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  • HARPER, J.G. (1874, Tug (Towboat))
    HARPER, J.G. (1874, Tug (Towboat))
    Ship       Official No.: 71102; Final Date: 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 48' x 8.7' x 3' ; 1878 Owned Andrew Allen, Chatham, ONT. 1901 Owned A. Pilgrim, Meaford, ONT. 1910 Owned J. Pilgrim, Meaford. 1917 Broken up.; Original Owner: A.S. Allan
    Ship     Official No.: 71102; Final Date: 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 48' x 8.7' x 3' ; 1878 Owned Andrew Allen, Chatham, ONT. 1901 Owned A. Pilgrim, Meaford, ONT. 1910 Owned J. Pilgrim, ...
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  • LADY COLBOURNE (1833, Steamer)
    LADY COLBOURNE (1833, Steamer)
    Ship       Dimensions (LBD): 80' x 17' x 0' ; 1838, Dec 4 Burned at her dock, Windsor, ONT; owned Duncan McGregor, Chatham, ONT. 1847, Jun 16 Collided with steamer PIONEER near Sorel, QUE; one died.
    Ship     Dimensions (LBD): 80' x 17' x 0' ; 1838, Dec 4 Burned at her dock, Windsor, ONT; owned Duncan McGregor, Chatham, ONT. 1847, Jun 16 Collided with steamer PIONEER near ...
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  • HIMMALAYA (1854, Tug (Towboat))
    HIMMALAYA (1854, Tug (Towboat))
    Ship       1857 Owned William Allen, Amherstberg, ONT; runs Detroit & Chatham. 1873 Same owner.
    Ship     1857 Owned William Allen, Amherstberg, ONT; runs Detroit & Chatham. 1873 Same owner.
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  • MUSKOKA (1872, Barge)
    MUSKOKA (1872, Barge)
    Ship       Dimensions (LBD): 149' x 26' x 11.5' ; 1876 Owned Beaverline, Toronto, ONT. 1878 Owned Isaac May, Keswick, ONT; towed by steambarge ISAAC MAY. 1887 Leased to Crosthwaite & Case, Buffalo; to run in lumber trade, Georgian Bay - Buffalo. 1890 Owned A. Muir et al, Toronto. 1892 Towed by ...
    Ship     Dimensions (LBD): 149' x 26' x 11.5' ; 1876 Owned Beaverline, Toronto, ONT. 1878 Owned Isaac May, Keswick, ONT; towed by steambarge ISAAC MAY. 1887 Leased to Crosthwaite & Case, ...
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  • SWEEPSTAKES (1865, Tug (Towboat))
    SWEEPSTAKES (1865, Tug (Towboat))
    Ship       1869 Owned Little, Chatham, ONT. 1873 Same owner. 1874 Tug at Port Colborne, ONT.
    Ship     1869 Owned Little, Chatham, ONT. 1873 Same owner. 1874 Tug at Port Colborne, ONT.
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  • ARMENIA (1873, Propeller)
    ARMENIA (1873, Propeller)
    Ship       Official No.: 74388; Final Date: 1908; Dimensions (LBD): 136' x 23.1' x 11' ; 1873, May 7 Launched; cost $30,000. 1874 Montreal & Chicago Line. 1878 Toronto Mail Line. 1879 Owned Hume & Co., Toronto, ONT. 1880 Northeastern Transportation Co. 1880, Oct 14 Disabled near False Duck Islands, Lake Ontario. ...
    Ship     Official No.: 74388; Final Date: 1908; Dimensions (LBD): 136' x 23.1' x 11' ; 1873, May 7 Launched; cost $30,000. 1874 Montreal & Chicago Line. 1878 Toronto Mail Line. 1879 ...
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  • BELLE (1848, Schooner)
    BELLE (1848, Schooner)
    Ship       Other Names: MERMAID, WILLIAM ROSS; 1851 Lenghtened 92.6 x 16.9 x 8.5 feet, 103 tons, renamed MERMAID. 1856 Repaired. 1858, Jul 20 Owned Alex McBride, Bayham, ONT. 1859, Mar 25 Sheriffs sale to J.G. Harper. 1859, Apr 13 Owned, Joseph Lake & Michael Weaver, Bayham. 1860 Owned Lake & Weaver, ...
    Ship     Other Names: MERMAID, WILLIAM ROSS; 1851 Lenghtened 92.6 x 16.9 x 8.5 feet, 103 tons, renamed MERMAID. 1856 Repaired. 1858, Jul 20 Owned Alex McBride, Bayham, ONT. 1859, Mar 25 ...
