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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug 1900 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug 1900,   *DAVID DOWS - 5-mast schr built by Bailey Bros, Toledo, 1881. She was 265 ft., 1481 gt. Lost 11/25/1889 off Whiting, Ind, 10 mi SSE of Chicago. The larger lakes "schooners" mentioned were actually schooner-barges. An example: CHATTANOOGA, built 1898 by Jas. Davidson, W. Bay City, in 1898....
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 ...
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), 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...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Fri., May 29, 1896 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Fri., May 29, 1896,   BADLY DISABLED _______ STEAMER MERIDA "GOES THROUGH HERSELF" ON LAKE HURON _______ Wednesday afternoon the steamer Merida, owned by D. Whitney, Jr., of this city, passed this port, bound up light for ore. When off Sanilac, ninety miles from here, the intermediate cylinder of her triple ...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings