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  • National Register of Historic Places
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  • US Steel News, September 1937: Pittsburgh Steamship Company Number
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  • John Clark Cooley
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 8 Sep 1903     OBITUARY ____ John Clark Cooley.

    Owing to the lateness of the hour of the death of John Clark Cooley Saturday afternoon, it was impossible for the Palladium to give more than the briefest notice of his death.

    Mr. Cooley was born in this city eighty-four ...

    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 8 Sep 1903   OBITUARY ____ John Clark Cooley.

    Owing to the lateness of the hour of the death of John Clark Cooley Saturday afternoon, it was impossible for the Palladium to give more ...

  • A.J. Patmore to Manage Ohio Plant
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Advance-News, 5 Oct 1937     A.J. Patmore to Manage Ohio Plant ____

    Arthur J. Patmore, former manager of the Ogdensburg shipyard, will leave Friday to assume the management of the Toledo plant of Lake Erie Shipbuilding Co. of Buffalo, it learned last night. Mr. Patmore is an experienced marine dry dock ...

    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Advance-News, 5 Oct 1937   A.J. Patmore to Manage Ohio Plant ____

    Arthur J. Patmore, former manager of the Ogdensburg shipyard, will leave Friday to assume the management of the Toledo plant of Lake Erie ...

  • Second Steel Ship
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Republican-Journal, 24 Feb 1930     Second Steel Ship

    To the Editor:

    I read with a great deal of interest of the progress which is being made in building the new ship "Buckeye State" at the shipyard, but I must take exception to the following statement which appears in the article, to wit:

    "The ...

    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Republican-Journal, 24 Feb 1930   Second Steel Ship

    To the Editor:

    I read with a great deal of interest of the progress which is being made in building the new ship "Buckeye State" at the ...

  • New Shipyard Corporation Files Papers
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Republican-Journal, 21 Jan 1927     New Shipyard Corporation Files Papers ____ St. Lawrence Marine Repair Dock Corporation Capitalized at $300,000 ____

    Capitalized at $300,000, the St. Lawrence Marine Repair Dock Corporation, with its headquarters located in Ogdensburg, incorporated with the filing ...

    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Republican-Journal, 21 Jan 1927   New Shipyard Corporation Files Papers ____ St. Lawrence Marine Repair Dock Corporation Capitalized at $300,000 ____

    Capitalized at $300,000, the St. Lawrence Marine Repair Dock Corporation, with its headquarters located ...

  • Lightship Afloat at Last; Crowd Cheers
    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 20 Feb 1912, p. 1     Lightship Afloat at Last; Crowd Cheers _______ Hundreds See Successful Culmination of Over Week of Effort. _______

    After over a week's effort in trying to raise the sunken lightship, Milwaukee No. 95, which went down in a storm at the Racine Boat Manufacturing ...

    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 20 Feb 1912, p. 1   Lightship Afloat at Last; Crowd Cheers _______ Hundreds See Successful Culmination of Over Week of Effort. _______

    After over a week's effort in trying to raise the sunken lightship, Milwaukee ...

  • Lightship, Raised 10 Feet From Water At Stern, Again Settles to Bed of Lake
    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 19 Feb 1912, p. 1     Lightship, Raised 10 Feet From Water At Stern, Again Settles to Bed of Lake

    After the stern of the sunken lightship Milwaukee No. 95, at the Racine Boat Manufacturing company's west dock, had been raised out of water about ten feet this morning by assiduous pumping, and the pumps ...

    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 19 Feb 1912, p. 1   Lightship, Raised 10 Feet From Water At Stern, Again Settles to Bed of Lake

    After the stern of the sunken lightship Milwaukee No. 95, at the Racine Boat Manufacturing company's ...

  • Lightship Rests On Even Keel at Last
    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 17 Feb 1912, p. 5     Lightship Rests On Even Keel at Last _______ Sunken Boat Partially Righted After Long Battle in Water _______

    As a result of thismorninb's pumping operations on the sunken lightship Milwaukee, No. 95, at the Racine Boat Manufacturing company's west wharf, the ship ...

    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 17 Feb 1912, p. 5   Lightship Rests On Even Keel at Last _______ Sunken Boat Partially Righted After Long Battle in Water _______

    As a result of thismorninb's pumping operations on the sunken lightship Milwaukee, ...

  • Muskegon News Chronicle
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  • Raising Sunken Lightship in Midwinter Slow, Dangerous Job
    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 2 Feb 1912, p. 1     Raising Sunken Lightship in Midwinter Slow, Dangerous Job _______

    Raising a sunken vessel in mid-winter, and that too in the coldest winter that Muskegon has experienced in at least 41 years of its history, according to weather bureau records, is the unique operation that ...

    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 2 Feb 1912, p. 1   Raising Sunken Lightship in Midwinter Slow, Dangerous Job _______

    Raising a sunken vessel in mid-winter, and that too in the coldest winter that Muskegon has experienced in at least 41 ...

