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  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 25 July 1874
    St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 25 July 1874
    textnewspaper       ...This is an extract from a longer letter dated 22 July 1874, written by one...
    textnewspaper     ...This is an extract from a longer letter dated 22 July 1874, written by one...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Apr, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Apr, 1874
    textnewspaper       *Prop CHARLES J. KERSHAW**Prop DAVID BALLENTINE, later QUITOBallentineCo were major shippers and shipowners on the Saginaw River. They also operated a shipyard at Bangor (W. Bay City) under the direction of master ship carpenter Theophilis (Tom) Boston. Most of their vessels list Boston as the builder on official records. The ...
    textnewspaper     *Prop CHARLES J. KERSHAW**Prop DAVID BALLENTINE, later QUITOBallentineCo were major shippers and shipowners on the Saginaw River. They also operated a shipyard at Bangor (W. Bay City) under the direction ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Apr, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Apr, 1874
    textnewspaper       DID NOT CARE TO RIDE - The Toronto Globe says: Bailiff Smith went on board of the little tug Ida Stearns last Monday morning at Port Rowan with an attachment to seize her. The captain, Mr. Tregent, weighed anchor and gave the bailiff the opportunity of a free ride to ...
    textnewspaper     DID NOT CARE TO RIDE - The Toronto Globe says: Bailiff Smith went on board of the little tug Ida Stearns last Monday morning at Port Rowan with an attachment ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sun. Feb. 8, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sun. Feb. 8, 1874
    textnewspaper       * this figure erroneous by about 800%. Total tonnage of the scowsshown adds up to 3,890.72 tons and the grand total to 73,954.89.
    textnewspaper     * this figure erroneous by about 800%. Total tonnage of the scowsshown adds up to 3,890.72 tons and the grand total to 73,954.89.
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec, 1874
    textnewspaper       THE SANDERSON - The last seen of the schooner Wm. Sanderson was at Cheboygan after the gale, at which place she called, it is thought, for repairs, if disabled by the storm. Snow storms subsequently set in which would probably further delay her....
    textnewspaper     THE SANDERSON - The last seen of the schooner Wm. Sanderson was at Cheboygan after the gale, at which place she called, it is thought, for repairs, if disabled by ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 May, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 May, 1874
    textnewspaper       ...THE FIRST NAIL. - The Inter-Ocean* thinks the year 1874 drives the first...
    textnewspaper     ...THE FIRST NAIL. - The Inter-Ocean* thinks the year 1874 drives the first...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 28 Sep, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 28 Sep, 1874
    textnewspaper       This survey was probably a result of the private initiative taken to improve the safety of the channel earlier in the same year. This fourteen foot depth at Lime Kiln crossing, which connects the Canadian shore to Stony Island, east of Grosse Ile, really limited the cargo capacity of lake ...
    textnewspaper     This survey was probably a result of the private initiative taken to improve the safety of the channel earlier in the same year. This fourteen foot depth at Lime Kiln ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 May, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 May, 1874
    textnewspaper       The bark RACINE (US#12708) was damaged in a stranding in the fall of 1873, which precipitated her conversion to a lumber barge. She continued in that capacity until being abandoned in 1908 or 09.
    textnewspaper     The bark RACINE (US#12708) was damaged in a stranding in the fall of 1873, which precipitated her conversion to a lumber barge. She continued in that capacity until being abandoned ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 7 Jun, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 7 Jun, 1874
    textnewspaper       ...The large upper-lakes grain schooners being built in 1874 ran over 200...
    textnewspaper     ...The large upper-lakes grain schooners being built in 1874 ran over 200...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 May, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 May, 1874
    textnewspaper       The schooner Pamlico, owned by Capts. John and Redmond Prindiville, left her dock near Wells Street bridge yesterday morning at ten o'clock with a cargo of 25,000 bushels of wheat for Cork, Ireland. About 150 persons were collected at the south end of the Wells Street bridge to see the ...
    textnewspaper     The schooner Pamlico, owned by Capts. John and Redmond Prindiville, left her dock near Wells Street bridge yesterday morning at ten o'clock with a cargo of 25,000 bushels of wheat ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 May, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 May, 1874
    textnewspaper       HO! FOR CORK. - The schooner Pamlico, which, as was announced several days ago in THE FREE PRESS, has been chartered at Chicago to proceed to Ireland with a cargo of corn, took her departure from that port on the 14th inst., passed here en route to her destination yesterday ...
