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Palladium and Chronicle (Oswego, NY), May 26, 1830 
TextNewspapers    Lake Ontario Steam-Boats. - By reference to an advertisement in our columns it will be seen that the Steamboat Ontario has commenced her regular trips between this port and Niagara, via Rochester, and to Ogdensburg via Sacket's Harbor and Cape Vincent. The Martha Ogden will soon commence her ...
Palladium and Chronicle (Oswego, NY), May 26, 1830 
TextNewspapers    Advertisement
Palladium and Chronicle (Oswego, NY), June 2, 1830 
TextNewspapers    Weedsport May 12 Canal Steam-Boat. - A canal boat propelled by steam power passed this village on Sunday evening last. The boat was built at Rochester, and towed to Utica where she received on board her steam apparatus. Her propelling wheels are at the stern, and judging from the majestic ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 25, 1830 
TextNewspapers    SEAMEN. On the 18th August inst. a meeting was held in this village, for the purpose of taking into consideration the contemplated formation of a Seamen's Friend Society, for Lake Ontario. Capt. Bill, of the Schr. Winnebago, was chosen Chairman, and Capt. L.C. Hugunin, of the Schr. Ontario, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 11, 1831 
TextNewspapers    The Steamboat Charles Carroll of Sackets. - This beautiful vessel was Launched from the ways into her native element, on Monday last: The Launch was a fine one - the novelty of Launching a vessel, with a Steam Engine in complete operation, was witnessed by a very numerous concourse of people...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues. ,  May 11, 1831. 
TextNewspapers    Disaster. - About 8 o'clock on Tuesday evening last, the schooner Lucinda belonging to Smith & Merrick, was capsized in a squall near the mouth of the river St. Lawrence, the Capt. and crew, 5 or 6 in number and one passenger got upon the side of the vessel, in which perilous condition they ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , May 11, 1831 
TextNewspapers    We learn that during the gale on Monday last, the schooner Monroe, Capt. Host, belonging to the house of J. T. Trowbridge & Co. of this village, on her passage from Genesee River to this port, was driven ashore near Sodus, and so completely wrecked, that it is considered doubtful she can ...
Colonial Advocate (Toronto, ON), May 19, 1831 
TextNewspapers    The MONRO schooner,belonging to Oswego, went ashore last Sunday week four miles west of that port (two days from Ogdensburgh), and is a total wreck. The crew were all saved. ...
Cleveland Weekly Herald (Cleveland, OH), May 26, 1831, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Cleveland Weekly Herald (Cleveland, OH), May 26, 1831, page 3page 3  Column 2
Palladium and Chronicle (Oswego, NY), July 27, 1831 
TextNewspapers    Distressing Occurrence. - On Wednesday last the new and beautiful schooner Henry Clay, Capt. Duncan Campbell, of this port, bound to Cleveland, Ohio, with a cargo of 618 bbls. of salt, and having on board nine persons, was capsized in a gale and immediately sunk, near the mouth of Niagara...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Sat. , July 30, 1831 
TextNewspapers    SHIPWRECK ON LAKE ONTARIO. - The Henry Clay, on her first voyage from Oswego to Cleveland in Ohio, was upset in a squall off Niagara on the 20th July, and immediately sunk. She had 600 barrels of salt as cargo; of nine passengers on board - three only were saved; and these solely by the ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 23, 1832 
TextNewspapers    The new schooner Ohio , owned by Walton Willet, of this village, was launched from the Ship Yard yesterday morning. She is rated at 120 tons, and is designed for the Welland Canal trade. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Dec. 5, 1832. 
TextNewspapers    Henderson, Mexico Bay November 15, 1832 Samuel Denison, Esq. - Sir - I left Oswego in the Martha Ogden, belonging to you, on the 12th instant, about half-past 1 P. M. , with every prospect of a pleasant and short passage to Sacket's Harbour. - Shortly after leaving the harbour of Oswego, the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 5, 1832 
TextNewspapers    Distressing Occurrence. -- On Sunday night last, the Sch. Caroline, Capt. Tyler, owned by J. T. Trowbridge & Co. of this village, sailed from this port for Ogdensburgh, laden with a valuable Cargo of Merchandize to the amount of some $30 or $40,000. When about 20 miles out, a sudden flaw of ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 2, 1833 
TextNewspapers    Salmon River and Sandy Creek Harbours -- The President's Message returning the Harbour Bill has been transmitted to the House of Representatives disclosing the reasons for withholding his signature. Comparing this Message and the address of the Oswego County Republican Convention of last ...
Oswego Free Press (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 17, 1833 
TextNewspapers    Launched - On Monday last the new and beautiful Schooner, built by our enterprising fellow citizens, Messrs. C.B. Aspinwall Co. She bears the name of our publick spirited fellow-citizen, Llewellyn Jones, which circumstance, while it is flattering to him, is commendable in her owners, and ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 1, 1833 
TextNewspapers    The American Sea Serpent in Lake Ontario. - Our office has been favored with a visit from Captain Abijah Kellogg of the schooner Polythermus, of Sacket's arrived this morning from Rochester. This gentleman has related to us such a tale of wonder, a tale so incredible, that we scruple some,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 13, 1833 
TextNewspapers    Steam Boat Disasters on Lake Ontario. - During the late gale, the steamboat St. George broke one of her shafts, and was towed into port by the Great Britain. The steamboat John By, which plied between York and the head of the Lake, was driven ashore near the Credit, and it is feared will...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 20, 1833 
TextNewspapers    - The schooner Two Brothers, Capt. Stevenson, sailed from Pultneyville for this port, on Tuesday the 12th inst., laden with wheat and apples. Since then nothing has been heard of her. On Sunday a barrel of apples, the captain's hat and the tiller were picked up ashore near the Nine Mile Point,...
Oswego Free Press (Oswego, NY), Dec. 4, 1833 
TextNewspapers    Last Saturday, agreeably to the notice in our last, the new and elegant Steamboat Oswego was launched, and it was the most splendid sight of the kind we ever beheld. She went offf into her future element, gracefully and proudly, without an hindrance or accident of any kind. Our place, whose name...
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Palmer Collection

Primarily Lake Ontario Ships and their stories