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From Cattle Boat to Passenger Steamer

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Title:From Cattle Boat to Passenger Steamer
Landon, Fred   
(19 of 35 for author by title)
From Chatham to Harper’s Ferry
Father Jones and the Jesuit Archives
Published:   1961
Publisher:Journal of Inland Seas, Volume XVII, #3
Tags:Canada, Canadiana, history, ships, Great Lakes

The British ship Campana was transferred from the livestock trade to the Great Lakes where it was converted to a passenger steamer. It replaced a CPR ship that was wrecked on Lake Superior. This article chronicles its operations on the Great Lakes. [Suggest a different description.]


Author Bio for Landon, Fred

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Fred Landon (1880-1969) was a Canadian historian. He worked as journalist and a librarian and then was hired by the University of Western Ontario. 25 years later he was Dean of graduate studies. Landon wrote books and articles on the history of early Ontario. Some of his notable articles studied the history of African Canadians in Upper Canada. (Ontario Historical Society)

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