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  • 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
  • Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Dec. 1829, page 2
    Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Dec. 1829, page 2
    textnewspaper  Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Dec. 1829, page 2page 2     Column 4
    textnewspaper  Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 17 Dec. 1829, page 2page 2   Column 4
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 4, 1902
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 4, 1902
    textnewspaper       YOUNGEST CAPTAIN ON THE GREAT LAKES_______Wallace Hill Has Been Granted Master's PapersMenominee, Mich., May 3. - It is declared that Wallace Hill, aged 18, and last year a student at the Menominee high school, is the youngest steamboat captain on the lakes. He recently passed the ...
    textnewspaper     YOUNGEST CAPTAIN ON THE GREAT LAKES_______Wallace Hill Has Been Granted Master's PapersMenominee, Mich., May 3. - It is declared that Wallace Hill, aged 18, and last year a student at ...
    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
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 9, 1867
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 9, 1867
    textnewspaper       The construction of the St. Clair Flats Canal in Lake St. Clair, at the mouth of the St. Clair River, had significant effects on Great Lakes shipping, allowing ships of greatly increased draft to be used in commerce between Lake Erie and the three western lakes. The shallow Flats and ...
    textnewspaper     The construction of the St. Clair Flats Canal in Lake St. Clair, at the mouth of the St. Clair River, had significant effects on Great Lakes shipping, allowing ships of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 19, 1866
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 19, 1866
    textnewspaper       MARINE MATTERS_______Casualties on the Lakes the Past Season._______Six Hundred and Twenty-one Disasters._______Herewith we present our annual record of marine disasters which have occurred during the season just closed, in part gleaned from exchange papers, which have come to hand, ...
    textnewspaper     MARINE MATTERS_______Casualties on the Lakes the Past Season._______Six Hundred and Twenty-one Disasters._______Herewith we present our annual record of marine disasters which have occurred during the season just closed, in part ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 6, 1857
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 6, 1857
    textnewspaper       *Charlotte.
    textnewspaper     *Charlotte.
    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 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., 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 Daily AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 28, 1869
    Oswego Daily AdvertiserTimes (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 28, 1869
    textnewspaper       Articles From The Schooner "Volunteer." - The schooner Volunteer, which went ashore near Port Ontario several days ago, was got off yesterday and towed by the tug Crusader to GobleMacfarlane's dry dock, where she will be repaired. The following enumerated articles were found buried in ...
    textnewspaper     Articles From The Schooner "Volunteer." - The schooner Volunteer, which went ashore near Port Ontario several days ago, was got off yesterday and towed by the tug Crusader to GobleMacfarlane's ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 5, 1850
    Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 5, 1850
    textnewspaper       Life in a Canal BoatPeople who have commodious houses and the comforts of life, are oftendistressed, perchance, because their rooms are small and their housescontracted. They should see how some tidy house-wives live in canal boats,and how they manage to get along, "keep moving" in their ...
    textnewspaper     Life in a Canal BoatPeople who have commodious houses and the comforts of life, are oftendistressed, perchance, because their rooms are small and their housescontracted. They should see how some ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 16, 1838
    Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 16, 1838
    textnewspaper       The hermaphrodite schooner ' BROCK,' lost two of her guns during a little squall on Lake Huron, a short time ago, which, it appears, were not secured against such an emergency, doubtless, owing to the supposition by the salt water gentleman who commands the vessel, that fresh water is not ...
    textnewspaper     The hermaphrodite schooner ' BROCK,' lost two of her guns during a little squall on Lake Huron, a short time ago, which, it appears, were not secured against such an ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 13, 1839
    Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 13, 1839
    textnewspaper       The Steamboat CYNTHIA. -- Which was burnt last autumn between this and Amherstburgh, part of whose hull and engine was saved from the devouring elements, last week made her appearance in our waters, having come from Chatham, entirely renovated, resucitated, altered, amended, improved, revised ...
    textnewspaper     The Steamboat CYNTHIA. -- Which was burnt last autumn between this and Amherstburgh, part of whose hull and engine was saved from the devouring elements, last week made her appearance ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 18, 1839
    Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 18, 1839
    textnewspaper       (From the Detroit Free Press, Sept. 3.)DESTRUCTION OF THE STEAMBOAT "GREAT WESTERN."About half past seven o'clock on Sunday evening, after our Monday's paper was put to press, our city was thrown into great excitement by a cry of fire from the " GREAT WESTERN ," lying at the wharf of ...
    textnewspaper     (From the Detroit Free Press, Sept. 3.)DESTRUCTION OF THE STEAMBOAT "GREAT WESTERN."About half past seven o'clock on Sunday evening, after our Monday's paper was put to press, our city was ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, December 19, 1839
    Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, December 19, 1839
    textnewspaper       It affords us much pleasure to copy from the Detroit Free Press of the 11th instant, the following testimonial of the gallantry and humanity displayed by our esteemed friend, Samuel Hosk Derriman, Esq., R. N., of Her Majesty's steamer KINGSTON:-- "The subscribers , passengers on board the ...
    textnewspaper     It affords us much pleasure to copy from the Detroit Free Press of the 11th instant, the following testimonial of the gallantry and humanity displayed by our esteemed friend, Samuel ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Friday, October 1, 1841
    Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Friday, October 1, 1841
    textnewspaper       The trial to send a schooner over "the Falls," as attempted by our unfriendly neighbours on the other side, as a kind of set off, or remembrance of the "CAROLINE" affair, ended by the vessel settling upon the rocks, where she lay on Thursday morning. It is only the British ...
    textnewspaper     The trial to send a schooner over "the Falls," as attempted by our unfriendly neighbours on the other side, as a kind of set off, or remembrance of the "CAROLINE" ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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