Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat. , July 19, 1856,
A Propeller Burnt. - We learn from Capt. Ledyard, of the Bay State , that the new Prop. Tinto was burnt to the water's edge on Thursday night. She took fire about nine miles above Kingston, and floated down the river, and lodged against an island a few miles below Kingston, where she lay...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., July 23, 1856,
The Serpent in Silver Lake
We hear this monster has again made its appearance in Silver Lake. The people of Perry don't say much respecting the "critter," as they are charged with "humbugging" the public ; but many of them are firm believers in the "article" and that, too, of an enormous size....
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 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 3, 1907,
Death of Brower Morgan.
A Veteran Ship Carpenter Passes Away.
Brower W. Morgan, a well known resident of this city, died at an early hour this morning at his home, 168 West Seneca St. He was 83 years old and for eighty one years had lived continuously in this city.
Up to a year or...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, August 26, 1918,
Sudden Death of Commodore Thomas Crimmins
Found Dead at His Home This Morning - Apoplexy Caused the End - Widely Known in Marine Circles.
Thomas Crimmins, sixty-eight, one of the last of the old-time Oswego marine men, was found death at his home, No. 133 W. Schuyler street, this ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 21, 1819,
The Schooner Wolcott of Sacket's Harbor, Samuel Knapp master, bound to Niagara with 30 passengers, was driven into Mexico bay on Wednesday last, by a severe gale blowing from the lake. In this perilous situation she was tossed on the waves 38 hours, expecting every ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 24, 1819,
A few days ago, an Irishmen deserted from the British garrison at Fort George, and swam across the Niagara river. Having divested himself of those articles which would impede his swimming, he exclaimed on reaching the shore, "By Jesus I'm an American born - I've just come stark naked."
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 27, 1820,
It is reported that the schooner Traveller, Capt. Coffin, was lately run upon a rock and bilged on Lake Ontario. Of the three persons on board, the captain and a sailor perished.
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 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 7, 1884,
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...
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), Sat., Oct. 4, 1890,
It doesn't matter to the people of Oswego county whether or not the Auburn Bulletin knows where Port Ontario is, but the government deems the place of enough importance to maintain it as a port of entry. navigators dare not enter the harbor there except in the day time and...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 6, 1880, Many of these documents are at Special Collections, Penfield Library, State University College at Oswego.
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), Wed., Sept. 18, 1839,
New Steamboat. - The steamer Great Britain, on her last trip up the lake, had in tow the new boat Ontario, which was launched at Prescott on the 7th inst. She is taken to Niagara, where she is to receive her engines and be completed. The Ontario is a beautiful model, built long and sharp, is...
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...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 10, 1841, (copied from Whig by Oswego Palladium, March 10, 1841) p.2 The Kingston British Whig of 5th inst. says that the Hon. John Hamilton has given early intimation of his intention to establish a Daily Steamboat line between Kingston and Oswego. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 20 Sep 1921, Barb Wire Salvaged From Sunken Barge. Ogdensburg, Sept. 20th - The steamer City of New York was in port yesterday bound for Montreal with a cargo of 425 tons of baled wire salvaged by the Donnelly Wrecking Company, of Kingston, from the barge Atlasco sunk in fifty feet of water off South Bay ...