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  • Early Navigation on Lake Ontario
    Early Navigation on Lake Ontario
    NewspaperText  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 11 Mar 1859, p. 3     Early Navigation on Lake Ontario

    At the conclusion of the war of 1812, the numerous sail craft constructed for naval purposes were converted into a commercial marine, and immediately after the application of steam to navigation, which had already assumed importance on the Hudson, ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 11 Mar 1859, p. 3   Early Navigation on Lake Ontario

    At the conclusion of the war of 1812, the numerous sail craft constructed for naval purposes were converted into a commercial marine, and immediately after ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday,  April 9, 1849
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 9, 1849
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    Supposedly this is the ship that some say never existed which we think is the "Vandalia." Cochran was from Hamilton, Ont. and owned this vessel at the time.

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    Supposedly this is the ship that some say never existed which we think is the "Vandalia." Cochran was from Hamilton, Ont. and owned this vessel at the time.

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept. 9, 1852
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept. 9, 1852
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    Clemow Brothers, Forwarding and Shipping Agents Of Lumber and Produce Oswego, N.Y. Feb. 19 James Clemow John Clemow Feb. 19, 1852

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    Clemow Brothers, Forwarding and Shipping Agents Of Lumber and Produce Oswego, N.Y. Feb. 19 James Clemow John Clemow Feb. 19, 1852

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  • A Monster Canal Boat
    A Monster Canal Boat
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 8 Mar 1861    

    A MONSTER CANAL BOAT. - The largest canal boat we have ever seen, and we think the largest afloat, was launched on Saturday from the boat yard of Samuel Miller in this city. The new boat is called the "Abraham Lincoln," bears a handsome portrait of "Old Abe" on the ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 8 Mar 1861  

    A MONSTER CANAL BOAT. - The largest canal boat we have ever seen, and we think the largest afloat, was launched on Saturday from the boat yard of Samuel Miller ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), July 5, 1847
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), July 5, 1847
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    While the Canadian steamer was engaged in carrying out pleasure parties some disturbances took place, as we understand, between a few sailors and some of the hands on board of the steamer as she was about leaving the dock, for a trip on the lake, resulting in a fight in ...

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    While the Canadian steamer was engaged in carrying out pleasure parties some disturbances took place, as we understand, between a few sailors and some of the hands on board of ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 15, 1848
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 15, 1848
    TextNewspaper       Canalboat Sunk

    The lake boat "Home" from Henderson, in tow of the steamer "Clinton," broke her line while coming into port this morning, and drifted ashore outside of the east pier and filled with water. She was laden with butter, cheese, whiskey, paper and 600 bushels of rye ...

    TextNewspaper     Canalboat Sunk

    The lake boat "Home" from Henderson, in tow of the steamer "Clinton," broke her line while coming into port this morning, and drifted ashore outside of the east ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 16, 1850
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 16, 1850
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    Severe Gale. - A severe gale from the northwest began on Saturday evening and continued through Sunday, up to a late hour in the night. It was accompanied with alternate snow squalls, which at times gave everything a most dismal, wintry aspect. Quite a number of vessels came down the ...

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    Severe Gale. - A severe gale from the northwest began on Saturday evening and continued through Sunday, up to a late hour in the night. It was accompanied with alternate ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 27, 1850
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 27, 1850
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    Novel Craft for Lake Navigation. - Near the Marine railway, at the ship-yard, may be seen a new craft for lake navigation in progress. It is the hull of a large canal boat, covered with a projecting steam boat deck, in the sides of which wheels are to be inserted. ...

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    Novel Craft for Lake Navigation. - Near the Marine railway, at the ship-yard, may be seen a new craft for lake navigation in progress. It is the hull of a ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Aug. 12, 1850
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Aug. 12, 1850
    TextNewspaper       Melancholy Marine Disaster.

    The schooner Nekick, Capt. Sias, of about 40 tons burthen, cleared from this port on Friday the 9th instant for Cape Vincent, partially loaded with merchandize. She touched at Sackets Harbor and discharged part of her cargo on the same day, and ...

    TextNewspaper     Melancholy Marine Disaster.

    The schooner Nekick, Capt. Sias, of about 40 tons burthen, cleared from this port on Friday the 9th instant for Cape Vincent, partially loaded with merchandize. She ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Oct. 19, 1850
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Oct. 19, 1850
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    From the Sackets Harbor Observer.

    Loss of the Schooner Neptune.

    The undersigned, master and seamen on board the schooner D.W. Church, make the following statement in regard to the loss of the schooner Neptune, Saturday, Oct. 5, ...

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    From the Sackets Harbor Observer.

    Loss of the Schooner Neptune.

