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  • GENERAL PORTER (1834, Steamer)
    Ship       Other Names: SIR CHARLES ADAM;H.M.S. TORONTO; Final Date: 1858; Dimensions (LBD): 147' 1" x 27' 10" x 9' 3" ; 1834, Jun 7 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo to Detroit, occasionally Lake Erie & Niagara River. 1835, Mar 22 Sunk at layup dock, Buffalo; ice cracked discharge pipe & flooded ...
    Ship     Other Names: SIR CHARLES ADAM;H.M.S. TORONTO; Final Date: 1858; Dimensions (LBD): 147' 1" x 27' 10" x 9' 3" ; 1834, Jun 7 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo to Detroit, ...
  • BROCKVILLE (1833, Steamer)
    Ship       Dimensions (LBD): 145' x 23' ; Operated Bay of Quinte - Prescott, ONT. Converted to 3 masted schooner in Portsmouth (near Kingston), in 1848 Out of service by 1856.
    Ship     Dimensions (LBD): 145' x 23' ; Operated Bay of Quinte - Prescott, ONT. Converted to 3 masted schooner in Portsmouth (near Kingston), in 1848 Out of service by 1856.
  • WHITE PIGEON (1832, Schooner)
    Ship       Dimensions (LBD): 77' 1" x 22' 2.5" x 8' 4" ; 1832, Jun 23 Enrolled Detroit, MI 1834 Abandoned?; change of ownership; enrolled Detroit. 1836, Aug Grounded, Detroit River. 1837, Jun 29 Owned Pease, Chester & Co., Detroit. 1839, Oct Ashore Michigan City, Lake Michigan.; Original Owner: De Garmo Jones
    Ship     Dimensions (LBD): 77' 1" x 22' 2.5" x 8' 4" ; 1832, Jun 23 Enrolled Detroit, MI 1834 Abandoned?; change of ownership; enrolled Detroit. 1836, Aug Grounded, Detroit River. 1837, ...
  • PERSEVERANCE (1832, Steamer)
    Ship       Final Date: 1843; Dimensions (LBD): 45' x 12' 6" x 4' 9" ; 1832 Enrolled at Presque Isle, Pennsylvania 1833 Enrolled at Buffalo, New York 1834 Enrolled at Detroit, Michigan 1835 Abandoned 1843 Broken up at Monroe, Michigan
    Ship     Final Date: 1843; Dimensions (LBD): 45' x 12' 6" x 4' 9" ; 1832 Enrolled at Presque Isle, Pennsylvania 1833 Enrolled at Buffalo, New York 1834 Enrolled at Detroit, Michigan ...
  • GENERAL GRATIOT (1831, Steamer)
    Ship       Final Date: 1841; Dimensions (LBD): 84' x 15' 3" x 4' 1/2" ; Suspect build place was Michigan, not Ohio 1831 May 18 Launched; first steamer in Detroit & Saint Clair river service June 6 Enrolled Detroit, Michigan; second steamer ever enrolled there; ran Detroit to Port Huron three times ...
    Ship     Final Date: 1841; Dimensions (LBD): 84' x 15' 3" x 4' 1/2" ; Suspect build place was Michigan, not Ohio 1831 May 18 Launched; first steamer in Detroit & Saint ...
  • NAPOLEON (1828, Schooner)
    Ship       Dimensions (LBD): 70' 10" x 22' x 7' 10" ; 1828 Enrolled Detroit, MI. 1828, Nov 11 Transported troops, Green Bay, WI - Fort Niagara & Sackett's Harbor. 1830, Apr 10 Opened navigation at Buffalo, NY from Detroit, MI. 1830, May Ran Detroit - Chicago, IL & return in 16 ...
    Ship     Dimensions (LBD): 70' 10" x 22' x 7' 10" ; 1828 Enrolled Detroit, MI. 1828, Nov 11 Transported troops, Green Bay, WI - Fort Niagara & Sackett's Harbor. 1830, Apr ...
  • EXPERIMENT (1823, Steamer)
    Ship       Final Date: 1825; Dimensions (LBD): 74' x 12' x 5' ; EXPERIMENT built 1823 Quebec, short lived; 74 x 12'.
