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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Sept. 24, 1891
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Sept. 24, 1891
    textnewspaper       To The Water's Edge._______The Steamer Geneva Goes Up In Smoke._______The Disaster Occurred at Beach Oswego yesterday. After the Boat Had Landed a Party of Excursionists - Lucky That the Fire Did not Occur Earlier.Shortly after five o'clock yesterday afternoon the excursion steamer ...
    textnewspaper     To The Water's Edge._______The Steamer Geneva Goes Up In Smoke._______The Disaster Occurred at Beach Oswego yesterday. After the Boat Had Landed a Party of Excursionists - Lucky That the Fire ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Oct. 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Oct. 1891
    textnewspaper       Does this clear things up? Maybe a little. In this article the Free Press forgot that, fortunately, newspapers and dictionaries can't determine the use of the language, only report on it. Lake sailors had their own jargon and usage, regardless of the paper's take on it.
    textnewspaper     Does this clear things up? Maybe a little. In this article the Free Press forgot that, fortunately, newspapers and dictionaries can't determine the use of the language, only report on ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sunday, Nov. 22, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sunday, Nov. 22, 1891
    textnewspaper       An Eventful RecordThe schooner Hattie Estelle, which was wrecked with the loss of three lives at Manistee, Mich., Tuesday night, has a remarkable record. The vessel was built in 1873 by Capt. J. L. Higgie, who gave her the name of Mary L. Higgie, after his little daughter. Shortly after ...
    textnewspaper     An Eventful RecordThe schooner Hattie Estelle, which was wrecked with the loss of three lives at Manistee, Mich., Tuesday night, has a remarkable record. The vessel was built in 1873 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 8, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 8, 1891
    textnewspaper       On nearly the same day as the above article, the KEWEENAW left Bay City for the coast, and the papers followed HER journey as well. One of the lessons learned was that she was towed all the way from the Saginaw River to Montreal in two pieces, with no stop ...
    textnewspaper     On nearly the same day as the above article, the KEWEENAW left Bay City for the coast, and the papers followed HER journey as well. One of the lessons learned ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Oct. 6, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Oct. 6, 1891
    textnewspaper       At that the YOUNG was pretty much forgotten until her hulk was found and identified in the Straits near the wreck of the CEDARVILLE a couple of weeks ago by divers searching under the Mackinac Bridge for bodies from a jumping incident . Very little appeared in the papers and ...
    textnewspaper     At that the YOUNG was pretty much forgotten until her hulk was found and identified in the Straits near the wreck of the CEDARVILLE a couple of weeks ago by ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Buffalo Enquirer (Buffalo, NY), Tuesday, October 6, 1891
    Buffalo Enquirer (Buffalo, NY), Tuesday, October 6, 1891
    textnewspaper       The barge WILLIAM YOUNG in tow of the steamer NASHUA is reported foundered near Mackinaw Island yesterday. The barge's crew were saved. The YOUNG was of 413 tons register and rated A 2 in the Inland Lloyds. She was valued at $11,000, and owned by the Pawme Boat Company. ...
    textnewspaper     The barge WILLIAM YOUNG in tow of the steamer NASHUA is reported foundered near Mackinaw Island yesterday. The barge's crew were saved. The YOUNG was of 413 tons register and ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 May, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 May, 1891
    textnewspaper       ... statement of the traffic of the Ste. Maryapos;s Canal for the month of April, 1891...
    textnewspaper     ... statement of the traffic of the Ste. Maryapos;s Canal for the month of April, 1891...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept.15, 1891
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept.15, 1891
    textnewspaper       *Please note that in this article Senator Morrill is sometime seen as Morrell This is an interesting follow up to the affects of the McKinley Tariff
    textnewspaper     *Please note that in this article Senator Morrill is sometime seen as Morrell This is an interesting follow up to the affects of the McKinley Tariff
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wed., Oct. 7, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wed., Oct. 7, 1891
    textnewspaper       THE BARGE W. L. PECK FOUNDERSThe propeller Oneida arrived here yesterday with the crew of the barge W. L. Peck, which foundered Monday morning off Ashtabula. Capt. G. W. Pardee, of the Oneida, made the following statement to a FREE PRESS representative:"We left Buffalo, coal laden, for Fort ...
    textnewspaper     THE BARGE W. L. PECK FOUNDERSThe propeller Oneida arrived here yesterday with the crew of the barge W. L. Peck, which foundered Monday morning off Ashtabula. Capt. G. W. Pardee, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 7, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 7, 1891
    textnewspaper       All three locations are in northeastern Lake Michigan, inside of the Beaver Islands. These were wooden lightships numbered LV55, 56 and 57, built at Craig shipbuilding. These were the first U.S. lightships with their own engines for propulsion. For more, see:http://www.nightbeacon.com/zlightships/Lightship_Index.htm
    textnewspaper     All three locations are in northeastern Lake Michigan, inside of the Beaver Islands. These were wooden lightships numbered LV55, 56 and 57, built at Craig shipbuilding. These were the first ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 10, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 10, 1891
    textnewspaper       The Fisher Electric Company are removing the Brush plant of 550 lights from the steamer City of Detroit, now being repaired at the Springwells dry dock, and will substitute their automatic dynamos and appliances. When completed the City of Detroit will have the largest and most complete lighting ...
