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  • Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), March 22, 1886
    Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), March 22, 1886
    TextNewspaper      

    Texas - On Thursday of last week, Keeper Chapman of the life saving station selected his crew for the coming season, which is expected to open April 1st. The members of the crew are Alonzo Morton, Perry Marsh, William Henderson, Don Calkins, Herbert Dennis of Texas, John Boyd of ...

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    Texas - On Thursday of last week, Keeper Chapman of the life saving station selected his crew for the coming season, which is expected to open April 1st. The members ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), March 29, 1886
    Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), March 29, 1886
    TextNewspaper      

    On Saturday night, at about half past ten, the Life Saving Station of this place was discovered to be on fire. Four men including Keeper Chapman were soon on the ground. Others came a few minutes later. They found the kitchen or small building enveloped in flames with the roof ...

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    On Saturday night, at about half past ten, the Life Saving Station of this place was discovered to be on fire. Four men including Keeper Chapman were soon on the ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), April 10, 1886
    Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), April 10, 1886
    TextNewspaper      

    Texas - The burning of the Life Saving Station, at this place on the evening of March 27, has caused a wide spread excitement in this village and surrounding country. It is the all absorbing topic of conversation in all public places, also in nearly every household. On Saturday ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Texas - The burning of the Life Saving Station, at this place on the evening of March 27, has caused a wide spread excitement in this village and surrounding country. ...

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  • Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), April 26, 1886
    Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), April 26, 1886
    TextNewspaper      

    Texas - The sailors have all gone from this vicinity. The last to go were Fred Dennis and John Turk. It is a great disappointment to a number of our young men to have the life saving destroyed just at a time when they expected to commence their season's work. ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Texas - The sailors have all gone from this vicinity. The last to go were Fred Dennis and John Turk. It is a great disappointment to a number of our ...

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  • Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), June 14, 1886
    Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), June 14, 1886
    TextNewspaper      

    Texas - The life station is not yet built here. We hear that they are expecting and are confident of having one at Selkirk at the mouth of Salmon River.

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    Texas - The life station is not yet built here. We hear that they are expecting and are confident of having one at Selkirk at the mouth of Salmon River.

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  • Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), Aug. 9, 1886
    Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), Aug. 9, 1886
    TextNewspaper      

    Texas - There is nothing new in regard to the rebuilding of the Life Saving Station.

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    TextNewspaper    

    Texas - There is nothing new in regard to the rebuilding of the Life Saving Station.

    ...
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  • Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), Aug. 16, 1886
    Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), Aug. 16, 1886
    TextNewspaper       In the same news item was notice of the death of ex-keeper M. E. Parker who was accidentally killed on board the steam barge, Anna Smith, at Manitowoc, Wisc. Mexico Masonic Lodge handled the funeral and expenses. ...
    TextNewspaper     In the same news item was notice of the death of ex-keeper M. E. Parker who was accidentally killed on board the steam barge, Anna Smith, at Manitowoc, Wisc. Mexico ...
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  • New York Times, August 23, 1886, page 5
    New York Times, August 23, 1886, page 5
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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 22, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 22, 1886
    TextNewspaper       Loss of the Ida Walker _____ Need of Paid Crews of Life Savers on the Canadian Shore.

    Captain O'Hagan, of the schooner Hannah Butler, sharply criticizes the failure of the Canadian government to establish life saving stations and keep paid crews along the Canadian ...

    TextNewspaper     Loss of the Ida Walker _____ Need of Paid Crews of Life Savers on the Canadian Shore.

    Captain O'Hagan, of the schooner Hannah Butler, sharply criticizes the failure of the ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 29, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 29, 1886
    TextNewspaper       The Comanche Ashore ____ At Pillar Point, Near Sackets Harbor ___

    Ill luck seems to have followed the schooner Comanche of this port for several years. She has been sunk in the Welland canal and after she had been repaired a long litigation between her owners, ...

    TextNewspaper     The Comanche Ashore ____ At Pillar Point, Near Sackets Harbor ___

    Ill luck seems to have followed the schooner Comanche of this port for several years. She has been sunk ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Mon., Nov. 29, 1886
    Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Mon., Nov. 29, 1886
    TextNewspaper       Marine Casualties _____ Two Schooners Ashore and Two Lives Lost - Particulars of the Accidents. _____

    A special to the Times from Cape Vincent today, says the schooner Lem Ellsworth, loaded with corn from Chicago to Ogdensburg went ashore on the head of Carlton ...

    TextNewspaper     Marine Casualties _____ Two Schooners Ashore and Two Lives Lost - Particulars of the Accidents. _____

    A special to the Times from Cape Vincent today, says the schooner Lem Ellsworth, ...

