The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 18, 1848 
TextNewspapers    H. Fitzhugh & Co., proprietors of the schooner Cuba, which was run down and sunk on Lake Ontario on the night of the 6th of May, 1847, by the Propeller Genesee Chief, and with her cargo of wheat lost, have just recovered a judgment of $3,054.06 against the owners of the last named vessel. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, March 14, 1848 
TextNewspapers    First Boat on Lake Ontario ______ James L. Barton, Esq., in a letter recently delivered to the Young Men's Association of Buffalo, gives the following account of the first American Boat that ever floated on the waters of the Great Lakes. In 1789, John Fellows, of Sheffield, Massachusetts,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Apr 25, 1848 
TextNewspapers    THE WRECK OF THE NIAGARA. - The Rochester Advertiser thinks that this vessel, wrecked near the mouth of the river, will be got off in a short time. Workmen are going at it immediately, under the direction of Mr. George Wick, of Oswego. The necessary apparatus was brought up to that city by the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 25, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Wreck of the Niagara. _____ The steamer Niagara, than which there are few finer vessels in the world, left this port for Rochester on the morning of the 18th, under the command of Capt. Childs, with some seventy passengers, among who were a number of ladies. The wind was blowing fresh, (we ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 21, 1848 
TextNewspapers    THE STEAMER NIAGARA. - This vessel that went ashore early this spring near the mouth of the Genesee River on Lake Ontario, after laying seven weeks has at last been raised. The American says: "She was taken into the harbor between the piers; but in the course of the night her pumps became...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept. 25, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Storm Grounds Three Schooners In attempting to come in during the blow of Saturday night, the Brigs Mahoning and Paragon, and the Schooner President, all from Lake Erie loaded with wheat, went ashore in the East Harbor. The wind blowing a gale from the west drove them from their course while...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept. 26, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Northwestern Insurance Company's Home Office Issues Advice to Vessel Masters Captain Rounds, of the North Western Insurance Office, has sent us the following directions to Captains of the Lakes, with reference to entering our Harbor. Capt. R. is familiar with the subject, and we take ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 15, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Canalboat Sunk The lake boat "Home" from Henderson, in tow of the steamer "Clinton," broke her line while coming into port this morning, and drifted ashore outside of the east pier and filled with water. She was laden with butter, cheese, whiskey, paper and 600 bushels of rye and barley....
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 25, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Grain Boat Ashore The schooner Frontier went ashore in the East Harbor when coming in this morning, the wind blowing strong from the Northwest, with a heavy sea. She is loaded with wheat, and lays exposed to the action of the sea, and her safety depends on the turn of the weather. She is ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Nov. 27, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Troubles on the Lake During the gale on Saturday, the brig "Burlington" from lake Erie, and the schooner "Seneca" of this port, were driven by the entrance to Oswego Harbor while striving to make Oswego harbor. The Burlington, unable to make the Sackets harbor passage, went into the mouth...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Dec. 4, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Sunk with Oswego Crew The steamer Niagara, Capt. Childs, arrived this (Monday) morning from Ogdensburgh. She reports the loss of the schooner Canada, with the Captain and two of the crew, on the North shore above Cobourg. The Canada cleared from this port on Thursday last, for ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Dec. 9, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Loss of Schooner Canada From the wreck of the Canada, before noticed in our paper, we have the melancholy news of the loss of the entire crew; except the Captain, which consisted of Mr. Alexander McDougal and two sons, all of whom were residents of this city. To the surviving portion of Mr....
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 May 1848 
TextNewspapers    LAKE STEAMERS. - The British steamers of war on the lakes are the Cherokee, carrying 2 eight inch Paixhans, and 40 men, the burthen is 752 tons, the engine of 200 horse power; the Mohawk, two 18 mediums, 25 men, 60 horse power, and 194 tons; the Minos, two guns, size not stated, 25 men and 60...
Richland Courier (Richland, NY), Wed., June 16, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Lamentable Occurrence on the Lake. _____ An occurrence of a very painful nature took place in Mexico Bay on Monday night last by which several lives were lost, how many, we cannot at present ascertain. A small vessel belonging at Texas in this County, was discovered on Tuesday morning,...
Niles Republican (Niles, MI), November 11, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Column 1 The "port" is St. Joseph, Michigan.
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 6, 1848, page 3 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 6, 1848, page 3page 3  Died In Grantham on the 28th ult., Mrs. Clarissa Armington (relic of the late Mr. Russel Armington) aged 60 years. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 6, 1848, page 3 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 6, 1848, page 3page 3  Died In Grantham on the 28th ult., Mrs. Clarissa Armington (relic of the late Mr. Russel Armington ) aged 60 years. ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 18, 1848 
TextNewspapers    For Liverpool Direct From Lake Ontario The brigantine "Lilla" of about 300 tons burthen, owned by Capt. Hunter and built at Portsmouth, near this city, has proceeded down theriver, and will complete her cargo and outfit at Montreal with the view of proceeding to Liverpool. An experiment of...
Niles Republican (Niles, MI), 6 May 1848, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Niles Republican (Niles, MI), 6 May 1848, page 2page 2  The Algoma The Grand River papers are bragging greatly at the arrival on their river of the steamer Algoma, an old boat that has been running on the St. Joseph river since the year one, and was sold at last by its owners to some Grand River customer. The Eagle of the 29th ult., says - "Her ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 10, 1848 
TextNewspapers    Early Trade in Oswego Although the present trade of Oswego is principally of modern growth, its commencements are of an ancient character and its history extends through a period of more than 200 years. In 1603 the French settled Montreal and soon after established trading posts through the ...

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