The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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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...
Portage 
TextNewspapers  "Portage," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), June 21, 1809  PORTAGE. ______ Porter, Barton & Co. Having taken a lease from the state of New-York of the carrying place at the Falls of Niagara , and been at great pains and expense in forming and completing an establishment not only for the portage of goods around the falls, but for the ...
Portage 
TextNewspapers  "Portage," Geneva Expositor (Geneva, NY), Wed., Aug. 24, 1808  Advertisement
Nancy (Schooner), 1806 
TextNewspapers  1806  ex NIAGARA
Somers (Schooner), 1809 
TextNewspapers  1809  history
Trippe (Sloop), 1803 
TextNewspapers  1803  history
Earl Camden (Schooner), 1802 
TextNewspapers  1802  ..."The OTTAWA had by that time become nearly unserviceable and in the winter of 1800- 1801, General Hunter gave orders for building another ship to take her place in the Public service.... Formerly the great transportation across the lakes of the King's stores and merchandise - also...
Caledonia (Schooner), 1802 
TextNewspapers  1802  merchant vessel
Dover (Schooner), 1807 
TextNewspapers  1807  British merchant vessel
Contractor (Sloop), 27 Sep 1803 
TextNewspapers  1803  Custom entry
Ladies' Master (Schooner), 1809? 
TextNewspapers  1809?  launch Cleveland
Vermont (Steamboat), 1809 
TextNewspapers  1809  1st. Steamboat on L. Champlain
Harlequin (Schooner), sunk, 1800 
TextNewspapers  1800  ...1800 - The HARLEQUIN built at Erie was lost her first season with all on board.       History of the Great Lakes       Beers, Vol. 1, p. 584. HARLEQUIN, schooner, built at Erie 1800, lost during first season with all hands, owned...
Speedy (Schooner), sunk, 9 Oct 1804 
TextNewspapers  1804  Reason: sunk Lives: 30 Remarks: Total loss
Good Intent (Schooner), aground, 1806 
TextNewspapersComments  1806,   Reason: aground Lives: all Remarks: Total loss ?
 (18971202), 3 Nov 1804 
TextNewspapers  (18971202), 3 Nov 1804,   p.3 LOSS OF THE SPEEDY. The following is as accurate an account of the loss of the schooner Speedy in his Majesty's service on Lake Ontario, as we have been able to collect: -. The Speedy, Captain Paxton, left this port (York) on Sunday evening the 7th of October last, with a moderate breeze...
Albany Gazette, 19 Dec 1803, p. 3 
NewspapersText  Albany Gazette, 19 Dec 1803, p. 3, p. 3 
Republican Spy, 17 Jan 1804, p. 3 
NewspapersText  Republican Spy, 17 Jan 1804, p. 3, p. 3 
Accommodation (1809) 
Ships  1809,  
A View of Fort George, Navy Hall and New Niagara, taken from the Un. States Fort of Old Niagara Apl. 20th 1804 
ImageWas Contributed?  20 Apr 1804  Occupied by U.S. troops from May to December 1813, Fort George (left) was abandoned and burned on December 10. Unfortunately, so too was the village of Niagara (right) putting its inhabitants out in the winter cold. Fort Niagara (right foreground) was assaulted and captured by British troops...

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