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  • 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
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Aug. 15, 1871
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Aug. 15, 1871
    textnewspaper       The Launch Yesterday. According to announcement the new schooner built for Mr. T. S. Mott, by A. MillerCo., was launched yesterday afternoon. Every available space for watching the event was occupied by four o'clock. The trestle of the DelawareHudson Co. ran parallel to the course of the ...
    textnewspaper     The Launch Yesterday. According to announcement the new schooner built for Mr. T. S. Mott, by A. MillerCo., was launched yesterday afternoon. Every available space for watching the event was ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 17, 1878
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 17, 1878
    textnewspaper       Through the latter third of the 19th century, Detroit was home to some of the largest and most powerful tugs in the whole lake system. The towing of sail vessels through the Detroit-St Clair river complex from Lake Erie to Lake Huron was big business in the day. The tug ...
    textnewspaper     Through the latter third of the 19th century, Detroit was home to some of the largest and most powerful tugs in the whole lake system. The towing of sail vessels ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), October 14, 1882
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), October 14, 1882
    textnewspaper       Toward the end of the 19th century, the papers made much of the practice among vessel owners of continuing to use old wooden schooners until they were barely able to float. Indeed, statistics show that as high as 80% of all wooden vessel were used until wrecked, rather than being ...
    textnewspaper     Toward the end of the 19th century, the papers made much of the practice among vessel owners of continuing to use old wooden schooners until they were barely able to ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 3, 1902
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 3, 1902
    textnewspaper       This little clipping helps explain why there were so many "unknown sailors" lost on lakes shipwrecks and how late it was in Great Lakes history before anything was done about the problem.
    textnewspaper     This little clipping helps explain why there were so many "unknown sailors" lost on lakes shipwrecks and how late it was in Great Lakes history before anything was done about ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 11, 1857
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 11, 1857
    textnewspaper       Another New Steam Tug. - The proprietors of the old canal boat, formerly used in the harbor as a floating elevator, have taken out the elevator machinery and converted the craft into a tug boat, intended we believe, for towing canal boats on the Montezuma level. We are not prepared ...
    textnewspaper     Another New Steam Tug. - The proprietors of the old canal boat, formerly used in the harbor as a floating elevator, have taken out the elevator machinery and converted the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Sat.,  Oct. 22, 1870
    Oswego AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 22, 1870
    textnewspaper       Fire in the Harbor. About half-past ten o'clock last night the propeller Wm. Cowle took fire while lying on the east side of the harbor, and considerable confusion was created for a time in the efforts to prevent the flames from spreading to the surrounding shipping and reaching property on ...
    textnewspaper     Fire in the Harbor. About half-past ten o'clock last night the propeller Wm. Cowle took fire while lying on the east side of the harbor, and considerable confusion was created ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 18, 1872
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 18, 1872
    textnewspaper       Narrow Escape of the Schooner Acontias From Going Ashore - Rescued in a Sinking Condition. - The schooner Acontias, Captain Gotham, cleared from this port last night about nine o'clock, bound for Detroit, laden with railroad a pig iron, with a fair prospect of making a good run to the ...
    textnewspaper     Narrow Escape of the Schooner Acontias From Going Ashore - Rescued in a Sinking Condition. - The schooner Acontias, Captain Gotham, cleared from this port last night about nine o'clock, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Nov. 21, 1872
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Nov. 21, 1872
    textnewspaper       A Sailor Drowned. - Yesterday morning, between 10 and 11 o'clock, a seaman named Phillip Callagan, was drowned by being thrown into the lake from the main boom of the schooner John Magee. At the time of the accident the Magee was coming down the lake and about abreast of ...
    textnewspaper     A Sailor Drowned. - Yesterday morning, between 10 and 11 o'clock, a seaman named Phillip Callagan, was drowned by being thrown into the lake from the main boom of the ...
    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 have learned to-day 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Wreck of the Schooner Isabel_______Exposure and Peril of Her Crew - The Rescuers_______We have learned to-day that the crew of the Canadian schooner Isabel, wrecked at Charlotte yesterday, had quite ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 30, 1880
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 30, 1880
    textnewspaper       Colliding On Lake Ontario_______The Schooner Sweepstakes Strikes the Schooner Gazelle Twenty Miles off Oswego - Both Much Damaged - The Crew of the Gazelle Ask to be Taken Off, But Probably are Safe.______The schr. Sweepstakes, Capt. Thomas, from Kingston to Oswego with barley, collided ...
    textnewspaper     Colliding On Lake Ontario_______The Schooner Sweepstakes Strikes the Schooner Gazelle Twenty Miles off Oswego - Both Much Damaged - The Crew of the Gazelle Ask to be Taken Off, But ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 27, 1886
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 27, 1886
    textnewspaper       In 1886-1887, Clark Morrison, the editor of the Oswego Palladium, wrote an interesting series of articles onmaritime life. The ones that are readable will be reproduced. Unfortunately, when the newspapers were bound,some of them cut off the bottom line or two of the papers.
    textnewspaper     In 1886-1887, Clark Morrison, the editor of the Oswego Palladium, wrote an interesting series of articles onmaritime life. The ones that are readable will be reproduced. Unfortunately, when the newspapers ...
    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 Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 4, 1857
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 4, 1857
    textnewspaper       Oswego vs. Philadelphia. - There are various opinions and a good deal of discussion has taken place of late, to the respective powers and merits of the Philadelphia propeller wheel now used on all but one of the tugs in the harbor, and the wheel manufactured by Messrs. TalcottUnderhill, ...
    textnewspaper     Oswego vs. Philadelphia. - There are various opinions and a good deal of discussion has taken place of late, to the respective powers and merits of the Philadelphia propeller wheel ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 4, 1857
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 4, 1857
    textnewspaper       Dry Docks, Lifting Locks, and Canal Boat Railways. - The new Dry Dockcommenced last season by Mr. Miller, in the Cove, is now completed and ready for business. Mr. Miller has associated himself in the general business of shipbuilding, boat building and repairing, and sawing lumber, Messrs. ...
    textnewspaper     Dry Docks, Lifting Locks, and Canal Boat Railways. - The new Dry Dockcommenced last season by Mr. Miller, in the Cove, is now completed and ready for business. Mr. Miller ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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