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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Sept. 11, 1880
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Sept. 11, 1880
    TextNewspaper       Wreck of the Schooner Isabel. ____ Exposure and peril of her Crew - the Rescuers. ___

    We learn today that the crew of the Canadian schooner Isabel, wrecked at Charlotte yesterday, had quite a serious time on the lake during Thursday night and yesterday morning. ...

    TextNewspaper     Wreck of the Schooner Isabel. ____ Exposure and peril of her Crew - the Rescuers. ___

    We learn today that the crew of the Canadian schooner Isabel, wrecked at Charlotte ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 6, 1877
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 6, 1877
    TextNewspaper       An Old Tar's Twister _______ The Speed of Vessels Twenty-Five Years Ago - A Miraculous Escape From Drowning _______

    It was a dark stormy night - the wind howling its loudest and shrillest from the northwest, a good night for a yarn and it was evident from the ...

    TextNewspaper     An Old Tar's Twister _______ The Speed of Vessels Twenty-Five Years Ago - A Miraculous Escape From Drowning _______

    It was a dark stormy night - the wind howling its ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Dec. 5, 1872
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Dec. 5, 1872
    TextNewspaper      

    The Schooner William Elgin. - The Belleville, Jefferson county, correspondent of the Watertown Dispatch writes as follows: "The schooner William Elgin, which went ashore near Armstrong's on Wednesday evening, is still fast in the sand. The deck load of lumber has nearly all been ...

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    The Schooner William Elgin. - The Belleville, Jefferson county, correspondent of the Watertown Dispatch writes as follows: "The schooner William Elgin, which went ashore near Armstrong's on Wednesday evening, is ...

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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 30, 1876
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 30, 1876
    TextNewspaper       Captain Edmund Welch.

    Yesterday Captain Edmund Welch, one of the oldest and at one time one of the most prominent captains on the lakes, died. Capt. Welch was born on the island of Newfoundland, in October, 1815, and being left an orphan at an early age, went to ...

    TextNewspaper     Captain Edmund Welch.

    Yesterday Captain Edmund Welch, one of the oldest and at one time one of the most prominent captains on the lakes, died. Capt. Welch was born on ...

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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 11, 1876
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 11, 1876
    TextNewspaper       The Countess of Dufferin ______ Her Blocks, Mast Hoops, Dead Eyes, etc., Made in Oswego _____

    Oswego has an interest in the new yacht Countess of Dufferin, launched yesterday at Coburg, which is to sail the crack yachts of the New York Club this summer for the ...

    TextNewspaper     The Countess of Dufferin ______ Her Blocks, Mast Hoops, Dead Eyes, etc., Made in Oswego _____

    Oswego has an interest in the new yacht Countess of Dufferin, launched yesterday at ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 30, 1876
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 30, 1876
    TextNewspaper       A Dishonest Captain _______ An Accident to the Schooner Babineau & Gaudry Lands the Captain into the Clutches of the Law. _______

    The sinking of the schooner Babineau & Gaudry near Alexandria Bay was an unfortunate thing ...

    TextNewspaper     A Dishonest Captain _______ An Accident to the Schooner Babineau & Gaudry Lands the Captain into the Clutches of the Law. _______

    The sinking of the schooner Babineau & Gaudry ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Dec. 30, 1876
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Dec. 30, 1876
    TextNewspaper       Lake Pirates _______ A Reminiscence of the Days When the Mormons were on Beaver Island, Lake Michigan. _______

    "The lakes have had pirates in their day," remarked a weather beaten hulk, and he rolled his quid to starboard as he cast a side long glance at three ...

    TextNewspaper     Lake Pirates _______ A Reminiscence of the Days When the Mormons were on Beaver Island, Lake Michigan. _______

    "The lakes have had pirates in their day," remarked a weather beaten ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 10, 1877
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 10, 1877
    TextNewspaper       An Old Tar's Twister _________ A Breeze on Lake Erie. _________

    Yes, to be sartin, I remember the breeze in the fall of '44. I were mate on one of them 'ere pocket edision brigs belongin' to Detroit then. We was workin' up Lake Erie and had just got breast ...

    TextNewspaper     An Old Tar's Twister _________ A Breeze on Lake Erie. _________

    Yes, to be sartin, I remember the breeze in the fall of '44. I were mate on one of ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 10, 1877
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 10, 1877
    TextNewspaper       How to Hook on a Boat.

    It is reported that Capt. Billy McGee of the schooner Richardson of Kingston, has sold his schooner and is going to retire to a farm. There is considerable music in Capt. Billy and he will be missed at this port. Last fall Captain Billy ...

    TextNewspaper     How to Hook on a Boat.

    It is reported that Capt. Billy McGee of the schooner Richardson of Kingston, has sold his schooner and is going to retire to a ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues. , April 10, 1877
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues. , April 10, 1877
    TextNewspaper       Relics of Lost Vessel ____ A Trunk and Other Articles supposed to be from the Maggie Hunter Found Floating in Lake Ontario. _____

    About half past four o'clock Sunday morning Henry and John Featherstonhaugh started down the lake in a boat after drift wood. On ...

