The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Captain James Sutherland 
Image    Captain and part owner of the Royal Mail Line Steamboat MAGNET. From a member of the family. Sutherland was killed in the Desjardins Canal bridge disaster in 1857. Illustration from Walter Lewis, "Steamboat Promotion and Changing Technology: the Careers of James Sutherland and the Magnet," ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 9, 1852 
TextNewspapers    Marine Railway. - It will be seen by a notice in another column that Mr. James A. Baker has leased the Marine Railway recently held by Mr. Weeks; and intends to carry on an extensive business in that department. We trust he will meet the encouragement and patronage which his enterprise so well...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 28, 1852 
TextNewspapers    The propeller Brooks, which went down in a gale on Lake Ontario last Fall, with all on board, has been partially raided by a company of divers, and towed down to Garden island, opposite Kingston, in a submerged state, on Sunday morning, where she now lies in 25 feet of water. The divers ...
City of Oswego Directory
 
Text  1852, page 48page 48  G. S. Weeks' Ship-Yard Situated on Lake-Street between Third and Fourth. This extensive establishment gives employment to about 100 men- a short time since a fine Steamer (the Queen of the West) of 700 tons' burthen, was launched from this yard, and they have now on the stocks, in process of ...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 13, 1852 
TextNewspapers    Launch. - The launch at the ship-yard of Miller & Co. on Saturday evening last was witnessed by a large number of citizens, and was a highly creditable affair to all concerned. The vessel glided into her future element with all the east and grace of a belle entering a ballroom. her decks ...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Tues., Aug. 31, 1852 
TextNewspapers    Another Launch. - A beautiful new vessel was launched from the ship-yard of Alderman Weeks at 3 o'clock this P.M. A large gathering of our citizens, among which were scores of ladies, assembled on the West Pier to see the vessel launched. Precisely at forty minutes past three she left her ...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 18, 1852 
TextNewspapers    Launch of the Indiana . - This vessel was not launched as announced, but this morning she "slipped her cable," and glided into her natural element as supple as a duck. The Indian was built by G. S. Weeks , for H.M. Ames of this city, and is the largest vessel ever launched at this port,...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 23, 1852 
TextNewspapers    Quick Work. - The barque Indiana , launched last Monday from the ship-yard of G.S. Weeks , has been built in the short space of forty-five days, and is the largest and best constructed vessel ever built at this port, which, by the way, turns out some of the finest craft on the western lakes....
Niles Republican (Niles, MI), 24 January 1852, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Niles Republican (Niles, MI), 24 January 1852, page 2page 2  Column 5
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 14, 1852 
TextNewspapers    Miller & Co's Ship-Yard (Miller & Co., Proprietors) This extensive establishment is situated in the Cove on the East side.It possesses excellent facilities for ship-building, &c. It furnishes emplyment to about 70 hands on an average year round. A substantial and beautiful vessel, the ...
Comet (Owen Sound, ON), Saturday April 24, 1852 
TextNewspapers    OUR HARBOUR Has been clear of ice for several days, but a strong north wind has filled it with loose ice from the North Shore of the Georgian bay. A South wind for a few hours is all that is necessary to clear out the Bay for a free navigation. We understand that the new Steamer Belle of ...
Comet (Owen Sound, ON), Saturday May 15, 1852 
TextNewspapers    We understand that the steamer Belle was at the mouth of the Saugeen (Southampton) last Wednesday, on her way to the Sault Ste. Marie. She will probably be here about Monday. The schooner Ann Jane left port last Thursday, for Toronto. The Eliza White is now loading 3, 000 bushels of wheat,...
Globe (Toronto, ON), May 27, 1852 
TextNewspapers    WRECK OF THE STEAMER BELLE From the Owen Sound Comet We regret to have to announce the wreck of the steamer Belle on Sunday night last, the 16th instant on Cape Croker in Georgian Bay, when en route to Owen Sound, and about thirty miles out. We are informed by Capt. McGregor, master of the...
Comet (Owen Sound, ON), Friday May 28, 1852 
TextNewspapers    WRECK OF THE BELLE When our last number was issued, hope was still entertained that this vessel would be in a condition to be repaired, though at a considerable expense. Now however, all hope has vanished - her larboard side is destroyed, and the northern winds since her stranding, have made her...
Comet (Owen Sound, ON), Friday June 25, 1852 
TextNewspapers    BETTER LATE THAN NEVER By an advertisement in another column it will be seen .that at length we are privileged with a steamboat on Georgian Bay. The Detroit is four times the power of the Gore , and will consequently be able to give more satisfaction. She made her first appearance last...
Comet (Owen Sound, ON), Friday July 2, 1852 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Eliza White anchored in our harbour this morning about 6 o'clock. We observe that she has on board an unprecedented amount of freight - bringing goods to our principal merchants. Our readers may expect to see advertisements stating where goods of good quality and at low prices will...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sept. 9, 1852 
TextNewspapers    ... [Advertisement] Clemow Brothers, Forwarding and Shipping Agents Of Lumber and Produce Oswego, N.Y. Feb. 19 James Clemow John Clemow Feb. 19, 1852 ......
F. W. Backus (Propeller), 1852 
TextNewspapers  1852  ... in Detroit and is fitting up for the season to run between that port and the lower lake.       Buffalo Daily Republic       Tuesday, April 13, 1852       The propeller F. W. BACKUS...
Lord Elgin (Propeller), C33457, 1852 
TextNewspapers  1852  ..., as U. S., SYRACUSE. Became Canadian 1852 and renamed LORD ELGIN. 116 x 21 x 10. DISPOSITION: -- Wrecled lake Ontario December 1856.       Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships       Inland & Coastal, 1809...
Genesee Chief (Propeller), U10243, 26 Apr 1852 
TextNewspapers  1852  ...; Sandusky Commercial Register       April 26, 1852 3-1 Steamer GENESEE CHIEF. U. S. No. 10243. Of 441.79 tons, Home port, Detroit, Mich.       Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1867     &#160...

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