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  • A Walk About Town
    A Walk About Town
    textnewspaper  "A Walk About Town," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 17 Nov 1849     A Walk About TownOswego 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 mammoth ...
    textnewspaper  "A Walk About Town," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 17 Nov 1849   A Walk About TownOswego 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Excursion Party
    The Excursion Party
    textnewspaper  "The Excursion Party," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 24 Jul 1855     The Excursion PartyThe wharf, piazzas, wood-piles, and everything to which a footing could be obtained, were alive with humanity last evening, to witness the departure of the excursion party on board the America, Capt. Masson. City Hacks commenced dropping down excursionists at the boat at an ...
    textnewspaper  "The Excursion Party," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 24 Jul 1855   The Excursion PartyThe wharf, piazzas, wood-piles, and everything to which a footing could be obtained, were alive with humanity last evening, to witness the departure of the excursion party on ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Excursion to Toronto and Hamilton
    The Excursion to Toronto and Hamilton
    textnewspaper  "The Excursion to Toronto and Hamilton," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 26 Jul 1855     The Excursion to Toronto and HamiltonAn excursion party left here on Monday evening, as previously announced, on the steamer America, Capt. Masson, The party was composed of over 300 Ladies and Gentlemen, mostly from Oswego, but with a fair representation from Fulton and Syracuse. The evening ...
    textnewspaper  "The Excursion to Toronto and Hamilton," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 26 Jul 1855   The Excursion to Toronto and HamiltonAn excursion party left here on Monday evening, as previously announced, on the steamer America, Capt. Masson, The party was composed of over 300 Ladies ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • List of Vessels Laid Up at the Port of Oswego
    List of Vessels Laid Up at the Port of Oswego
    textnewspaper  "List of Vessels Laid Up at the Port of Oswego," Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 19 Dec 1862     List of Vessels Laid Up at the Port of Oswego December 19, 1862We are indebted to Capt. William Williams, Marine Inspector of Board of Lake Underwriters, for a list of vessels laid up in this port, which is follows:Name of Vessel Port of HailPropellersOntario ...
    textnewspaper  "List of Vessels Laid Up at the Port of Oswego," Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 19 Dec 1862   List of Vessels Laid Up at the Port of Oswego December 19, 1862We are indebted to Capt. William Williams, Marine Inspector of Board of Lake Underwriters, for a list of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Oswego
    Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Oswego
    textnewspaper  "Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Oswego," Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 10 Apr 1860     Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Oswego.Tonnage of the Port of Oswego The following shows the names of steamers and vessels owned the port of Oswego, their tonnage, and where built:Name Where Built TonnageSteamersBay State Clayton 984...
    textnewspaper  "Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Oswego," Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 10 Apr 1860   Annual Statement of the Trade and Commerce of Oswego.Tonnage of the Port of Oswego The following shows the names of steamers and vessels owned the port of Oswego, their tonnage, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Our Lake Craft - Changes of Ownership, etc.
    Our Lake Craft - Changes of Ownership, etc.
    textnewspaper  "Our Lake Craft - Changes of Ownership, etc.," Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 24 Mar 1864     Our Lake Craft - Changes of Ownership, etc.We referred yesterday to some of the business changes that have recently occurred in our city - such as the formation of new partnerships, the dissolution of old firms, the establishment of new branches of trade, removals,c. While these changes ...
    textnewspaper  "Our Lake Craft - Changes of Ownership, etc.," Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 24 Mar 1864   Our Lake Craft - Changes of Ownership, etc.We referred yesterday to some of the business changes that have recently occurred in our city - such as the formation of new ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego
    The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego
    textnewspaper  "The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego," Oswego Advertiser and Times (Oswego, NY), 27 May 1867     The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego. - We learn that the Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Union will commence working on the eight hour system on Monday morning, with the approval of all the bosses except one. In consideration of the less number of hours constituting a working day, the ...
    textnewspaper  "The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego," Oswego Advertiser and Times (Oswego, NY), 27 May 1867   The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego. - We learn that the Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Union will commence working on the eight hour system on Monday morning, with the ...
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  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), 9 Jun 1888
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), 9 Jun 1888
    textnewspaper       Tuesday evening there was a large crowd assembled on the wharf to see the launch of the schooner Emma, which was very gracefully accomplished at 7:30 p.m. ...
    textnewspaper     Tuesday evening there was a large crowd assembled on the wharf to see the launch of the schooner Emma, which was very gracefully accomplished at 7:30 p.m. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), 1 Jun 1889
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), 1 Jun 1889
    textnewspaper       May 31. - Last Tuesday, 21st., the schooner Emma was working up the lake; the sea being rough she was compelled to run back. While in the lee of Cherry Island, the mate, Perl Phelps, discovered a boat upside down and a man clinging to it . he immediately lowered ...
    textnewspaper     May 31. - Last Tuesday, 21st., the schooner Emma was working up the lake; the sea being rough she was compelled to run back. While in the lee of Cherry ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Capt. James F. Allen
    Capt. James F. Allen
    textnewspaper  "Capt. James F. Allen," Cape Vincent Eagle (Cape Vincent, NY), 23 Jun 1910     Capt. James F. Allen____Interesting Sketch of the Life of the PopularSteamboat Man - Commanded all the Folger Boats.____The Kingston Whig of June 23 contained the following concerning the late Capt. James F. Allen.Captain Allen was born in Cape Vincent in 1840. His ...
    textnewspaper  "Capt. James F. Allen," Cape Vincent Eagle (Cape Vincent, NY), 23 Jun 1910   Capt. James F. Allen____Interesting Sketch of the Life of the PopularSteamboat Man - Commanded all the Folger Boats.____The Kingston Whig of June 23 contained the following concerning the late Capt. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Marine
    Marine
    textnewspaper  "Marine," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 2 Apr 1855     Owing to the severity of the storm, there are no public transactions today.Marine. - A number of vessels took clearances for Canadian ports on Saturday. Among those which went out Saturday night, the propeller St. Nicholas and the schooner Western which encountered the storm on Sunday ...
    textnewspaper  "Marine," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 2 Apr 1855   Owing to the severity of the storm, there are no public transactions today.Marine. - A number of vessels took clearances for Canadian ports on Saturday. Among those which went out ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Another Tug Boat.
