The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Syracuse Standard (Syracuse, NY), Jan. 18, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Old Times Capt. Robert Hugunin states in a communication in the Chicago Press, that in the year 1803 and 1804 the first American vessel was built on Lake Ontario. She was 50 feet keel, 20 feet beam and 6 feet hold, and called the Fair American. She was built at Oswego, schooner-rigged, with a...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , March 1, 1854 
TextNewspapers    ... by them; and it will remain impressed on the memory as one of the noble acts characteristic of the class of men of whom my husband was once among the number. Hoping your wives and children will long be protected by you, I subscribe myself, Yours, &c. , Helen Cochran. Oswego, Feb. 27, 1854...
Rochester Union (Rochester, NY), April 5, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Come To A Base Use. -- An eventful History. - We notice in the Democrat of this morning a statement that the propeller Ontario has recently landed a cargo of slaves on the coast of Cuba. The Ontario is a Rochester vessel, and has run an eventful career thus far. She was built at the Upper ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Sat. , April 22, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The Great West, which was launched on Thursday from the ship yard of James A. Baker, has a new kind of steering wheel which is, we believe, superior to anything yet introduced on vessels here, as it obviates the necessity of having two or three men at the helm in rough weather. One man on a ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Thursday, April 27, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Loss Of A Schooner, And Its Crew On Lake Ontario. -- We alluded a few days since, to the washing ashore of the body of a lad, near Pultneyville, and stated the suppositions in regard to the identity of the deceased lad and the cause of his death. - We learn that he was the son of Michael ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 6, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Anniversary of the Capture of Oswego On the 6th day of May, 1814, forty years ago to-day, Oswego was captured by a British naval and land force, after a gallant defense by a small force of soldiers and marines. On the preceding day, May 5th, a British naval force consisting of their whole ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 10, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The New Dredge Boat built at this port for the Government is completed, and we understand is about to be tested for delivery to the Agent of the Government, Col. Turnbull, who is now expected here daily, for the purpose. We also understand that the Dredge is to be taken to Little Sodus to be ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 15, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Loss Of The Schooner Ardelia, And All hands. - The entire loss of this vessel and all hands, is now beyond doubt, and none of her crew remain to tell the cause of the melancholy catastrophe. Her owner, Mr. Butler, received intelligence on Saturday, that the body of his son had been found on...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 17, 1854 
TextNewspapers    ... From the Syracuse Journal Oswego, May 13, 1854. Oswego is emphatically the Queen city of the Lake. In a commercial point of view, she is considered one of the most important ports on the chain of lakes. In the receipts of wheat and lumber, and shipments of flour and lumber, Oswego takes the ......
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 23, 1854, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 23, 1854, page 1page 1  PROPELLER ON FIRE - This forenoon, about 11 o'clock, the propeller Genesee Chief, lying at the wharf of Rawsons, Foot & Curtis, took fire in her upper works, and but for prompt action would have been consumed. The early discovery and extinguishment of the flames prevented material damage. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Apr 1854, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Apr 1854, page 1page 1  Column 2
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 17 May 1854, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 17 May 1854, page 3page 3  Column 1
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 8 Jul 1854, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 8 Jul 1854, page 3page 3  Column 1
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Dec 1854 
TextNewspapers    VESSELS IN PORT. - Navigation is pretty much closed up for this season. The weather has been more severe both for wind and cold than it has been for several seasons at this timeof the year. Vessels are mostly stripped, and all are being prepared to sleep out the winter. We do not hear of any...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 31, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The Sault St. Marie Canal . - The Cleveland Plaindealer gives the following description of the Canal, which is to connect Lake Huron with Lake Superior : The length of the excavation, from water to water, is 4,340 feet, to whichis added the pier below, 308 feet long, and the pier...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Thurs., April 7, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Loss of a Schooner and its Crew on Lake Ontario. - We alluded, a few days since, to the washing ashore of the body of a lad, near Pultneyville and stated the suppositions in regard to the identity of the deceased lad and the cause of his death. We learn that he was the son of Michael ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 6, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Anniversary of the Capture of Oswego On the 6th day of May, 1814 , forty years ago to-day, Oswego was captured by a British naval and land force, after a gallant defense by a small force of soldiers and marines. On the preceding day, May 5th, a British naval force consisting of their whole...
United Empire (Toronto, ON), Friday, Nov. 24, 1854 
TextNewspapers    DISASTERS ON LAKE ONTARIO. - Five vessels went ashore in a gale on Monday, to the east in sight of Presqu'Isle Harbour. The EDITH, of Hamilton,laden with 4,000 bushels of wheat, sunk, her deck two feet under water. The FOREST QUEEN, of Oakville, from Lake Erie, laden with staves, her...
Cleveland Morning Leader (Cleveland, OH), Tuesday, August 1, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The propeller BOSTON was run into, Saturday night, by the brig PLYMOUTH, off "Devil's Nose," Lake Ontario, and sank in deep water. Fifteen of the crew are known to have been saved, but it is probable some were drowned. The BOSTON was running in Chamberlain, Crawford & Co.'s Line, and was ...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), Thursday, August 3, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The Propeller " BOSTON," was sunk in thirty fathoms of water, by collision with the bark PLYMOUTH, off Devil's Nose, on Lake Ontario, on the night of the 28th. inst., at twelve o'clock. Passengers and crew all saved in the small boats. Insured for $8,500: in the Northwestern $5,000 ; in...

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