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  • Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886
    Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886
    TextNewspaper       The Wreck of the Comanche ___ An Account of the Disaster by One of the Sailors - The Wreck a Complete One This Time ___

    Robert Cooney, one of the crew of the Comanche, now on the beach at Point Peninsula, arrived home this morning accompanied by two others of ...

    TextNewspaper     The Wreck of the Comanche ___ An Account of the Disaster by One of the Sailors - The Wreck a Complete One This Time ___

    Robert Cooney, one of the ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 30, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 30, 1886
    TextNewspaper       Marine Disasters ____ The Lem Ellsworth Ashore on Carlton Island - Charles W. Vorce one of Her Crew Killed

    Cape Vincent, Nov. 29. - The schooner Lem Ellsworth corn for Ogdensburg went ashore near Carlton island Sunday noon. The tug Proctor went to her assistance last ...

    TextNewspaper     Marine Disasters ____ The Lem Ellsworth Ashore on Carlton Island - Charles W. Vorce one of Her Crew Killed

    Cape Vincent, Nov. 29. - The schooner Lem Ellsworth corn for ...

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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886
    TextNewspaper       In Storm And Darkness _____ How the Tug Ferris Got Ashore and Her Remarkable Escape - A Thrilling Experience. _____

    Captain Peter Cronley, who had been engaged to pilot the tug Ferris from Cape Vincent to Ogdensburg, returned to the city last night and gave the ...

    TextNewspaper     In Storm And Darkness _____ How the Tug Ferris Got Ashore and Her Remarkable Escape - A Thrilling Experience. _____

    Captain Peter Cronley, who had been engaged to pilot the ...

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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886
    TextNewspaper       The Late Charles Vorce _____ Arrival of His Remains - A Sad and Touching Incident. _____

    The remains of Charles R. Vorce, a sailor on the schooner Lem Ellsworth, who was caught in a tow line Sunday night and received injuries from which he died, arrived here on ...

    TextNewspaper     The Late Charles Vorce _____ Arrival of His Remains - A Sad and Touching Incident. _____

    The remains of Charles R. Vorce, a sailor on the schooner Lem Ellsworth, who ...

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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    TextNewspaper       The Ocean Wave ______ Lying in the Sand at Port Ontario - The Captain's Statement.

    Pulaski, Dec. 3. - The schooner Ocean Wave came ashore opposite the old light house at Port Ontario about 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. She is a small fore and aft vessel with 5,000 ...

    TextNewspaper     The Ocean Wave ______ Lying in the Sand at Port Ontario - The Captain's Statement.

    Pulaski, Dec. 3. - The schooner Ocean Wave came ashore opposite the old light house ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    TextNewspaper       The Ocean Wave Ashore _____ Abandoned by the Crew off Port Ontario. The Vessel Becomes Unmanageable on Account of the Ice. The Crew Escape in the Boat and Get Ashore.

    Pulaski, Dec. 4. - Yesterday afternoon the schooner Ocean Wave left Wellington with 5,000 bushels of ...

    TextNewspaper     The Ocean Wave Ashore _____ Abandoned by the Crew off Port Ontario. The Vessel Becomes Unmanageable on Account of the Ice. The Crew Escape in the Boat and Get Ashore. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    TextNewspaper       Disasters on Lake Ontario. ______

    The wreck of the George B. Sloan on the Oswego piers in the spring was considered a bad opening of the season, but Lake Ontario behaved well until the close of the season which thus far has proven disastrous. Within a fortnight a number of ...

    TextNewspaper     Disasters on Lake Ontario. ______

    The wreck of the George B. Sloan on the Oswego piers in the spring was considered a bad opening of the season, but Lake Ontario ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 6, 1886
    Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 6, 1886
    TextNewspaper       Captain Becker's Statement ___ His Version of the Wreck of the Comanche and to Whom Honor is Due - Bravery of the Men Along Point Peninsula. ___

    Captain William Becker, of the wrecked schooner Comanche, has arrived here from Point Peninsula and in conversation ...

    TextNewspaper     Captain Becker's Statement ___ His Version of the Wreck of the Comanche and to Whom Honor is Due - Bravery of the Men Along Point Peninsula. ___

    Captain William Becker, ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 6, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 6, 1886
    TextNewspaper       Saved By A Cow. _______ The Experience of a Ship-Wrecked Crew at Stony Point

    "Speaking of narrow escapes by ship-wrecked sailors," said Captain James Jackman, of the schooner Gold Hunter, Saturday, "reminds me of an experience I once had about thirty years ago and I ...

    TextNewspaper     Saved By A Cow. _______ The Experience of a Ship-Wrecked Crew at Stony Point

    "Speaking of narrow escapes by ship-wrecked sailors," said Captain James Jackman, of the schooner Gold Hunter, ...

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