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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Aug. 17, 1889 
TextNewspapers    The Wreck of the Vickery. The Vessel Missed Stays and Went on the Rocks. Thousand Island Park, Aug. 17 - (Special). - The schooner Vickery of Chicago, which struck on a shoal off this place Thursday night (Aug. 15), is sunk in eighty feet of water. Nothing can bee seen of the vessel but her...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 17 Sep 1889 
TextNewspapers    Dobbins' improved surfboat became the standard design for the USLS and was widely used in Canada as well.
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., Aug. 17, 1889 
TextNewspapers    The Schooner Vickery ________ The Schooner and Cargo Regarded as a Total Loss Captain Beauprey of the schooner Watertown and Captain Flemming of the tug Seymour report that they passed the wreck of the schooner Vickery . They say that it is a total loss. The schooner struck on the...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Aug, 16, 1889 
TextNewspapers    A Schooner Sank. The three masted schooner A. Vickery, with 21,000 bushels of corn for cargo bound for Prescott from Chicago struck a shoal near the Rock Island lighthouse near Fishers Landing last night. The schooner left Chicago August 5 and arrived at Clayton last night. Here she took on a...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Aug. 26, 1889 
TextNewspapers    A Sensational Story "A sensational incident of the wreck of the schooner Vickery", says the Evening Wisconsin, of Milwaukee has been made public and caused considerable gossip. It was night when the Vickery reached the river, and the Captain, not-with-standing the fact that he had been down...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 July 1889 
TextNewspapers    The J. P. Farnum Burned. South Haven, Mich., July 21. - [Special.] - The steam barge J. P. Farnum, of Cleveland, Capt. L. G. Vosburgh, bound from St. Joseph to Escanaba, light, was burned off this port yesterday evening. She was about fifteen miles out in the lake and was seen by the ...
H. W. Sage (Schooner), U95414, aground, 29 Nov 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...The H.W. SAGE struck the beach at 4 P. M. Wednesday and soon became a total loss. The crew reached shore Friday at Cheboygan.       Port Huron Daily Times       Monday, December 2, 1889 The Port...
Troy (Barge), lost part deckload, 1 May 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...The barge TROY, which was towed to Black Rock, seemed to have lost some of her deckload of lumber. There was a report that the lumber had been seen in the lake off Long Point.       Buffalo Daily Courier       May 30, 1889 ...
Ida (Propeller), collision, 8 Sep 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
Algerian (Steamboat), C71609, aground, 1 Aug 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...Ogdensburg, August 1. -- The ALGERIAN of the Royal Mail Line upbound from Montreal struck a rock this morning near Morrisburg.       Chicago Inter Ocean       August 2, 1889     &#160...
Polly M. Rogers (Schooner), aground, 19 Sep 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...; Buffalo Morning Express       September 21, 1889 7-1 ...
Hattie A. Estelle (Schooner), U90461, lost deck load, 19 Sep 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...; Buffalo Morning Express       September 21, 1889 7-1 Schooner HATTIE A. ESTELLE.* U. S. No. 90461. Of 310.57 tons gross; 295.05. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1872. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 138.0 x 26.3 x 11.2 * Formerly schooner MARY L. HIGGIE &#160...
John B. Merrill (Schooner), U75592, gale damage, 19 Sep 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ... Morning Express       September 21, 1889 7-1       . . . . . Schooner JOHN B. MERRILL. U. S. No. 75592. Of 640.86 tons gross; 608.82 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1873...
Sea Bird (Schooner), U22375, aground, 30 Oct 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...;x 6'9" 82.09 tons gross - 77.96 tons net. Disposition - Driven ashore at Oscoda, Michigan, Lake Huron, October 30, 1889, in tow of tug ADA BARRETT, with cargo of bricks. Became total loss; no lives lost. Final enrollment surrendered at Detroit, Michigan, December 28, 1881...
Edward Blake (Schooner), C73912, aground, 19 Jul 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
Imperial (Schooner), U12667, sunk, 17 Oct 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ... freight list is. The vessel was owned in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.       Toronto Globe       Saturday, October 19, 1889 SUNK- The Sch., Imperial bound for Midland with 28000 bushel of com, sunk in 200 feet of water four miles from...
