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  • Steamboat Promotion and Changing Technology: the Careers of James Sutherland and the Magnet
    Steamboat Promotion and Changing Technology: the Careers of James Sutherland and the Magnet
    websitetext  1985    
    websitetext  1985  
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Life and Death on the Ocean Wave
    Life and Death on the Ocean Wave
    websitetext  1992    
    websitetext  1992  
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • "The Grain Elevators of Buffalo"
    "The Grain Elevators of Buffalo"
    websitetext  Jan 1879    
    websitetext  Jan 1879  
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Frontenac: A Reappraisal
    The Frontenac: A Reappraisal
    websitetext  1987     This article appears on the 'net essentially as it originally appeared in FreshWater, vol. 2, no. 1 (Summer 1987): 28-39. A few of the notes have been altered to reflect the change of name of the National Archives of Canada (NAC) from the Public Archives of Canada (PAC), and the ...
    websitetext  1987   This article appears on the 'net essentially as it originally appeared in FreshWater, vol. 2, no. 1 (Summer 1987): 28-39. A few of the notes have been altered to reflect ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The St. Lawrence River Canals Vessel
    The St. Lawrence River Canals Vessel
    websitetext  1957    
    websitetext  1957  
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The First Propellers at Kingston
    The First Propellers at Kingston
    websitetext  Sep 1987     "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 ...
    websitetext  Sep 1987   "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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • "The Old Black Rock Ferry"
    "The Old Black Rock Ferry"
    websitetext  14 Dec 1863    
    websitetext  14 Dec 1863  
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Expansion of Regulated Modern Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1902-03
    Expansion of Regulated Modern Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1902-03
    websitetext  Sanger, C. W., Expansion of Regulated Modern Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1902-03, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), April 1991     "Modern" shore-station whaling began in Norwegian coastal waters in 1868 as a consequence of new technology introduced by Svend Foyn. Subsequent over-exploitation caused Norwegian whaling investors to look elsewhere for profitable unutilized stocks, thus commencing a west- ward expansion of the industry which reached Newfoundland in 1896. In that year, ...
    websitetext  Sanger, C. W., Expansion of Regulated Modern Shore-Station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1902-03, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), April 1991   "Modern" shore-station whaling began in Norwegian coastal waters in 1868 as a consequence of new technology introduced by Svend Foyn. Subsequent over-exploitation caused Norwegian whaling investors to look elsewhere for ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • Rank Imitation and the Sincerest Flattery: The Dominion Marine Association and the Revision of the Canadian Coasting Regulations, 1922-1936
    Rank Imitation and the Sincerest Flattery: The Dominion Marine Association and the Revision of the Canadian Coasting Regulations, 1922-1936
    websitetext  Salmon, M. Stephen, Rank Imitation and the Sincerest Flattery: The Dominion Marine Association and the Revision of the Canadian Coasting Regulations, 1922-1936, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jul 1991, 1-24     The 1920s were years of unparalleled growth and frustration for the Canadian Great Lakes' shipping industry. Between 1920 and 1930 the Canadian fleet on the Lakes more than doubled in size. At the same time Canadian Great Lakes' steamship companies, as represented by the Dominion Marine Association ( D M ...
    websitetext  Salmon, M. Stephen, Rank Imitation and the Sincerest Flattery: The Dominion Marine Association and the Revision of the Canadian Coasting Regulations, 1922-1936, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jul 1991, 1-24   The 1920s were years of unparalleled growth and frustration for the Canadian Great Lakes' shipping industry. Between 1920 and 1930 the Canadian fleet on the Lakes more than doubled in ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • The 'Canadian Corollary' to the Monroe Doctrine and the Ogdensburg Agreement of 1940
    The 'Canadian Corollary' to the Monroe Doctrine and the Ogdensburg Agreement of 1940
    websitetext  Beatty, David Pierce, The 'Canadian Corollary' to the Monroe Doctrine and the Ogdensburg Agreement of 1940, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jan 1991     An understanding or even an alliance [between the United States and Canada] may indeed be necessary for the preservation of that North American civilization which is our joint possession.John W. DafoeEditor, the Winnipeg Free Pressin a lecture at Columbia University, 1934.[1]Very few people in the 1930s could have grasped the ...
    websitetext  Beatty, David Pierce, The 'Canadian Corollary' to the Monroe Doctrine and the Ogdensburg Agreement of 1940, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jan 1991   An understanding or even an alliance [between the United States and Canada] may indeed be necessary for the preservation of that North American civilization which is our joint possession.John W. ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • The GREEN HILL PARK disaster
    The GREEN HILL PARK disaster
    websitetext  Stanton, John, The GREEN HILL PARK disaster, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jan 1991     Early in 1945 explosions and fire ravaged the S.S. Green Hill Park in Vancouver harbour, killing two seamen and six longshoremen instantly.1 Ironically, this ship of death had been named after a peaceful picnic ground at Alma, a village in central Nova Scotia. As a result of the disaster, the ...
