Anti-Masonic Express (Rochester, NY), Aug. 9, 1831,
Shipwreck on Lake Ontario - On Tuesday, last about 11 o'clock A.M. the Schooner "Henry Clay," Captain Campbell of Oswego, when within 10 or 12 miles of the mouth of the Niagara River was struck by a heavy squall which capsized her instantly and she sank in a few minutes.
Captain Campbell and...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1838,
For the Chronicle and Gazette,
THE GREAT BRITAIN AND SIR R. PEEL.
On Wednesday the 16th instant, the Sir Robert Peel arrived from Prescott fully prepared for a trial of speed with the Britain; the Peel started at 8, instead of half-past 9, her usual hour, without giving any...
Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 20, 1838,
..., passed through this town on Wednesday last for the Niagara frontier.
The Queen's Own are doing duty at Bundy's Lane.
The 85th Regiment has left Montreal for Kingston.
Four companies of the 34
th Regiment, we understand, are to be stationed in this town. Several houses have been...
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....
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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...
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...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 10, 1917,
The Loss of the Schooner Marsh.
She Went to the Bottom Just as Day was Breaking,
Throwing Everyone Into the Water.
Kingston, Aug. 10. - The schooner George A. Marsh, which foundered on Wednesday with a loss of twelve lives, is sunk in twenty-five feet of water and probably no attempt will be...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Aug. 11, 1917,
Services at Belleville - Memorial for the Victims of the Schooner Marsh Will be Held Tomorrow Night.
Kingston, Ont. , Aug. 11. - A memorial service for the twelve victims of the wrecked schooner George A. Marsh will be held in St. Thomas's church, Belleville, on Sunday evening at seven ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 13, 1917,
To Investigate Wreck. Canadian Government to Look Into the Loss of the Marsh.
The Kingston Whig says: An official investigation by the Dominion government into the foundering of the schooner George A. Marsh with the death of twelve persons is taking place at the scene of the wreck between ...
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 ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Thursday, Nov. 30, 1922,
Schooner Horace Taber May Be A Total Loss
Effort to Get Her Coal Cargo Out before She Goes to Pieces.
There appears to be no doubt that the schooner Horace Taber, which went ashore at Four Mile Point is a total loss. The weather has been too rough for tugs to get very close...
Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), May 16, 1926,
Lake Freighter Burns, Sinks; Crew Rescued
16 Men and One Woman Found by Canadian Steamship After Their Ship Had Burned to Water's Edge on Lake Ontario - Rescuers Stand By until Vessel Disappears.
Sixteen men and one woman, members of the crew of the freighter Charles Horne,...