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  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1856
    textnewspaper       Heretofore the name of a vessel, once recognized by the government, could not be changed except by a special act of Congress. A law has recently been passed, vesting the power to make changes in the Secretary of the Treasury, a copy of which we annex:An act authorizing the Secretary ...
    textnewspaper     Heretofore the name of a vessel, once recognized by the government, could not be changed except by a special act of Congress. A law has recently been passed, vesting the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Dec 13, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Dec 13, 1856
    textnewspaper       The Toronto Colonist says the MONARCH is now a hopeless wreck, the recent gales having broken her up. - Her engines will be saved. The steam pumps of the North Western Insurance Company, which were washed over board, have been recovered....
    textnewspaper     The Toronto Colonist says the MONARCH is now a hopeless wreck, the recent gales having broken her up. - Her engines will be saved. The steam pumps of the North ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 17 Jun 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 17 Jun 1856
    textnewspaper       CAR FERRY BOAT - The Great Western Railway Company have heretofore used, to transport cars across the river, a scow, which they were obliged to tow to and fro. But this item of freight has increased to such importance that they are now fitting a ferry boat, with complete steam ...
    textnewspaper     CAR FERRY BOAT - The Great Western Railway Company have heretofore used, to transport cars across the river, a scow, which they were obliged to tow to and fro. But ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Jul 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Jul 1856
    textnewspaper       THE SCHOONER DEAN RICHMOND - This schooner, bound from Chicago to Liverpool direct with a cargo of wheat, arrived at this port on Sunday morning last (27th), and left this afternoon. We learn that she, with another boat, was towed down the St. Clair Flats by the tug JULIUS D. ...
    textnewspaper     THE SCHOONER DEAN RICHMOND - This schooner, bound from Chicago to Liverpool direct with a cargo of wheat, arrived at this port on Sunday morning last (27th), and left this ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 8 Aug 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 8 Aug 1856
    textnewspaper       quoting Milwaukee Sentinel, 5 Aug.SCHOONER DEAN RICHMOND - We learn from Mr. Kershaw, who shipped the wheat from this city by the Dean Richmond, bound for Liverpool, that the Richmond reached Lake Ontario all right, on Saturday (Aug 2), and would soon be wending her way down the noble St. ...
    textnewspaper     quoting Milwaukee Sentinel, 5 Aug.SCHOONER DEAN RICHMOND - We learn from Mr. Kershaw, who shipped the wheat from this city by the Dean Richmond, bound for Liverpool, that the Richmond ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 14 Aug 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 14 Aug 1856
    textnewspaper       THE SCHOONER DEAN RICHMOND - The Thorold (C.W.) Gazette, of the 6th inst., gives the proceedings of a public meeting held there to welcome the schooner Dean Richmond, now on her way to Liverpool, from Chicago. A lengthy address was made to the Captain and owners by a deputation of ...
    textnewspaper     THE SCHOONER DEAN RICHMOND - The Thorold (C.W.) Gazette, of the 6th inst., gives the proceedings of a public meeting held there to welcome the schooner Dean Richmond, now on ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Aug 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Aug 1856
    textnewspaper       We learn from a late number of the Montreal Pilot that the schooner Dean Richmond, which left Chicago a few weeks since with a full cargo of wheat for Liverpool direct, passed that port on the 15th inst....
    textnewspaper     We learn from a late number of the Montreal Pilot that the schooner Dean Richmond, which left Chicago a few weeks since with a full cargo of wheat for Liverpool ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 24 Aug 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 24 Aug 1856
    textnewspaper       quoting Montreal Gazette, Aug 15, 1856THE DEAN RICHMOND - This vessel, which cleared at Chicago a short time ago, with a cargo of wheat for Liverpool, left this port yesterday afternoon for Quebec, in tow of the steam-tug John MacKenzie, on her way across the ocean. By persons competent to ...
    textnewspaper     quoting Montreal Gazette, Aug 15, 1856THE DEAN RICHMOND - This vessel, which cleared at Chicago a short time ago, with a cargo of wheat for Liverpool, left this port yesterday ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 Jul 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 Jul 1856
    textnewspaper       The JEFFERSON DAVIS, for obvious reasons, was renamed SEARCH during the Civil War; she was on the Lakes for many years.
    textnewspaper     The JEFFERSON DAVIS, for obvious reasons, was renamed SEARCH during the Civil War; she was on the Lakes for many years.
