GREAT LAKES

MARITIME HISTORY

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biographies

1930 Census of Merchant Seamen

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Ships that have sailed into a crack in the lake

Great Lakes Lighthouses - U.S.

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GLM Anchor

Lloyd's Steamboat Directory

and

Disasters on the Western Waters
1856

  • Front Page
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • America, explosion of the
  • America South, burning of
  • A. N. Johnson, explosion of
  • American Lakes, dimensions of
  • Anglo Norman, explosion of
  • Anthony Wayne, sinking of
  • Atlantic & Ogdensburg
    - collision of
  • Augusta, explosion of
  • Avery, John L.,
    - sinking of
  • Awful conflagration at St. Louis
  • Bates, Edward, explosion of
  • Belle of Clarkesville
    - collision of
  • Belle of the West
    - burning of
  • Belle Zane, sinking of
  • Ben Franklin, explosion of the
  • Ben Sherrod, burning of
  • Black Hawk, explosion of the
  • Boats on the Lakes
  • Boonslick & Missouri Belle,
    - collision of
  • Brandywine, buring of
  • Brilliant, explosion of
  • Brown, Gen., explosion of
  • Buckeye & De Soto
    - collision of
  • Bulletin No. 2, loss of
  • Cairo, Ill., sketch of
  • Camden & Amboy Railroad
  • Car of Commerce,
    - explosion of
  • Caroline, burning of
  • Chamois, explosion of
  • Chariton, explosion of
  • Chesapeake & schr Porter,
    - collision of
  • Cincinnati, sketch of
  • Cincinnati pilots,
    - list of
  • Cincinnati Engineers,
    - list of
  • Clarkesville, Belle of,
    - & Louisiana, coll'n
  • Clarkesville, burning of
  • Cleveland & Columbus Railroad
  • Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad
  • Clipper, explosion of
  • Collier, George, burning of
  • Collier, George,
    - explosion of
  • Collins, E. K., burning of
  • Commencement of Steam Navigation
  • Concordia, explosion of
  • Constitution, explosion of
  • Creole, burning of
  • Distances on
    - Cumberland River
    - Black River
    - Currant River
    - Illinois River
    - Mississippi River
    - Ohio River
    - Ouachita River
    - Little Red River
    - Red River
    - Tennessee River
    - White River
    - Upper Mississippi River
    - Yazoo River
  • Dubuque, explosion of
  • Early life on Western Waters
  • Earthquake of 1811
  • Eclipse, steamer,
    - her quick trips
  • Elizabeth, explosion of
  • Elizabeth, accident to
  • Engineers, New Orleans
    - list of
  • Engineers, St. Louis
  • Enterprise, explosion of
  • Enterprise, explosion of
  • Erie, burning of
  • Fast time made by steamboats
  • Floods & Freshets on Western Rivers
  • Fitch, John, life of
  • Franklin No. 2, collapse of
  • Forrest & Pulaskie
    - collsion of
  • Fulton, Robert, life of
  • General Brown, explosion of
  • Georgia, burning of
  • Glencoe, explosion of
  • G. P. Griffith, loss of
  • Grampas, explosion of
  • Guluare & Westwood
    - explosion of
  • Hornet, capsize of
  • James, St., explosion of
  • Joseph, St., explosion of
  • Kate Fleming, loss of
  • Kate Kearny, explosion of
  • Knoxville, explosion of
  • Lexington, explosion of
  • Lioness, explosion of
  • Little Miami Railroad
  • Louisiana, explosion of
  • Louisville, sketch of
  • Louis, St., sketch of
  • Lucy Walker, explosion of
  • Marquitte, explosion of
  • Martha Washington,
    - burning of
  • Maria & Sultana
    - collision of
  • Mayflower, burning of
  • Mechanic, loss of
  • Minor Disasters
  • McGregor, Helen
    - explosion of
  • Mohican, explosion of
  • Monmouth & Tremont
    - collision of
  • Moselle, explosion
  • Mississippi, sketch of
  • Nashville, sketch of
  • Natches, tornado at
  • New York & Erie Railroad
  • New Orleans Pilots
  • New Orleans, sketch of
  • Ohio River
  • Oldest Steamboat Company
  • Orline St. John
    - burning of
  • Oronoko, explosion of
  • Oregon, explosion of
  • Persian, explosion of
  • Pilot, explosion of
  • Pilot, explosion of
  • Phoenix, burning of
  • Pittsburgh, sketch of
  • Pocahontas
    - explosion of
  • Polander & Hornet
    - collision of
  • Red Stone, explosion of
  • Rob Roy, explosion of
  • Railroad
    - Little Miami
    - Xenia
    - Columbus
  • Saluda, explosion of
  • Shepherdess, sinking of
  • Steam as a Motive Power
  • Steamers on the Western Lakes
    - list of
  • Steamers on the Lakes
  • Steamers - 23 burned at St. Louis
  • St. Louis, sketch of
  • Talisman & Tempest
    - collision of
  • Tangihapo, burning of
  • Teche, explosion of
  • Tennessee, sinking of
  • Timor No. 2, sinking of
  • Tri-color, explosion of
  • Tuscaloosa, explosion of
  • Virginia, explosion of
  • Walker, explosion of
  • Washington, explosion of
  • Washington, burning of
  • Washington, George,
    - loss of
  • Wheeling, Va.,
    - sketch of
  • Yazoo River, sketch of
  • Zachary Taylor, explosion of
 


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