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  • THAMES (1872, Steambarge)
    THAMES (1872, Steambarge)
    Ship       Official No.: 94681; Final Date: 1906; Dimensions (LBD): 61' x 15.7' x 5.4' ; 1872, Aug 10 Registered 1874 Owned James O'Leary, Lambton, ONT; ran freight on Sydenham & St. Clair Rivers. 1874, Aug Caught fire at dock, Lambton; upper works destroyed, hull not injured. 1884 Owned J. W. Booth, ...
    Ship     Official No.: 94681; Final Date: 1906; Dimensions (LBD): 61' x 15.7' x 5.4' ; 1872, Aug 10 Registered 1874 Owned James O'Leary, Lambton, ONT; ran freight on Sydenham & St. ...
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  • VANDERBILT (1873, Steambarge)
    VANDERBILT (1873, Steambarge)
    Ship       Dimensions (LBD): 93' x 22.4' x 8.6' ; Towed GILDERSLEEVE 1874, September Broke rudder, Lake Huron 1874, October Grounded, Point Aux Barques, Lake Huron 1876 Owned Thompson, et.al., Chatham, Ontario 1877 Owned G.D. Ferguson, Fergus, Ontario; 170 gross/115 net tons 1879 Owned Georgian Bay Steam Barge Company 1879, September Waterlogged ...
    Ship     Dimensions (LBD): 93' x 22.4' x 8.6' ; Towed GILDERSLEEVE 1874, September Broke rudder, Lake Huron 1874, October Grounded, Point Aux Barques, Lake Huron 1876 Owned Thompson, et.al., Chatham, Ontario ...
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  • OWEN (1883, Steambarge)
    OWEN (1883, Steambarge)
    Ship       Official No.: 90521; Final Date: 12 Oct 1902; Dimensions (LBD): 90' x 23' 6" x 9' ; 1902, October 12 Wrecked; Original Owner: D.W. Crow; Final Location: Gull Island Shoals, Bay of Quinte, Lake Ontario, Driven ashore & wrecked
    Ship     Official No.: 90521; Final Date: 12 Oct 1902; Dimensions (LBD): 90' x 23' 6" x 9' ; 1902, October 12 Wrecked; Original Owner: D.W. Crow; Final Location: Gull Island Shoals, ...
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  • DOMINION (1890, Propeller)
    DOMINION (1890, Propeller)
    Ship       Official No.: 90526; Final Date: Mar 1898; Dimensions (LBD): 95' x 24' x 5' ; 1898 Rebuilt as barge at Chatham, ONT. 1899 Owned D. Fluke, Chatham, ONT.; Final Location: Chatham, ONT. Lake St. Clair., Sunk.; Sunk while tied to a dock at Chatham.
    Ship     Official No.: 90526; Final Date: Mar 1898; Dimensions (LBD): 95' x 24' x 5' ; 1898 Rebuilt as barge at Chatham, ONT. 1899 Owned D. Fluke, Chatham, ONT.; Final Location: ...
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  • GARIBALDI (1854, Scow Schooner)
    GARIBALDI (1854, Scow Schooner)
    Ship       Final Date: Oct 1865; 1863 Owned Robert Harkley, Owen Sound, ONT. 1865, Oct Lost.; Final Location: Between Meaford & Collingwood,ONT, Georgian Bay Lake Huron.; Caught at an exposed dock by a quickly-risibg gale, she put to sea and was never seen again.
    Ship     Final Date: Oct 1865; 1863 Owned Robert Harkley, Owen Sound, ONT. 1865, Oct Lost.; Final Location: Between Meaford & Collingwood,ONT, Georgian Bay Lake Huron.; Caught at an exposed dock by ...
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  • SQUARE TOES (pre1850, Scow Schooner)
    SQUARE TOES (pre1850, Scow Schooner)
    Ship       1850 Rebuilt at Chatham, Ontario; 110 gross tons 1854 Owned W. Eberts & Company, Chatham, "hull & rig in poor condition"
    Ship     1850 Rebuilt at Chatham, Ontario; 110 gross tons 1854 Owned W. Eberts & Company, Chatham, "hull & rig in poor condition"
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  • VAN ALLEN, D.R. (1874, Steambarge)
    VAN ALLEN, D.R. (1874, Steambarge)
    Ship       Official No.: 71104; Final Date: 1922; Dimensions (LBD): 136' x 26' x 10' ; 1874, June 13 Launched 1874, December 15 Grounded, Fighting Island, Detroit River 1877, August 3 Tonnage, 317.95 gross/216.31 net tons 1878, December Overhauled 1879, October Storm damage; bulwarks stove in 1881, February Owned George Wright & ...