    TextNewspaper     Relics of Lost Vessel ____ A Trunk and Other Articles supposed to be from the Maggie Hunter Found Floating in Lake Ontario. _____

    About half past four o'clock Sunday morning ...

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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, July 19, 1877
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, July 19, 1877
    TextNewspaper       The Burning of the Ellsworth

    Hon. A. C. Mattoon returned from Stony Island last evening. It appears that the steam barge Ellsworth lay at anchor off Stony Island in about 21 feet of water when she burned Tuesday evening. She had landed the party from this city, and they had ...

    TextNewspaper     The Burning of the Ellsworth

    Hon. A. C. Mattoon returned from Stony Island last evening. It appears that the steam barge Ellsworth lay at anchor off Stony Island in about ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 3, 1879
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 3, 1879
    TextNewspaper       The New Schooner Leadville

    The dimensions of the new schooner Leadville, owned by M.J. Cummings and launched at Goble & Macfarlane's yards yesterday, are as follows:

    Length 142 feet 6 inches; beam 26 feet 3 inches; depth of hold in the shoalest place, 12 feet, and at ...

    TextNewspaper     The New Schooner Leadville

    The dimensions of the new schooner Leadville, owned by M.J. Cummings and launched at Goble & Macfarlane's yards yesterday, are as follows:

    Length 142 feet 6 ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., May 6, 1884
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., May 6, 1884
    TextNewspaper       A Thrilling Adventure. The Wreck of the Schooner Cummings - Three of the Crew Overboard - All Safe.

    Capt. Ferris, of the tug Charley Ferris, which arrived back this morning, after towing the dismasted schooner M.J. Cummings from Thirty Mile Point to Port Dalhousie, says ...

    TextNewspaper     A Thrilling Adventure. The Wreck of the Schooner Cummings - Three of the Crew Overboard - All Safe.

    Capt. Ferris, of the tug Charley Ferris, which arrived back this morning, ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • 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
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Dec. 14, 1886.
    Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Dec. 14, 1886.
    TextNewspaper      

    On Monday, December 14, 1886 the schooner Ocean Wave, which went ashore near Port Ontario a few days ago, has been stripped of her canvas and rigging and will be hauled out on the shore for the Winter About 2,500 bushels of her cargo have been taken out dry and ...

    TextNewspaper    

    On Monday, December 14, 1886 the schooner Ocean Wave, which went ashore near Port Ontario a few days ago, has been stripped of her canvas and rigging and will be ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday, Aug. 14, 1889
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday, Aug. 14, 1889
    TextNewspaper       Wrecked on the River.

    Fisher's Landing, Aug. 23. - The three masted schooner A. Vickery, with 21,000 bushels of corn for cargo, bound for Prescott from Chicago, struck a shoal near the Rock Island light house near Fisher's Landing, Thursday night, August 15. The schooner left ...

    TextNewspaper     Wrecked on the River.

    Fisher's Landing, Aug. 23. - The three masted schooner A. Vickery, with 21,000 bushels of corn for cargo, bound for Prescott from Chicago, struck a shoal ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 29, 1913
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 29, 1913
    TextNewspaper       Obituary _____ Peter Dufrane

    Peter Dufrane, for seventy two years a resident of this city, and one of the pioneer shipbuilders of the lakes, died at the home of his niece, Miss Louise Dufrane, 171 West Seneca street, last night in his ninety-third year. Born in Quebec ...

    TextNewspaper     Obituary _____ Peter Dufrane

    Peter Dufrane, for seventy two years a resident of this city, and one of the pioneer shipbuilders of the lakes, died at the home of his ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Oct. 17, 1916
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Oct. 17, 1916
    TextNewspaper       Schooner Is In Distress _________ In Lake Ten Miles Off This Port With Sails Blown Away - Coast Guard to Rescue

    In the face of a heavy sea the United States Coast Guard crew in the powerful surfboat "Endeavor," at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon started out into the lake ...

    TextNewspaper     Schooner Is In Distress _________ In Lake Ten Miles Off This Port With Sails Blown Away - Coast Guard to Rescue

    In the face of a heavy sea the United ...

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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 25. 1916
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 25. 1916
    TextNewspaper       Fish Tug Out in Big Gale _______ Braved Storm to Go to Galloup Islands for Fifteen Miles of Nets Set There.

    Sackets Harbor, Nov. 25 (Special) In the midst of the biggest storm of the year the fishing tug Liberty, of the Kolbe Fish Company, of Erie, went out yesterday ...

    TextNewspaper     Fish Tug Out in Big Gale _______ Braved Storm to Go to Galloup Islands for Fifteen Miles of Nets Set There.

    Sackets Harbor, Nov. 25 (Special) In the midst of ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY), May 13, 1921
    Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY), May 13, 1921
    TextNewspaper      

    Sodus, May 12 -- That ghosts have a decided notion that the resting places of their corporeal remains should abide in piece without disturbance, even to the point of due reverence for the markers of their graves, has been demonstrated to at least one man in this town. Such a ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Sodus, May 12 -- That ghosts have a decided notion that the resting places of their corporeal remains should abide in piece without disturbance, even to the point of due ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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