The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Feb. 10, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Ship Yards - Quite a number of new vessels are on the stocks in this city. We noticed yesterday that Mr. Rogers has three in his yard, at the foot of West Third street. One of them is a very handsome model, after that of the Young America, which has attracted so much attention, except a ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Feb. 19, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Underwriters' Tariff for Lake Navigation. - The Underwriters' Convention at Buffalo, last week, says the Commercial, adopted the following tariff: - On hulls for navigation of all lakes, and to Montreal. First class sail vessel less than 200 tons, season 6 ½ year, year 7. From 200 to ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 17, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Broke Away. -- Yesterday afternoon the coffer dam constructed by Mr. James A. Baker, for the purpose of repairing his Ship Railway, gave away in the centre, and in a few minutes the whole area was filled with water again. This is unfortunate and will make considerable expense in repairing the...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, March 23, 1855 
TextNewspapers    First Arrivals. We had two arrivals of sail vessels yesterday, the first of the season. The first was the schooner Caroline, Capt. Ewart, from Coburg, with 1,330 barrels of flour and 303 bags of peas, consigned to the Canadian house of R. S. Perry. The Caroline was the last arrive and the ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Complete and Sudden Wreck. - Yesterday morning a section of the old coffer dam below the lower bridge which has remained since completion of the canal basin, gave way owing to the pressure of the high water in the river, and a tremendous torrent was thrown in among a crowd of canal boats, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1855 
TextNewspapers    A Launch. - Our enterprising ex-Alderman of the First Ward, Thos. Dobbie, Esq., has just finished a new and beautiful steam tug designed for service in our harbor. - This is the third tug Mr. D. has built in about two years for our harbor. The first, the N. Robbins, will go to St. Clair Flats,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 14, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The ship yards of Messrs. Rogers & Crocket, and Baker are very lively just now. The former gentlemen have about 80 men at work on two large vessels drawing rapidly to a finished state, and which are to be launched in from one to three weeks. And Mr. Baker has the John Potter on the Marine ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, May 1, 1855 
TextNewspapers    A Launch. - Ald. Rogers launched a noble schooner yesterday afternoon in the presence of a large number of people. She is named the Ocean Eagle, and is worthy of her title. She looms up like an ocean packet. Her dimensions are 122 feet length of keel, 24 1/2 feet beam, 10 feet hold, and is to...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 2, 1855 
TextNewspapers    A Launch. - The new vessel built by Messrs. Rogers & Crockett, for Henry M. Ames Esq. , was launched on Saturday afternoon, after six o'clock, in beautiful style. She is of the same model as the Young America, built by Mr. Rogers last season for Mr. Ames, and will carry 15,000 bushels of ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , May 15, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Our harbor yesterday present an animated appearance. A large number of vessels were in port discharging cargoes, and the east side of the river was literally blockaded with canal boats and vessels together, waiting to receive loads and to discharge. An exciting scene occurred about 10 o'clock...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), July 15, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Steamer Queen of the West. - We learn from the Hamilton Spectator that the fire which destroyed this fine steamer broke out in the stoker's room, very soon after the boat had made fast and the passengers had all left. It is fortunate that the calamity did not happen sooner, as many lives...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, July 26, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Messrs. Lewis & Baker of this city, have now on the stocks, at the shipyard, a new vessel of the following dimensions: - Length of keel, 128 feet; length over all 135 feet; breadth of beam, 25 1/2 feet; depth of hold 10 1/2 feet. She is designed for the Upper Lakes trade, and is estimated to ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, July 27, 1855 
TextNewspapers    More New Vessels. - A new vessel, the "Andrew Cornwall," hailing from Pultneyville, made her appearance in our harbor a few days since. She was built by Mr. H. Doveil, at Sodus, for Captain Edmund Todd, of Pultneyville. She is a fine, tidy craft of about the capacity of 8,000 bushels. Another...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 11, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Schooner "Barbarian." - We took occasion yesterday to view this new vessel, built by A. Miller & Co. , and owned by the enterprising house of Smith & Post of this city. She is really a staunch and noble craft, arched and extra fastened, and ranks at the top of the column of vessels ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Sept.2, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Launch of the Brig W. Lewis On Saturday morning, at 10 o'clock, a new brig named after one of her owners, Wm. Lewis, Esq. , of this city, was launched from the shipyard of Ald. Charles Rogers. A large number of spectators had collected to witness the event, and the launch was accomplished in a...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 8, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Western Suburb - The Swail - New Ship Yard. - We were surprised to observe the improvement going on in the western suburb of the city, while taking a short stroll yesterday. What is known as the "swail," purchased last season by Messrs Buckhout & Dolloway, is the point to which we ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 15, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Two New Vessels, made their first appearance in our harbor on Thursday night. One is the Lucy J. Latham, with a cargo of corn, from Toledo. She was built by J. P. Gay & Co. , of Milan, and her dimensions are --118 ft. 6 inches keel, 24 ft. 10 inches beam, and 11 feet depth of hold. The ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 15, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Some years ago Capt. Child commanded the Oneida, on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence. It was the custom, in those days, for the steamer to call at Oak Point whenever a signal-light was shown, indicating that passengers wished to go on. On a dark and stormy night the signal was shown, and the ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday,  Sept. 16, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Improvement of Baker's Marine Railway. - Mr. James A. Baker is engaged in extensive improvements in his Marine or Ship Railway, at the foot of First Street, preparatory to increasing his already extended business. He has constructed a coffer dam from Carrington's Warehouse to the dock, and is...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Sept. 18, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Three New Vessels. - Ald. Rogers has just laid the keel of a new vessel in his ship yard, foot of First street, which will be followed by those of two others immediately. The first is a fine modeled craft, somewhat after the style of the Young America and W. Lewis, but will be about, but will...

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