The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), March 30, 1850 
TextNewspapers    "O Pilot, 'tis a Stormy night, There's danger on the Deep. " On a bleak and dismal night, last December, past midnight, a large number of hardy looking men were seen hovering in the darkness near the foot of Fort Ontario. In the distance, surrounded by gloom and the roar of the tempest, the...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 6, 1850 
TextNewspapers    The First Propeller. - In looking among the lake craft the other day, we were not a little surprised, to be told that the first Propeller ever built in this country was before us. The "Vandalia" was set afloat about eight years since; and had per Propellers attached by Mr. Doolittle, from a ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 16, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Severe Gale. - A severe gale from the northwest began on Saturday evening and continued through Sunday, up to a late hour in the night. It was accompanied with alternate snow squalls, which at times gave everything a most dismal, wintry aspect. Quite a number of vessels came down the lake and...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 27, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Novel Craft for Lake Navigation . - Near the Marine railway, at the ship-yard, may be seen a new craft for lake navigation in progress. It is the hull of a large canal boat, covered with a projecting steam boat deck, in the sides of which wheels are to be inserted. - This strange looking craft...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Aug. 12, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Melancholy Marine Disaster. The schooner Nekick, Capt. Sias, of about 40 tons burthen, cleared from this port on Friday the 9th instant for Cape Vincent, partially loaded with merchandize. She touched at Sackets Harbor and discharged part of her cargo on the same day, and proceeded from...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Thursday,  Oct. 10, 1850 
TextNewspapers    From the Rochester Daily Advertiser A Thrilling Incident - Lake Ontario crossed in an open boat, during a violent Storm . On Wednesday last, as one of the heaviest gales of the season was sweeping over the broad bosom of Lake Ontario, the little schooner Prosperity, was riding safely at...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Oct. 19, 1850 
TextNewspapers    ... From the Sackets Harbor Observer. Loss of the Schooner Neptune. The undersigned, master and seamen on board the schooner D.W. Church, make the following statement in regard to the loss of the schooner Neptune, Saturday, Oct. 5, 1850: The Neptune left Oswego about one hour before us, and ......
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 5, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Life in a Canal Boat People who have commodious houses and the comforts of life, are often distressed, perchance, because their rooms are small and their houses contracted. They should see how some tidy house-wives live in canal boats, and how they manage to get along, "keep moving" in their...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 9, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Business On The Docks. - The harbor is crowded with Steamers, Propellers and Canal Boats. They come in from New York, Troy, and from Albany, by Canal, and from the Upper Lakes, and the Canadian ports, by lake, on the North and on the West. The docks are crowded with every kind of craft,...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 5, 1850 
TextNewspapers    The Horse Boat is almost ready to get up steam for Sodus Bay. Old sorrel is having an extra peck of oats, and his iron-gray yoke-fellow will have additional cat-feed prior to the first experimental trip. Would it not be well to have the inspector of boilers take a look at the chests of the old...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 29, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Evening Promenade On The Lake. - The Piers are used for the double purpose of pleasure and utility. They protect the harbor from the severity of storms, and they furnish a most refreshing and beautiful promenade during the sultry evenings of summer. it is only to be feared that they will be ...
Rochester Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Mon., April 20, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Wreck of a Genesee Steamer -- We understand that Mr. Snow, of the lake House, and some other gentlemen residing at the mouth of the Genesee River, purchased a few days since a fine little steamer called the Utica, at Sackets Harbor, designed to be used on our River and the Lake as a tug ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept. 30, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Advertisement
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, Oct. 4, 1850 
TextNewspapers    The Storm of Wednesday. - Among the vessels which grounded while entering the harbor in the gale of Wednesday was the schooner Scotland with a cargo of wheat. She lay for a time exposed to the action of the waves, thumping on the bottom, so that when she was got off it was found she had ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., April 22, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Severe Thunder Storm. - A brisk and brilliant April shower came off early yesterday morning. The wind was in the South and for successive hours the rain, at intervals, fell in profusion. The lightning was very vivid, but the thunder was truly sublime. The Propeller St. Lawrence was struck...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 29, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Moving Vessels Over Land. - The Lake Superior Journal of the 15th thus de the movements of a Propeller. It says: The Propeller Manhattan is fairly underway on her land trip across the Portage . - They commenced hauling her out of the water on the 12th, doing but little the first day,...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., June 8, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Salt from Turk's Island . - Yesterday there was an entire boat load of Turk's island salt unloading at Doolittle & Mollison 's dock, to be shipped for Oswego . it seems odd, indeed, to bring a foreign article such a distance to this city, when Syracuse is surfeited with it, both ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Oct. 2, 1850 
TextNewspapers    The Gale of Saturday, on Lake Ontario , was the severest of the season, to the violence of which, a large number of vessels were exposed. We have heard of no serious disaster except the melancholy loss of the schooner Neptune with seven persons on board. The steamer Cataract , Capt. Chapman...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 25, 1850 
TextNewspapers    City Ship Chandlery Establishment First Street, East Oswego By W. S. Malcolm. RIGGING OF ALL KINDS Hambroline, Murline, Twine and Palms, Needles, Spunyarn, Oakum, Pitch, Tar, Tar Oil, Coal Tar, Japan Varnish, Copaldo., Turpentine, Paints, Oils, Brushes, Packing yarn, Bunting of...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), June 8, 1850 
TextNewspapers    Storage of Grain. - The facilities which this city possess for the reception and storage of grain, are not surpassed, if equalled anywhere. Some of the grain warehouses are enormous and the most ingenious machinery is used in taking grain directly from the vessel at the dock and transferring...

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