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  • 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 frequency with which the ancient ...
    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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 21, 1866
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 21, 1866
    textnewspaper       "p.t." presumably means "private terms." Most listed fractions are somewhat difficult to read in the original and represent my best guess at deciphering them. Some items of interest: most of the sales of vessels across the border were transacted in gold; the famous Oswego tugs Ontario and Superior were sold ...
    textnewspaper     "p.t." presumably means "private terms." Most listed fractions are somewhat difficult to read in the original and represent my best guess at deciphering them. Some items of interest: most of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 10, 1873
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 10, 1873
    textnewspaper       Another New VesselAnother new vessel, adding one more to Oswego's fleet, arrive in port Saturday night, on her maiden trip, with acargo of wheat from Milwaukee, and since that time has been scanned with a critical eye by our ship builders,seamen and longshoremen.The Pulaski, the name of ...
    textnewspaper     Another New VesselAnother new vessel, adding one more to Oswego's fleet, arrive in port Saturday night, on her maiden trip, with acargo of wheat from Milwaukee, and since that time ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Daily AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 22, 1869
    Oswego Daily AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 22, 1869
    textnewspaper       Abandoned Schooner. - Yesterday forenoon the schooner Mary O'Gorman was seen drifting past this port dismasted and apparently abandoned. Along in the forenoon, O. H. Brown, Esq., got a couple of tugs and went out in search of the vessel, which was found about nine miles below the piers, and ...
    textnewspaper     Abandoned Schooner. - Yesterday forenoon the schooner Mary O'Gorman was seen drifting past this port dismasted and apparently abandoned. Along in the forenoon, O. H. Brown, Esq., got a couple ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., 8 Jun, 1869
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., 8 Jun, 1869
    textnewspaper       NOTE: The 404 t. Canadian bark FANNY CAMPBELL had been built by Louis Shickluna at St. Catharine's the previous year. In 1877 she became what was probably the first Great Lakes tanker, when $10,000 was spent on the installation of large iron tanks in her hold for the transportation of ...
    textnewspaper     NOTE: The 404 t. Canadian bark FANNY CAMPBELL had been built by Louis Shickluna at St. Catharine's the previous year. In 1877 she became what was probably the first Great ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 6 Jun, 1860, page 4
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 6 Jun, 1860, page 4
    textnewspaper  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 6 Jun, 1860, page 4page 4     Column 6
    textnewspaper  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 6 Jun, 1860, page 4page 4   Column 6
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 4 Dec. 1870
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 4 Dec. 1870
    textnewspaper       In effect, this meant that small inland freighters and passenger vessels had to be licensed, registered and inspected if they were used on any waters connected with the lakes by navigation routes, since they were potentially part of interstate commerce. Only vessels operating on isolated inland waters (i.e. inland lakes) ...
    textnewspaper     In effect, this meant that small inland freighters and passenger vessels had to be licensed, registered and inspected if they were used on any waters connected with the lakes by ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 10, 1850
    Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 10, 1850
    textnewspaper       MARINE. - The schooner Frontier , owned in this city, was driven ashore in the gale of Saturday night, about 12 miles below Niagara , and near Wilson . She was bound for this port, with a cargo of 6,200 bushels of wheat, from Lake Erie . The Captain telegraphs ...
    textnewspaper     MARINE. - The schooner Frontier , owned in this city, was driven ashore in the gale of Saturday night, about 12 miles below Niagara , and near Wilson . She ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Apr, 1872
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Apr, 1872
    textnewspaper       The 249 t. VULCAN was the sister of the large tug CHAMPION, which was famous for her long tows of schooners up and down the Detroit River. VULCAN was owned by LivingstonCo., Detroit. It can well be imagined the chaos caused to shipping by a broken-up raft of a million ...
    textnewspaper     The 249 t. VULCAN was the sister of the large tug CHAMPION, which was famous for her long tows of schooners up and down the Detroit River. VULCAN was owned ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Tues, 16 Apr, 1878
    Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Tues, 16 Apr, 1878
    textnewspaper       Here's an interesting account of the domino effect of the breaking of a piece of gear in wrecking the sails of this big schooner. The HELVETIA of Buffalo was a 793gt three-master, built in Tonawanda, NY, in 1873, and was US#95213. In 1898 she was chartered for ocean service and, ...
    textnewspaper     Here's an interesting account of the domino effect of the breaking of a piece of gear in wrecking the sails of this big schooner. The HELVETIA of Buffalo was a ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • 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. the isabel was commanded by ...