    The undersigned, master and seamen on board the schooner D.W. Church, make the following statement in regard to ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Thurs., April 10, 1851
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Thurs., April 10, 1851
    TextNewspaper       The New Steam Tug "O. S. Howard"

    We understand from Mr. Abner C. Mattoon, the Proprietor of this trim little steamer, that she will be ready for business by the 18th inst. She is designed expressly for towing canal boats and vessels in and about our harbor; and we should ...

    TextNewspaper     The New Steam Tug "O. S. Howard"

    We understand from Mr. Abner C. Mattoon, the Proprietor of this trim little steamer, that she will be ready for business by the ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Wed.,  June 1, 1853
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 1, 1853
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    The "Trade Wind. " The Brighton Sentinel has a long and spirited account of the launch of the schooner Trade Wind, which took place at Colborne, C. W. , on Wednesday last. This being the first vessel built at that place, the launch called together two or three thousand persons ...

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    The "Trade Wind. " The Brighton Sentinel has a long and spirited account of the launch of the schooner Trade Wind, which took place at Colborne, C. W. , on ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 10, 1854
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 10, 1854
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    The New Dredge Boat built at this port for the Government is completed, and we understand is about to be tested for delivery to the Agent of the Government, Col. Turnbull, who is now expected here daily, for the purpose. We also understand that the Dredge is to be taken ...

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    The New Dredge Boat built at this port for the Government is completed, and we understand is about to be tested for delivery to the Agent of the Government, Col. ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Dec. 2, 1856
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Dec. 2, 1856
    TextNewspaper       Singular Fact in Regard to the Navigation of Lake Ontario

    Under this head the Rochester Union and Oswego Palladium lately stated that during the past twelve years more than a dozen vessels have gone ashore between the mouth of Genesee River and a point a dozen miles ...

    TextNewspaper     Singular Fact in Regard to the Navigation of Lake Ontario

    Under this head the Rochester Union and Oswego Palladium lately stated that during the past twelve years more than a ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 9, 1858
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 9, 1858
    TextNewspaper       Oswego And Its Business

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    Of the many branches of business in this city, the Ship yards are deserving of particular commendation and may be regarded as Institutions of Oswego. In the Way of affording employment to laborers, and trade to the merchant, ...

    TextNewspaper     Oswego And Its Business

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    Of the many branches of business in this city, the Ship yards are deserving of particular commendation and may be regarded as Institutions of ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 12, 1858
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 12, 1858
    TextNewspaper       Oswego And Its Business

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    The shipping and grain merchants represent a capital, the influence of which is felt not only at home but through the whole western country. Located in a port which affords the greatest facilities on Lake Ontario for ...

    TextNewspaper     Oswego And Its Business

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    The shipping and grain merchants represent a capital, the influence of which is felt not only at home but through the whole western country. ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., April 13, 1858
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., April 13, 1858
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    Death Of An Old And Valued Citizen. - It was our melancholy duty yesterday to record the death of another of our oldest , most prominent and respected citizens. Hunter Crane died at his residence, in this city, on Sunday morning, the 11th inst., between seven and eight o'clock after ...

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    Death Of An Old And Valued Citizen. - It was our melancholy duty yesterday to record the death of another of our oldest , most prominent and respected citizens. Hunter ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 8, 1858
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 8, 1858
    TextNewspaper       Captain John T. Trowbridge. _______

    We regret to announce to our readers the death of Capt. John T. Trowbridge, an old and respected citizen, for many years identified with the commercial interests of Oswego and Rochester, which took place in Racine County, Wisconsin, to ...

    TextNewspaper     Captain John T. Trowbridge. _______

    We regret to announce to our readers the death of Capt. John T. Trowbridge, an old and respected citizen, for many years identified with the ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 18, 1858
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 18, 1858
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    Melancholy Accident - Explosion Of the Steam Tug J. H. Bloore. - This morning about half past five o'clock, the steam tugs Robert Reid and J.H. Bloore left the harbor on the look out for vessels on the Lake, and when about three quarters of a mile out the Bloore ...

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    Melancholy Accident - Explosion Of the Steam Tug J. H. Bloore. - This morning about half past five o'clock, the steam tugs Robert Reid and J.H. Bloore left the harbor ...

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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), March 14, 1859
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), March 14, 1859
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    Busy. - The work of repairing and the hum of busy preparation is everywhere going on along our docks. Carpenters, caulkers and sailors are hard at work, and fixing things for the opening of navigation, for the further delay of which there seems to be no good reason in the ...

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    Busy. - The work of repairing and the hum of busy preparation is everywhere going on along our docks. Carpenters, caulkers and sailors are hard at work, and fixing things ...

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