The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 31 Mar 1849 
TextNewspapers    ... Steamboat Lines and Appointments for the Season of 1849. We give below the various steamboat lines running in the Chicago trade, and to different points from this city, for which we are indebted for much of the information, to the Buffalo Express. We have endeavored to give the boats from this ......
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 7 May 1849 
TextNewspapers    *Port Huron **At Black R. (now Lorain ), Ohio R.C. Bristol, author of the letter extracted below, was a pioneer Lake Michigan skipper, shipbuilder and vessel owner. His commands included the brig JOHN KENZIE, the steamer NEW YORK and the schooner FLORIDA. In 1843 he built the famous steamer...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), Wednesday, June 20, 1849 
TextNewspapers    New steamer, WYOMING, 128 feet long, 16 wide on deck, drawing 12 inches water, about a hundred tons burden, and driven by two engines of 40 horse power each, has just been finished at Tunkhannock, and now runs between that place and Owego, on the Susquehanna river. -- Havana Rep. ...
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), Saturday, October 6, 1849, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), Saturday, October 6, 1849, page 2page 2  The Cleveland Herald, 3rd. inst.,says, as the propeller HERCULES was coming up last night, when off Fairport, she nearly came in collision with a three masted schooner, supposed to be the Canadian schooner GILMOUR. The captain hailed the HERCULES, said he was in a sinking condition, and wished...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 10, 1849 
TextNewspapers    What A Change! - The number of steamboats on the Upper Lakes, up to the year 1825, was one! On the opening of navigation in the spring of 1848, there were on the entire length of the lakes, 95 steamers, 45 propellers, 5 barks, 93 brigs, 548 schooners, and 128 sloops, with an aggregate tonnage...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), March 19, 1849 
TextNewspapers    ... in any action of debt, to be brought by the district attorney of the United States, in the name of the United States, in any court of competent jurisdiction. Approved, March 3, 1849. ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 16, 1849 
TextNewspapers    The Gale. - The wind has blown from West and North West for the last sixty hours, with slight variations and without abatement, accompanied with snow squalls and with a sufficient degree of cold to cover vessels with ice, where exposed to the dashing waters and raging seas. Seldom have the ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), March 19, 1849 
TextNewspapers    The Lake is open, (it has not been closed,) the harbor and river are open, the ice banks are fast disappearing from the pier and beach. the hum of preparation is heard at the docks, the vessels and the ship-yards, giving promise of the speedy resumption of business on the Lake. In a few days,...
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Friday April 13,1849. 
TextNewspapers    Marine List Arrived--- April 13 Str. Niagara Childs Lewiston " Ontario Throop Ogdens 1 box 2bbl tallow 1 iron heater 1bbl port 2 cases furniture 1 horse 7 bags seeds M. Davis & Co. Schr. Portland Van Patten Sacketts " Minerva Jennings, Dexter 4300 bags oats...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday,  April 9, 1849 
TextNewspapers    ... FOR CHICAGO The propeller MILWAUKEE, Robt. Cochran, Master, will leave for Chicago and intermediate ports, on Wednesday evening next, April 11. For passage or freight apply to DOOLITTLE & MOLLISON, Oswego, April 7th, 1849 - 4 ins. ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1849 
TextNewspapers    Correspondence of the Star. The pleasure which yesterday's trip up the lake from Oswego to this place afforded me, was so great that my feelings prompt me to make a few dotting of the same. In my frequent visits to the Falls I have found the Lake route decidedly preferable, but if the upward ...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Sat., June 2, 1849 
TextNewspapers    Strike. - The laborers engaged in repairing the break in the canal on Thursday struck for higher wages, supposing, we presume, that the necessity was so great that any demand would be yielded to at once. The contractor offered seven shillings per day and one dollar per night. Some of the crowd...
Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), Tues., June 5, 1849 
TextNewspapers    The Canal Break at Geddes The Canal break at Geddes, which has impeded canal navigation since Wednesday last, was nearly completed last night and the water will be let in this morning. Since Thursday night a large body of men have been employed day and night in repairing the break; but owing...
Schenectady Cabinet (Schenectady, NY), April 17, 1849 
TextNewspapers    New Canal Packets. - We learn from the Oneida Whig that four new Packet Boats are now building at Utica, of a size adapted to the enlarged canal. They, in connection with four other boats, will forma continuous line between this city n Syracuse; no change of boats to be made at Utica. These ...
Globe (Toronto, ON), November 22, 1849 
TextNewspapers    DISTURBANCES AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR MINES Intelligence has been received by Government from Capt. Anderson, Indian Agent, that some disturbance has occurred in the mining districts on lake Superior. The difficulty has arisen from a claim made by the Indians to the land granted, by License of the...
Globe (Toronto, ON), December 4, 1849 
TextNewspapers    LAKE SIMCOE This summer too some one or two knowing speculators went round the country bordering on lake Simcoe, and having bought all the eggs butter, cheese and such like small notiens they could obtain, conveyed them by means of the steamer Gore from Sturgeon Bay to the Mines and having ...
Globe (Toronto, ON), December 8, 1849 
TextNewspapers    THE GORE -- We trust that the fears entertained for the safety of this vessel will prove entirely unfounded. Accounts have been received of her safe arrival at Sault St Marie, which is within 45 miles from the Bruce Mines. ...
Globe (Toronto, ON), December 11, 1849 
TextNewspapers    THE INDIAN DISTURBANCES Authentic intelligence reached town last evening from the scene of disturbance at the mines of Lake Superior, and we are rejoiced to say that all fears as to the safety and comfort of the troops are entirely removed. The Gore reached Sault St Marie in perfect safety,...
Tecumseh (Steamboat), 1849 
TextNewspapers  1849  ... hundred passengers. She is commanded by Capt. Martin, who is well known on the lakes as an experienced officer.       Buffalo Daily Republic       April 12, 1849 NOTE:-- the above TECUMSEH was not a new steamer, likely rebuilt and new...
Crescent (Steamboat), C33445, 1849 
TextNewspapers  1849  ...LADY COLBORNE; CRESCENT (1850) Official Canada No. 33445. Built Montreal, Que., 1839. of about 170 tons gross, and 173 x 20 x 10. Rebuilt Montreal, Que., 1849, of about 72 tons gross and 172 x 23 x 8 and renamed CRESCENT. DISPOSITION:-- Scrapped 1871     &#160...

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