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  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 28 August 1869
    St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 28 August 1869
    textnewspaper       The schooner Wm. Tell belonging to Capt. N. Robbins of Benton Harbor on her way from Milwaukee to this place loaded with 50 bbls. of Salt and 150 bbls. of lime on Friday the 20th inst. at 7 A.M. when about 20 miles from this place was discovered to be ...
    textnewspaper     The schooner Wm. Tell belonging to Capt. N. Robbins of Benton Harbor on her way from Milwaukee to this place loaded with 50 bbls. of Salt and 150 bbls. of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 6 November 1869 (Saturday)
    St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 6 November 1869 (Saturday)
    textnewspaper       Capt. John Boyne has sold the Petrel and bought the Lizzie Doak, bran [sic] new schooner with a carrying capacity of 60,000 feet of hardwood lumber. The Lizzie Doak has wire standing rigging, patent wheel and windlass, and one of the stoutest vessels of her size on the Lakes. She ...
    textnewspaper     Capt. John Boyne has sold the Petrel and bought the Lizzie Doak, bran [sic] new schooner with a carrying capacity of 60,000 feet of hardwood lumber. The Lizzie Doak has ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 12 Sept. 1868
    St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 12 Sept. 1868
    textnewspaper       Terrible Disaster!The Propeller Hippocampus Lost!Great Loss of Life!The news of the calamity which has fallen upon this community by the loss of the Hippocampus and the consquent loss of life is already wide-spread throughout the country. On Monday night the scene on the Benton Harbor dock ...
    textnewspaper     Terrible Disaster!The Propeller Hippocampus Lost!Great Loss of Life!The news of the calamity which has fallen upon this community by the loss of the Hippocampus and the consquent loss of life ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 1 Aug. 1868
    St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 1 Aug. 1868
    textnewspaper       Vessels off. - The schooner Thompson which went ashore just above the South pier during the gale of the 23rd, ult., was got off by the assistance of the tug Daisy Lee, and on Monday evening last was towed to Chicago by the Hippocampus.The schooners Josephine Dresden, and Magnet which ...
    textnewspaper     Vessels off. - The schooner Thompson which went ashore just above the South pier during the gale of the 23rd, ult., was got off by the assistance of the tug ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 16 May 1868
    St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 16 May 1868
    textnewspaper       A Schooner Capsized. - Capt. John Boyne of the schooner Petrel, as he left the port of St. Joseph, on Friday the 8th inst., and had got within about 15 miles of Chicago, discovered a vessel lying on her beams' end, filled with water. Upon approaching the wreck it proved ...
    textnewspaper     A Schooner Capsized. - Capt. John Boyne of the schooner Petrel, as he left the port of St. Joseph, on Friday the 8th inst., and had got within about 15 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 9, 1867
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 9, 1867
    textnewspaper       The construction of the St. Clair Flats Canal in Lake St. Clair, at the mouth of the St. Clair River, had significant effects on Great Lakes shipping, allowing ships of greatly increased draft to be used in commerce between Lake Erie and the three western lakes. The shallow Flats and ...
    textnewspaper     The construction of the St. Clair Flats Canal in Lake St. Clair, at the mouth of the St. Clair River, had significant effects on Great Lakes shipping, allowing ships of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 19, 1866
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 19, 1866
    textnewspaper       MARINE MATTERS_______Casualties on the Lakes the Past Season._______Six Hundred and Twenty-one Disasters._______Herewith we present our annual record of marine disasters which have occurred during the season just closed, in part gleaned from exchange papers, which have come to hand, ...
    textnewspaper     MARINE MATTERS_______Casualties on the Lakes the Past Season._______Six Hundred and Twenty-one Disasters._______Herewith we present our annual record of marine disasters which have occurred during the season just closed, in part ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Daily AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 28, 1869
    Oswego Daily AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 28, 1869
    textnewspaper       Articles From The Schooner "Volunteer." - The schooner Volunteer, which went ashore near Port Ontario several days ago, was got off yesterday and towed by the tug Crusader to GobleMacfarlane's dry dock, where she will be repaired. The following enumerated articles were found buried in ...
    textnewspaper     Articles From The Schooner "Volunteer." - The schooner Volunteer, which went ashore near Port Ontario several days ago, was got off yesterday and towed by the tug Crusader to GobleMacfarlane's ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 23, 1867
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 23, 1867
    textnewspaper       NEW VESSEL - The new schooner White Oak, Captain Coot, arrived here this morning from Oswego, with a cargo of salt, being her first trip. She was visited during the afternoon by a large number of master builders, ship captains, and others interested in vessels, and was prononced by all ...
    textnewspaper     NEW VESSEL - The new schooner White Oak, Captain Coot, arrived here this morning from Oswego, with a cargo of salt, being her first trip. She was visited during the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 19, 1867
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 19, 1867
    textnewspaper       *italics in original**16 ton
    textnewspaper     *italics in original**16 ton
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 15, 1867
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 15, 1867
    textnewspaper       The process of setting an anchor away from a vessel and then hauling on the cable to bring the vessel up to it is called kedging. The technique was often used to release a stranded vessel. Many vessels even carried a relatively light anchor, called a kedge, specifically for the ...
