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  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886
    textnewspaper       Disasters on Lake Ontario.______The wreck of the George B. Sloan on the Oswego piers in the spring was considered a bad opening of the season, but Lake Ontario behaved well until the close of the season which thus far has proven disastrous. Within a fortnight a number of disasters have ...
    textnewspaper     Disasters on Lake Ontario.______The wreck of the George B. Sloan on the Oswego piers in the spring was considered a bad opening of the season, but Lake Ontario behaved well ...
    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 Chicago August 5, ...
    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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Nov. 9,1907
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Nov. 9,1907
    textnewspaper       On lake bottomthe barge Onondaga founders on Lake OntarioThe coal barge Onondoga foundered on Lake Ontario, one mile North of Stony Point Light, Tuesday and is at the bottom with 632 tons of coal in her bulk. The Black Diamond, a sister coal barge, is sunk near Navy Point on ...
    textnewspaper     On lake bottomthe barge Onondaga founders on Lake OntarioThe coal barge Onondoga foundered on Lake Ontario, one mile North of Stony Point Light, Tuesday and is at the bottom with ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Aug. 18, 1894
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Aug. 18, 1894
    textnewspaper       Harvey Hubbard, whose death occurred Tuesday, was said to be the last survivor of that company of eighty men who helped carry the cable for the ship Superior, which was being built in 1814 at Sackets Harbor to fight the British....
    textnewspaper     Harvey Hubbard, whose death occurred Tuesday, was said to be the last survivor of that company of eighty men who helped carry the cable for the ship Superior, which was ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Dec. 30, 1899
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Dec. 30, 1899
    textnewspaper       A Curious Relic.SACKETS HARBOR, Dec. 29. -- John Francis has sold a large arm chair, which he made from the wood of he old ship New Orleans, to a lady from California. The chair was a very interesting piece of work. it was made of four kinds of wood, being ...
    textnewspaper     A Curious Relic.SACKETS HARBOR, Dec. 29. -- John Francis has sold a large arm chair, which he made from the wood of he old ship New Orleans, to a lady ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday July 6, 1918
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday July 6, 1918
    textnewspaper       Barge Phelps FloatedThe barge Captain Phelps, a 200 ton craft built and owned by Captain Frank Phelps of Chaumont, was brought into Chaumont Bay Sunday from the Gallup Island, where she was beached last fall during the storm that wrecked two government vessels.With another barge and a tug ...
    textnewspaper     Barge Phelps FloatedThe barge Captain Phelps, a 200 ton craft built and owned by Captain Frank Phelps of Chaumont, was brought into Chaumont Bay Sunday from the Gallup Island, where ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), May 12, 1917
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), May 12, 1917
    textnewspaper       Lake Boats BusyThirteen boats carrying a total of 2,153,000 bushels of grain cleared from Fort William Thursday for lower lake and St. Lawrence river ports.The steamer Natironeo owned by A.B. Mc Kay of Hamilton, bound up light from Kingston, carried away two gates in Lock No. 3 fo the ...
    textnewspaper     Lake Boats BusyThirteen boats carrying a total of 2,153,000 bushels of grain cleared from Fort William Thursday for lower lake and St. Lawrence river ports.The steamer Natironeo owned by A.B. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat. April 20, 1918
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat. April 20, 1918
    textnewspaper       Navigation OpenUnless unforeseen conditions arise, navigation will officially open between Cape Vincent and Kingston, Ontario, Monday. The steamer Missosqui at her dock in Kingston with steam up ready to make her first journey through the ice still floating down the channel, and if nothing ...
    textnewspaper     Navigation OpenUnless unforeseen conditions arise, navigation will officially open between Cape Vincent and Kingston, Ontario, Monday. The steamer Missosqui at her dock in Kingston with steam up ready to make ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Aug. 28,1886
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Aug. 28,1886
    textnewspaper       Barbed wire for the fences has for sometime been smuggled into Canada from Detroit Mich. And the loophole of the smugglers has just been found out. They would load a wagon with barbed wire carefully tucked away in barrels, and drive north beyond the city limits and down into the ...
    textnewspaper     Barbed wire for the fences has for sometime been smuggled into Canada from Detroit Mich. And the loophole of the smugglers has just been found out. They would load a ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 4,1886
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 4,1886
    textnewspaper       Disasters of Lake Ontario.The wreck of the George B. Sloan on the Oswego piers in the spring was considered a bad opening of the season, but Lake Ontario behaved well until the close of the season which thus far has proven disastrous. Within a fortnight a number of disasters have ...
    textnewspaper     Disasters of Lake Ontario.The wreck of the George B. Sloan on the Oswego piers in the spring was considered a bad opening of the season, but Lake Ontario behaved well ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 11,1886
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 11,1886
    textnewspaper       The End a Sad OneWoodville, Dec. 10. There was a romance in the life and death of a young Hugh McKay, captain of the ill fated Ariadne, which went ashore near hear last week, Wednesday. During the season the Ariadne has traded more or less between Toronto and Waupaw island ...