    Ship     Final Date: 1825; Dimensions (LBD): 74' x 12' x 5' ; EXPERIMENT built 1823 Quebec, short lived; 74 x 12'.
  • NORTH AMERICA (1834, Steamer)
    Ship       Final Date: 14 Jan 1847; Dimensions (LBD): 147' 8" x 26' x 10' ; 1834 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; sailed Buffalo, NY - Detroit, MI in three days, stopping at Dunkirk, Silver Creek, Erie, Ashtabula, Cleveland, Norwalk, Huron, Sandusky & Perrysburg. 1835, Sep 19 Bound Detroit - Buffalo, collision with brig ...
    Ship     Final Date: 14 Jan 1847; Dimensions (LBD): 147' 8" x 26' x 10' ; 1834 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; sailed Buffalo, NY - Detroit, MI in three days, stopping at Dunkirk, ...
  • JOHNSON, NELLIE (1894, Schooner)
    Ship       Official No.: 130667; Final Date: 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 51.8' x 18' x 4' ; 1901, Dec 3 Sprang leak on leaving Charlevoix, MI, with load of peas; towed back to Charlevoix by lifesaving tug. 1903 Carried two miles of rails to Beaver Island for railroad. 1907 Owned Peter Johnson, St. ...
    Ship     Official No.: 130667; Final Date: 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 51.8' x 18' x 4' ; 1901, Dec 3 Sprang leak on leaving Charlevoix, MI, with load of peas; towed back to ...
  • MAPLE LEAF (1851, Steamer)
    Ship       Final Date: 31 Mar 1864; Dimensions (LBD): 173.2' x 24.7' x 18.6' ; 1851, Jun 18 Launched; ran Hamilton - Montreal. 1851, Sep 19 First trial voyage. 1854, Jul New engine, Kingston Foundry. 1855 - 1859 Owned Lake Ontario International Steamboat Co, Rochester, NY, maintained in Canadian registry, ran Charlotte ...
    Ship     Final Date: 31 Mar 1864; Dimensions (LBD): 173.2' x 24.7' x 18.6' ; 1851, Jun 18 Launched; ran Hamilton - Montreal. 1851, Sep 19 First trial voyage. 1854, Jul New ...
  • Wreck of the GEORGE M. COX
    ImageShip       "Wreck of Passenger Steamer GEORGE M. COX, Isle Royale, May 17, 1933"
    ImageShip     "Wreck of Passenger Steamer GEORGE M. COX, Isle Royale, May 17, 1933"
  • Butterfield & Crable Sawmill
    ImageShip       "Butterfield & Crable Sawmill on north side of river above bridge in 1875. Mill built by George N. Fletcher in 1864. Burned 1884."
    ImageShip     "Butterfield & Crable Sawmill on north side of river above bridge in 1875. Mill built by George N. Fletcher in 1864. Burned 1884."
  • SIMLA (1903, Bulk Freighter)
    Ship       Official No.: 112144; Final Date: 1926; Dimensions (LBD): 225.6' x 34.8' x 15' ; 1903 Engines installed at Polson Iron Works, Limited, Toronto, Ontario 1911 Towed BURMA & CEYLON 1914 Owned Montreal Transportation Company 1920s Retired, laid up Portsmouth, Ontario; engines into steel canaller MAPLEHEATH 1926 November 23 Burned, Portsmouth, ...
    Ship     Official No.: 112144; Final Date: 1926; Dimensions (LBD): 225.6' x 34.8' x 15' ; 1903 Engines installed at Polson Iron Works, Limited, Toronto, Ontario 1911 Towed BURMA & CEYLON 1914 ...
  • PURITAN (1901, Propeller)
    Ship       Other Names: OTTAWA; COX, GEORGE M.; Official No.: 150898; Final Date: 27 May 1933; Dimensions (LBD): 235' x 40.5' x 21.9' ; 1901, April Launched; laid down as OTTAWA for Chicago Steamship Company, sold before completion; ran Chicago, Illinois to Benton Harbor, Michigan, Saint Joseph, Michigan & Holland, Michigan against ...
