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  • Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 21 Nov 1856
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    Gale on Lake Ontario - Loss of Vessels.

    The wind commenced blowing strongly from the north-west about three o'clock yesterday (Friday) morning, and soon increased to a fearful gale, which continued with little abatement during the day.ó

    The waters of the lake were in ...

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    Gale on Lake Ontario - Loss of Vessels.

    The wind commenced blowing strongly from the north-west about three o'clock yesterday (Friday) morning, and soon increased to a fearful gale, which ...

  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 8,  1856
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    Another Vessel For Europe. - The Canadian barque Andrew Steven has been chartered to load at Chicago for Glasgow, Scotland. The Chicago and European Line is becoming an established institution. When will the "Black Ball" or "Game Cock" Line be represented at the Liverpool docks?

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    Another Vessel For Europe. - The Canadian barque Andrew Steven has been chartered to load at Chicago for Glasgow, Scotland. The Chicago and European Line is becoming an established institution. ...

  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, April 19, 1856
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  • Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, NY), Oct. 5, 1856
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    Salmon River Harbor- We notice with pleasure, that the construction of the pier and opening of the harbour at the mouth of the Salmon River, on Lake Ontario have been commenced under the direction of Lieutenant Shankland, United States Engineer. The improvement of that harbour is highly ...

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    Salmon River Harbor- We notice with pleasure, that the construction of the pier and opening of the harbour at the mouth of the Salmon River, on Lake Ontario have been ...

  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 20, 1856
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    We mentioned, a few days since, the launch of the schooner C. N. Johnson. Her dimensions are: Length of keel 138 feet 3 inches; 142 feet over all; beam 26 feet, and depth of hold 11 feet, and measures 207 feet from the end of her main to the end ...

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    We mentioned, a few days since, the launch of the schooner C. N. Johnson. Her dimensions are: Length of keel 138 feet 3 inches; 142 feet over all; beam 26 ...

  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 6, 1856
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    LAUNCHES - Bidwell, Banta & Co., launch to-day a propeller, heavy tonnage, for the Western Transportation Company. Her engine &c., was built by Sidney Shepard. She was originally built for Robt. Montgomery and S. S. Guthrie, by whom she was sold to the Company. Further particulars ...

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    LAUNCHES - Bidwell, Banta & Co., launch to-day a propeller, heavy tonnage, for the Western Transportation Company. Her engine &c., was built by Sidney Shepard. She was originally built for ...

  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856
    TextNewspaper       The small steamer W. F. CUSHING was perhaps the first steam vessel to be purchased on the East Coast for use on the lakes. She was built by Vaughan and Fisher, Philadelphia, in 1854. She was 80 feet long by 19 feet beam by 6 feet depth of hold and ...
    TextNewspaper     The small steamer W. F. CUSHING was perhaps the first steam vessel to be purchased on the East Coast for use on the lakes. She was built by Vaughan and ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856
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    NEW PROPELLER. - The Acme is the name of a fine propeller, just launched by Geo. Hardison, for C. Hitchcock & Co. Her dimensions are: Length 190 feet 10 inches; beam 33 feet 8 inches, and hold 12 feet 9 inches. She carries 775 tons. The Acme, besides being good ...

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    NEW PROPELLER. - The Acme is the name of a fine propeller, just launched by Geo. Hardison, for C. Hitchcock & Co. Her dimensions are: Length 190 feet 10 inches; ...

  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Dec 1856
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  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Dec 1856
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Dec 1856
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    p.2 MORE DISASTERS

    Toronto, Dec. 16th

    Another Wreck - The scow Cornelia, from Cleveland to this port, was beached by the violence of the gale on Sunday night, near Ashbridge's Bay, to the east of this city. She left the canal on Saturday night for Toronto, but ...

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    p.2 MORE DISASTERS

    Toronto, Dec. 16th

    Another Wreck - The scow Cornelia, from Cleveland to this port, was beached by the violence of the gale on Sunday night, near Ashbridge's Bay, ...

  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Dec 1856
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  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Dec 1856
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    Marine Intelligence

    Toronto, Dec. 13th

    The schooner Oddfellow, loaded with wood, drifted from her moorings between the Queen's and Northern Railroad wharves, stove a hole in her bow with her anchor, and sunk in 4' of water.

    The schooner Caledonia ...

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    Marine Intelligence

    Toronto, Dec. 13th

    The schooner Oddfellow, loaded with wood, drifted from her moorings between the Queen's and Northern Railroad wharves, stove a hole in her bow with her anchor, ...

  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1856
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  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Dec 1856
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  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1856
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    ADDITIONAL MARINE INTELLIGENCE

    The Young Leopard, lately ashore on the Bar, has gone to pieces.

    A vessel is ashore about three miles east of Toronto, the name of which is unknown.

    The steamer Napoleon came in contact with the Railway ...

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    ADDITIONAL MARINE INTELLIGENCE

    The Young Leopard, lately ashore on the Bar, has gone to pieces.

    A vessel is ashore about three miles east of Toronto, the name of which is ...

  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Dec 1856
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Dec 1856
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    WRECK OF THE MONARCH

    Toronto, Dec. 3rd - This ill-fated vessel, the wreck of which on the outside of the Peninsula opposite this city, we mentioned on Monday, was still lying stranded yesterday evening, and it is much to be feared that the exceeding ...

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    WRECK OF THE MONARCH

    Toronto, Dec. 3rd - This ill-fated vessel, the wreck of which on the outside of the Peninsula opposite this city, we mentioned on Monday, was ...

  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Dec 1856
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    p.2 Sleighing at Kingston - "....Navigation in the outer harbor has almost entirely ceased, but the Cape Vincent steamer is still on he daily route."

    ANOTHER STEAMER LOST !

    STEAMER MONARCH A TOTAL WRECK

    The new steamer ...

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    p.2 Sleighing at Kingston - "....Navigation in the outer harbor has almost entirely ceased, but the Cape Vincent steamer is still on he daily route."

    ANOTHER STEAMER LOST !

  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Dec 1856
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