The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 16, 1844


Description
Full Text
MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The marine list of the Port for the last week, gives a good statement of the Commercial Trade. We perceived that our Docks and Warehouses are well filled with Western Products, and Merchandize bound west and north. The harbor shows quite an active seaport appearance, with steamers - sail-crafts - and canal boats, taking in and discharging Cargo; property goes forward with despatch. We give some specimens of quick passages and recent arrivals.

The Schooner Potomac, Capt. Shattuck left this port for Chicago, the 2d of April, with a Cargo of Merchandize, Salt, Furniture, and Passengers, and made her return voyage to Oswego, only 40 days out, heavily laden, with 250 bbls. beef and lard, and 5,195 bushels of wheat.

The Schooner Liverpool, Capt. Barrows, with a full cargo of Pork, flour, and Ashes, equal to 140 to 150 tons - made her run from Detroit to Oswego in 4 1-2 days.

Another, the steam Propeller New York, Capt. Cornwall, direct from this Port in 11 days - returned Sunday morning, with down cargo (to Doolittle, Mills, & Co.) consisting of 623 bbls. Port and Lard, and 4,371 bagged and cured Illinois Hams, in bulk. Completing the double voyage in twenty-four days.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
Wed., May 16, 1844
Local identifier:
GLN.4785
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 16, 1844