    textnewspaper     The process of setting an anchor away from a vessel and then hauling on the cable to bring the vessel up to it is called kedging. The technique was often ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 23, 1867
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 23, 1867
    textnewspaper       PORTSMOUTH and ALBEMARLE became a total losses. SUNNYSIDE was recovered, only to be wrecked the following May. ESSEX was recovered and repaired at a cost of $4,000, almost her entire value. REPUBLIC was actually repaired at Detroit instead of Milwaukee.
    textnewspaper     PORTSMOUTH and ALBEMARLE became a total losses. SUNNYSIDE was recovered, only to be wrecked the following May. ESSEX was recovered and repaired at a cost of $4,000, almost her entire ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 27, 1867 (Wednesday)
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 27, 1867 (Wednesday)
    textnewspaper       THE FOG - The smoky weather of the past few days has grossly impededthe movements of the lower lakes fleet, and there is reason to fear has caused numerous disasters in the vicinity of the Straits. The captains of propellers which arrived here Saturday evening and yesterday report that they ...
    textnewspaper     THE FOG - The smoky weather of the past few days has grossly impededthe movements of the lower lakes fleet, and there is reason to fear has caused numerous disasters ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 2, 1867
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 2, 1867
    textnewspaper       The damaged grain from the Cathagenian has been sold for $50. The beach below the point where the vessel lies, was covered with it yesterday, and hundreds of men, women and children were greedily gathering it up. The Carthagenian is pretty much all gone to pieces. Her mainmast has gone ...
    textnewspaper     The damaged grain from the Cathagenian has been sold for $50. The beach below the point where the vessel lies, was covered with it yesterday, and hundreds of men, women ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Wed., Dec. 5, 1866
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Wed., Dec. 5, 1866
    textnewspaper       The Bodies Of The Sailors Brought To Oswego By The E.B. Gannett. - We learn that a telegram has been received here from Mr. Hugh Coyne, of Detroit, saying that he would leave that place, Monday, to take charge of the bodies of the three sailors brought to this port, ...
    textnewspaper     The Bodies Of The Sailors Brought To Oswego By The E.B. Gannett. - We learn that a telegram has been received here from Mr. Hugh Coyne, of Detroit, saying that ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Dec. 21, 1866
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Dec. 21, 1866
    textnewspaper       The Schooner Ballard. - Our readers will recollect the circumstancesconnected with the loss of that unfortunate vessel, the M. Ballard, which was wrecked off the Galloo Islands some weeks ago, going down under with her captain and crew of ten men.The Detroit Post says, Capt. Hugh Coyne has ...
    textnewspaper     The Schooner Ballard. - Our readers will recollect the circumstancesconnected with the loss of that unfortunate vessel, the M. Ballard, which was wrecked off the Galloo Islands some weeks ago, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 25, 1866
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 25, 1866
    textnewspaper       DECEASED MARINERS IN 1866_______Total Number of Deaths - 170_______Deceased Mariners and Loss of Life on the Lakes in 1866We close our narrative of the events in navigation of 1866, by giving the following details of the loss of life throughout the year, in which are included those who ...
    textnewspaper     DECEASED MARINERS IN 1866_______Total Number of Deaths - 170_______Deceased Mariners and Loss of Life on the Lakes in 1866We close our narrative of the events in navigation of 1866, by ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 3, 1867
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 3, 1867
    textnewspaper       A Perilous Night On The Lake. - We learn that the schooner, S.J. Holly, Captain Oscar Haynes, which came in during the gale, Saturday afternoon, experienced a perilous time on the lake. She left the canal Friday night, and off Devil's Nose, about 25 miles from Charlotte, the wind was ...
    textnewspaper     A Perilous Night On The Lake. - We learn that the schooner, S.J. Holly, Captain Oscar Haynes, which came in during the gale, Saturday afternoon, experienced a perilous time on ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 17, 1867
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 17, 1867
    textnewspaper       Loss Of The Lydia Ann. - The schooner Lydia Ann, Rogers, master and owner, left this port a week ago Monday morning with a cargo of 136 tons of coal for Mr. C.A. Payne, of Ogdensburgh. On Thursday, Mr. Payne received a dispatch, stating that the vessel had gone ashore ...
    textnewspaper     Loss Of The Lydia Ann. - The schooner Lydia Ann, Rogers, master and owner, left this port a week ago Monday morning with a cargo of 136 tons of coal ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 7, 1868
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 7, 1868
    textnewspaper       A BARK RUN INTO BY A LOCOMOTIVE. - The bark Bentley , in endeavoring to get into the slip at the Burlington and Quincy Railroad bridge, had to haul close up to the bridge with her jibboom projecting over to gain room. While in that position a locomotive whistled for ...
    textnewspaper     A BARK RUN INTO BY A LOCOMOTIVE. - The bark Bentley , in endeavoring to get into the slip at the Burlington and Quincy Railroad bridge, had to haul close ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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