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Decade:  1860 
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Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Nov. 29, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Nov. 29, 1860,   The storm of Saturday and Sunday was a most terrible one on the Lakes, and we hear of disasters in all quarters. The Revolving Light, of Henderson, loaded with wheat, and the Minnehaha, of Detroit, bound for Ogdensburgh, loaded with corn, went ashore at Cape Vincent, with others, names unknown....
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June  12, 1861 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 12, 1861,   St. Catharines, Monday, June 10 - Ship-Carpenters Strike - A few months since an organization call "The Welland Canal Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Union," was formed in this town, all the hands employed on the line of canal becoming members. They demanded an increase of wages and pay every...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday, May 24, 1867 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday, May 24, 1867,   The Propeller Wisconsin Disaster The steamer "Watertown" yesterday brought further information of the dreadful disaster to the Northern Transportation Co.'s propeller "Wisconsin," near Grenadier Island on Tuesday. Our account of the disaster has been substantially correct, with the exception...
Watertown Daily Reformer (Watertown, NY), May 25, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Watertown Daily Reformer (Watertown, NY), May 25, 1867,   A Sad Story. Among the passengers of the steamer Wisconsin, recently burned near Cape Vincent, was a Mr. Chisholm of Canada, on his way to Missouri with his family and goods. When the fire broke out, he was sitting on deck, but his wife and children had retired for the night.. He called them...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 27, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 27, 1867,   The members of the Ship Carpenter's and Caulker's Union are on a strike to-day. They wish to adopt an eight hour system and demand $2.50 for eight hour's work. The bosses have been paying $3.00 for a day's work of ten hours, and they now unanimously agree to pay the men at the same rate, 80 ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867,   The steamer "Watertown" made another trip to Grenadier island yesterday morning, but did not receive any more of the dead bodies. The body of one of the deckhands who were lost in the lifeboat was recovered the day before, in a mangled condition, and brought to Cape Vincent. It is supposed that...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), June 3, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), June 3, 1867,   A New Tug in the Harbor. - We were this morning treated to a very pleasant excursion over the blue waters of Old Ontario, on the tug. "G.S. Dodge," - a recent accession to the tug force in our harbor. The "Dodge" is owned by Baltis Bros. & Hoffman, of this city, and was built two years ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 5, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 5, 1867,   The Tug Fulton. - On invitation, this morning, we took a short "scoot" this morning upon the lake, on the new tug "Fulton," a new candidate for favor in our harbor. The "Fulton" was built in Buffalo last summer, and is about as smart a thing of its size we have seen. She is fifty feet in ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 21, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 21, 1867,   A Splendid Canal Boat - One of the largest and staunchest boats ever built for the canals is now lying at the dock-yard in Texas. It is owned by Geo. A. Marsden, of Texas, and was built by S.M. Robinson of Oswego. The keel was laid about the 10th day of last May, and the boat was launched on...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec. 1868 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec. 1868,   NOTE: This is a translation of a portion of the Nouveau voyage d'un pais plus grand que l'Europe (Utrecht, 1698) a published description of the very early exploration of the Great Lakes region by French adventurers by the Belgian Recollet missionary father Louis Hennepin. It describes the...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 21, 1866 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 21, 1866,   A New Vessel. - The " Grace Whitney " is the name of a new schooner now lying at the Detroit & Milwaukee dock, which has just been towed up from Gibraltar , and is being rigged preparatory to commencing her career upon the lakes. She is owned by D. Whitney Jr .. of this city, and will ply ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Fri., April 27, 1860 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Fri., April 27, 1860,   Sail Ho! - The Minnehaha, Capt. Becker, of this port, is the first in from lake Michigan, beating the fleet by about two hours. The Captain takes a hat on this when he returns to Chicago, some gentlemen of that city having made the tender in case he achieved this feat. The Minnehaha is a...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Nov. 30, 1863 
TextNewspapers  Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Nov. 30, 1863,   Close of Navigation. - with this day may be considered the close of navigation, as ordinary insurances cease with this month. Our marine list today shows the arrival of several large and valuable cargoes from the upper lakes, and Canada. Most of the vessels now arriving are being dismantled...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 April 1861 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 April 1861,   Spring Walk I The Editor is too much of a cripple just now to take his annual Spring Walk, that must be postponed until he is able to stump about the Wharves and Docks again.--Meanwhile our readers must content themselves with a brief account of what is going forward in the Marine line, cut ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 March 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 March 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand I PORTSMOUTH The thriving little village of Portsmouth is as busy now as it can be, and Hatter's Bay, too, is a scene of bustle. Ship carpenters, blacksmiths, and laborers are running here and there; while the sound of the hammer may be heard resounding far and...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand I Seeing that the opening of navigation is at hand, and that there is little time to be lost, "Fresh Hand" will leave the consideration of the lions of Kingston, and will describe business at the different wharves, &c. The stranger will accompany him in his ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand V BAKER'S WHARF.--The brig New York lies here, commanded by Capt. Ratcliffe, of this city. She is having new planking, and new timbers are being placed in her stern. She has new taffrail, rails all round, and is being caulked and painted so as to render her fit...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand VI GARDEN ISLAND.--Delighted with what he had seen in Kingston, the Stranger was desirous of going over to Garden Island, and the only thing which could reasonably prevent him would be the condition of the ice. "Fresh Hand" was fearful of falling through in some ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand VII MESSRS. BERRY & CO.'S ELEVATORS. --There is no establishment of the kind in Canada which can at all equal that of Messrs. Berry & Co. of Kingston, for the facilities for loading vessels with grain are greater here than in any other place, This may be ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 March 1863 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 March 1863,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand I Without the "Stranger," this year, has "Fresh Hand" been obliged to commence his "Spring Walks," for the former, it appears, has not returned from his world-wide tour. Whither he has gone, during the last twelve months, and how he has spent his time, remains a...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings