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  • Rochester Daily Union (Rochester, NY), Tues., Nov. 18, 1856
    Rochester Daily Union (Rochester, NY), Tues., Nov. 18, 1856
    textnewspaper       Another Propeller Sunk - Narrow Escape of the Crew. - The propeller Northern Michigan, of CrawfordCo's Line, sunk about 11 o'clock last night on the bar at the mouth of our harbor. She was bound from the Upper Lakes to Ogdensburg with a cargo of beef and pork, and left ...
    textnewspaper     Another Propeller Sunk - Narrow Escape of the Crew. - The propeller Northern Michigan, of CrawfordCo's Line, sunk about 11 o'clock last night on the bar at the mouth of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat. , July 19, 1856
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat. , July 19, 1856
    textnewspaper       A Propeller Burnt. - We learn from Capt. Ledyard, of the Bay State , that the new Prop. Tinto was burnt to the water's edge on Thursday night. She took fire about nine miles above Kingston, and floated down the river, and lodged against an island a few miles below ...
    textnewspaper     A Propeller Burnt. - We learn from Capt. Ledyard, of the Bay State , that the new Prop. Tinto was burnt to the water's edge on Thursday night. She took ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., July 23, 1856
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., July 23, 1856
    textnewspaper       The Serpent in Silver LakeWe hear this monster has again made its appearance in Silver Lake. The people of Perry don't say much respecting the "critter," as they are charged with "humbugging" the public ; but many of them are firm believers in the "article" and that, too, of an ...
    textnewspaper     The Serpent in Silver LakeWe hear this monster has again made its appearance in Silver Lake. The people of Perry don't say much respecting the "critter," as they are charged ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1856
    Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1856
    textnewspaper       A Slaver From Lake Ontario.In noticing the early triumphs of George Steers, who built the propellers Genesee Chief and Ontario, at the mouth of the Genesee River, the Rochester Union gives a brief history of the latter named vessel, which was sold to eastern merchants and transferred from fresh ...
    textnewspaper     A Slaver From Lake Ontario.In noticing the early triumphs of George Steers, who built the propellers Genesee Chief and Ontario, at the mouth of the Genesee River, the Rochester Union ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Sat., Nov. 1, 1856
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Sat., Nov. 1, 1856
    textnewspaper       Marine News________The Loss of the Schr. J.P. Hale - This vessel which went ashore yesterday on Ford's Shoals, about four miles up the lake and nearly one mile from shore, will probably be a total wreck. She has bilged, and it is said that wheat is running out of her. ...
    textnewspaper     Marine News________The Loss of the Schr. J.P. Hale - This vessel which went ashore yesterday on Ford's Shoals, about four miles up the lake and nearly one mile from shore, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday June 12, 1856
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday June 12, 1856
    textnewspaper       This season bids fair to outstrip all preceding ones in the extent of commercial business at Oswego. Our harbor and docks have been a constant scene of bustle and activity, ever since navigation opened. The harbor is continually crowded with steamboats, propellers, vessels and canal boats, the ...
    textnewspaper     This season bids fair to outstrip all preceding ones in the extent of commercial business at Oswego. Our harbor and docks have been a constant scene of bustle and activity, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Thursday Oct. 23,1856
    Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Thursday Oct. 23,1856
    textnewspaper       Marine NewsAnother New Vessel. The Joseph Grant is the name of a new and beautiful vessel which we notice in our harbor this morning. She was built at Olcott, by Mr. R. H. Rogers, who is one of the best an most successful shipbuilders on the lakes. She is constructed ...
    textnewspaper     Marine NewsAnother New Vessel. The Joseph Grant is the name of a new and beautiful vessel which we notice in our harbor this morning. She was built at Olcott, by ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), August 6, 1856
    St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), August 6, 1856
    textnewspaper       Pleasure Excursion To TorontoAmongst the forthcoming pleasures in store for our townspeople may be noted the projected pleasure excursion of the Sons Of Temperance, which comes off on the 22nd inst.. Having chartered the Welland, and secured the services of a brass and quadrille band for the ...
    textnewspaper     Pleasure Excursion To TorontoAmongst the forthcoming pleasures in store for our townspeople may be noted the projected pleasure excursion of the Sons Of Temperance, which comes off on the 22nd ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), August 27, 1856
    St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), August 27, 1856
    textnewspaper       The Welland - Gross FalsehoodWe were somewhat surprised to see our neighbor of the Journal permit some unprincipled scamp to communicate through its columns base innuendoes against Capt. Hamilton by maintaining that the burning of the steamer Welland was but the natural termination of "a ...
    textnewspaper     The Welland - Gross FalsehoodWe were somewhat surprised to see our neighbor of the Journal permit some unprincipled scamp to communicate through its columns base innuendoes against Capt. Hamilton by ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Rochester Daily Union (Rochester, NY), Wed., Sept. 24, 1856
    Rochester Daily Union (Rochester, NY), Wed., Sept. 24, 1856
    textnewspaper       Perilous Shipwreck on Lake Ontario - Loss of the Steamer Corra Linn. - We noticed yesterday the loss of the small steamer Corra Linn near Kingston in the gale of Thursday night last. The particulars come to us in the Kingston News. Some seventy passengers were in great jeopardy during ...
