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Cleveland Weekly Herald (Cleveland, OH), May 26, 1831, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Cleveland Weekly Herald (Cleveland, OH), May 26, 1831, page 3page 3  Column 2
Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 27, 1838 
TextNewspapers    FROM THE FRONTIER (Correspondence of the Albany Argus ) Watertown, June 13, 1838 Dear Sir -- We have nothing of importance in regard to the affairs of the frontier, save the fact just communicated to me, that this morning , while the steamer Oneida was passing Wells' Island, Johnson,* ...
Rochester Daily Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Thursday, June 8, 1846 
TextNewspapers    Launch of the "Genesee Chief" _____ The splendid new steamer, "Genesee Chief," recently built at the landing, will be launched today at 3 o'clock. Carriages will be in readiness to convey passengers to and from the river. After the boat glides into her future element, she will be towed to the...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 17, 1854 
TextNewspapers    From the Syracuse Journal Oswego, May 13, 1854. Oswego is emphatically the Queen city of the Lake. In a commercial point of view, she is considered one of the most important ports on the chain of lakes. In the receipts of wheat and lumber, and shipments of flour and lumber, Oswego takes the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, July 26, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Messrs. Lewis & Baker of this city, have now on the stocks, at the shipyard, a new vessel of the following dimensions: - Length of keel, 128 feet; length over all 135 feet; breadth of beam, 25 1/2 feet; depth of hold 10 1/2 feet. She is designed for the Upper Lakes trade, and is estimated to ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 18, 1856 
TextNewspapers    We learn from the Times, that William Vaughn, Esq., of Sackets Harbor, died on the 16th inst., in the 83d year of his age. He was a native of Pennsylvania, and came to Oswego to reside in 1799, and remained here till 1811, when he removed to Sackets Harbor, and was soon after appointed a...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 2, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Mr. Jas. A. Baker having launched his last beautiful craft, the "James Navagh," the shipbuilding business at this port may be considered closed for the season, as other builders also, have little or no work on hand. The foot of West First street has certainly been the liveliest spot in Oswego,...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1860 
TextNewspapers    List of Vessels Laid up at Oswego. The following is a list of the vessels laid up at this port for the winter of 1858-1860. We have separated the grain vessels trading between this port and the Upper Lakes, from those which are usually employed in our Canadian trade, showing the capacity of the...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., Sept. 3, 1860 
TextNewspapers    The Prairie State. - The propeller Prairie State, belonging to the Northern Transportation company, which caught fire while lying at the dock in this city, some weeks since and was badly damaged, arrived here on Saturday last from Cleveland, having been thoroughly repaired and re-fitted. On...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 28, 1861 
TextNewspapers    A Strike - The ship carpenters and caulkers of this town, and also of Port Dalhousie and Port Robinson, struck this morning for an advance in wages. They demand $1.75 per diem, instead of $1.50, which has been the wages for some time back. They also require weekly payments of their earnings. A...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 8, 1861 
TextNewspapers    A Monster Canal Boat. - The largest canal boat we have ever seen, and we think the largest afloat, was launched on Saturday from the boat yard of Samuel Miller of this city. The new boat is called the Abraham Lincoln, bears a handsome portrate of "Old Abe" on the stern, and belongs to Ald. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), June 20, 1861. 
TextNewspapers    St. Catharines, Monday, June 17 -- Fire at Port Robinson: Abbey's Ship-yard Destroyed. We understand that the workshops in Messrs. J.P. and J. Abbey's Ship Yard, Port Robinson, were set fire to last night, and completely destroyed. The loss is not stated, nor if there was any insurance. It is...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), April 3, 1862 
TextNewspapers    The schooner NIGHTINGALE, at present laid up at this port, has been sold, we understand, by parties in Oswego, to E. W. Hudson, Esq., of this city. The price is stated to be $10,500. The NIGHTINGALE is a staunch built vessel of some 16,000 bushel capacity. We learn also, the schooner ...
Daily Journal (St. Catharines, ON), Thursday, Oct. 8, 1868 
TextNewspapers    The Perseverance Disaster _______ From the statements published below, there seems no reasonable hope that Captain Fitzgibbons and those of the crew who are reported as missing will turn up safe. Everything that humanity could suggest to save life was adopted by Captain McGrath, of the ...
Oswego Daily Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 12, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Drowned in Lake Ontario - We were shocked to learn yesterday that Capt. John B. Barrus, master of the schooner " Hosea M. Ballou ," of Oak Orchard, was accidentally drowned on Tuesday night about 12 o'clock. It appears that while the vessel was bound from Oswego to Port Colborne, C.W., the...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), August 15, 1869 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH AT OSWEGO. -- On the 12th inst. , a new schooner, built by Messrs. Goble & Macfarlane, was launched at their yard in Oswego. Prompt on time the last block was removed, and the John T. Mott slid into the water as handsomely as possible. Having to be launched sideways and into the ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., April 8, 1871 
TextNewspapers    The "Gilbert Mollison" Afloat. - This morning the steam tug Morley towed the new and staunch schooner Gilbert Mollison out into blue water, where the centre board was shipped, and the vessel is ready for sea. The Mollison is an A 1 vessel, full canal length, and capable of carrying 19,000 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Feb. 27, 1884 
TextNewspapers    Fish Stories An Old Veteran Tells a Reminiscence When Salmon River Was Alive With Salmon _________ The following written by J. A. Mathewson to the Pulaski Democrat will be read with interest by all anglers: Having been a resident of the town of Richland 76 years, I have outlived most of my...
Geneva Expositor (Geneva, NY), Aug. 24, 1808 
TextNewspapers    The Manlius paper states, that on the night of the 8th ult. , a battle took place off Oswego , between two boats which escaped from that port, and some men on shore. Muskets were discharged at the boats, but they cleared and made sail, destined to Sackets Harbor . - When daylight appeared...
Black Rock Advocate (Buffalo, NY), 2 June 1836, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Black Rock Advocate (Buffalo, NY), 2 June 1836, page 3page 3  Column 1
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