafton Steam MillsGrafton Harbour, Saturday, ...
  • Clayton
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 93     A pair of schooners lie at Clayton, NY
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 93   A pair of schooners lie at Clayton, NY
  • Kingston
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 88     Two steamboats and a schooner cross in front of Kingston City Hall in Kingston harbour.
    Van Cleve, James, The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's hand-book for travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec, and through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs (Buffalo, NY: Jewett, Thomas & Co., 1852), 1852, p. 88   Two steamboats and a schooner cross in front of Kingston City Hall ...
  • Rainbow (Schooner), leak, 4 Oct 1880
        Reason: leak Lives: nil Freight: lumber Remarks: Repaired ...
      Reason: leak Lives: nil Freight: lumber Remarks: Repaired ...
  • Munson (Dredge), sunk, 29 Apr 1890
        Reason: sunk Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: sunk Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ...
  • Governor (Schooner), Removal of obstruction, 22 Nov 1880
        Reason: Removal of obstruction Remarks: Total loss ? ...
      Reason: Removal of obstruction Remarks: Total loss ? ...
  • America (Schooner), collision, 1 Jun 1889
        Reason: collision Hull damage: $3,900 Remarks: Repaired ...
      Reason: collision Hull damage: $3,900 Remarks: Repaired ...
  • McArthur (Steamboat), C72586, fire, 12 May 1890
        Reason: fire Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: fire Remarks: Total loss ...
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