The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Feb. 28, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Ice In The Lake -- It is many years, we learn from old citizens, since so large a body of ice has been seen upon the Lake off this harbor, as at present. The vision of the eye, even assisted by a glass, cannot discover the water from the highest point of observation. The ice must therefore ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Feb. 28, 1856 
TextNewspapers    The Shipyards. - We took a hasty observation, yesterday, of the Shipyards of this city, and were surprised to observe the great progress that has been made upon the new vessels on the stocks, considering the unfavorable weather during this winter. There are now six noble vessels, and a steam...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 12, 1856 
TextNewspapers    ... To Seamen. Oswego, March 10, 1856 Mr. Editor - Please insert these few lines in your paper as questions to the seamen of Oswego: - First: - Suppose two vessels leave Oswego, one steering a west course, making 7 knots 2 fathoms per hour, making 4o 15' leeway, with her larboard tacks ......
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), April 17, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Ship-building. - An early stroll this morning into Ald. Roger's and Geo. Goble's ship-yards, furnished us with a little item of local interest. The click of the caulking-iron and hammer was to be heard on every side, and the greatest activity prevailed on the four large hulls which reared ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., April  18, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Our Harbor Opened. - The ice has raised the embargo on our harbor at last, - more than a month later than ever known before, even in the memory of the "oldest inhabitant. " A warm rain on Tuesday must have rotted the ice considerably, and on Tuesday night a brisk breeze from the south and ...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), April 21, 1856 
TextNewspapers    THE "GOLD HUNTER" - This fine vessel is just receiving her equipment for sea, (say the Cleveland Herald,) and is one of the finest craft ever built upon the lakes. She was built by Quayle & Martin for Mather & Co. , of Chicago, under the immediate superintendence of Capt. A. C. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Apr 23, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Quayle & Martin launched, not long since, a fore and aft schooner for Mather & Co. , Chicago. Her measure as just ascertained by the Inspector is, - length 135 38-100 feet, beam 26 3-100 feet, hold 11 29-100 feet; tons 326 84-95. She is named Gold Hunter. - Cleveland Herald, 18th. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , April 23, 1856 
TextNewspapers    On The Marine Railway. - The steamer Zimmerman, Capt. Milloy, was hauled out upon the Marine Railway of James A. Baker, Esq. , in this city, on Monday, in handsome style - This is the largest craft ever taken out here, and proves the capacity of the Railway under good management and skill....
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 25, 1856 
TextNewspapers    We were glad to meet Capt. Day, for two seasons past, commander of the U. S. Revenue Cutter Harrison, in the city again this week, having been returned to this point again. Capt. Day has formerly spent a long series of years in the South, and finds the bracing air of the north congenial to his...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), April 28, 1856 
TextNewspapers    (under "Marine News") The " Delos DeWolf ." -- This new vessel, named after the Cashier of the City Bank, has just been launched from the new ship-yard of Lee Lamoree, on the lake shore, about three-fourths of a mile above the light-house. She is a strong, beautiful vessel, and reflects...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 30, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Another Launch - Messrs. A. Miller & Co. launched a noble vessel from their yard yesterday afternoon, in the presence of an immense concourse of people. She is a monster in size and strength, but beautiful in symmetrical proportions. At the word, she moved majestically and easily from the ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 6, 1856 
TextNewspapers    New Vessels. - Three new vessels were launched in the city this afternoon: two from the ship yard of Ald. Rogers. - The brig E. W. Cross, named after Capt. Cross, an experienced and enterprising navigator of the Lakes, is built for Ald. Colborn, and is to run in the "Eagle Line" of sail ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 7, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Three Launches. - A brilliant spectacle was presented on the Lake Shore at the ship yards of Ald. Rogers, and of Goble Crockett, yesterday. Three staunch, noble, vessels were there upon the ways with their colors and signals spread to the breeze, and their sails furled waiting to glide into...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 7, 1856 
TextNewspapers    The launches yesterday called a larger attendance, particularly of ladies, than we have ever before seen. The beach and grounds in the vicinity were covered with spectators, and the greatest interest and enthusiasm manifested. The three vessels were floating on the bosom of old Ontario soon...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 14, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Launch of the Steam Tug. - The new steam tug built by Ald. Rogers, and owned by Ald. Dobbie, was launched yesterday afternoon. She went off the ways in handsome style, with all her machinery in. She sets upon the water like a duck, and lifts her magnificent prow like a proud belle. She is the...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 3, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Vessel built at Chaumont
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), June 4, 1856 
TextNewspapers    The recent disaster on Lake Erie, by which the brig Oxford was lost, should be judicially investigated, and not permitted to pass by unnoticed as was that of the reckless, and perhaps criminal, destruction of the steamer Northerner. Five human beings were drowned, or if the sinking was caused by...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), June 12, 1856 
TextNewspapers    The Schooner Challenge. This fine vessel, which was recently purchased by Government for the purpose of distributing light-house oil and stores along the lakes, is thus spoken of by the Buffalo Express: "Capt. Woodruff, of the Topographical Engineers and Light House Board, has recently ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), June 16, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Oswego Business. - The rush of freight East and West keeps our Forwarding men upon their legs days and nights, almost unceasingly. Consignments of Buffalo freight, direct from that city, are now of frequent occurrence, the detentions on the canal having accumulated such an amount at that...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), June 26, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Dust. - The city is full of dust. The street sprinkler cannot keep it down. Dust is no respector of persons; it covers the silk and lace of the nabob with as little compunction as it saturates the rags of the beggar. Dust is "democratic." Yet with dust on our clean collar - dust in our eyes -...

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