The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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From Lake Superior -- Steam Illinois Again Disabled 
NewspapersText  "From Lake Superior -- Steam Illinois Again Disabled," Daily Commercial Register (Sandusky, OH), 2 Oct 1957, p. 3 
Lake Sailors In '92 
NewspapersText  "Lake Sailors In '92," Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956 
Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 17 Sep 1946 
NewspapersText  Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 17 Sep 1946,  
Do You Remember 
NewspapersText  Knox, Jay, Do You Remember, "Do You Remember," Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 12 Apr 1945 
Do You Remember 
NewspapersText  Knox, Jay, Do You Remember, "Do You Remember," Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Nov 1942 
Do You Remember? 
NewspapersText  "Do You Remember?," Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 21 Apr 1941 
Capt. L. A. Demers Dies 
TextImageNewspapersComments  "Capt. L. A. Demers Dies," Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON), 11 Jul 1938  Capt. L. A. Demers Dies Noted Seaman Was 77 _________ Was Dominion Wreck Commissioner for Twenty Years. Had Long Career Before the Mast and Was Man of Outstanding Knowledge and Judgement. _________ One of Canada's most noted seamen, Captain Leander Arthur Demers, former Dominion ...
Do You Remember? 
NewspapersText  Knox, Jay, Do You Remember?, "Do You Remember?," Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 11 Mar 1933 
Century-Old Light Warns Sailormen of Hidden Rock-Crowned Reefs Near Lake Ontario's Danger Isle 
NewspapersText  Cole, Percy T., Century-Old Light Warns Sailormen of Hidden Rock-Crowned Reefs Near Lake Ontario's Danger Isle, "Century-Old Light Warns Sailormen of Hidden Rock-Crowned Reefs Near Lake Ontario's Danger Isle," Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY), 18 Sep 1932 
Engineers Will Come Here Soon To Make Probings 
NewspapersText  "Engineers Will Come Here Soon To Make Probings," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 11 Aug 1931 
Capt. A.C. Majo Still Running Ferry at the Age of 84 
TextNewspapersComments  "Capt. A.C. Majo Still Running Ferry at the Age of 84," Duluth Herald, 25 Feb 1931  Capt. A.C. Majo Still Running Ferry at the Age of 84 ____ Since infancy, when he had his firs ride on a windjammer, Capt. Albert C. Majo, now 84 years of age and one of the oldest active lake captains, has spent every sailing season on the Great Lakes following the career which his ...
31,272 Cars Cross Straits in July 
NewspapersText  "31,272 Cars Cross Straits in July," Sault Daily Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), 11 Aug 1930 
Captains of two vessels in collision at Whitefish July 10 lose certificates. 
NewspapersText  "Captains of two vessels in collision at Whitefish July 10 lose certificates.," Sault Daily Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), 11 Aug 1930 
Crew Abandons Grounded Ship 
NewspapersText  "Crew Abandons Grounded Ship," Milwaukee Journal, 16 Nov 1929 
Hinckley, Ashore at Stony Point, Is a Total Wreck 
TextNewspapers  "Hinckley, Ashore at Stony Point, Is a Total Wreck," Cape Vincent Eagle (Cape Vincent, NY), 8 Aug 1929  Hinckley, Ashore at Stony Point, Is a Total Wreck According to advices from Henderson Harbor the steam barge Hinckley, which was beached by its owner, Capt. A. R. Hinckley, about ten days ago in Gravely Bay, between Henderson Harbor and Stony Point, is a total wreck, having been lashed to ...
"Old King" Cole Getting Things In Shape at the Ducks for Winter 
TextNewspapers  "Old King" Cole Getting Things In Shape at the Ducks for Winter, Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 10 Dec 1928  "Old King" Cole Getting Things In Shape at the Ducks for Winter Claude W. Cole will leave Cape Vincent this week for his island kingdom, the Main Ducks at the foot of Lake Ontario, taking a supply of provisions to Aleck Taylor and John Taylor, two of his employees, who will winter at the ...
Tells Origin of Whistle On Lake Steamers 
NewspapersText  "Tells Origin of Whistle On Lake Steamers," Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 15 Aug 1928 
Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled 
TextNewspapers  Meagher, Frederick J., Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled, "Early Shipping Days on Lake Ontario Recalled," Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 2 Aug 1928  ...;Ontario" for several seasons and "Stop her, Mr. Ramsey;" "Back her, Mr. Ramsey," and other such,expressions became by-words. At times when the clumsy craft would not come readily up to the wharf, someone would sing out, "give her a stroke sideways, Mr. Ramsey." In 1832 the "...
