The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 1, 1865 
TextNewspapers    A Faithless Pair. -- Last fall, soon after the close of navigation, a man and woman of respectable appearance arrived in this city, and engaged board at the house of a respectable widow lady who resides on the east side of the river. The woman had with her a certificate of membership and good...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 13, 1865 
TextNewspapers    Launch of the "Fred. Wheeler" - The new tug boat built at Goble's Ship Yard for Mr. Morgan Wheeler was successfully launched this morning in the presence of a large crowd of spectators. She slid gracefully off the ways, and sits the water like a duck. She was christened "Fred. Wheeler" with...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 24, 1865 
TextNewspapers    The KNIGHT TEMPLAR, a new vessel built by Geo. Goble, was successfully launched today. Her dimensions are 136 ft. keel, 26 ft. 2 inches beam, and 11 ft. 6 inches holf, and she will carry about 18,000 bu. of grain through the Welland Canal. She is owned by Geo. Goble, her enterprising builder,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 21, 1865 
TextNewspapers    The Steamer "Prairie State" on Fire in the Harbor. ________ Narrow Escape of the Passengers ________ Children Thrown from the Upper Decks into the Arms of the Rescuers! ________ The Northern Transportation Company's propeller Prairie State, Capt.. Knapp, arrived at this port this morning...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 2, 1865 
TextNewspapers    The Prairie State Passengers. - The passengers of the Prairie State, which took fire at the dock yesterday, were sent on their way rejoicing this morning. During their short detention here, they were taken care of by the Northern Transportation Company, who have a prompt way of doing business....
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, July 4, 1865 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Sardinian, which was driven against the Island in our harbor last fall, and lost at the time a large portion of her cargo of peas, has been on the Dry Dock of George Goble during the season, and undergone thorough repairs. She will be launched tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock. The...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 15, 1865 
TextNewspapers    Launch of the "Sardinian." - At 9 o'clock this morning another vessel - the third from this yard this season - was launched from the yard of Messrs. Goble & Macfarlane, the affair proving in every way a success. A goodly number of people witnessed the launch, and the "Sardinian" found her ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 15, 1865 
TextNewspapers    ..., 1865," we make the following quotation, which we commend to the attention of all whom it may concern: "And if any carrier or other person, who shall have received any advance for the cost or price of freight upon any property received or to be received for transportation or carriage, or who...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 15, 1865 
TextNewspapers    Launch . - Yesterday afternoon at 3:30 the new and beautiful schooner "Rising Star" was launched from the yard of Messrs. Kitts & Chandler, her builders. A large crowd of people assembled to witness the launch, and at the time appointed she gracefully glided into her native element, and now ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Sept. 21, 1865 
TextNewspapers    A New Steamer. - We had the pleasure of viewing the new and elegant Propeller "Lowell" which arrived at this port today, it being her first trip. She was built for, and is now owned by the Northern Transportation Company, and they may well be proud of her. She is, without any exception, the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Sept. 23, 1865 
TextNewspapers    New Tug. - The fine new tug Maria Melvin arrived here to-day, and will remain in this harbor during the fall. She is one of the handsomest and staunchest crafts of the kind that has been seen in our waters. She was built at Buffalo in June last, and is 60 feet long, 15 1/4 beam, 23 tons ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Sept. 25, 1865 
TextNewspapers    Loss of the Propeller Buckeye - By a telegram received in this city this morning, we learn that the Northern Transportation Co.'s propeller "Buckeye" struck a rock in the St. Lawrence River yesterday, among the Thousand Islands, and sunk in 70 feet of water. It is also stated that seven...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct.  3, 1865 
TextNewspapers    Launch. - According to announcement the launch of the new canal boat built by Samuel Miller for Messrs. Wright & Penfield, took place yesterday afternoon at about half past 4 o'clock. All things being ready, at the word she was lowered to the ways, and instantly plunged into her native ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Fri., Oct. 6, 1865 
TextNewspapers    The Canal Boat General Slocum cleared for New York this morning, her cargo consisting of 1,030 bushels of barley - weight about 242 tons - the largest cargo paying the heaviest toll, ever cleared from this port. Captain Penfield expects to re-clear at New York for Philadelphia. The splendid...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 5, 1865 
TextNewspapers    A Gale On The Lake. - The most severe gale of the season was experienced yesterday. It sprung up from the north-west about 6 o'clock in the morning, accompanied with rain and snow, and increased in fury with the progressing hours. The lake was lashed into a perfect foam, the huge waves being...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 30 Aug 1865 
TextNewspapers    NEW IRON FERRY STEAMER - The propeller St. Lawrence arrived at Windsor on Monday morning, from Montreal direct, with a portion of the iron for the new ferry steamer which the Messrs. Jenkins* have contracted to build for the Great Western Railway Company. The above iron plate is now being ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 26 Sep 1865 
TextNewspapers    THE NEW IRON STEAMER _______ An Enterprise of Much Commercial Importance _______ A Ferry Capable of Transporting a Train of Cars Across the River _______ There was never greater commercial activity throughout the country than at present. Commercial conventions have been and are being...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Dec 1865 
TextNewspapers    ... MARINE DISASTERS FOR 1865 _______ Full Particulars of the Disasters for Each Month of the Year _______ An Unusually Large Record _______ Below will be found our usual annual statement of disasters for the season just closed, which have been collect from the files of the different exchanges ......
