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  • J. W. Brooks (Propeller), sunk, 4 Nov 1856
    J. W. Brooks (Propeller), sunk, 4 Nov 1856
    TextNewspaper       Reason: sunk
    Lives: 22
    Hull damage: $17,000
    Cargo: $76,000
    Freight: produce
    Remarks: Raised and rebuilt
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: sunk
    Lives: 22
    Hull damage: $17,000
    Cargo: $76,000
    Freight: produce
    Remarks: Raised and rebuilt
    ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Century-Old Light Warns Sailormen of Hidden Rock-Crowned Reefs Near Lake Ontario's Danger Isle
    Century-Old Light Warns Sailormen of Hidden Rock-Crowned Reefs Near Lake Ontario's Danger Isle
    NewspaperText  Cole, Percy T., Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY), 18 Sep 1932     Century-Old Light Warns Sailormen of Hidden Rock-Crowned Reefs Near Lake Ontario's Danger Isle - History Written in Tragedy

    By Percy T. Cole

    False Duck Light, they call it. And since 1828 it has warned sailor men from as rock-bound and ...

    NewspaperText  Cole, Percy T., Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY), 18 Sep 1932   Century-Old Light Warns Sailormen of Hidden Rock-Crowned Reefs Near Lake Ontario's Danger Isle - History Written in Tragedy

    By Percy T. Cole

    False Duck Light, they call it. ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Kildonan (Schooner), C92548, aground, 15 May 1905
    Kildonan (Schooner), C92548, aground, 15 May 1905
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: coal
    Remarks: Got off
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: coal
    Remarks: Got off
    ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Manola (Propeller), U92170, sunk, 2 Dec 1918
    Manola (Propeller), U92170, sunk, 2 Dec 1918
    TextNewspaper       Reason: sunk
    Lives: 11
    Remarks: Total loss (bow)
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: sunk
    Lives: 11
    Remarks: Total loss (bow)
    ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Kildonan (Barge), aground, 16 May 1905
    Kildonan (Barge), aground, 16 May 1905
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: coal
    Remarks: Got off
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: coal
    Remarks: Got off
    ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Cayuga (Schooner), aground, 6 Nov 1854
    Cayuga (Schooner), aground, 6 Nov 1854
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: white wheat
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: white wheat
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Richmond (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1860
    Richmond (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1860
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $300
    Cargo: $100
    Freight: coal
    Remarks: Got off
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $300
    Cargo: $100
    Freight: coal
    Remarks: Got off
    ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Palmateers: Schooner Days LXXIX. (79)
    The Palmateers: Schooner Days LXXIX. (79)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Mar 1933     THE PALMATEERS Schooner Days LXXIX. (79)

    Something has already been said of the experiences of Capt. Nelson Palmateer, of Picton, that sturdy scion of a seagoing stock who has organized the send-away services in Cherry Valley annually for the Prince Edward County ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Mar 1933   THE PALMATEERS Schooner Days LXXIX. (79)

    Something has already been said of the experiences of Capt. Nelson Palmateer, of Picton, that sturdy scion of a seagoing stock who has organized ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Lake Steamers
    The Lake Steamers
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    The Lake Steamers- It is matter of general surprise that the public are not informed when and where the lake steamer run from this city. We hear repeated remarks concerning them, not only by our own citizens, but by strangers. Even the hours of starting are not made public, and ...

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    The Lake Steamers- It is matter of general surprise that the public are not informed when and where the lake steamer run from this city. We hear repeated remarks concerning ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Growth of Oswego
    Growth of Oswego
    NewspaperText       Growth of Oswego

    Upon nearly every block in the city new edifices are being erected. Over a hundred new dwelling houses are now being put up, some of them expensive and beautiful buildings; and old structures are being repaired and beautified. More will probably be done for the ...

    NewspaperText     Growth of Oswego

    Upon nearly every block in the city new edifices are being erected. Over a hundred new dwelling houses are now being put up, some of them expensive ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Common Council Proceedings of June 16, 1852
    Oswego Common Council Proceedings of June 16, 1852
    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Times, 18 Jun 1852     Oswego Common Council Proceedings of June 16, 1852

    (John Thurman, Mayor)

    Resolved, That the owners or occupants of the lots fronting on the Oswego river in the 2d ward, opposite the coffer dam lately constructed still remains in the bed of the river or portions thereof, be ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Times, 18 Jun 1852   Oswego Common Council Proceedings of June 16, 1852

    (John Thurman, Mayor)

    Resolved, That the owners or occupants of the lots fronting on the Oswego river in the 2d ward, opposite ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego
    Oswego
    NewspaperText  Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), 12 Aug 1851    

    Oswego. - We paid a flying visit yesterday to Oswego, and were gratified to find so manny evidences of its prosperity on every hand. The present population is about 14,000, who are chiefly employed in the navigation of the lakes and canals, in the manufacture of flour and in the ...