Lost Canadian boat is on rock 
NewspapersText  "Lost Canadian boat is on rock," Milwaukee Journal, 13 Dec 1927 
New Keeper at the Horse Island Light 
TextNewspapers  "New Keeper at the Horse Island Light," Cape Vincent Gazette (Cape Vincent, NY), 5 Aug 1926  New Keeper at the Horse Island Light ______ S. Simmons, a farmer of the town of Henderson, has succeeded George Ward as keeper of the light on Horse Island. Mr. Ward has been transferred to the light in Oswego harbor at the mouth of the Oswego river. Mr. Ward has been the light keeper at ...
Claude Cole Buys Buffalo From The Shields' Wild West Show 
TextNewspapers  "Claude Cole Buys Buffalo From The Shields' Wild West Show," Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, NY), 13 Mar 1926  Claude Cole Buys Buffalo From The Shields' Wild West Show Capt. Claude W. Cole, doughty lake master of Cape Vincent, whose tug C. W. Cole, last steamer to be launched at the Phelps shipyard in Chaumont, plied the eastern end of Lake Ontario, is about to essay a second attempt to establish a ...
George Hall Corporation - Its History and Growth 
TextNewspapers  "George Hall Corporation - Its History and Growth," Ogdensburg Advance and St. Lawrence Weekly Democrat (Ogdensburg, NY), 10 May 1923  George Hall Corporation - Its History and Growth When asked by the Advance for a write-up of the business founded by the late George Hall in the year 1880, we were reminded of the title of a book of reminiscences, recently published, called "Crowding Memories." Forty-years is a long span and...
Forty Years of Business Life with Mariners 
NewspapersText  "Forty Years of Business Life with Mariners," Oswego Daily Times, 12 Sep 1921 
Ontario's Record For Lost Vessels 
TextNewspapers  "Ontario's Record For Lost Vessels," Cape Vincent Eagle (Cape Vincent, NY), 20 Nov 1919  Ontario's Record For Lost Vessels _______ Many Ships Have Mysteriously Disappeared Beneath the Waters of This Lake _______ (Toronto Telegram) Did the "Homer Warren," wallowing the welter of sulky slumbering seas as she pushed her way homeward just a a week ago' ...
Old Lake Sailor And Blue Jacket 
NewspapersText  "Old Lake Sailor And Blue Jacket," Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 7 Sep 1917  ... and shot one federal gunboat slipped by, her quarter exposed to the land batteries being protected somewhat by layers of iron cable chain hung down the side. The Monongahela, a side-wheeler steamer converted into a gunboat, got a Confederate shot right through her paddle wheel and became unmanageable...
Roberval's Crew Are Picked Up 
NewspapersText  "Roberval's Crew Are Picked Up," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 27 Sep 1916 
Three Saved: Six Drowned 
NewspapersText  "Three Saved: Six Drowned," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 26 Sep 1916 
Captain J.B. Hall's Death 
NewspapersGenealogical ResourcesText  "Captain J.B. Hall's Death," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 5 Aug 1916 
Lucky to be Alive 
NewspapersText  "Lucky to be Alive," Milwaukee Journal, 12 May 1916 
Lake Ship Lost 20 seamen perished 
NewspapersText  "Lake Ship Lost 20 seamen perished," Milwaukee Journal, 9 May 1916 
Beggs, Thomas J., Captain 
NewspapersGenealogical ResourcesText  appeared in Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 27 Oct 1915,  
Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 16 Feb 1911, p. 1, column 2 
NewspapersGenealogical ResourcesText   
Wireless brings aid to crew of burning steamer 
NewspapersText  "Wireless brings aid to crew of burning steamer," Milwaukee Journal, 4 Oct 1910 
George Goble Dead At Oswego 
TextNewspapers  "George Goble Dead At Oswego," Syracuse Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), 15 Oct 1906  George Goble Dead At Oswego _____ Well-known Shipbuilder and Mason of High Standing _____ Oswego, Oct. 14. - George Goble, an active participant in those scenes of the days of Oswego's maritime glory, when passage across the river might be had on the decks of vessels moored side by ...
Barge Sherman Towed To Port 
TextNewspapers  "Barge Sherman Towed To Port," Syracuse Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), 15 Oct 1906  Barge Sherman Towed To Port ____ Boat Wrecked in Gale on Lake Ontario Arrives in Oswego. ____ Oswego, Oct. 14, - The barge Sherman that was wrecked and beached on the southern shore of Lake Ontario near Sodus during the heavy gale of a week ago arrived in port tonight. She was ...
New Steamer is in Port 
NewspapersText  "New Steamer is in Port," Evening News (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), 14 Sep 1904 
Seventy Years a Sailor 
NewspapersText  "Seventy Years a Sailor," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 21 Sep 1903 
The Dixon Burned 
NewspapersText  "The Dixon Burned," Evening News (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), 20 Aug 1903 
No News of Bannockburn 
NewspapersText  "No News of Bannockburn," Milwaukee Journal, 2 Dec 1902 
67 Lost on Lakes 
NewspapersText  "67 Lost on Lakes," Milwaukee Journal, 2 Dec 1902 

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