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  • St. Joseph Herald-Press (St. Joseph, MI), Friday, 21 September 1923
    St. Joseph Herald-Press (St. Joseph, MI), Friday, 21 September 1923
    textnewspaper       The 24 September 1923 edition of the Herald-Press reported that searchers had found an oil slick, grape baskets and basket covers, and and running lights from the Forrelle about three miles from Milwaukee.
    textnewspaper     The 24 September 1923 edition of the Herald-Press reported that searchers had found an oil slick, grape baskets and basket covers, and and running lights from the Forrelle about three ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), October 12, 1837
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), October 12, 1837
    textnewspaper       The tolls collected on the canals in New York State to the close of the second week in August amounted to $597,592.58....
    textnewspaper     The tolls collected on the canals in New York State to the close of the second week in August amounted to $597,592.58....
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 31, 1838
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 31, 1838
    textnewspaper       Malicious Proceedings - Some malicious persons, on Tuesday night, set fire to, and sent adrift, the new wood scow belonging to the Canadian steamboat Traveller - the result of which was, she burned to the water's edge. Loss not less than $400.At the same time, two wagons, the property of ...
    textnewspaper     Malicious Proceedings - Some malicious persons, on Tuesday night, set fire to, and sent adrift, the new wood scow belonging to the Canadian steamboat Traveller - the result of which ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH), Friday, August 11, 1911
    Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH), Friday, August 11, 1911
    textnewspaper       STEAMER PRINCE NOW A TOTAL LOSSBoat Burned Off Kelley?s Id. Is Abandoned to UnderwritersDamaged to such an extent the owners believe, that she cannot be repaired satisfactorily without more expense than the insurance will cover the steamer F.H. Prince has been abandoned to the underwriters as ...
    textnewspaper     STEAMER PRINCE NOW A TOTAL LOSSBoat Burned Off Kelley?s Id. Is Abandoned to UnderwritersDamaged to such an extent the owners believe, that she cannot be repaired satisfactorily without more expense ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH), Tuesday, August 15, 1911
    Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH), Tuesday, August 15, 1911
    textnewspaper       FLAMES LICK UP BOATComplete Destruction of the Str: F. H. PrinceThe steamer F.H. Prince beached off the east shore of Kelley?s Island a week ago today after she had been swept by flames, was totally destroyed and is now a total wreck, the fire having broken out when, it is ...
    textnewspaper     FLAMES LICK UP BOATComplete Destruction of the Str: F. H. PrinceThe steamer F.H. Prince beached off the east shore of Kelley?s Island a week ago today after she had been ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Nov 24, 1882
    Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Nov 24, 1882
    textnewspaper       PRESENTATIONYesterday at noon an agreeable affair occurred on board the steamer Pearl, of the People's Line, at the foot of First street, which will be long and pleasantly remembered by Capt. John Edwards and the other officers and crew of the steamer. Capt. Edwards, by his gentlemanly conduct ...
    textnewspaper     PRESENTATIONYesterday at noon an agreeable affair occurred on board the steamer Pearl, of the People's Line, at the foot of First street, which will be long and pleasantly remembered by ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep 1, 1896
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep 1, 1896
    textnewspaper       Though not exactly a shining example of professional journalism, this article from way back when a million dollars was real money lists some of the prominent men in the Lake Carriers' Association of 1896. All of the big shooters mentioned came up through the ranks and "paid their dues," so ...
    textnewspaper     Though not exactly a shining example of professional journalism, this article from way back when a million dollars was real money lists some of the prominent men in the Lake ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Wed. Oct. 31, 1883
    Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Wed. Oct. 31, 1883
    textnewspaper       This clipping shows how ragged were some of the vessels that sailors were risking their lives on every day, and some vessel owners' attitude toward them. The Lilly Hamilton received major repairs in 1880 and went on for five more years before being lost on Lake Michigan in August, 1885. ...
    textnewspaper     This clipping shows how ragged were some of the vessels that sailors were risking their lives on every day, and some vessel owners' attitude toward them. The Lilly Hamilton received ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 20 Oct, 1883
    Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 20 Oct, 1883
    textnewspaper       A statement has just been given for publication by Gen. Strong, superintendent of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal company, of which the following is a summary: Since the opening of the canal in 1879, 7,238 vessels, having a combined tonnage of 1,786,671, passed through the canal to October 1. Up ...
    textnewspaper     A statement has just been given for publication by Gen. Strong, superintendent of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal company, of which the following is a summary: Since the opening of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep. 7, 1900
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep. 7, 1900
    textnewspaper       *scuttled there in 1820**1876 newspaper accounts say the hulk was displayed in a special building for the Fair, then cut into souvenirs afterwards. I've been unable to confirm this.http://www.brigniagara.org/http://www.maritime.org/hnsa-niagara.htmhttp://www.nps.gov/pevi/HTML/Niagara.html
    textnewspaper     *scuttled there in 1820**1876 newspaper accounts say the hulk was displayed in a special building for the Fair, then cut into souvenirs afterwards. I've been unable to confirm this.http://www.brigniagara.org/http://www.maritime.org/hnsa-niagara.htmhttp://www.nps.gov/pevi/HTML/Niagara.html
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 20, 1838
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 20, 1838
    textnewspaper       Steam Boat Burned - The new steam boat Washington, of Ashtabula, bound from Detroit to Buffalo, took fire about 3 o'clock on the morning of the 16th inst., when about 3 miles above Silver Creek, and was burned to the water's edge. The boat was but three miles out, but ...