    textnewspaper     The End a Sad OneWoodville, Dec. 10. There was a romance in the life and death of a young Hugh McKay, captain of the ill fated Ariadne, which went ashore ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 18, 1886
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 18, 1886
    textnewspaper       EllisburghThe bodies of McKay and Dean, victims of the ill-fated schooner Ariadne, were taken to Picton, Ontario. for burial last week. ...
    textnewspaper     EllisburghThe bodies of McKay and Dean, victims of the ill-fated schooner Ariadne, were taken to Picton, Ontario. for burial last week. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Oct 20,1894
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Oct 20,1894
    textnewspaper       Eight Lives LostThe Schooner Hartford Went Down in a GaleLast week's Herald contained a brief account of the loss of a schooner near the mouth of the Little Sandy pond. It was the Hartford, bound from Detroit to Cape Vincent with a cargo of 22,000 bushels of wheat. She was ...
    textnewspaper     Eight Lives LostThe Schooner Hartford Went Down in a GaleLast week's Herald contained a brief account of the loss of a schooner near the mouth of the Little Sandy pond. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday April 16, 1898
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday April 16, 1898
    textnewspaper       ARE EAGER TO ENLISTLake Sailors Prefer to Fight for Uncle SamRefuse to Ship For The Season So Long As They Are Prospect Of War- Not To Be Tempted By Good Berths - First Class Men ApplyThe enlisting of naval recruits from points on the great lakes is causing no small ...
    textnewspaper     ARE EAGER TO ENLISTLake Sailors Prefer to Fight for Uncle SamRefuse to Ship For The Season So Long As They Are Prospect Of War- Not To Be Tempted By Good ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday September 22, 1917
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday September 22, 1917
    textnewspaper       Tragedy on LakeOswego Sept. 20Six persons aboard the barge Hiawatha, including two women and a child are missing and are believed to have been drowned when the barge foundered early today during a southwest storm on Lake Ontario.Those believed drowned are all residents of Valleyfield, ...
    textnewspaper     Tragedy on LakeOswego Sept. 20Six persons aboard the barge Hiawatha, including two women and a child are missing and are believed to have been drowned when the barge foundered early ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Feb. 4, 1888
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Feb. 4, 1888
    textnewspaper       Our Fresh Water SailorsThe sailors who man the vessels which engage in the lake commerce are among the best in the world. They are brave reckless men. They sail their vessels until the lakes are ice bound. Storms have no terrors for them. When freights are high and the business ...
    textnewspaper     Our Fresh Water SailorsThe sailors who man the vessels which engage in the lake commerce are among the best in the world. They are brave reckless men. They sail their ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Nov. 9, 1907
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Nov. 9, 1907
    textnewspaper       On Lake BottomBarge Onondaga Founders On Lake OntarioThe coal barge Onondaga foundered in Lake Ontario, one mile north of Stony Point light, Tuesday and is at the bottom with 632 tons of coal in her hulk. The Black Diamond, a sister coal barge, is sunk near Navy Point on a ...
    textnewspaper     On Lake BottomBarge Onondaga Founders On Lake OntarioThe coal barge Onondaga foundered in Lake Ontario, one mile north of Stony Point light, Tuesday and is at the bottom with 632 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat Nov. 18, 1911
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat Nov. 18, 1911
    textnewspaper       Captain A. R. Hinckley of Oswego has been awarded the contract for wrecking the M.T. company barge Davy, which sunk near Point Vivian in the St. Lawrence river some time ago. The Donnellys of Kingston took the contract for $60,000 and finally gave up. Mr Hinckley's contract is said to ...
    textnewspaper     Captain A. R. Hinckley of Oswego has been awarded the contract for wrecking the M.T. company barge Davy, which sunk near Point Vivian in the St. Lawrence river some time ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Nov. 18, 1911
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Nov. 18, 1911
    textnewspaper       Lumbering ExtraordinaryProbably the most peculiar lumbering operations I the world are being carried on in the Bay of Quinte, on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, where powerful engines are hoisting valuable oak and walnut logs from the bottom of the bay. Som of them are 50 feet long and ...
    textnewspaper     Lumbering ExtraordinaryProbably the most peculiar lumbering operations I the world are being carried on in the Bay of Quinte, on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, where powerful engines are ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Feb. 3, 1912
    Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Feb. 3, 1912
    textnewspaper       Captain A. R. Hinckley has succeeded in raising the barge Davy which sunk near Point Vivian, St. Lawrence river last Fall. The Donnellys of Kingston took the contract for $6,000 and gave it up. Captain Hinckley was to have $7,000 if raised before the winter came on or $6 000 ...
    textnewspaper     Captain A. R. Hinckley has succeeded in raising the barge Davy which sunk near Point Vivian, St. Lawrence river last Fall. The Donnellys of Kingston took the contract for $6,000 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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