    Ship     Official No.: 71104; Final Date: 1922; Dimensions (LBD): 136' x 26' x 10' ; 1874, June 13 Launched 1874, December 15 Grounded, Fighting Island, Detroit River 1877, August 3 Tonnage, ...
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  • SNOW BALL (1881, Scow Schooner)
    SNOW BALL (1881, Scow Schooner)
    Ship       Official No.: 78035; Dimensions (LBD): 60' x 9' x 3' ; 1884 Owned A. Morrison, Tilbury East, ONT.
    Ship     Official No.: 78035; Dimensions (LBD): 60' x 9' x 3' ; 1884 Owned A. Morrison, Tilbury East, ONT.
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  • ONTARIO (1873, Propeller)
    ONTARIO (1873, Propeller)
    Ship       Official No.: 71211; Final Date: 10 Aug 1899; Dimensions (LBD): 181' x 35' x 12' ; 1873 First launched 1874, January 6 First registered, Sarnia, Ontario 1875 Ran between Sarnia & Lake Superior ports; mates ASIA & QUEBEC 1875, May 15 Drydocked Detroit, Michigan for a new wheel 1883, October ...
    Ship     Official No.: 71211; Final Date: 10 Aug 1899; Dimensions (LBD): 181' x 35' x 12' ; 1873 First launched 1874, January 6 First registered, Sarnia, Ontario 1875 Ran between Sarnia ...
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  • CANADIAN (1853, Steamer)
    CANADIAN (1853, Steamer)
    Ship       Final Date: 1868; Dimensions (LBD): 162' x 47' x 15' 11" ; 1857, Jun Wrecked South Shore, Chicago Harbor. 1860, Nov Grounded on St.Clair Flats. 1861 Owned John Pridgeon, Detroit, MI; tug, 339 tons; ran Detroit -Chatham, ONT; probably rebuilt. 1862, Jul 31 Towing rafts from Saginaw with JOHN MARTIN; ...
    Ship     Final Date: 1868; Dimensions (LBD): 162' x 47' x 15' 11" ; 1857, Jun Wrecked South Shore, Chicago Harbor. 1860, Nov Grounded on St.Clair Flats. 1861 Owned John Pridgeon, Detroit, ...
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  • QUAIL (1862, Steamer)
    QUAIL (1862, Steamer)
    Ship       Final Date: 18 Mar 1873; 1868 Rebuilt? 17 gross + 15 53/130 registered tons. 1869 15 gross/8 registered tons; ran Meaford-Collingwood, ONT. 1870 8.04hp; "built at Stoney Point, Lake St. Clair". 1870, Jun Sold at auction; owned Picton, Ont. 1871, May 2 Rebuilt Picton, ONT by William Redmond; 77 x ...
    Ship     Final Date: 18 Mar 1873; 1868 Rebuilt? 17 gross + 15 53/130 registered tons. 1869 15 gross/8 registered tons; ran Meaford-Collingwood, ONT. 1870 8.04hp; "built at Stoney Point, Lake St. ...
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  • QUEBEC (1874, Propeller)
    QUEBEC (1874, Propeller)
    Ship       Other Names: SPINNER, F. E.;HELEN C.; Official No.: 71212; Dimensions (LBD): 193' x 34.7' x 13.4' ; 1874, Aug 12 Launched; ran Sarnia, ONT-Fort William, ONT-Duluth, MN. 1875, Jun On rocks, Waswaugoning Bay, Lake Superior. 1878, Oct 27 Stranded Magnetic Reef, Lake Huron; broke arch; released & towed to Sarnia ...
    Ship     Other Names: SPINNER, F. E.;HELEN C.; Official No.: 71212; Dimensions (LBD): 193' x 34.7' x 13.4' ; 1874, Aug 12 Launched; ran Sarnia, ONT-Fort William, ONT-Duluth, MN. 1875, Jun On ...
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  • PIKE, A. N. (1874, Steambarge)
    PIKE, A. N. (1874, Steambarge)
    Ship       Official No.: 71103; Final Date: 3 Jan 1879; Dimensions (LBD): 72' x 15' x 4' ; 1875 Towing and freight trade, Detroit and Thames River. 1879, Jan 3 Bruned Thames River.; Original Owner: A. N. Pyke; Final Location: Thames River, below Chatham, ONT Detroit, River, burned
    Ship     Official No.: 71103; Final Date: 3 Jan 1879; Dimensions (LBD): 72' x 15' x 4' ; 1875 Towing and freight trade, Detroit and Thames River. 1879, Jan 3 Bruned Thames ...
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