The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1857  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 18, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Capt. P.P. Wright's New Steam Tug. - This new craft which has been built the past winter for Capt. Wright by Alderman Rogers, is now nearly completed and ready to launch, and will be consigned to her proper element at 4 o'clock this afternoon. She is one of the finest models of this specie of...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 9, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Tugs. - Peter P. Wright's new tug is nearly complete, so far as the hull is concerned. It is very staunchly built, of beautiful model, and will do credit to Rogers, her builder. The machinery, which is to be constructed by Talcott & Underhill, is being finished up with all practicable ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 20, 1857 
TextNewspapers    That Supper. - The re-union given at Mooney's on Monday evening, after the launch of the new tug, was a very pleasant affair. Geo. Talcott, the builder of the engines and boiler, and Ald. Rogers, the builder of the tug, and Capt. Wright, the owner, made brief and appropriate speeches, and ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., June 11, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Peter P. Wright's New Tug. - The new steam tug "H. Perry, Jr." made a short experimental trip yesterday morning, on the Lake. her boiler had been fired up but a few times, and owing to the "foaming" only a small head of steam was raised, not exceeding thirty pounds, and sometimes below that,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, June 14, 1857 
TextNewspapers    New Steam Tugs. - The new tug boat Ontario, built in Philadelphia, arrived here on Wednesday. Another new tug is also to arrive shortly from the same place. She is considerably larger than any tug now in the harbor, and will arrive from sea via the St. Lawrence river. Both of the new boats are...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 22, 1857 
TextNewspapers    The New Tugs. - The tug boat Ontario, which arrived here last week, is now fitting up at Miller's yard, and will be out in a few days. She is a fine model, and was built throughout bat Philadelphia, expressly for the owner in this city, Capt. R. Stearns, who is to be the commander. Another...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 22, 1857 
TextNewspapers    The U.S. Dredge. - Lieut. Col. J.D. Graham, General Superintendent of Lake Harbors, has ordered the U.S. Dredge Ontario to Sodus Bay, Wayne county, for the improvement of the channel to that harbor. This will be cheering news to all persons in the navigation of our Lake. The Dredge will leave...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 23, 1857 
TextNewspapers    The Divers on Lake Ontario. - The Rochester Union learns that a party of divers are now engaged in recovering the cargoes of sunken steamers in Lake Ontario. The propeller "J.W. Brooks," which went down in a gale with all on board, has been found in eighty feet of water, three miles from False...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 27, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Launch. - Ald. Dobbie's new tug boat on the stocks above the bridge, will be launched into her future element this afternoon, at 3 o'clock precisely. The new craft is generally remarked to be a neat and beautiful model, and if she does not make a clipper after she gets into the water, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 16, 1857 
TextNewspapers    A Friendly Trial Between The Tugs Ontario and H. Perry, Jr. - last evening at about 7 o'clock, the tugs Ontario and H. Perry, Jr., had a friendly trial of speed in the Lake. The two tugs started abreast from the tug Bloore in front of the West Pier and run about four miles out and back. The...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 28, 1857 
TextNewspapers    The propeller J. W. Brooks, which went down in a gale on Lake Ontario last Fall, with all on board, has been partially raised by a company of divers, and was towed down to Garden Island, opposite Kingston, in a submerged state, on Sunday morning, where she now lies in 25 feet of water. The dives...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 6, 1857 
TextNewspapers    A Scrap of History. _______ Oswego At The End Of The Last Century _______ From the first discovery of the place by the French, Oswego has a history running back more than two hundred years, which is becoming a subject of inquiry, investigation and of increasing interest, in a ratio ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 18, 1857 
TextNewspapers    The six new revenue cutters, built for the Government at Milan, have been towed to Sandusky and laid up for the winter. The Register says, these cutters are put together in the most substantial of any vessels ever built on the lakes. The woods used are exclusively oak and Long Island locust, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 24, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Origin of the Name "Ontario." - As the word Ontario, like most American titles, is of Indian origin, the significance and derivation of the word is not generally know, though its definition has been variously rendered by writers of ingenious and fertile imagination, and of course, like all ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Wrecked. - About 11 o'clock on Sunday night, the Canadian schooner Christiana, while entering the harbor, carried away her gaftt-topsail and parted her main throat halyards, and becoming unmanageable thereby, was carried against the West pier. A strong wind was blowing from the East,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 2, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Mr. Jas. A. Baker having launched his last beautiful craft, the "James Navagh," the shipbuilding business at this port may be considered closed for the season, as other builders also, have little or no work on hand. The foot of West First street has certainly been the liveliest spot in Oswego,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Jun 1857 
TextNewspapers    Yesterday, the schooner Madiera Pet, of Guernsey, Capt. Grange, a schooner of about 120 tons, arrived here from Liverpool for Chicago. She has on board a full cargo of measurement goods, consisting of steel, iron, crockery and paints. She made the passage in 35 days, and received for freight...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 Jun 1857 
TextNewspapers    Invincible went ashore near Tawas the next summer and was given up for lost, but was later recovered and lasted until going ashore again in a gale in 1869. Knowing where you are doesn't always mean you are where you want to be.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Jun 1857 
TextNewspapers    FROM LIVERPOOL. - On Sunday last a very ordinary, dirty looking schooner, with the British ensign flying from her masthead, made her way up the river and quietly anchored off the Great Western Railway depot. She was evidently a stranger in our waters, and naturally attracted considerable ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 8 Jul 1857 
TextNewspapers    The Iceberg, which has been built for Dr. Rae to explore an undetermined portion of the coast of North America, was launched into her proper element, fully equipped for sailing, on Saturday afternoon, from the railway shipyard, in the presence of a number of spectators. Dr. Rae was not present,...
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