Gleniffer (Schooner), C83148, aground, 26 Nov 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...;#160;     Friday, November 29, 1889       . . . . .       Schooner GLENIFFER, of St. Catharines, 314 tons. Bound from Fair Haven to Toronto, stranded...
Bavaria (Schooner), C72595, sunk, 28 May 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...An investigation will be held respecting the disaster which befel the schooner BAVARIA, of Garden Island, when members of the crew were lost off Duck Island in the spring.       Toronto Mail       October 19, 1889   &...
Rothesay (Steamboat), sunk by collision, 12 Sep 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...; Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1889       Department of Marine & Fisheries       . . . . .             Prescott...
Myra (Propeller), sunk by collision, 12 Sep 1889 
TextNewspapers  1889  ...; Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1889       Department of Marine & Fisheries       . . . . .       Prescott, Ont. - The excursion steamer ROTHESAY...
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A. E. Vickery (Schooner) (1) A. Stewart (Barge) (1) Abercorn (Propeller) (1) Adams (Tug) (1) Alberta (Propeller) (1) Algerian (steamboat) (1) America (Schooner) (3) Anna Smith (Propeller) (1) Annie E. Foster (Schooner) (1) Annie Young (Propeller) (1) Barges (13) Bavaria (Schooner) (1) C. C. Barnes (Schooner) (1) C. H. Weeks (Barge) (1) Cal Davis (Tug) (1) Calumet (Propeller) (1) Canal boats (1) Chemung (Propeller) (1) Clara White (Schooner) (1) Comet (Tug) (1) Cuba (Propeller) (1) D. Ballentine (Propeller) (1) D. W. Powers (Propeller) (1) David Dows (Schooner) (1) Dean Richmond (Propeller) (1) E. R. Blake (Schooner) (1) E. S. Tice (Propeller) (1) Edward Blake (Schooner) (1) Edward S. Pease (Propeller) (1) Elizabeth A. Nicholson (Schooner) (1) Erie Wave (Schooner) (1) Eugene (Schooner) (1) F. A. Crandall (Tug) (1) F. Sidway (Canal Boat) (1) Folger (Tug) (1) Francis Palms (Schooner) (1) Fryer (Propeller) (1) G. W. Dyer (Propeller) (1) George C. Finney (Schooner) (1) Gleniffer (Schooner) (1) H. W. Sage (Schooner) (1) Hattie A. Estelle (Schooner) (2) Henry Bessemer (Propeller) (1) Ida (Propeller) (1) Imperial (Schooner) (1) Ino (Scow) (1) Ironton (Barge) (1) Ishpeming (Schooner) (1) J. A. Orton (Schooner) (1) J. C. Gilchrist (Propeller) (1) J. H. Magruder (Schooner) (1) J. H. Rutter (Barge) (1) Jane Mason (Barge) (1) John B. Lyon (Propeller) (1) John B. Merrill (Schooner) (1) John Burt (Schooner) (1) John C. Pringle (Propeller) (1) John S. Richards (Schooner) (1) Joseph P. Farnam (Propeller) (1) Josephine (Schooner) (1) Kate Williams (Tug) (1) Kitty Smoke (Tug) (1) Lady Franklin (Barge) (1) Leo (Steam yacht) (1) Lewis Ross (Schooner) (1) Lotus Seeker (Steam yacht) (1) Maggie M. Avery (Schooner) (1) Marion (Propeller) (1) Mary Hattie (Schooner) (1) Mears (Schooner) (1) Mediator (Schooner) (1) Midnight (Schooner) (1) Mineral State (Schooner) (1) Mocking Bird (Schooner) (1) Monitor (Barge) (1) Monterey (Schooner) (1) Myra (Propeller) (1) Nassau (Schooner) (1) Nellie Hammond (Schooner) (1) Niagara (Propeller) (1) North Star (Propeller) (1) Oceanic (Propeller) (1) Onward (Barge) (1) Oregon (Propeller) (1) Otego (Propeller) (1) Periwinkle (Propeller) (1) Peter Dalton (Tug) (1) Philip D. Armour (Propeller) (1) Philo Scoville (Schooner) (1) Phineas S. Marsh (Schooner) (1) Polly M. Rogers (Schooner) (1) Powers (Propeller) (1) Propellers (39) Rosedale (Propeller) (2) Schooners (50) Scows (2) St. Lawrence (Steamboat) (2) Steam yachts (2) Steamboats (5) Tugs (10)
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