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  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Saturday July 19,1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Saturday July 19,1856
    textnewspaper       CollisionThe Steam tug A.F. Smith was run into last evening by the tug A.S. Page, in the river just below the bridge. It appears that the Page was backing up and by some means run into the stern of the Smith knocking a whole in her stern and splintering her ...
    textnewspaper     CollisionThe Steam tug A.F. Smith was run into last evening by the tug A.S. Page, in the river just below the bridge. It appears that the Page was backing up ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 19, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 19, 1856
    textnewspaper       Marine NewsAnother New Vessel.-The large new schooner, built by Jas. A. Baker, will be launched next week. She is a staunch, well built vessel, as are all those built at this enterprising yard. She is 130 ft. Keel, 25 ft. 10 inches beam, and 11 ft 10 inches depth of ...
    textnewspaper     Marine NewsAnother New Vessel.-The large new schooner, built by Jas. A. Baker, will be launched next week. She is a staunch, well built vessel, as are all those built at ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Friday, May 9, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Friday, May 9, 1856
    textnewspaper       Water Street, which has long centered the public business of the Custom House and Post Office in Oswego, has in fact become the focus of the principal commercial and financial operations of the city. Most of the Commercial Houses in the City have offices in the Doolittle and Bronson Blocks....
    textnewspaper     Water Street, which has long centered the public business of the Custom House and Post Office in Oswego, has in fact become the focus of the principal commercial and financial ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 7, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 7, 1856
    textnewspaper       The Spring-like weather continues, and the snow is going off gradually and favorably. The ice in the harbor is fast wearing away, and there is considerable movement in fitting out vessels. The opening of navigation on Lake Ontario is near at hand, although later than we have ever before known....
    textnewspaper     The Spring-like weather continues, and the snow is going off gradually and favorably. The ice in the harbor is fast wearing away, and there is considerable movement in fitting out ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Tues., April 8, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Tues., April 8, 1856
    textnewspaper       The weather is the finest of the season. The sun shines brightly with a soft Southern breeze, and the snow is rapidly disappearing. We have got in sight of land, the bare earth appearing in many places in the city. The ice in the river is broken up down to ...
    textnewspaper     The weather is the finest of the season. The sun shines brightly with a soft Southern breeze, and the snow is rapidly disappearing. We have got in sight of land, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), May 28, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), May 28, 1856
    textnewspaper       The new steam Tug, A.S. Page, made a trial trip yesterday afternoon, and her performance gave good satisfaction. She is the largest tug of the kind on Lake Ontario, and one that has long been needed, especially at this port. She is 100 feet in length, 19 feet breadth of ...
    textnewspaper     The new steam Tug, A.S. Page, made a trial trip yesterday afternoon, and her performance gave good satisfaction. She is the largest tug of the kind on Lake Ontario, and ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Jan. 30, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Jan. 30, 1856
    textnewspaper       A short story
    textnewspaper     A short story
    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
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), April 17, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), April 17, 1856
    textnewspaper       Ship-building. - An early stroll this morning into Ald. Roger's and Geo. Goble's ship-yards, furnished us with a little item of local interest. The click of the caulking-iron and hammer was to be heard on every side, and the greatest activity prevailed on the four large hulls which reared ...
    textnewspaper     Ship-building. - An early stroll this morning into Ald. Roger's and Geo. Goble's ship-yards, furnished us with a little item of local interest. The click of the caulking-iron and hammer ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), April 28, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), April 28, 1856
    textnewspaper       (under "Marine News")The " Delos DeWolf ." -- This new vessel, named after the Cashier of the City Bank, has just been launched from the new ship-yard of Lee Lamoree, on the lake shore, about three-fourths of a mile above the light-house. She is a strong, beautiful vessel, and reflects ...
    textnewspaper     (under "Marine News")The " Delos DeWolf ." -- This new vessel, named after the Cashier of the City Bank, has just been launched from the new ship-yard of Lee Lamoree, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), May 6, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), May 6, 1856
    textnewspaper       New Vessels. - Three new vessels were launched in the city this afternoon: two from the ship yard of Ald. Rogers. - The brig E. W. Cross, named after Capt. Cross, an experienced and enterprising navigator of the Lakes, is built for Ald. Colborn, and is to run in the ...
