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Mohawk River boats and navigation before 1820

Robert E. Hager

Mohawk River boats and navigation before 1820

by Robert E. Hager

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Published by Canal Society of New York State in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mohawk River (N.Y.),
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Mohawk River (N.Y.) -- Navigation.,
    • New York (State) -- History, Naval.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 96-98.

      Statementby Robert E. Hager ; illustrated by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK24.N7 H34 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. :
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2376862M
      ISBN 100961817208
      LC Control Number87005217
      OCLC/WorldCa15252296

      In the original Mohawk river channel a most dangerous rift or rapids was located near here, known as Wolf's Rift, where in Colonial days river boats frequently had to be carried over this portage. In a canal was built around this rift, serving river traffic until this part of the Erie canal was completed in Hager, Robert E. Mohawk River Boats and Navigation Before (Syracuse, ). Hazard, Samuel, ed. Colonial Records of Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, ). 16 vols. Hazard, Samuel, ed. Pennsylvania Archives (Philadelphia) vols. Jennings, Francis. Empire of Fortunes: Crowns, Colonies and Tribes in the Seven Years War in America (New York.

      Route 5, Little Falls, NY, In the industrial park next to Little Falls Color Point. Follow DEC signs from Route 5 in Little Falls. Accross RR tracks and to the right approx. 1 mile. Christopher Colles proposes improving navigation of Mohawk River. Proposals for the speedy settlement of the waste and unappropriated lands of the western frontiers of New York, and for the improvement of the inland navigation between Albany and Oswego by Christopher Colles.

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: Mohawk River Boats and Navigation Before (): Hager, Robert E.: BooksFormat: Paperback. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 98 pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The face of the land --Earliest rivercraft --Les bateaux --How to build a bateau --Up the Mohawk to Oswego --War along the waterways --The beginning of river improvement --The larger river boats --Navigation of inland waters --Commerce along the waterway.

Mohawk River Boats and Navigation Before By Robert E. Hager. (Syracuse: Canal Society of New York State, Pp. $ paperback.) In Dr. Hager happened upon the hulk of an ancient boat sunk in the Erie Canal at Kirkville, New York. That encounter led to three decades of study and exploration, which has made him an.

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The Erie Canal: Materials in the Grems-Doolittle Library Books: Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Robert E. Mohawk River Boats and Navigation before Canal Society of NYS, Books, cont.: Jessmain, Marilyn.

The Erie Canal; a Collection of Newspaper Articles. Hager, Robert E.,Mohawk River Boats and Navigation before Canal Boat Society of New York State, Syracuse. Canal Boat Society of New York State, Syracuse. Google ScholarCited by: 4. — Traffic and travel on the Mohawk River — Canoes, dugouts, skiffs, batteaux — Carries at Little Falls and Wood Creek —Inland Lock Navigation Company —Canals and locks at Little Falls, German Flats and Rome — Schenectady and durham boats and river packets —Mohawk part of Erie Canal system —Erie Canal supersedes River as Valley waterway.

Hager, R.E.,Mohawk River Boats and Navigation Before Canal Boat Society of New York State, Syracuse. Canal Boat Society of New York State, Syracuse. Google ScholarCited by: 4. Mohawk River Boats and Navigation before Durham Boats: Preliminary Research on River Vessels Used by the Continental Army, This book represents the authors' provocative.

The Mohawk River is a mile-long ( km) river in the U.S. state of New is the largest tributary of the Hudson Mohawk flows into the Hudson in Cohoes, New York, a few miles north of the city of Albany.

The river is named for the Mohawk Nation of the Iroquois is a major waterway in north-central New York. The largest tributary, the Schoharie Creek, accounts Mouth: Hudson River. Erie Canal, historic waterway of the United States, connecting the Great Lakes with New York City via the Hudson River at Albany.

Taking advantage of the Mohawk River gap in the Appalachian Mountains, the Erie Canal, miles ( km) long, was the first canal in the United States to connect western waterways with the Atlantic Ocean. Construction began in and was. A Short History Of The Hudson River Day Line. February 4, Van Santvoord successfully ran a shipping business on the Mohawk River.

During the War ofhe contracted with agents of General Stephen Van Rensselaer of Albany to store and ship provisions westward on the Mohawk to support Van Rensselaer’s troops planning to invade Canada.

Historical ContextDocument 2. Boats on the Mohawk River, EngravingThis is an engraving of a bateau (boat) and a Durham boat (with sails) navigating the Mohawk River. It shows the Durham boat being forced upstream through one of the dams created by the Western Inland Lock Navigation Company in the late s to raise the water level across the river's many rifts and shoals.

other descriptions can be found in Robert E. Hagar, Mohawk River Boats and Navigation before (Syracuse: Canal Society of New York State, ), see chapter 3, 20– Hager included diagrams of a military bateau and a Mohawk River bateau in his work.

Another description of the Schenectady bateau. The river men gradually cleared out the Mohawk's channel to make navigation easier and made channels through the rifts by removing the boulders.

The later development of Mohawk River navigation came with the completion of river channel improvement and the building of locks by the Inland Lock and Navigation Co., from towhen the. FromDurham boats were the watercraft of choice on the waterway for traffic between the Hudson River and Lake Ontario via the Mohawk River.

The eastern terminus of this waterway was in Schenectady, New York, and the Durham boats were also known as Schenectady boats in this rs: various. Re: Mohawk boat information Boy, that boat has some miles on it.

Mohawk boats came out of Amsterdam, NY, along the Mohawk River. Made from the s into the early s, fiberglass and aluminum runabouts and utilities.

That's all I've got. In the later s, the Western Inland Lock Navigation Company tried to make modifications to the route by building short canals and locks around these natural obstacles.

(For those interested in the topic, I would suggest Robert Hager’s excellent work; Mohawk River Boats and Navigation before ) When the Erie Canal was constructed, the river valley was used as a. The Mohawk River to the south, Lake Ontario to the west, Lake Champlain, Lake George and the Hudson River boundary is to the east, and the mighty St.

Lawrence River is the northern boundary. Within these boundaries are thousands of interconnected lakes, ponds, river, streams and wetlands. Dave Hadley and Steve Bosley target early fall smallmouth on New York's Mohawk River.Hundreds of river bateaux and later Schenectady boats were made in nearby boatyards.

General Philip Schuyler departed this site Aug to survey the Mohawk. His western inland lock navigation company () pioneered the way for the Erie Canal. The .InGouverneur Morris and Elkanah Watson created the Western Inland Lock Navigation Company, which took the first actual steps to improve navigation on the Mohawk River.

Building the Canal InDe Witt Clinton, a state politician, began drawing up actual plans .