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Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1860 
TextNewspapers    List of Vessels Laid up at Oswego. The following is a list of the vessels laid up at this port for the winter of 1858-1860. We have separated the grain vessels trading between this port and the Upper Lakes, from those which are usually employed in our Canadian trade, showing the capacity of the...
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), November 28, 1860, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), November 28, 1860, page 3page 3  The schr. CAPE HORN with a cargo of 12,000 bushels of wheat from Milwaukee for Oswego, is ashore on Lake Ontario. ...
Launch and Accident 
TextNewspapers  "Launch and Accident," Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), May 7, 1862  LAUNCH AND ACCIDENT. ---The RUSSIAN, a new vessel, the best boat thatwas ever set from the Oswego yards, was launched yesterday afternoon. She is about 400 tons burthen, and will carry 17,000 bushels of grain through the Welland Canal. The owner are MessrsSmith and Post. She was built at ...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), Wednesday, April 1, 1863 
TextNewspapers    THE BARQUE HUNGARIAN. - This fine vessel has undergone many repairs and is now nearly ready for sea. She has been repainted, and presents a beautiful appearance. The HUNGARIAN is an A 1 craft, and under the command of that energetic mariner, George Blair, will be ready to engage in business...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), October 19, 1863 
TextNewspapers    NEW PROPELLER. - A new propeller, called the NORMAN, hailing from Oswego, passed up yesterday, on her first trip to Chicago. She is about 500 tons burthen and belongs to the old Oswego Line. ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1863 
TextNewspapers    Boat Launch. - A new canal boat of the largest class was launched from the boat yard of Mr. Mattoon yesterday. She is called the "John C. Churchill," in honor of Judge Churchill of our city. Her dimensions are length, 97 feet, breadth of beam 17 feet 5 inches, and draws, when loaded, 5 feet 9...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 17, 1863 
TextNewspapers    Trading Craft. - The fleet of small craft that usually coast upon this lake and trade between Kingston and neighboring American ports, says the British North American, have experienced an ordinarily prosperous season, notwithstanding the larger class of vessels have not enriched the coffers...
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), March 17, 1864 
TextNewspapers    NAVIGATION OPEN AT OSWEGO. --The tug J. H. BLOORE was steamed up this afternoon and plying around the harbor. --- Oswego Times, 14th. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 28, 1864 
TextNewspapers    Our Harbor. - Things look very lively to-day in our harbor, and appearances indicate an early resumption of business. A number of vessels are being thoroughly overhauled and painted, preparatory to spreading their wings for a journey towards the setting sun. The fact that vessel property is...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues.,  March 29, 1864 
TextNewspapers    Launch. - At 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon, there was launched from the yard of Mr. Samuel Miller, a fine new vessel called the Opeechee. She is owned by Messrs. Miller and Kitts, and is a staunch trim-built craft of about 8,000 bushels. She was launched sidewise, went off very nicely, and ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 8, 1864 
TextNewspapers    The Harbor. - The work of refitting vessels is fairly begun in our harbor, yesterday and to-day being the busiest of the season. Quite a number of vessels are taking on their canvass, and soon our noble blue Ontario will be flecked with snowy sail. - We're glad of it. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 13, 1864 
TextNewspapers    Editors Daily Palladium: - A little matter has come under my notice, which so clearly portrays the contemptible character of a certain class of men in this city, that I cannot refrain from giving it publicity, in order that they may be held up to the scorn and abhorrence of all good men. A ...
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), April 15, 1864, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), April 15, 1864, page 3page 3  Column 3
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 16, 1864 
TextNewspapers    A Fine Sight. - A number of sails were in sight from our harbor this morning, and Old Ontario seemed proud of its burden, as it laughed in the morning sun. Perhaps there is not in the world a more beautiful sight than that which greets the eye of the observer, as he stands on the bluff shore...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 18, 1864 
TextNewspapers    The Harbor presents a busy appearance today the work of refitting is progressing and the lovely steam tugs glide hither and thither as busy as bees. Business on the streets is dull, farmers having commenced their spring work which will keep them at home for some time. ...
St. Catharines Constitutional (St. Catharines, ON), Thursday, July 7, 1864 
TextNewspapers    ... on the Welland Canal; and for symmetry, strength and finish, has never been surpassed, even by Shickluna himself. her dimensions are as follows: Length of keel 177 feet; length over all 180 feet; breadth of beam 31 feet; depth of hold 12 feet four inches; capacity 750 tons. her machinery is being furnished from...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 24, 1872 
TextNewspapers    How Oswego Vessels Wear. - The Detroit Free Press has the following: Old and partially worn out crafts which from year to year are transported from the lower lakes seem to never die. Trivial repairs, with a little care and attention, ensures them another lease on life. The schooner Hamilton,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 16, 1873 
TextNewspapers    Marine Accident. - Last evening about seven o'clock, when the schooner J.J. Bill, Captain Griffin, was being towed up the river by the tugs Crusader and Morey, she sheered badly in the current, and taking the force of the water on her starboard bow ran into the East island and stove a hole in...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Feb. 27, 1884 
TextNewspapers    Fish Stories An Old Veteran Tells a Reminiscence When Salmon River Was Alive With Salmon _________ The following written by J. A. Mathewson to the Pulaski Democrat will be read with interest by all anglers: Having been a resident of the town of Richland 76 years, I have outlived most of my...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., July 23, 1913 
TextNewspapers    Survivor of the Titanic _______ James P. Anderson Now Third Engineer On Querida ________ Came Into Port With a Cargo of Pulpwood For the Oswego Falls Pulp and Paper Company - A Graphic Description of the Loss of the Noble Steamer. James P. Anderson, third engineer on the English tramp ...
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Early Buffalo newspapers