    textnewspaper     New Vessels. - Three new vessels were launched in the city this afternoon: two from the ship yard of Ald. Rogers. - The brig E. W. Cross, named after Capt. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 7, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 7, 1856
    textnewspaper       The launches yesterday called a larger attendance, particularly of ladies, than we have ever before seen. The beach and grounds in the vicinity were covered with spectators, and the greatest interest and enthusiasm manifested. The three vessels were floating on the bosom of old Ontario soon after ...
    textnewspaper     The launches yesterday called a larger attendance, particularly of ladies, than we have ever before seen. The beach and grounds in the vicinity were covered with spectators, and the greatest ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 3, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 3, 1856
    textnewspaper       Vessel built at Chaumont
    textnewspaper     Vessel built at Chaumont
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 4, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 4, 1856
    textnewspaper       The recent disaster on Lake Erie, by which the brig Oxford was lost, should be judicially investigated, and not permitted to pass by unnoticed as was that of the reckless, and perhaps criminal, destruction of the steamer Northerner. Five human beings were drowned, or if the sinking was caused by ...
    textnewspaper     The recent disaster on Lake Erie, by which the brig Oxford was lost, should be judicially investigated, and not permitted to pass by unnoticed as was that of the reckless, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 12, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 12, 1856
    textnewspaper       The Schooner Challenge. This fine vessel, which was recently purchased by Government for the purpose of distributing light-house oil and stores along the lakes, is thus spoken of by the Buffalo Express:"Capt. Woodruff, of the Topographical Engineers and Light House Board, has recently ...
    textnewspaper     The Schooner Challenge. This fine vessel, which was recently purchased by Government for the purpose of distributing light-house oil and stores along the lakes, is thus spoken of by the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 16, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 16, 1856
    textnewspaper       Oswego Business. - The rush of freight East and West keeps our Forwarding men upon their legs days and nights, almost unceasingly. Consignments of Buffalo freight, direct from that city, are now of frequent occurrence, the detentions on the canal having accumulated such an amount at that point, ...
    textnewspaper     Oswego Business. - The rush of freight East and West keeps our Forwarding men upon their legs days and nights, almost unceasingly. Consignments of Buffalo freight, direct from that city, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 26, 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), June 26, 1856
    textnewspaper       Dust. - The city is full of dust. The street sprinkler cannot keep it down. Dust is no respector of persons; it covers the silk and lace of the nabob with as little compunction as it saturates the rags of the beggar. Dust is "democratic." Yet with dust on our ...
    textnewspaper     Dust. - The city is full of dust. The street sprinkler cannot keep it down. Dust is no respector of persons; it covers the silk and lace of the nabob ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Another New Vessel
    Another New Vessel
    textnewspaper  "Another New Vessel," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 19 Jul 1856     Another New Vessel. - The large new schooner, built by James A. Baker, will be launched next week. She is a staunch, well built vessel, as are all those built at this enterprising yard. She is 130 feet keel, 25 feet, 10 inches beam, and 11 feet, 10 inches depth ...
    textnewspaper  "Another New Vessel," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 19 Jul 1856   Another New Vessel. - The large new schooner, built by James A. Baker, will be launched next week. She is a staunch, well built vessel, as are all those built ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 31 Jul 1856
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 31 Jul 1856
    textnewspaper       ..."Acontias" was actually launched on Saturday, Aug. 2, 1856. 374 tons...
    textnewspaper     ..."Acontias" was actually launched on Saturday, Aug. 2, 1856. 374 tons...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • New Discovery in Lake Ontario
    New Discovery in Lake Ontario
    textnewspaper  "New Discovery in Lake Ontario," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 10 Jul 1856     New Discovery in Lake Ontario. - A fine natural harbor on Lake Ontario, a few miles below Presque' Isle, has been opened by a strange freak of Nature, and "Consecon" is now accessible to steamers of the largest class. The Colbourn "Transcript" says the steamer "Chief Justice Robinson" made an ...
    textnewspaper  "New Discovery in Lake Ontario," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 10 Jul 1856   New Discovery in Lake Ontario. - A fine natural harbor on Lake Ontario, a few miles below Presque' Isle, has been opened by a strange freak of Nature, and "Consecon" ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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