    Another Tug Boat.
    textnewspaper  "Another Tug Boat.," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 10 Apr 1855     Another Tug Boat. - Ex.alderman Dobbie has just completed another tug boat, for this harbor, at the foot of West Schuyler street, which we learn by the Palladium will be launched this afternoon at 4 o'clock. This is the third steam tug built by Mr. Dobbie, and is in every ...
    textnewspaper  "Another Tug Boat.," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 10 Apr 1855   Another Tug Boat. - Ex.alderman Dobbie has just completed another tug boat, for this harbor, at the foot of West Schuyler street, which we learn by the Palladium will be ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 11 Apr 1855
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 11 Apr 1855
    textnewspaper       The new tug J.H. Bloore, was launched yesterday, agreeable to notice about half past four o'clock, in the presence of a large concourse of spectators. She started off without much trouble, and was as fine a launch as we have witnessed. She dipped slightly when she struck the water, and ...
    textnewspaper     The new tug J.H. Bloore, was launched yesterday, agreeable to notice about half past four o'clock, in the presence of a large concourse of spectators. She started off without much ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Steamer Ontario
    Steamer Ontario
    textnewspaper  "Steamer Ontario," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 24 Apr 1855     Steamer Ontario. - This old favorite made her first appearance in our harbor this morning, from Charlotte where she has been laid up the past winter. Her exterior presents the appearance of a new boat, having been entirely repainted, and the interior is as usual elegant. We regret to learn ...
    textnewspaper  "Steamer Ontario," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 24 Apr 1855   Steamer Ontario. - This old favorite made her first appearance in our harbor this morning, from Charlotte where she has been laid up the past winter. Her exterior presents the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Launch
    Launch
    textnewspaper  "Launch," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 30 Apr 1855     Launch. - Ald. Rogers was making preparations this morning to launch the "Ocean Eagle, one of the new vessels on his stocks. She is so nearly fitted out that little time will be required to put her in sailing condition. Capt. McKnight, as before noticed, is to take the command, ...
    textnewspaper  "Launch," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 30 Apr 1855   Launch. - Ald. Rogers was making preparations this morning to launch the "Ocean Eagle, one of the new vessels on his stocks. She is so nearly fitted out that little ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The "Ocean Eagle"
    The "Ocean Eagle"
    textnewspaper  "The "Ocean Eagle"," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 1 May 1855     The "Ocean Eagle" was launched at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the presence of a large assemblage. We never saw a vessel got off the stocks with so little trouble. The "Ocean Eagle" is a very fine looking craft, with a clipper look that we admire, and we doubt not ...
    textnewspaper  "The "Ocean Eagle"," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 1 May 1855   The "Ocean Eagle" was launched at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the presence of a large assemblage. We never saw a vessel got off the stocks with so little trouble. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 2 May 1855
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 2 May 1855
    textnewspaper       The propeller "Lady of the Lake," Capt. Rosman, arrived here last evening from Ogdensburgh, full of freight and passengers for Chicago. She had been advertised here and a large number of emigrants had collected and were waiting, with their furniture, in this city to take passage by the propeller, ...
    textnewspaper     The propeller "Lady of the Lake," Capt. Rosman, arrived here last evening from Ogdensburgh, full of freight and passengers for Chicago. She had been advertised here and a large number ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Launch of the Thomas Y. Avery
    The Launch of the Thomas Y. Avery
    textnewspaper  "The Launch of the Thomas Y. Avery," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 7 May 1855     The Launch of the Thomas Y. Avery - At half past six on Saturday afternoon Messrs. CrockettRogers launched their new vessel, which, though we did not see, we are informed went off in fine style. It was quite difficult to secure the ways in the water, there being a little ...
    textnewspaper  "The Launch of the Thomas Y. Avery," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 7 May 1855   The Launch of the Thomas Y. Avery - At half past six on Saturday afternoon Messrs. CrockettRogers launched their new vessel, which, though we did not see, we are informed ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 3 May 1855
    Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 3 May 1855
    textnewspaper       The old schooner "Helen Bronson," which has been lying below the toll bridge for the past two or three years, is fast giving way to the appearance of a vessel in distress. With the assistance of the rapid current she is slowly obliterating the small piece of coffer dam by ...
    textnewspaper     The old schooner "Helen Bronson," which has been lying below the toll bridge for the past two or three years, is fast giving way to the appearance of a vessel ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Gone
    Gone
    textnewspaper  "Gone," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 26 May 1855     This vessel sunk near the lower bridge in Oswego after the 5 July 1853 fire on the east side. Built at Three Mile Bay, Lake Ontario, in 1835. 103 tons
    textnewspaper  "Gone," Oswego TimesJournal (Oswego, NY), 26 May 1855   This vessel sunk near the lower bridge in Oswego after the 5 July 1853 fire on the east side. Built at Three Mile Bay, Lake Ontario, in 1835. 103 tons
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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