    websitetext  Stanton, John, The GREEN HILL PARK disaster, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jan 1991   Early in 1945 explosions and fire ravaged the S.S. Green Hill Park in Vancouver harbour, killing two seamen and six longshoremen instantly.1 Ironically, this ship of death had been named ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • Sydney Harbour's Contribution to Atlantic Canada's Coastal Defence: An Introduction
    Sydney Harbour's Contribution to Atlantic Canada's Coastal Defence: An Introduction
    websitetext  Tennyson, Brian Douglas, Sydney Harbour's Contribution to Atlantic Canada's Coastal Defence: An Introduction, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Apr 1991, 23-30     The strategic importance of Sydney harbour was recognized from the earliest days of Euro- pean exploration of the region because of its strategic position with respect both to the im- mensely rich cod fishery and the seaborne entrance to Canada, as well as its proximity to coal seams. Except for ...
    websitetext  Tennyson, Brian Douglas, Sydney Harbour's Contribution to Atlantic Canada's Coastal Defence: An Introduction, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Apr 1991, 23-30   The strategic importance of Sydney harbour was recognized from the earliest days of Euro- pean exploration of the region because of its strategic position with respect both to the im- ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • Postwar Ocean Shipping and Shipbuilding in Canada: An Agenda for Research
    Postwar Ocean Shipping and Shipbuilding in Canada: An Agenda for Research
    websitetext  Hennessy, Michael A., Postwar Ocean Shipping and Shipbuilding in Canada: An Agenda for Research, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jul 1991, 25-33     This essay provides a brief survey of some suggestive sources and interpretive models for approaching the history of government policy toward the shipping and shipbuilding industries from 1945 to 1970. Documentary sources maintained by the National Archives of Canada and elsewhere are specifically excluded from this discussion.1 For a variety ...
    websitetext  Hennessy, Michael A., Postwar Ocean Shipping and Shipbuilding in Canada: An Agenda for Research, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jul 1991, 25-33   This essay provides a brief survey of some suggestive sources and interpretive models for approaching the history of government policy toward the shipping and shipbuilding industries from 1945 to 1970. ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • Victim or Participant? Allied Fishing Fleets and U-Boat Attacks in World Wars I and II
    Victim or Participant? Allied Fishing Fleets and U-Boat Attacks in World Wars I and II
    websitetext  Gibson, Charles Dana, Victim or Participant? Allied Fishing Fleets and U-Boat Attacks in World Wars I and II, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Oct 1991, 1-18     In 1907 the world's major powers, including the United States, Great Britain, and Germany, signed a series of treaties at The Hague. A portion of the treaty package was designated Conference Document XI, which in part granted protection during wartime to certain classes of vessels. Document XI specified that small ...
    websitetext  Gibson, Charles Dana, Victim or Participant? Allied Fishing Fleets and U-Boat Attacks in World Wars I and II, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Oct 1991, 1-18   In 1907 the world's major powers, including the United States, Great Britain, and Germany, signed a series of treaties at The Hague. A portion of the treaty package was designated ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • The Prospects for Naval History
    The Prospects for Naval History
    websitetext  Douglas, W. A. B., The Prospects for Naval History, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Oct 1991, 19 - 26     Serving naval personnel in Canada, whose company we so warmly welcome and of which we have too often been deprived at meetings of the Canadian Nautical Research Society, have a special need to know and understand Canadian naval history when, as is now so patently ob- vious, the axe is ...
    websitetext  Douglas, W. A. B., The Prospects for Naval History, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Oct 1991, 19 - 26   Serving naval personnel in Canada, whose company we so warmly welcome and of which we have too often been deprived at meetings of the Canadian Nautical Research Society, have a ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • Some Revisionist History in the Battle of the Atlantic
    Some Revisionist History in the Battle of the Atlantic
    websitetext  McKee, Fraser M., Some Revisionist History in the Battle of the Atlantic, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Oct 1991, 27-32     Most historians decry historical revision undertaken solely for political aims. The past Soviet tendency to do this has caused much derision, even domestically; under a new regime, this provides considerable scope even to their historians. In addition, many scholars respond negatively to the all too-common practice of second-guessing the commanders ...
    websitetext  McKee, Fraser M., Some Revisionist History in the Battle of the Atlantic, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Oct 1991, 27-32   Most historians decry historical revision undertaken solely for political aims. The past Soviet tendency to do this has caused much derision, even domestically; under a new regime, this provides considerable ...
    Canadian Nautical Research Society
  • List of Vessels Employed on British Naval Service on the Great Lakes, 1755-1875
    List of Vessels Employed on British Naval Service on the Great Lakes, 1755-1875
    websitetext  1963    
    websitetext  1963  
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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