    NewspaperText  Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), 12 Aug 1851  

    Oswego. - We paid a flying visit yesterday to Oswego, and were gratified to find so manny evidences of its prosperity on every hand. The present population is about 14,000, ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Our Lake Fleet Forty Years Ago
    Our Lake Fleet Forty Years Ago
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 23 Jan 1858    

    Our Lake Fleet Forty Years Ago. - Fisher Bullard, Esq., of Rochester, furnishes the Union with the following interesting information. He says: "It might be interesting to the people to know something of the American fleet on Lake Ontario forty years ago, when much of Western New York, and ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 23 Jan 1858  

    Our Lake Fleet Forty Years Ago. - Fisher Bullard, Esq., of Rochester, furnishes the Union with the following interesting information. He says: "It might be interesting to the people to ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Forty Years of Business Life with Mariners
    Forty Years of Business Life with Mariners
    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Times, 12 Sep 1921     Forty Years of Business Life with Mariners ____ John S. Parsons Has Been in The Ship Chandlery Business For That Length of Time - Seen Many Changes on Lakes ___

    Thursday of this week John S. Parsons of this city, executive auditor to Governor Miller, ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Times, 12 Sep 1921   Forty Years of Business Life with Mariners ____ John S. Parsons Has Been in The Ship Chandlery Business For That Length of Time - Seen Many Changes on Lakes ___ ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego
    Oswego
    NewspaperText  Syracuse Evening Chronicle (Syracuse, NY), 16 Aug 1855     Oswego

    In a recent flying visit to this little city, nestled down at the mouth of the river that bears its name, and looking out on the bosom of the broad Ontario, we were very favorably impressed with its position as a commercial point and with the activity which prevailed ...

    NewspaperText  Syracuse Evening Chronicle (Syracuse, NY), 16 Aug 1855   Oswego

    In a recent flying visit to this little city, nestled down at the mouth of the river that bears its name, and looking out on the bosom of the ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Lake Sailors In '92
    Lake Sailors In '92
    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956     Lake Sailors In '92 Opening of Shipping Season In Oswego 64 Years Ago Recalled

    An excerpt from the March 31, 1892 issue of the "Marine Record," a publication which flourished near the close of the 19th century has been received from William F. Pidgeon, Lakewood, O., and ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956   Lake Sailors In '92 Opening of Shipping Season In Oswego 64 Years Ago Recalled

    An excerpt from the March 31, 1892 issue of the "Marine Record," a publication which flourished ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Do You Remember
    Do You Remember
    NewspaperText  Knox, Jay, Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Nov 1942     Do You Remember

    By Jay Knox

    In the many recent write-ups pertaining to the razing of an old Oswego landmark, the writers inadvertently failed to mention the name of the former tenants of the building. One of the earliest tenants of the building was prominent ...

    NewspaperText  Knox, Jay, Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Nov 1942   Do You Remember

    By Jay Knox

    In the many recent write-ups pertaining to the razing of an old Oswego landmark, the writers inadvertently failed to mention the name of ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • What I saw
    What I saw
    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Times, 29 Jun 1863     What I Saw

    Mr. Editor: - Some one said through the Times, of the 29th, that there were 25 vessels in sight, off this harbor, at one time, on Saturday last.

    This was all that were probably in sight from an ordinary stand point. But having my attention attracted by ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Times, 29 Jun 1863   What I Saw

    Mr. Editor: - Some one said through the Times, of the 29th, that there were 25 vessels in sight, off this harbor, at one time, on Saturday ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • A Walk About Town
    A Walk About Town
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 17 Nov 1849     A Walk About Town

    Oswego is considerable of a city. Of this any one may be convinced by ascending the high ground, upon either side of the river, and looking down upon the one hundred and fifty blocks, the square decorated with trees, the dozen churches and public edifices, the ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 17 Nov 1849   A Walk About Town

    Oswego is considerable of a city. Of this any one may be convinced by ascending the high ground, upon either side of the river, and looking ...

    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Commerce of Great Lakes
    Commerce of Great Lakes
    TextNewspaper  Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), 14 Sep 1907     Commerce of Great Lakes _____ Famous Sailing Vessels Have Disappeared _____ Only a Few Remain, Mostly on Lakes Michigan and Ontario -Wooden Boats Also a Thing of the Past - Big Steel Carriers Take Their Place. ____

    The day of the sailing vessel on the ...

    TextNewspaper  Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), 14 Sep 1907   Commerce of Great Lakes _____ Famous Sailing Vessels Have Disappeared _____ Only a Few Remain, Mostly on Lakes Michigan and Ontario -Wooden Boats Also a Thing of the Past - ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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