    textnewspaper     Perilous Shipwreck on Lake Ontario - Loss of the Steamer Corra Linn. - We noticed yesterday the loss of the small steamer Corra Linn near Kingston in the gale of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Rochester Daily Union (Rochester, NY), Wed., Nov. 19, 1856
    Rochester Daily Union (Rochester, NY), Wed., Nov. 19, 1856
    textnewspaper       The Sunken Propeller. - The schooner Eliza Wilson was alongside the propeller Northern Michigan early yesterday morning, and her deck load was speedily transferred to the schooner. After taking off a good part of her cargo, and by the aid of pumps, the sunken propeller floated and was brought ...
    textnewspaper     The Sunken Propeller. - The schooner Eliza Wilson was alongside the propeller Northern Michigan early yesterday morning, and her deck load was speedily transferred to the schooner. After taking off ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Mon., May 5, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Mon., May 5, 1856
    textnewspaper       More New Vessels. - Three large, beautiful vessels will be launched tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, (should the weather permit) from the ship-yards of Ald. George R. Rogers and George Goble. Mr. Roger's vessels are both of like dimensions - 132 ft. keel, 26 ft. 2 inches beam, and 12 ...
    textnewspaper     More New Vessels. - Three large, beautiful vessels will be launched tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, (should the weather permit) from the ship-yards of Ald. George R. Rogers and George ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1856
    textnewspaper       Heretofore the name of a vessel, once recognized by the government, could not be changed except by a special act of Congress. A law has recently been passed, vesting the power to make changes in the Secretary of the Treasury, a copy of which we annex:An act authorizing the Secretary ...
    textnewspaper     Heretofore the name of a vessel, once recognized by the government, could not be changed except by a special act of Congress. A law has recently been passed, vesting the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 7, 1856
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 7, 1856
    textnewspaper       Sale Of The Revenue Cutter. - Pursuant to instructions from the Treasury Department, the Revenue Cutter Harrison was sold by the Collector of this port yesterday morning, including her sails, rigging, anchor, chains,c. She was struck off to Messrs. Merry and Gay, shipbuilders, of Milan, ...
    textnewspaper     Sale Of The Revenue Cutter. - Pursuant to instructions from the Treasury Department, the Revenue Cutter Harrison was sold by the Collector of this port yesterday morning, including her sails, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., Nov. 1, 1856
    Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., Nov. 1, 1856
    textnewspaper       Loss of the John P. HaleThe schooner John P. Hale , Capt. J.G. Richardson, went ashore on Ford's Shoals about three miles above this city, in the terrible snow squall of yesterday. The report of her perilous situation was brought by a vessel which arrived about one o'clock, and immediately ...
    textnewspaper     Loss of the John P. HaleThe schooner John P. Hale , Capt. J.G. Richardson, went ashore on Ford's Shoals about three miles above this city, in the terrible snow squall ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 3, 1856
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 3, 1856
    textnewspaper       Schooner J. P. Hale - The Crew Rescued.The crew of the schooner John P. Hale , Capt. John Richardson, which went ashore four miles west of this city Friday forenoon, were taken off Saturday morning, about six o'clock, with the Life Boat. A party of noble hearted sailors and others ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner J. P. Hale - The Crew Rescued.The crew of the schooner John P. Hale , Capt. John Richardson, which went ashore four miles west of this city Friday forenoon, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Nov. 3, 1856
    Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Nov. 3, 1856
    textnewspaper       The J. P. Hale - A steam tug and lighters have been employed since yesterday morning in securing the cargo, rigging, sails, spars,c. , of the J. P. Hale, ashore on Ford's Shoals. About 1,100 bushels have been saved in good condition, and it is said that about 5,000 bushels ...
    textnewspaper     The J. P. Hale - A steam tug and lighters have been employed since yesterday morning in securing the cargo, rigging, sails, spars,c. , of the J. P. Hale, ashore ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Nov. 5, 1856
    Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Nov. 5, 1856
    textnewspaper       The Gale - Lake Disasters - The wind commenced blowing last night at about sunset, and increased to a perfect hurricane without much abatement in violence up to this forenoon. The gale on this lake is, without a doubt, the severest of the season, and a large amount of property ...
    textnewspaper     The Gale - Lake Disasters - The wind commenced blowing last night at about sunset, and increased to a perfect hurricane without much abatement in violence up to this forenoon. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Nov. 6, 1856
    Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Nov. 6, 1856
    textnewspaper       More Effects Of The Gale -- The recent gale on the lakes has proved very disastrous to vessels , and the amount of property lost is very large. No gale this season has equaled it. We are under obligations of to S. B. Ludlow, Esq., Secretary of the North Western ...
    textnewspaper     More Effects Of The Gale -- The recent gale on the lakes has proved very disastrous to vessels , and the amount of property lost is very large. No gale ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Nov. 12, 1856
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Nov. 12, 1856
    textnewspaper       Loss of the Propeller J. W. BrooksIt is ow quite certain that the Propeller J.W. Brooks, Capt. Chas. Hammond, belonging to the "Northern Transportation Line," was lost on Lake Ontario, in the heavy gale that commenced last Tuesday night. Portions of her cargo, and relics that have been picked ...
    textnewspaper     Loss of the Propeller J. W. BrooksIt is ow quite certain that the Propeller J.W. Brooks, Capt. Chas. Hammond, belonging to the "Northern Transportation Line," was lost on Lake Ontario, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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