Title: 
Steamer Ossifrage, Chatham, Ont. Canada.
Year: 
1909
Publisher: 
Stedman Bros. Ltd.
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
S B 1793
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 1
Notes: 
Postmarked 1909; shows the steamboat Ossifrage on the Thames River at Chatham, Ontario; the Ossifrage was the second of three popular steamers owned by the Chatham Navigation Company that made regular runs between Chatham, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan via the Thames River; the City of Chatham steamer made its maiden voyage on May 24, 1889 and was sold in 1912; it was replaced by the larger Ossifrage in 1912 which was active until 1920; the Ossifgage was replaced by the Thousand Islander in 1920, but by then, car travel was becoming more popular and steamer travel between the two cities ended in the 1920s; the postcard is addressed to Miss Edith Laskey.
Subject(s): 
Ossifrage (Ship)
Ships
Travel
Thames River (Ontario)
Chatham Navigation Company
Place(s): 
Chatham (Ontario)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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