    Ship     Other Names: OTTAWA; COX, GEORGE M.; Official No.: 150898; Final Date: 27 May 1933; Dimensions (LBD): 235' x 40.5' x 21.9' ; 1901, April Launched; laid down as OTTAWA for ...
  • WADE, B.F. (1862, Propeller)
    Ship       Official No.: 2156; Final Date: Jun 1875; Dimensions (LBD): 218' x 31' x 11' ; 1863, April Full length cabin added; to run Chicago to Sarnia for Grand Trunk Lines 1866, April Sold to John Pridgeon, Detroit; to stay on Chicago-Sarnia run, given new furniture 1869, May Original beam engine ...
    Ship     Official No.: 2156; Final Date: Jun 1875; Dimensions (LBD): 218' x 31' x 11' ; 1863, April Full length cabin added; to run Chicago to Sarnia for Grand Trunk Lines ...
  • SWEET HOME (1853, Schooner)
    Ship       Final Date: 22 Nov 1878; Dimensions (LBD): 98.4' x 20.9' x 9' ; 1855, Jul 30 Owned Edmund Boyle & Co., Kingston, ONT. 1860 Refastened. 1860, Mar 23 Owned Hugh Ross, Kingston & Thomas Bolley, Amhurt Island, ONT. 1861, Mar 22 Owned Joshua J. Nichol & Soloman Sylvester, Toronto, ONT. ...
    Ship     Final Date: 22 Nov 1878; Dimensions (LBD): 98.4' x 20.9' x 9' ; 1855, Jul 30 Owned Edmund Boyle & Co., Kingston, ONT. 1860 Refastened. 1860, Mar 23 Owned Hugh ...
  • 134 (1893, Barge)
    Ship       Other Names: BANGOR; Official No.: 53281; Final Date: 6 Dec 1912; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1903 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company 19?? Owned Great Lakes Engineering Company 1910 Renamed BANGOR 1911 Owned Harper Transportation Company, Boston, MA 1912 Went to Atlantic Coast; coal trade 1912, Dec ...
    Ship     Other Names: BANGOR; Official No.: 53281; Final Date: 6 Dec 1912; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1903 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company 19?? Owned Great Lakes Engineering ...
  • 133 (1893, Barge)
    Ship       Other Names: SEARSPORT; Official No.: 53280; Final Date: 12 Nov 1911; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1894, Oct 18 Aground, Thompson's Island, Hay Lake Channel 1896, May 22 Collision with, sank schooner SUNRISE, 6 miles from Chicago, Lake Michigan 1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company 19?? Owned ...
    Ship     Other Names: SEARSPORT; Official No.: 53280; Final Date: 12 Nov 1911; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1894, Oct 18 Aground, Thompson's Island, Hay Lake Channel 1896, May ...
  • 132 (1893, Barge)
    Ship       Other Names: PORTSMOUTH; Official No.: 53279; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1894, Oct 17 Ashore 2 miles below Ashtabula, OH; full of water, released 1894, Oct 25 Went into dry dock, Superior, WI; 100 bottom plates damaged; repaired 1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company 1911 Owned Great ...
    Ship     Other Names: PORTSMOUTH; Official No.: 53279; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1894, Oct 17 Ashore 2 miles below Ashtabula, OH; full of water, released 1894, Oct 25 ...
  • 131 (1893, Barge)
    Ship       Other Names: SALEM;FREEPORT SULPHUR NO. 4;PURE OIL NO. 10;PURE NULUBE; Official No.: 53278; Final Date: 1946; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company 1904, Jul 4 Collision with propeller JAMES B. COLGATE, Ashland, WI 1905, Oct 16 Collision with barge ED MCWILLIAMS off ...
    Ship     Other Names: SALEM;FREEPORT SULPHUR NO. 4;PURE OIL NO. 10;PURE NULUBE; Official No.: 53278; Final Date: 1946; Dimensions (LBD): 292' x 36' x 22' ; 1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company ...
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