The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a scene from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
John Furlong on his cabin door 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a scene from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. "John Furlong, finding his cabin door will not support two, is compelled to relinquish it to Gough, who was afterwards lost"
The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of Captain John Wilson, who was lost in the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. "The late Captain John Wilson, of the steamer LADY ELGIN from a photograph by Alschuler"
Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of two rescuers working in the surf along the shore of Lake Michigan trying to recover those escaping from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN. "Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives in the surf to rescue the drowning people"
Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of Captain John (Jack) Wilson, who was lost in the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan along with many others on this raft. "Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, Boys, look out for breakers ahead!"
The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of the schooner Augusta with the grain elevators of Chicago in the background, in the days after she had collided with steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. "The Schooner AUGUSTA in port at Chicago, after the collision with the steamer LADY ELGIN -- From a...
The steamer LADY ELGIN lying at her wharf at Chicago 
ImageComments  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of the steamboat LADY ELGIN of the Chicago, Milwaukee and Lake Superior Line, lying at her wharf in Chicago, the day before her loss on Lake Michigan. "The steamer LADY ELGIN lying at her wharf at Chicago -- From a photograph taken the day previous to the...
Dreadful collision on Lake Michigan 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   ..."Dreadful collision on Lake Michigan, between the Mail steamer LADY ELGIN and the schooner AUGUSTA, Sept. 8 1860."...
Steamer [New] York at Lewiston 
Image  c1860  Stereoview of the American Steamboat Company steamboat NEW YORK at Lewiston before the Civil War. The NEW YORK was moved off the lakes in 1861 and was used for transport on the Atlantic coast during the American Civil War. The label is in error simply identifying her as the "York" as "New York"...
Niagara River, Lewiston 
Image  c1860  Stereoview of the American Steamboat Company steamboat NEW YORK at Lewiston on the Niagara River before the Civil War. The NEW YORK was moved off the lakes in 1861 and was used for transport on the Atlantic coast during the American Civil War. "515 - Niagara River, Lewiston" "Niagara Falls" ...
ADMIRAL at "Gaspe Bay" 
Image  c1860  Photograph of the Canadian government steamboat ADMIRAL in Gaspé Bay. A series of flags can be seen both forward and aft. Sailors can be seen in both sets of rigging. A brigantine lies against the quay. ADMIRAL was built in 1842 at the Niagara Harbour and Dock Company and operated on Lake...
Quebec from Middle of River 
Image  c1860  Stereoview of the former Royal Mail Line steamboat MAGNET lying alongside a second steamboat on the waterfront of Quebec City. The Citadel is visible on the top of the heights. A full-rigged ship lies on her bow. "No. 500 Quebec from Middle of River With the Saguenay Steamer "Magnet."-- Captain...
J.M. JONES 
Image  c1860  Stereoview of tug towing a three-masted schooner in the ice. A hand-written note on the reverse identifies the schooner as the J. M. JONES of the Lake Erie Winter Line. "American Scenery" " Stereoscopic Studies" Hand-written: "Lake Erie Winter Line" "J. M. Jones"
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 29, 1860 
TextNewspapers    The ship carpenters and caulkers of Buffalo are on strike, the object of which is to force employers to pay cash instead of orders. ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1860 
TextNewspapers    ... List of Vessels Laid up at Oswego. The following is a list of the vessels laid up at this port for the winter of 1858-1860. We have separated the grain vessels trading between this port and the Upper Lakes, from those which are usually employed in our Canadian trade, showing the capacity of the ......
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 13, 1860 
TextNewspapers    The Launch Yesterday. - A large concourse of our citizens assembled yesterday afternoon, in the vicinity of the ship yard of George Goble to witness the launch of the new vessel then on the stocks. Everything being in readiness, the vessel, gaily decorated with flags, the word was given, and...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 13, 1860 
TextNewspapers    Marine Railway. - Mr. George Goble has leased the marine railway and shipyard at the foot of West First and Second streets for a term of five years, and we are happy to see is doing an active business this Spring. The railway is in first-rate condition, and Mr. Goble is prepared to execute ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 13, 1860 
TextNewspapers    The Launch. - The weather came off auspiciously yesterday for the launch of the new vessel just completed by Mr. George Goble, at the foot of West Fourth street. The wind was light at the time, and off the land, so that the Lake was very calm. Expecting, therefore, that the launch would come...
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 3, 1860 
TextNewspapers    Vessel Building and Repairing. - We should have sooner noticed the transfer of the Marine Railway Ship Yard, to the possession of Mr. George Goble. There is no yard possessing superior advantaged to this, and we are glad that Mr. Goble is the possessor, for his long experience and untiring ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., May 22, 1860 
TextNewspapers    Riot On Board A Schooner - Last evening quite an excitement was caused upon the dock by a difficulty which took place among the crew of the schooner W.S. Nelson, the circumstances of which are as follows: A sailor was shipped by Capt. Parker, Shipping Agent, and after signing articles, ...

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