  • To Raise Sunken Ship
    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 17 Jan 1912, p. 5     To Raise Sunken Ship _______ East Shore Dredging Company Gets Contract for Rescuing Boat

    That the East Shore Dredging company of Muskegon was the successful bidder for raising the sunken lightship, Milwaukee No. 95, lying at the Racine Boat Manufacturing company's west ...

    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 17 Jan 1912, p. 5   To Raise Sunken Ship _______ East Shore Dredging Company Gets Contract for Rescuing Boat

    That the East Shore Dredging company of Muskegon was the successful bidder for raising the sunken ...

  • Lightship Sinks Four Days Before Delivery
    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 27 Dec 1911, p. 1     Lightship Sinks Four Days Before Delivery "Milwaukee 95", $65,00 Government Boat, Goes Down _______ Company Blames Wind Thinks it Caused Vessel to Fill With Water; Sea Captain Doubts Theory is Correct However _______

    Just four days before the Racine ...

    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 27 Dec 1911, p. 1   Lightship Sinks Four Days Before Delivery "Milwaukee 95", $65,00 Government Boat, Goes Down _______ Company Blames Wind Thinks it Caused Vessel to Fill With Water; Sea Captain Doubts Theory is ...
  • Blame Lamp Tower for Sinking Boat
    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 29 Dec 1911, p. 2, column 4     Blame Lamp Tower for Sinking Boat _______ Marine Men Inclined to Think Excessive Weight Cause of Accident _______

    That the Milwaukee No. 95, the Racine Boat Manufacturing company $65,0000 lightship which sank in the Racine west slip Tuesday night, went down ...

    NewspaperText  Muskegon News Chronicle, 29 Dec 1911, p. 2, column 4   Blame Lamp Tower for Sinking Boat _______ Marine Men Inclined to Think Excessive Weight Cause of Accident _______

    That the Milwaukee No. 95, the Racine Boat Manufacturing company $65,0000 lightship ...

  • Buffalo on Lake Erie
    Image       No. VII BUFFALO ON LAKE ERIE. The Town of Buffalo stands at the extreme eastern end of Lake Erie. Its harbour forms the termination of the Great Erie Canal, which passes through the State of New York. In this Sketch the extreme end of the Canal is seen where it ...
    Image     No. VII BUFFALO ON LAKE ERIE. The Town of Buffalo stands at the extreme eastern end of Lake Erie. Its harbour forms the termination of the Great Erie Canal, which ...
  • Chart of Lake Ontario
    Image       Chart of Lake Ontario From Actual Survey by Augustus Ford U.S.N. Entered according to Act of congress in the Year 1836 by Augustus Ford in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Northern District of New York N. Curriers, Lith 148 Nassau St. N.Y.
    Image     Chart of Lake Ontario From Actual Survey by Augustus Ford U.S.N. Entered according to Act of congress in the Year 1836 by Augustus Ford in the Clerk's Office of the ...
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  • A Very Important Matter
    NewspaperText  Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), 17 Jun 1874     A VERY IMPORTANT MATTER SALE OF THE CANADIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S STEAMERS ATHENIAN AND ABYSSINIAN NO STEAMERS TO RUN ON THE COAST THIS SEASON THE EFFECT OF THE STOPPAGE

    Negotiations which have been on foot for some time for the sale of the Canadian Steam ...

    NewspaperText  Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), 17 Jun 1874   A VERY IMPORTANT MATTER SALE OF THE CANADIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S STEAMERS ATHENIAN AND ABYSSINIAN NO STEAMERS TO RUN ON THE COAST THIS SEASON THE EFFECT OF THE STOPPAGE

    Negotiations ...

  • Great Gardenia is No More:  Schooner Days no. CCCC
    Newspaper  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Jun 1939, Section Sports, p. 1     GARDENIA IS NO MORE Schooner Days CCCC By C. H. J. SNIDER SHE was the last queen of a proud line, the cutters of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club fleet. Gardenia was her name. Long and noble was the succes­sion. The old iron Rivet, built be­ fore the days of ...
    Newspaper  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Jun 1939, Section Sports, p. 1   GARDENIA IS NO MORE Schooner Days CCCC By C. H. J. SNIDER SHE was the last queen of a proud line, the cutters of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club fleet. ...
  • The steamboat Great Britain
    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 7 Jun 1837    

    The steamboat Great Britain-- The advertisement of this splendid boat will be found in our columns. She is commanded as heretofore by Commodore Whitney. The report circulated by her enemies, that she was about to be laid up for a time is without any foundation in truth and we are ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 7 Jun 1837  

    The steamboat Great Britain-- The advertisement of this splendid boat will be found in our columns. She is commanded as heretofore by Commodore Whitney. The report circulated by her enemies, ...

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