    textnewspaper     HO! FOR CORK. - The schooner Pamlico, which, as was announced several days ago in THE FREE PRESS, has been chartered at Chicago to proceed to Ireland with a cargo ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2 July, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2 July, 1874
    textnewspaper       RUMORED LOSS OF EUROPEAN BOUND VESSELS. - The Toledo Blade says that there is a rumor in Toledo that the bark Benson, which cleared from that port May 14th, for Cork, with a cargo of corn, and the schooner Pamlico, which cleared from Chicago a few days later for the ...
    textnewspaper     RUMORED LOSS OF EUROPEAN BOUND VESSELS. - The Toledo Blade says that there is a rumor in Toledo that the bark Benson, which cleared from that port May 14th, for ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 July, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 July, 1874
    textnewspaper       THE PAMLICO AND BENTON. - The arrival at Queenstown of the above two lake vessels, which sailed for Europe from the ports of Chicago and Toledo respectively, recalls to mind the voyages made by our lake craft some years since. The time made by the Pamlico and her consort compares ...
    textnewspaper     THE PAMLICO AND BENTON. - The arrival at Queenstown of the above two lake vessels, which sailed for Europe from the ports of Chicago and Toledo respectively, recalls to mind ...
    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
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Aug, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Aug, 1874
    textnewspaper       MARINE HOSPITAL REGULATIONS. - Provisions are made for sick seamen at the Marine Hospital and for the maintenance of these institutions each sailor while employed has deducted from his wages forty cents monthly. All seamen are entitled to these privileges who are sick or disabled without the ...
    textnewspaper     MARINE HOSPITAL REGULATIONS. - Provisions are made for sick seamen at the Marine Hospital and for the maintenance of these institutions each sailor while employed has deducted from his wages ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2 Jun, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2 Jun, 1874
    textnewspaper       A BRIG NO LONGER. - The Brig Helfenstein, built at Milwaukee in 1847, has terminated her career under that rig and has followed the career of numberless other old craft and has been converted into a barge, to which all (if not previously wrecked) have come to. She has been ...
    textnewspaper     A BRIG NO LONGER. - The Brig Helfenstein, built at Milwaukee in 1847, has terminated her career under that rig and has followed the career of numberless other old craft ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 24 Nov, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 24 Nov, 1874
    textnewspaper       ASHORE AND SUNK. - The schooner Exchange, laden with stone, while endeavoring to get under way from the dock at Kelley's Island Friday afternoon last (20th), got ashore, running upon rocks and sunk. Aid was sent for at Cleveland, and it is thought that she will be released without trouble....
    textnewspaper     ASHORE AND SUNK. - The schooner Exchange, laden with stone, while endeavoring to get under way from the dock at Kelley's Island Friday afternoon last (20th), got ashore, running upon ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Nov, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Nov, 1874
    textnewspaper       A TOTAL LOSS. - The schooner Exchange, which got ashore a few days since at Kelley's Island, has become a total loss, and is abandoned to the underwriters. She is valued at $10,000, insured for $6,700, and is owned by Capt. James Lawler, of Sandusky. The Exchange had been in ...
    textnewspaper     A TOTAL LOSS. - The schooner Exchange, which got ashore a few days since at Kelley's Island, has become a total loss, and is abandoned to the underwriters. She is ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Aug, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Aug, 1874
    textnewspaper       IMPORTANT WRECKING OPERATIONS. - The Lake Michigan Wrecking Company, who, within the past few years, have performed several important feats in wrecking operations, have recently with their vessel, the Active, accomplished another undertaking which surpasses all others of this character by ...
    textnewspaper     IMPORTANT WRECKING OPERATIONS. - The Lake Michigan Wrecking Company, who, within the past few years, have performed several important feats in wrecking operations, have recently with their vessel, the Active, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Aug, 1874
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Aug, 1874
    textnewspaper       DEATH OF A SUBMARINE DIVER. - Mr. Wm. Wright, a submarine diver of more than usual skill in that profession, died a day or two since after a very brief illness. For the past nine years, Mr. W has been associated with Capt. Falcon in wrecking on Lake Michigan, and ...
    textnewspaper     DEATH OF A SUBMARINE DIVER. - Mr. Wm. Wright, a submarine diver of more than usual skill in that profession, died a day or two since after a very brief ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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