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Decade:  1880 
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 7, 1884 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 7, 1884,   Thrilling Experience. _____ The Schooner Agnes Hope Becomes Waterlogged off this Port and is Abandoned by Her Crew. The captain of the schooner Jessie Drummond which arrived here late yesterday afternoon reported that when about fifteen miles off this port - he met the schooner Agnes...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, November 18, 1881 
TextNewspapers  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, November 18, 1881,   The schooner MARQUIS is reported ashore at Devil's Nose , near the head of Lake Ontario , on the American shore. ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 21, 1889 
TextNewspapers  Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 21, 1889,   AN IMPORTANT WORK. _____ The Waters of Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte Connected by Canal at the Head of the Bay. One of the most dangerous places on Lake Ontario is just south of the eastern extremity of Prince Edward county . Most of the wrecks that have occurred on this lake have ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday,  Dec. 2, 1886 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Dec. 2, 1886,   Brave Sailors Perish - Terrible Sufferings of the Survivors - A Truthful and Thrilling Story of the Loss of the Schooner Ariadne - How Three Seamen Died - Heroic Work of the Life Savers - One of the Crews tells the "Palladium All About the Wreck - Kind Hearted Farmers. The most heartrending ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 6, 1880 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 6, 1880,   Many of these documents are at Special Collections, Penfield Library, State University College at Oswego.
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, August 5, 1881 
TextNewspapers  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, August 5, 1881,   The history of the tug LADY FRANKLIN is given by a Kingston exchange: The tug LADY FRANKLIN is being torn to pieces and the engine taken out for transference to the tug now building. The old boiler will not be used. The FRANKLIN was built in Cleveland in 1861 by Quayle & Martin. For some ...
Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Monday, July 22, 1889 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Monday, July 22, 1889,   Boiler Explosion. Narrow Escape of the Engineer and Fireman of the Steamer LOTUS SEEKER Thousand Island Park, July 22. - The boiler of the LOTUS SEEKER was blown up yesterday afternoon while lying at the private dock of her owner, E. R. Holden of new York, and vice-president of the Delaware,...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 20, 1881 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 20, 1881,   THE NEW ERA In the year 1874, the tug New Era of Buffalo, at that time two years old, struck an obstruction in Rondeau Bay and sunk. About three weeks ago she was purchased by Capt. Frank Parker, of this city, who at once commenced the work of raising her, which he succeeded in doing a few days...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Apr. 18, 1883 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Apr. 18, 1883,   THE BOWSPRIT BUSINESS The department of railways and canals of the Canadian government has issued a notice to vessel owners in reference to fixed bowsprits of vessels passing through the Welland Canal, by which it will be seen that although the restriction as to movable bowsprits has been ...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Thur., July 19, 1883 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Thur., July 19, 1883,   The Sheboygan Times of Saturday says: "The schooner Glad Tidings came in to port from Manitowoc. This is Capt. Bundy, the sailor preacher's new schooner, and the third and largest built for him within a few years. She is just from the hands of the carpenters in Manitowoc, and is getting her ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Jun, 1888 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Jun, 1888,   COMES ALL THE WAY FROM SCOTLAND Cornwall, Ont., June 2 - [Special] - The Algonquin, the largest vessel that ever passed through the Cornwall Canal, entered today at 1:45 p.m. She was built by Napier, Shanks and Bell, Glasgow, Scotland, and left on the 21st of April. She is 253 feet long, 40...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 3, 1880 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 3, 1880,   ... RACINE LIGHT On or after November 15, 1880, there will be from the lighthouse recently erected on Wind Point, four miles north of Racine, Wis., a light of the third order, showing a bright white flash every thirty seconds, each flash followed by a total eclipse. The light should be visible in ......
Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Aug. 9, 1886 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Aug. 9, 1886,   *not cargo, but plating from the vessel's iron hull. The SCOTIA (US#115271), sister of the iron package freighters JAVA, CUBA and RUSSIA, was 231 feet and 1502 gt. She was built by King Iron Co., Buffalo, in 1873 and went ashore in a gale Oct. 24, 1884.
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1880,   ... p.3 The assembly of the Sailors Union will take place on the 13th, and so many are expected to attend it that an extra number of tickets has been issued. The event is certain to prove a success. ] NOTES[1880 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1880,   p.3 Lake Marine - The navigation season of 1879 stands charged with a large number of lake disasters than last year, and with a total fully up to the average. 78 vessels passed out of existence. Included in the number were 4 side-wheel steamers, 5 propellors, one steam barge, 6 tugs, 3 brigs, 42...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1880,   p.3 A Tory Trick - trying to discredit light-house keeper John Buck. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1880,   p.1 City Council - Court of Revision - recommending a reduction of 40 % on the assessment made by Capt. W.R. Taylor of the vessel property in the harbor...."Ald. Gaskin advocates low taxation as a means of making this an attractive shipping port. He went so far as to argue that vessel property ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1880,   p.2 Latest Telegrams - laborers on Welland Canal strike for higher wages. p.3 Court of Revision - vessel assessment reduced 40 %. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1880,   p.1 Jolly Tars in Session - The sailors of St. Catharines Are Addressed by the President of the International Seamen's Union. (2/3 column) ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1880 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1880,   p.2 Arrangements have been made for the shipment of from 100 to 150 carloads of square timber from Hastings to Belleville. The timber will be rafted and forwarded to Quebec on the opening of navigation. ...
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