    textnewspaper     Steam Boat Burned - The new steam boat Washington, of Ashtabula, bound from Detroit to Buffalo, took fire about 3 o'clock on the morning of the 16th inst., when about ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 28, 1838
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 28, 1838
    textnewspaper       The Erie Observer publishes a statement of Capt. Dobbins, of the schr. N. Biddle, detailing the particulars of an attempt to burn his vessel at Dunnville, on the Grand River, U.C.,, on the night of June 3rd. Hoisting the American flag in a Canadian port on the Sabbath is the ...
    textnewspaper     The Erie Observer publishes a statement of Capt. Dobbins, of the schr. N. Biddle, detailing the particulars of an attempt to burn his vessel at Dunnville, on the Grand River, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 5, 1838
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 5, 1838
    textnewspaper       Another Pirate Expedition? - The steam boat General Macomb was stolen from a wharf at Detroit, within a day or two, by the pirates who have for a long time infested that place, and are supposed to have proceeded up the lakes, with the intention, it is thought, of landing ...
    textnewspaper     Another Pirate Expedition? - The steam boat General Macomb was stolen from a wharf at Detroit, within a day or two, by the pirates who have for a long time ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Oct. 19, 1877
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Oct. 19, 1877
    textnewspaper       A black fireman was perhaps a little unusual. A list I am assembling of people who died on the lakes contains at present over 4,000 persons, of which only 58 are specifically identified as being black. Of those, 17 are listed as deckhands, 11 as cooks, 8 waiters, 8 "sailors", ...
    textnewspaper     A black fireman was perhaps a little unusual. A list I am assembling of people who died on the lakes contains at present over 4,000 persons, of which only 58 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Feb. 9, 1857
    Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Feb. 9, 1857
    textnewspaper       FRESHET IN THE RIVER - SIX VESSELS AND A CANAL BOAT CARRIED INTO THE LAKE - NINETEEN PERSONS IN PERIL. -The thaw that dry in Thursday and continued till yesterday, melted the snow very rapidly and has raised the water in the river considerably, causing a very rapid current some ...
    textnewspaper     FRESHET IN THE RIVER - SIX VESSELS AND A CANAL BOAT CARRIED INTO THE LAKE - NINETEEN PERSONS IN PERIL. -The thaw that dry in Thursday and continued till yesterday, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 May, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 May, 1874
    textnewspaper       MARINEA WELCOME MESSENGER. - The arrival of the steamer St. Joseph, now en route to Mackinaw, will be hailed as a messenger of mercy to the shipping beleaguered by ice and out of provisions. The St. Joseph fortunately took from here a sufficient quantity of breadstuffs to meet their ...
    textnewspaper     MARINEA WELCOME MESSENGER. - The arrival of the steamer St. Joseph, now en route to Mackinaw, will be hailed as a messenger of mercy to the shipping beleaguered by ice ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Monday, November 21, 1883
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Monday, November 21, 1883
    textnewspaper       Schooner PIGEON, ashore at Oswego; owned in Kingston. Valued at$3,000. No insurance....
    textnewspaper     Schooner PIGEON, ashore at Oswego; owned in Kingston. Valued at$3,000. No insurance....
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, August 5, 1881
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, August 5, 1881
    textnewspaper       The history of the tug LADY FRANKLIN is given by a Kingston exchange: The tug LADY FRANKLIN is being torn to pieces and the engine taken out for transference to the tug now building. The old boiler will not be used. The FRANKLIN was built in Cleveland in 1861 by ...
    textnewspaper     The history of the tug LADY FRANKLIN is given by a Kingston exchange: The tug LADY FRANKLIN is being torn to pieces and the engine taken out for transference to ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Monday, July 22, 1889
    Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Monday, July 22, 1889
    textnewspaper       Boiler Explosion.Narrow Escape of the Engineer and Fireman of the Steamer LOTUS SEEKERThousand Island Park, July 22. - The boiler of the LOTUS SEEKER was blown up yesterday afternoon while lying at the private dock of her owner,E. R. Holden of new York, and vice-president of the Delaware, ...
    textnewspaper     Boiler Explosion.Narrow Escape of the Engineer and Fireman of the Steamer LOTUS SEEKERThousand Island Park, July 22. - The boiler of the LOTUS SEEKER was blown up yesterday afternoon while ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Saturday, November 19, 1881
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Saturday, November 19, 1881
    textnewspaper       The schooner MARQUIS, recently ashore, has been towed to Toronto bythe tug ROBB. Her main mast has gone by the deck, and her mizzen justbelow the cross-trees, both carrying away their standing and runningrigging and sails....
    textnewspaper     The schooner MARQUIS, recently ashore, has been towed to Toronto bythe tug ROBB. Her main mast has gone by the deck, and her mizzen justbelow the cross-trees, both carrying away ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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