Great Lakes Shipping

Downward Bound

 

Files On This Site

This site is a part of the USGenWeb project and our home port is the Michigan USGenWeb project, although it will encompass "all" Great Lakes shipping areas that have shorelines that border the Great Lakes water system.  

Porter Brothers Mariners of the Great Lakes Collection with articles on W. H. Gilcher Loss of 1892

Wreck of the John B. Lyon and Dundee on Lake Erie Sept. 1900 - set of news articles collected by the family of a crew member

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES FROM THE MEMORIAL RECORD
OF THE NORTHERN PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN 1895
- Index of Names

Cape Vincent Ships built by the Golers with a listing of first masters

Early Marine Life on Lake Erie - Report of the Pioneer Society of Michigan Vol. IV, published 1883

Eber Ward -  Report of the Pioneer Society of Michigan

Explosion of the Goliah

Francis Widlar

Ghost Stories of the Great Lakes by Dwight Boyer - Index of Names

A Great Rescue - by W. H. Law about Albert Ocha and the hardships endured by the US Life Saving Service Members. Full copy.

The Hackley

The Henry Clay History

History of Grand River Boating - article and photos with a map

History of The Great Lakes - Indexes and files going online

Isle Royale Shipwrecks by Frederick Stonehouse - Index of Names

The Journal of John McLaughlin, 1886-1891

Munising Shipwrecks by Frederick Stonehouse - Index of Names and Ships

Ninth District Lighthouse Keepers 1800's

ORIN LILLY, Great Lakes Sailor - Excerpts from his journal by Bill Harvey

QUERIES from 1999

Schooners In Peril by James L. Donahue - Index of Names

Shingle Shavers and Berry Pickers by Oliver Raymond Index to Names

Ship Masters' Association Directory 1902 pgs. 14 and 15 Names and Address

Searchable Database of Shipping Captains on the GL's

Ships and Men of the Great Lakes by Dwight Boyer - Index of Names

Shipwrecks of the Lakes by Dana Thomas Bowen Index of Names

Shipwreck Tales: The St. Clair River by Cris Kohl - Index of Names

A Short Guide to the Shipwrecks of Thunder Bay - by Frederick Stonehouse - Index of Names

Steamboats in Ice 1872 by James Donahue - Index to Names

STEAMBOATS OF THE GREAT LAKES by Fred Irving Dayton from Steamboat Days

Steaming Through Smoke and Fire - 1971 - by James L. Donahue Index of Names

Steam Navigation by James Croil, 1898 - Selected Excerpts

Strange Adventures of the Great Lakes by Dwight Boyer- Index of Names

Terrifying Steamboat Tales - by James Donahue Index of names only

VESSELS AT BUFFALO CREEK - 1816 TO 1829

VESSELS IN DETROIT DISTRICT - 1821-1835

VESSELS TAKEN ACROSS SAULT PORTAGE - 1845-1853

Walk-In-The-Water Last Voyage - Report of the Pioneer Society of Michigan

Went Missing II - by Frederick Stonehouse - Index of Names

WOODEN SHIPS AND IRON MEN - by Frederick William Wallace, published in 1937 - Full copy.

1897 Wreck of the Idaho

Wreck of the Lady Elgin - Full article

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