    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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegraph (Toronto, ON), Jan 24, 1953
    Toronto Telegraph (Toronto, ON), Jan 24, 1953
    textnewspaper       The Unheeded Bride Part 2 Schooner Days MLIIIVIII By C.H.J. Snider Morning Light and What BefellIt was four o'clock in the morning of Saturday Nov. 22, 1879 when the Waubuno left Collingwood harbor on her delayed voyage for Parry Sound. She had to wait for weather.The early bird!...
    textnewspaper     The Unheeded Bride Part 2 Schooner Days MLIIIVIII By C.H.J. Snider Morning Light and What BefellIt was four o'clock in the morning of Saturday Nov. 22, 1879 when the Waubuno ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Jan. 31, 1953
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Jan. 31, 1953
    textnewspaper       Dream Came TrueSchooner Days No. MXCBy C.H.J. SniderIt will be remembered, perhaps, that poor young Mrs. Doupe, the doctor's bride, dreamed before the Waubuno sailed that they were all struggling in the water with a great weight pressing them down.That dream was talked of for a long time ...
    textnewspaper     Dream Came TrueSchooner Days No. MXCBy C.H.J. SniderIt will be remembered, perhaps, that poor young Mrs. Doupe, the doctor's bride, dreamed before the Waubuno sailed that they were all struggling ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Feb. 7, 1953
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Feb. 7, 1953
    textnewspaper       How The Wreck Came to Light Schooner days no. MXCI by C. H. J. Snider On March 30,1880, a party guided by an Indian named Pedonquot drove down the ice of the still frozen South Channel, and found what the Indian had reported in Parry Sound as the upside down ...
    textnewspaper     How The Wreck Came to Light Schooner days no. MXCI by C. H. J. Snider On March 30,1880, a party guided by an Indian named Pedonquot drove down the ice ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sept. 30, 1841
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Sept. 30, 1841
    textnewspaper       STEAM-BOAT EXPRESS, TRIP TO KINGSTONLast Saturday we took a trip to Kingston on business, aboard the Steam-Boat Express, and seldom have we, (all things considered,) enjoyed more pleasure, or been more highly gratified. The weather, in going over, was very fair, and we had a delightful ...
    textnewspaper     STEAM-BOAT EXPRESS, TRIP TO KINGSTONLast Saturday we took a trip to Kingston on business, aboard the Steam-Boat Express, and seldom have we, (all things considered,) enjoyed more pleasure, or been ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oxford Times (Greene, NY), Wed., June 2, 1869
    Oxford Times (Greene, NY), Wed., June 2, 1869
    textnewspaper       The boat "Simeon Walker," of Greene, sank at the Stone Quarry Dock, four miles below this village, on Thursday forenoon last. She was loaded with stone and had on part of a load when the sides gave away, sinking her in the same manner as on the one that sunk ...
    textnewspaper     The boat "Simeon Walker," of Greene, sank at the Stone Quarry Dock, four miles below this village, on Thursday forenoon last. She was loaded with stone and had on part ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), July 18, 1855
    St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), July 18, 1855
    textnewspaper       Steamer To Toronto - The arrangements recently affected by Mr. Wyatt, whereby the steamer Boston will ply regularly between Toronto and this port every Saturday afternoon, returning on Monday morning, cannot be without much benefit to the dust-smothered dinezens of that bustling city; while the ...
    textnewspaper     Steamer To Toronto - The arrangements recently affected by Mr. Wyatt, whereby the steamer Boston will ply regularly between Toronto and this port every Saturday afternoon, returning on Monday morning, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Saturday , Nov.8, 1856
    Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Saturday , Nov.8, 1856
    textnewspaper       Perilous Situation of Men on Board the J.G. Deshler.Just as we go to press we learn that forty-three farmers who went on board the schooner Deshler, ashore about 9 miles up the lake, this morning, for the purpose of getting off grain, are now in a most perilous situation and ...
    textnewspaper     Perilous Situation of Men on Board the J.G. Deshler.Just as we go to press we learn that forty-three farmers who went on board the schooner Deshler, ashore about 9 miles ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 22, 1937
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 22, 1937
    textnewspaper       AND ONLY THE DOG CAME HOMESchooner Days no. CCXCIIIC. H. J. SniderDrawn 60 years ago in crayon is a picture of Parson's ship chandlery store at Oswego of the schooner Gilbert Molison, straight of stem and tall of spar, white, two masted, and typical of the American vessel of her ...
    textnewspaper     AND ONLY THE DOG CAME HOMESchooner Days no. CCXCIIIC. H. J. SniderDrawn 60 years ago in crayon is a picture of Parson's ship chandlery store at Oswego of the schooner ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Dec. 6, 1875
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Dec. 6, 1875
    textnewspaper       Crew of the JenkinsWe learn from the crews of the vessels which arrived from Port Dalhousie this morning that the crew of the schooner I.G. Jenkins consisted of the following persons: Captain John Brown; first mate, Samuel Mcdonald; second mate, John Smith; seamen William Bosner, Hugh Doran, ...
    textnewspaper     Crew of the JenkinsWe learn from the crews of the vessels which arrived from Port Dalhousie this morning that the crew of the schooner I.G. Jenkins consisted of the following ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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