    textnewspaper     The Fisher Electric Company are removing the Brush plant of 550 lights from the steamer City of Detroit, now being repaired at the Springwells dry dock, and will substitute their ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 5, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 5, 1891
    textnewspaper       This barge - built during the era when ASB was turning out whalebacks with regularity, looks much like a conventional laker - not a whaleback. See Historical Collections of the Great Lakes for a picture and her interesting history.
    textnewspaper     This barge - built during the era when ASB was turning out whalebacks with regularity, looks much like a conventional laker - not a whaleback. See Historical Collections of the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sun., Mar 1, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sun., Mar 1, 1891
    textnewspaper       A drawing that accompanied the text is attached. The iron-hulled steamer served with the U. S. Lighthouse Service and Coast Guard until sold for civilian use in 1947 and becoming the dredge MISS MUDHEN II (US#264968). For a brief history and an excellent starboard-bow photo of her with colors afloat, ...
    textnewspaper     A drawing that accompanied the text is attached. The iron-hulled steamer served with the U. S. Lighthouse Service and Coast Guard until sold for civilian use in 1947 and becoming ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 30, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 30, 1891
    textnewspaper       WILL PHOTOGRAPH THE LIGHTHOUSESThe lighthouse tender Marigold will leave Detroit July 3, with a supply of coal for all the fog-signal stations in the eleventh district. All of the lighthouses will, as usual, be inspected by Commander Heyerman. Incidentally, he will take along a photographic ...
    textnewspaper     WILL PHOTOGRAPH THE LIGHTHOUSESThe lighthouse tender Marigold will leave Detroit July 3, with a supply of coal for all the fog-signal stations in the eleventh district. All of the lighthouses ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 4, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 4, 1891
    textnewspaper       Com. C. V. Gridley was the selfsame naval officer who was recipient of Commodore George Dewey's famous words "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley," when he was captain of the Asiatic fleet flagship OLYMPIA in 1898. The words heralded the opening shots against the Spanish fleet at Manila ...
    textnewspaper     Com. C. V. Gridley was the selfsame naval officer who was recipient of Commodore George Dewey's famous words "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley," when he was captain ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 13, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 13, 1891
    textnewspaper       LIGHTS IN THE ST. MARY'S RIVER.Col. Ludlow, chief engineer of construction of the ninth and eleventh lighthouse districts, will leave on the 20th or 25th inst. on the tug Datlin for Devil's Island, one of the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior, for the purpose of establishing a lighthouse there....
    textnewspaper     LIGHTS IN THE ST. MARY'S RIVER.Col. Ludlow, chief engineer of construction of the ninth and eleventh lighthouse districts, will leave on the 20th or 25th inst. on the tug Datlin ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 5, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 5, 1891
    textnewspaper       VESSEL DISASTERS ON LAKE MICHIGANChicago, June 4. - Last night's storm on Lake Michigan was very severe. Great damage was done, the extent of which has not yet been entirely learned. Three wrecks are thus far known to have occurred, and the Evanston life-saving crew was kept busy all night....
    textnewspaper     VESSEL DISASTERS ON LAKE MICHIGANChicago, June 4. - Last night's storm on Lake Michigan was very severe. Great damage was done, the extent of which has not yet been entirely ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 5, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 5, 1891
    textnewspaper       COLLISION ON LAKE ERIE_______Northern Queen Strikes the Schooner Fayette BrownAt 2 o'clock yesterday morning the propeller Northern Queen and schooner Fayette Brown came in collision on Lake Erie, eight miles below the Dummy, the schooner sinking in over sixty feet of water. The Brown was ...
    textnewspaper     COLLISION ON LAKE ERIE_______Northern Queen Strikes the Schooner Fayette BrownAt 2 o'clock yesterday morning the propeller Northern Queen and schooner Fayette Brown came in collision on Lake Erie, eight miles ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 7, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 7, 1891
    textnewspaper       The schooner Fayette Brown, as surmised by THE FREE PRESS, was not insured, but her cargo of block stone was covered for $9,000. Mr. Bradley's boats do not have the best of luck in collision cases. Last season the propeller City of Cleveland ran down and sank the schooner Charger, ...
    textnewspaper     The schooner Fayette Brown, as surmised by THE FREE PRESS, was not insured, but her cargo of block stone was covered for $9,000. Mr. Bradley's boats do not have the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 8, 1891
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 8, 1891
    textnewspaper       A Detailed Story of the CollisionWest Superior, June 7. - The steamer Northern Queen arrived at an early hour this morning. Captain Smith says he is in a position to say nothing at present concerning the collision with the schooner Fayette Brown on the up trip, but declares that all ...
    textnewspaper     A Detailed Story of the CollisionWest Superior, June 7. - The steamer Northern Queen arrived at an early hour this morning. Captain Smith says he is in a position to ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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