The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Death Of Henry Eagle. - Another venerable citizen and prominent land mark, as it were, of our community, has been taken to his final rest. We are called upon to record the decease of Henry Eagle, who died yesterday in the 74th year of his age, after a somewhat limited illness; though his ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 31, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Fitting Out. - The fair weather has given an impulse to business in the harbor. Many vessels have already donned their summer apparel in readiness for departure to distant ports, some to the Upper Lakes and others to Canadian ports. Other vessels are undergoing a thorough coat of paint....
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 9, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Oswego And Its Business _________ Of the many branches of business in this city, the Ship yards are deserving of particular commendation and may be regarded as Institutions of Oswego. In the Way of affording employment to laborers, and trade to the merchant, they rank among the first. The ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 12, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Oswego And Its Business _______ The shipping and grain merchants represent a capital, the influence of which is felt not only at home but through the whole western country. Located in a port which affords the greatest facilities on Lake Ontario for transportation to the seaboard, or inland...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., April 13, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Death Of An Old And Valued Citizen. - It was our melancholy duty yesterday to record the death of another of our oldest , most prominent and respected citizens. Hunter Crane died at his residence, in this city, on Sunday morning, the 11th inst., between seven and eight o'clock after a...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 8, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Captain John T. Trowbridge. _______ We regret to announce to our readers the death of Capt. John T. Trowbridge, an old and respected citizen, for many years identified with the commercial interests of Oswego and Rochester, which took place in Racine County, Wisconsin, to which place he...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 8, 1858 
TextNewspapers    A New tug called the "Major Dana," formerly employed on Oneida Lake, has made her appearance in our harbor. The "Dana" is newly painted and is a neat looking craft. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., May 10, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Collision - Schooner Acadia Sunk. - On Saturday night last, the schooner L. J. Latham, which cleared from this port on Saturday evening, and the Canadian schooner Acadia came in collision on the Lake, off Little Sodus. * The Acadia had her side stove in and went down in about ten minutes. The...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 14, 1858 
TextNewspapers    "The schooner Acadia which was sunk by a collision off Little Sodus on Saturday evening (8th) was owned by Rae & Brothers, Hamilton, C. W. , and was loaded with about 6,000 bushels of wheat, from Bayfield, Lake Huron, bound for Oswego. In going down, the main mast of the Acadia caught on ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 22, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Charts Of The Harbors. - The following resolution was adopted at the meeting of the Board of Trade, yesterday morning. The importance and value of those beautifully and carefully executed Charts of our Lake harbors, got up under the immediate superintendence of Col. Graham of the Topographical...
Colborne Transcript (Colborne, ON), May 28, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Oswego _______ Those of our readers who have never had the pleasure of visiting Oswego, and who propose treating themselves to the indulgence of traveling during the coming summer, can hardly pitch upon a more interesting locality than the thriving, bustling little city whose name heads this...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), June 7, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Vessel For Labrador -- Have we a "Codfish Aristocracy" among us? So it would seem, they are decidedly "down at the mouth!" Not to be figurative, we will explain: This morning's dawn witnessed the departure of the Schooner "Charlotte" from the mouth of the Genesee, bound for the coast of ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 18, 1858 
TextNewspapers    A Morning Lake Scene. - The weather was clear and serene yesterday morning, the view upon the Lake was very fine, and the occasional cool zephyrs were peculiarly refreshing. A number of vessels were languidly moving off in the horizon, their sails flapping restlessly in the calm, and the tugs...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Aug. 20, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Robbery on the Steamer Ontario. - A young man from Kentucky, on his way to Cambridge, Mass., was robbed on the steamer Ontario, on Monday night, on his way from Lewiston to Oswego, of his wallet and $180 in Kentucky bank bills. It seems that the young man took a stateroom with the person who...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 18, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Melancholy Accident - Explosion Of the Steam Tug J. H. Bloore. - This morning about half past five o'clock, the steam tugs Robert Reid and J.H. Bloore left the harbor on the look out for vessels on the Lake, and when about three quarters of a mile out the Bloore the Bloore burst her boiler....
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1858 
TextNewspapers    EXPLOSION OF THE STEAM TUG J. H. BLOORE - FATAL ACCIDENT. - Our city was thrown into an excitement yesterday morning on account of the explosion of the steam tug J. H. Bloore. The fact as near as we can learn, are these: About half past five yesterday, the Bloore and the Robert Read,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Jan 1858 
TextNewspapers    A new steamboat of novel construction has lately been completed to run between New York and Albany, which, besides other peculiarities, has a novel method of propulsion. She is provided with a pair of oscillating engines on each side, which drive a four-bladed propeller 14 feet in diameter, ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 Apr 1858 
TextNewspapers    While purporting to mention all steamboat disasters, the article covers mainly American vessels.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Mar 1858 
TextNewspapers    A genius down at Albany has hit upon a novel invention for propelling boats. The plan is to place a large wheel at the bow to be revolved by the speed of the boat through the water, and made to operate a smaller propeller wheel at the stern, which is to be the motive power. The inventor is ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Mar 1858 

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