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  • "Diving With and Without Armor."
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 27 Oct 1860    

    "Diving With and Without Armor." - This is the title of a pamphlet containing the submarine exploits of J.B. Green, the celebrated diver, who is now in this city. It purports to give a history of the adventures of Mr. Green, and although its style is not particularly perspicuous, the ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 27 Oct 1860  

    "Diving With and Without Armor." - This is the title of a pamphlet containing the submarine exploits of J.B. Green, the celebrated diver, who is now in this city. It ...

  • Fickle Fortune
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 18 Sep 1860    

    Fickle Fortune. - Most of our readers will remember the famous diver and sub-marine explorer of the lakes. The individual was originally a resident of Oswego, and for some years obtained his livelihood by odd jobs and laboring upon the docks. He finally became somewhat noted about town ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 18 Sep 1860  

    Fickle Fortune. - Most of our readers will remember the famous diver and sub-marine explorer of the lakes. The individual was originally a resident of Oswego, and for some years ...

  • Cape Vincent Gazette (Cape Vincent, NY), 5 Apr 1860
    TextNewspaper       Orvis Westcott, of Sackets Harbor, has been appointed Keeper of the Lighthouse on Horse Island, near that place, vice Capt. Samuel McNitt, removed. Capt. McNitt has filled the post for 30 years. he was a soldier of the war of 1812, and at the battle of Sackets Harbor was among ...
    TextNewspaper     Orvis Westcott, of Sackets Harbor, has been appointed Keeper of the Lighthouse on Horse Island, near that place, vice Capt. Samuel McNitt, removed. Capt. McNitt has filled the post for ...
  • The Catastrophe of the Globe
    NewspaperText  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), 10 Nov 1860, p. 1     The Catastrophe of the Globe

    The shocking casualty, the explosion of the propeller Globe, was still too fresh in mind yesterday, not to be the most prominent topic of attention and interest yesterday. Very many hair-breadth escapes are noted and brought forward. It is singular to ...

    NewspaperText  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), 10 Nov 1860, p. 1   The Catastrophe of the Globe

    The shocking casualty, the explosion of the propeller Globe, was still too fresh in mind yesterday, not to be the most prominent topic of attention ...

  • Appalling Calamity
    NewspaperText  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), 9 Nov 1860, p. 1     APPALLING CALAMITY _______ The Propeller Globe Blown Up. _______ Fearful Effects of the Explosion _______ Sixteen Lives Supposed Lost. _______ Seven Bodies Recovered _______ Particulars of the Catastrophe. _______ Scenes ...
    NewspaperText  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), 9 Nov 1860, p. 1   APPALLING CALAMITY _______ The Propeller Globe Blown Up. _______ Fearful Effects of the Explosion _______ Sixteen Lives Supposed Lost. _______ Seven Bodies Recovered _______ Particulars of the Catastrophe. _______ Scenes ...
  • Terrible Explosion of the Steamer Globe at Chicago
    Newspaper  Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 24 Nov 1860, p. 5, column 1     Terrible Explosion of the Steamer Globe at Chicago

    It is our painful duty to-day to illustrate on e of those appalling catastrophes which has rendered Western travelling so dangerous, and, we fear, from what we have read in the local papers, that it was the result of the grossest ...

    Newspaper  Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 24 Nov 1860, p. 5, column 1   Terrible Explosion of the Steamer Globe at Chicago

    It is our painful duty to-day to illustrate on e of those appalling catastrophes which has rendered Western travelling so dangerous, and, ...

  • Accident to the Northerner
    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Republican, 4 Sep 1860, p. 2    

    ACCIDENT TO THE NORTHERNER.--The steamer Northerner, on her last downward trip broke her shaft and will be delayed for two or three weeks repairing. We understand the Passport will take her place on the line.

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    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Republican, 4 Sep 1860, p. 2  

    ACCIDENT TO THE NORTHERNER.--The steamer Northerner, on her last downward trip broke her shaft and will be delayed for two or three weeks repairing. We understand the Passport will take ...

