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Decade:  1870 
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , July 24, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , July 24, 1878,   A Canal Boat Lost _______ The H. B. Preston Goes Down About a Mile off Oswego - Boat and Cargo Insured - Rescue of Crew. _______ The canal boats Rising Star, Morning Star, Evening Star and H. R. Preston left here last Tuesday morning for Canada, after ashes, in tow of the tug Alanson ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec, 1870 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Dec, 1870,   Here is another example of the many important improvements to navigation that were first built in the 1860's and 70's and are still in use today.
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Feb. 3, 1877 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Feb. 3, 1877,   What People Say ____ The Early History and Conditions of Oswego - Another Interesting Contribution to Our Early History Lockport , (N.Y.) , January 18, 1877 To the Editor of the Palladium : Sir: It was in 1808 or 1809 that my father, ( Jacob Townsend ) a member of the house of ...
Daily Globe (Toronto, ON), Tuesday, November 30, 1875 
TextNewspapers  Daily Globe (Toronto, ON), Tuesday, November 30, 1875,   DISASTERS TO SHIPPING AND LOSS OF LIFE Kingston, Nov. 29. -- The steam barge IVANHOE is ashore at Oak Point, a short distance down the river. A large schooner, name unknown, is reported ashore on Carlton Island. The gale has abated. Freezing hard tonight. ...
Mail (Toronto, ON), Saturday, April 12, 1879 
TextNewspapers  Mail (Toronto, ON), Saturday, April 12, 1879,   An Interesting Relic. A Rocking Chair Made from the Keel of Vessel Built Sixty Years Ago. The sailing packet Duke of Richmond, 70 tons burthen, launched spring, 1820, at the foot of Frederick street, York; owned and sailed by Capt. Edward Oates; December, 1826, bound from Oswego to York with...
Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, August 13, 1878 
TextNewspapers  Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, August 13, 1878,   The catamaran GIROFIE GIROFIA, en route from Pultneyville to Oswego, in charge of Augustus A. Kimball, son of Captain Joseph Kimball, of Oswego, was found off Sodus Point on Friday morning in a waterlogged condition and towed into the harbor. Kimball is supposed to have drowned in endeavoring...
Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 27 Sep, 1875 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 27 Sep, 1875,   In my opinion this is a very fair assessment of the towbarge situation. Dozens of wooden vessels wrecked during the last half of the nineteenth century were reported to have been in appalling condition when examined. The 20-year-old SOPHIA SMITH (US#22271), ashore on Pte Aux Barques since Sep 9, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, November 18, 1879 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, November 18, 1879,   A TERRIBLE CATASTROPHE Loss of Life on Lake Ontario -- Thirty one Persons, including Several Women and Children Drowned -- An Abandoned Tug Afloat off Oswego -- The Tug Seymour Looses Her Entire Tow in Sight of Oswego Light -- Adrift in a Howling Waste of Snow and Wind -- Full Particulars of...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 24, 1879 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 24, 1879,   Along the Docks. Hon. A.C. Mattoon arrived here at 6:30 A.M. today with the engine and boiler of the steam barge Ellsworth from Stony Island. After a week's hard work with sixteen men under the eficient management of John E. Riley, the task of raising the heavy engine and boiler from a depth of...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 14, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 14, 1872,   Here's one of the more unusual uses for a barge. There were a number of "General Burnside"s - I believe this one is US#37572, built at Saginaw, Michigan. I've not the slightest idea what ever happened to her or if this "party barge" idea worked, but I think it's a big plus to be able to go on a...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1879,   p.2 H.R.H. - ...embarked on yacht Cruiser, owned by Mr. Gilmore of Ottawa, touched at dock of K. & M. Forwarding Co. (Mr. W. Stewart manager), shown elevator and informed of some details of the forwarding business; then cruised Thousand Islands. p.3 Boat Burned - The steam yacht Farrington ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1879,   p.2 MARINE The schooner Hamilton, damaged in a tow at Detroit, will repair at Kingston. The schooner Thomas C. Street, of St. Catharines, fell short on a cargo of corn loaded May 23rd, at the Northern elevator, Toronto, and shipped to the Montreal Transportation Company at Kingston. The...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1879,   p.2 ad - Clayton, Gananoque and Kingston - str. Princess Louise, with schedule. p.3 MARINE The Jessie Macdonald is loading ties for Cape Vincent. Swift's - Prop. Sovereign, from Montreal; Armenia, from Prescott; Cuba, from Toronto; Persia, from St. Catharines; and Africa, from Chicago, passed...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1879,   p.2 Lake Superior Notes - letter to editor - City of Winnipeg stuck in ice four days, ten miles from Sault canal. City of the Bay - Belleville, June 4th - The schr. Olivia, now in port, will take the first cargo of iron ore hence to Charlotte. p.3 Change of Time - The str. Kincardine has...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1879,   p.2 ad - Oswego & Bay of Quinte, '79 - str. Kincardine - new schedule June 5th. p.3 Regatta - to be held by Bay of Quinte Rowing Club on 13th. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1879,   p.3 Daily Line - The Mail Line of Royal steamers will commence to run daily east and west on Tuesday, the 10th inst. There will be no boat on Wednesday, however, going east. Wind Wafts - The schr. Lily Hamilton, having been dismasted in the Detroit River by a collision, is lying at Port...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1879,   p.3 MARINE Shipping business is lively today. On Saturday a large number of vessels arrived in port. Mr. F. Fairbairn's sailing yacht, Mocking Bird, which has been undergoing repairs at the Marine Railway, was finished on Saturday and left for Brockville this morning. The owner, with a crew,...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1879,   p.2 Canal Towing - on Erie Canal. p.3 Collision - The Oswego Belle had a collision with the steamer Chicora in Toronto harbor last week, during a fog. The Oswego Belle runs so fast that it is difficult to stop her when once fairly under way. She would have sunk the Chicora had the engines not ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1879,   p.3 Run On a Pier - The steam barge Harold, while making from Portsmouth to the city today, run on an old pier off Mr. Gunn's new wharf. The accident was not attended by any severe injury, but it was more the result of good fortune than forethought. Belleville Yacht Club - first regatta to be ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1879,   ... was appointed by the last Administration, and the party at present in power want some excuse to remove Mr. Bodwell. [Chicago Inter-Ocean] p.3 MARINE Charters for Kingston: Schrs. Havana, Chicago, wheat, 4 3/4 cents; schr. Belle Mitchell, wheat, Milwaukee, at same rate. Mr. Mattoon started for Oswego...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings