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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Kingston, May 23, 1867
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Kingston, May 23, 1867
    textnewspaper       Terrible Disaster near Cape Vincent.The Propeller "Wisconsin" Burnt at Grenadier Island30 Lives Lost - 50 Persons SavedA Complete Wreck_______On Tuesday night a frightful disaster occurred near Cape Vincent to the Northern Transportation Company's propeller "Wisconsin," by which ...
    textnewspaper     Terrible Disaster near Cape Vincent.The Propeller "Wisconsin" Burnt at Grenadier Island30 Lives Lost - 50 Persons SavedA Complete Wreck_______On Tuesday night a frightful disaster occurred near Cape Vincent to the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Nov. 27,  1866
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Nov. 27, 1866
    textnewspaper       Quick Time. - The schooner " Henry Fitzhugh ," Capt. Cal Becker , arrived here Saturday, with 17,700 bushels of wheat, from Milwaukee , having made the round trip in twenty three days. We call this pretty fast sailing and hard to beat. The "Henry Fitzhugh" was built by Messrs. ...
    textnewspaper     Quick Time. - The schooner " Henry Fitzhugh ," Capt. Cal Becker , arrived here Saturday, with 17,700 bushels of wheat, from Milwaukee , having made the round trip in ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Sept. 15, 1855
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Sept. 15, 1855
    textnewspaper       Two New Vessels, made their first appearance in our harbor on Thursday night. One is the Lucy J. Latham , with a cargo of Corn, from Toledo . She was built by J.P. GayCo. , of Milan , and her dimensions are - 118 ft. 6 inches keel, 24 ft. ...
    textnewspaper     Two New Vessels, made their first appearance in our harbor on Thursday night. One is the Lucy J. Latham , with a cargo of Corn, from Toledo . She was ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • 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
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Oct. 27, 1887
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Oct. 27, 1887
    textnewspaper       Capt. John Van Alstyne_______Death of The Good Old Lake Captain Last Night_______Interesting Facts in a Remarkable Career - He Commanded Vessels for forty-two years and Never Lost but One - Beloved by many Warm Friends.Oswego sailors and citizens will be shocked and painted to learn of ...
    textnewspaper     Capt. John Van Alstyne_______Death of The Good Old Lake Captain Last Night_______Interesting Facts in a Remarkable Career - He Commanded Vessels for forty-two years and Never Lost but One - ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20,  1922
    Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1922
    textnewspaper       Sunken Craft Still Visible_______Hull of Large Boat Can Be Seen in St. Lawrence Below Rock Island_______The Observer in "On the St. Lawrence," Clayton, has the following:There is a mystery of the deep, that is located near the black buoy shoal, a half mile down river from Rock ...
    textnewspaper     Sunken Craft Still Visible_______Hull of Large Boat Can Be Seen in St. Lawrence Below Rock Island_______The Observer in "On the St. Lawrence," Clayton, has the following:There is a mystery of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Sept. 25, 1839
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Sept. 25, 1839
    textnewspaper       During the gale which occurred on the 14th and 15th inst. , the schooner New York , of this port, owned by Messrs. Bronson and Crocker, was lost, and all on board probably perished. She was commanded by Captain George Carlisle, who is said to have been an excellent seaman ...
    textnewspaper     During the gale which occurred on the 14th and 15th inst. , the schooner New York , of this port, owned by Messrs. Bronson and Crocker, was lost, and all ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1881
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1881
    textnewspaper       p.1 Planking Steamers - The idea of planking iron steamers to prevent them from receiving injury should they strike a rock, was first conceived by Mr. Wm. Power, of this city, many years ago. The Royal Mail Steamboat Company first adopted it. Port of Kingston - number of vessels arriving ...
    textnewspaper     p.1 Planking Steamers - The idea of planking iron steamers to prevent them from receiving injury should they strike a rock, was first conceived by Mr. Wm. Power, of this ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1881
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1881
    textnewspaper       p.1 Town And Country - Marine - Calvin's ship Garden Island being overhauled and re-coppered in Belfast, Ireland. p.2 Town And Country - Barges Chartered - Collinsby Rafting Co. has chartered two barges from K.M. Forwarding Co. to carry timber. Brothers Disputing - Edward Farrell, mate of ...
    textnewspaper     p.1 Town And Country - Marine - Calvin's ship Garden Island being overhauled and re-coppered in Belfast, Ireland. p.2 Town And Country - Barges Chartered - Collinsby Rafting Co. has ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1881
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1881
    textnewspaper       p.2 Town And Country - Schooners For Sale - due to enlargement of Welland Canal - Undine, Edward Blake and Lady Dufferin. ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 Town And Country - Schooners For Sale - due to enlargement of Welland Canal - Undine, Edward Blake and Lady Dufferin. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1885
    textnewspaper       (from originals at Queen's University - Special Collections) p.1 Parrot's Bay Driftings - The Crusoe is almost completed and will be ready for the opening of navigation, Capt. Rothwell having completely renovated her, making her in excellent condition for the season's trade. p.4 Marine ...
    textnewspaper     (from originals at Queen's University - Special Collections) p.1 Parrot's Bay Driftings - The Crusoe is almost completed and will be ready for the opening of navigation, Capt. Rothwell having ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1885
    textnewspaper       p.1 Reed's Bay Ripples - R. Davis, lighthouse keeper, Pigeon Island, is getting a new sailboat for the service. She is first-class in every respect and does credit to her builder, W.C. Wills, who is also building two steam yachts for city gentlemen, to be propelled with Shipman engine. p.2 ...
    textnewspaper     p.1 Reed's Bay Ripples - R. Davis, lighthouse keeper, Pigeon Island, is getting a new sailboat for the service. She is first-class in every respect and does credit to her ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1885
    textnewspaper       p.12 missing p.4 General Items - Geo. Thurston, of St. Catharines, died on Friday. Some thirteen years ago he left Kingston and took charge of Shickluna's shipyard, which position he held until death. He was a Methodist, converted at 15. He was 70 years of age. ...
    textnewspaper     p.12 missing p.4 General Items - Geo. Thurston, of St. Catharines, died on Friday. Some thirteen years ago he left Kingston and took charge of Shickluna's shipyard, which position he ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1885
    textnewspaper       p.2 THE FISHING INDUSTRY The fishing industry is still carried on to a considerable extent, especially along Lake Ontario. The Watertown Times says that at Port Ontario, Sackett's Harbor, Cape Vincent, Three Mile Bay and Chaumont are concerns of considerable capital and ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 THE FISHING INDUSTRY The fishing industry is still carried on to a considerable extent, especially along Lake Ontario. The Watertown Times says that at Port Ontario, Sackett's Harbor, Cape ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p. 1, 2, 56 missing) p.4 A Deck Hand Drowned - On Saturday morning, when the str. Algerian was moving from the dock at Clayton, on her way to Montreal, Kenny, a deck hand, was standing in the aft gangway holding a rope. Suddenly he fell into the water. The ...
    textnewspaper     (p. 1, 2, 56 missing) p.4 A Deck Hand Drowned - On Saturday morning, when the str. Algerian was moving from the dock at Clayton, on her way to Montreal, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885
    textnewspaper       (pages 3,4, 56 missing) p.1 Deseronto Briefs - Notwithstanding the wind the str. Resolute left Oswego at 9 o'clock on Monday night and reached this port at 2 o'clock on Tuesday morning. Capt. Gowan says the steamer was knocked about considerably, being light. p.8 MARINE ...
    textnewspaper     (pages 3,4, 56 missing) p.1 Deseronto Briefs - Notwithstanding the wind the str. Resolute left Oswego at 9 o'clock on Monday night and reached this port at 2 o'clock on ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p. 12 missing) p.4 General Items - The Royal Mail Line has settled with Capt. George Sweet, of Clayton, for the steamer Corsican running into the steamer Maynard for $450. A survey of the schr. Jamaica, ashore near Chicago, shows the vessel to be a total loss. Her decks are ...
    textnewspaper     (p. 12 missing) p.4 General Items - The Royal Mail Line has settled with Capt. George Sweet, of Clayton, for the steamer Corsican running into the steamer Maynard for $450. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p. 1-4 missing) p.5 A VESSEL'S FATE Many Kingstonians will remember the barque Alexander, owned by Capt. Geo. Malone, and over which the Merchants' Bank had a lively dispute. She was high and dry once at Wolfe Island and was afterwards taken to Chicago. The Inter-Ocean ...
    textnewspaper     (p. 1-4 missing) p.5 A VESSEL'S FATE Many Kingstonians will remember the barque Alexander, owned by Capt. Geo. Malone, and over which the Merchants' Bank had a lively dispute. She ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p.12 missing) p.5 FOUNDERED IN MID-LAKE The schr. Lillie Hamilton, well-known here, foundered on Lake Michigan on Thursday last. Capt. William Slatter with seven men reached Milwaukee on Sunday in two small boats, worn and exhausted after their struggles. Captain ...
    textnewspaper     (p.12 missing) p.5 FOUNDERED IN MID-LAKE The schr. Lillie Hamilton, well-known here, foundered on Lake Michigan on Thursday last. Capt. William Slatter with seven men reached Milwaukee on Sunday in ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p. 34 missing) p.5 The Late John Dickson - On Saturday morning, very soon after the str. Hero left Deseronto, a break took place in her boiler, and the water getting down on the fire created a steam and suffocated John Dickson, the fireman, a son of John Dickson, shoemaker, ...
    textnewspaper     (p. 34 missing) p.5 The Late John Dickson - On Saturday morning, very soon after the str. Hero left Deseronto, a break took place in her boiler, and the water ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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