  • Explosion of the Propeller Foss
    NewspaperText  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Jul 1860, p. 4    

    EXPLOSION OF THE PROPELLER FOSS.--The propeller R. H. Foss, which left this port evening before last for Muskegon, exploded her boiler when about fifteen miles out. She was running under only 75 pounds of steam at the time, and no cause can be assigned for the explosion. One fireman was ...

    NewspaperText  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Jul 1860, p. 4  

    EXPLOSION OF THE PROPELLER FOSS.--The propeller R. H. Foss, which left this port evening before last for Muskegon, exploded her boiler when about fifteen miles out. She was running under ...

  • Another Steamboat Explosion
    NewspaperText  Chicago Daily Herald, 30 Jun 1860, p. 3    

    ANOTHER STEAMBOAT EXPLOSION.--The Prop. R. H. Foss, hence yesterday evening for Muskegon, when about 15 miles out, and running under 75 lbs. of steam, burst her boiler, scalding the fireman badly, and several of the deck hands slightly.

    No cause can be assigned for the explosion, as her ...

    NewspaperText  Chicago Daily Herald, 30 Jun 1860, p. 3  

    ANOTHER STEAMBOAT EXPLOSION.--The Prop. R. H. Foss, hence yesterday evening for Muskegon, when about 15 miles out, and running under 75 lbs. of steam, burst her boiler, scalding the fireman ...

  • Arrival of the Northern Light
    NewspaperText  Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 11 Jun 1860, p. 3     Arrival of the Northern Light

    The steamer Northern Light arrived from Lake Superior yesterday, having left Ontonagon on Tuesday, the 5th.

    The Iron City broke her shaft at the Sault on Friday morning, and lost one wheel. A new wheel has been ordered ...

    NewspaperText  Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 11 Jun 1860, p. 3   Arrival of the Northern Light

    The steamer Northern Light arrived from Lake Superior yesterday, having left Ontonagon on Tuesday, the 5th.

    The Iron City broke her shaft at the Sault ...

  • The Iron City
    NewspaperText  Cleveland Leader (Cleveland, OH), 13 Jun 1860, p. 4    

    THE IRON CITY arrived at Detroit on Monday evening, having left her cargo at the Saut.[sic] Her freight and passengers were transferred to the General Taylor. the Iron City is no in Clark's dry dock where she will receive her new wheel and shaft.

    ...
    NewspaperText  Cleveland Leader (Cleveland, OH), 13 Jun 1860, p. 4  

    THE IRON CITY arrived at Detroit on Monday evening, having left her cargo at the Saut.[sic] Her freight and passengers were transferred to the General Taylor. the Iron City is ...

  • Accident
    NewspaperText  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 May 1860    

    ACCIDENT.--While the steamer Columbia was on her way from Thunder Bay to Saginaw, and while off the Charity Islands her piston-rod broke, carrying away the cylinder-head, and otherwise disabling her machinery. She was taken in tow by the bark Adriatic, Captain Miner, and taken into Saginaw ...

    NewspaperText  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 May 1860  

    ACCIDENT.--While the steamer Columbia was on her way from Thunder Bay to Saginaw, and while off the Charity Islands her piston-rod broke, carrying away the cylinder-head, and otherwise disabling her ...

  • Steamer Columbia
    NewspaperText  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 May 1860, p. 4    

    STEAMER COLUMBIA.--The steamer Columbia arrived yesterday morning from Saginaw, having completed the repairs to her engine and machinery, which were disabled a few days since.

    She brought down 250 bbls. fish, 100,000 shingles, 6 casks ashes, a few shade trees, and some pump logs. She is ...

    NewspaperText  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 May 1860, p. 4  

    STEAMER COLUMBIA.--The steamer Columbia arrived yesterday morning from Saginaw, having completed the repairs to her engine and machinery, which were disabled a few days since.

    She brought down 250 bbls. ...

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