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 Dec 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 Dec 1856
    textnewspaper       VESSELS IN PORT [At Chicago] - The river is now frozen over with ice so thick that it is not likely it will be broken again before spring above the bridge, and we therefore present our list of vessels in port. A number of others are known to be bound ...
    textnewspaper     VESSELS IN PORT [At Chicago] - The river is now frozen over with ice so thick that it is not likely it will be broken again before spring above the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Dec 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Dec 1856
    textnewspaper       The following is a list of vessels laid up at this port, with the places they are owned, so far as it was possible to ascertain them. As navigation is now closed, and the entrance to the river both above and below blocked up with ice, we believe no further ...
    textnewspaper     The following is a list of vessels laid up at this port, with the places they are owned, so far as it was possible to ascertain them. As navigation is ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Dec 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Dec 1856
    textnewspaper       VESSELS LAID UP AT CLEVELAND. - The following is a list of vessels laid up at this port:Steamers - North Star, TelegraphPropellers - Indiana, Manhattan, Genesee Chief, California, Buckeye, Cleveland, Jefferson, Milwaukee, Potomac, Jersey City, Owego, Evergreen City, Northern Michigan, ...
    textnewspaper     VESSELS LAID UP AT CLEVELAND. - The following is a list of vessels laid up at this port:Steamers - North Star, TelegraphPropellers - Indiana, Manhattan, Genesee Chief, California, Buckeye, Cleveland, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 24 Dec 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 24 Dec 1856
    textnewspaper       VESSELS LAID UP IN BUFFALO - The vessels, of all kinds, laid up for the winter in this port, are as follows:Steamers - Keystone State, Erie; Queen of the West, Crescent City, Minnesota, Hudson, Buffalo; Western Metropolis, Southern Michigan, Empire, Monroe; St. Lawrence, Buffalo....
    textnewspaper     VESSELS LAID UP IN BUFFALO - The vessels, of all kinds, laid up for the winter in this port, are as follows:Steamers - Keystone State, Erie; Queen of the West, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 28 Dec 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 28 Dec 1856
    textnewspaper       ... 1856:Steamer Western Metropolis, 1,800. Propellers Mineral Rock, 555 tons...
    textnewspaper     ... 1856:Steamer Western Metropolis, 1,800. Propellers Mineral Rock, 555 tons...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Apr 23, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Apr 23, 1856
    textnewspaper       QuayleMartin launched, not long since, a fore and aft schooner for MatherCo. , Chicago. Her measure as just ascertained by the Inspector is, - length 135 38-100 feet, beam 26 3-100 feet, hold 11 29-100 feet; tons 326 84-95. She is named Gold Hunter. - Cleveland Herald, 18th....
    textnewspaper     QuayleMartin launched, not long since, a fore and aft schooner for MatherCo. , Chicago. Her measure as just ascertained by the Inspector is, - length 135 38-100 feet, beam 26 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep 22, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep 22, 1856
    textnewspaper       THE MONARCH - We notice the arrival on Saturday in our harbor of a new steamer, built this season at Sorel, by D.G. McCarthy, ship builders, and owned by A.D. ShawCo. Her name is the MONARCH, and she is commanded and partly owned by Capt. A. Sinclair, favorably known on ...
    textnewspaper     THE MONARCH - We notice the arrival on Saturday in our harbor of a new steamer, built this season at Sorel, by D.G. McCarthy, ship builders, and owned by A.D. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856
    textnewspaper       NEW PROPELLER. - The Acme is the name of a fine propeller, just launched by Geo. Hardison, for C. HitchcockCo. Her dimensions are: Length 190 feet 10 inches; beam 33 feet 8 inches, and hold 12 feet 9 inches. She carries 775 tons. The Acme, besides being good for freight, ...
    textnewspaper     NEW PROPELLER. - The Acme is the name of a fine propeller, just launched by Geo. Hardison, for C. HitchcockCo. Her dimensions are: Length 190 feet 10 inches; beam 33 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856
    textnewspaper       The small steamer W. F. CUSHING was perhaps the first steam vessel to be purchased on the East Coast for use on the lakes. She was built by Vaughan and Fisher, Philadelphia, in 1854. She was 80 feet long by 19 feet beam by 6 feet depth of hold and ...
    textnewspaper     The small steamer W. F. CUSHING was perhaps the first steam vessel to be purchased on the East Coast for use on the lakes. She was built by Vaughan and ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 6, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 6, 1856
    textnewspaper       LAUNCHES - Bidwell, BantaCo., launch to-day a propeller, heavy tonnage, for the Western Transportation Company. Her enginec., was built by Sidney Shepard. She was originally built for Robt. Montgomery and S. S. Guthrie, by whom she was sold to the Company. Further particulars hereafter. The ...
    textnewspaper     LAUNCHES - Bidwell, BantaCo., launch to-day a propeller, heavy tonnage, for the Western Transportation Company. Her enginec., was built by Sidney Shepard. She was originally built for Robt. Montgomery and ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 20, 1856
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 20, 1856
    textnewspaper       We mentioned, a few days since, the launch of the schooner C. N. Johnson. Her dimensions are: Length of keel 138 feet 3 inches; 142 feet over all; beam 26 feet, and depth of hold 11 feet, and measures 207 feet from the end of her main to the end ...
    textnewspaper     We mentioned, a few days since, the launch of the schooner C. N. Johnson. Her dimensions are: Length of keel 138 feet 3 inches; 142 feet over all; beam 26 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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