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 24, 1865 
TextNewspapers    The steamer MICHIGAN featured in this article was a 198 foot, 642-ton sidewheeler built at Detroit in 1847. The two gentlemen mentioned were shipping and lumber tycoon Oliver Newberry and Captain John Stewart, the vessel's longtime skipper. As they say, there was life in the old girl yet....
Niles Republican (Niles, MI), 25 March 1865 
TextNewspapers    Wreck at St. Joseph . We learn by Mr. S. Griffin of this city, who was an eye witness, that the schooner Whip , Capt. Nelson Blenn , of Milwaukee , in attempting to enter the harbor at St. Joseph, missed the pier and went ashore about eighty rods north of the pier. Five men and one woman...
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(Cutter) (1) A. A. Cornwell (Schooner) (1) A. Baensch (Schooner) (1) A. L. Griffin (Propeller) (1) A. P. Nichols (Bark) (1) Acme (Propeller) (1) Acorn. (Bark) (1) Ada (Propeller) (1) Advance (Schooner) (1) Almira (Schooner) (1) Alvord (Schooner) (1) American Union (Bark) (1) Ann Maud (Schooner) (1) Araxes (Propeller) (1) Arctic (Propeller) (1) Arrow (Schooner) (1) B. G. Allen (Schooner) (1) Banner (Brig) (1) Barges (4) Barks (18) Black Hawk (Schooner) (1) Boat & ship industry (1) Bonnie Maggie (Steamboat) (1) Brand (Propeller) (1) Brigs (8) Britannia (Schooner) (1) British Queen (Schooner) (1) Brockville (Propeller) (1) Buckeye (Propeller) (1) C. J. Roeder (Schooner) (1) C. Y. Richmond (Schooner) (1) Canada (Schooner) (1) Canada (steamboat) (1) Canal boats (2) Canopus (Brig) (1) Carrier (Bark) (1) Cascade (Schooner) (1) Celt (Scow) (1) Charles Mears (Propeller) (1) Charles Sumner (Scow) (1) City of Toledo (steamboat) (1) Clara Parker (Schooner) (1) Clipper City (Schooner) (1) Clyde (Schooner) (1) Colonist (Propeller) (1) Columbia (Schooner) (1) Columbian (Schooner) (1) Comely (Schooner) (1) Comet (Propeller) (1) Commodore Perry (Cutter) (2) Conquest (Schooner) (2) Corinthian (Schooner) (1) Corinthian (steamboat) (1) Cornwell (Schooner) (2) Cutters (6) Czar (Schooner) (1) D. O. Dickinson (Schooner) (1) Dart (Steamboat) (1) Dauntless (Schooner) (1) David Dall (Schooner) (1) Day Spring (Propeller) (1) Dean Richmond (Propeller) (1) Dolphin (Scow) (2) E. C. Blish (Schooner) (1) E. C. Roberts (Schooner) (1) E. W. Cross (Brig) (1) East (Propeller) (1) Edith (Schooner) (1) Elizabeth (Schooner) (2) Empire (Barge) (3) General Sherman (Propeller) (2) General Slocum (Canal boat) (2) Genoa (Schooner) (3) H. G. Williams (Scow) (2) Illinois (Propeller) (2) International (Schooner) (2) J. McCullough (Scow) (2) J. P. Ward (Steamboat) (2) John Sherman (Cutter) (2) Kingston (steamboat) (2) Knight Templar (Schooner) (2) Marion Egan (Schooner) (2) Meteor (Propeller) (2) Mohawk (Steamboat) (2) N. M. Standart (Brig) (2) North (Propeller) (2) Pewabic (Propeller) (2) Propellers (49) Russian (Schooner) (2) Samson (Propeller) (2) Sardinian (Schooner) (2) Schooners (104) Scows (6) Sheridan (Propeller) (2) Shipwrecks (3) Steamboats (23) Tugs (7) Union (Schooner) (2) Wings of the Morning (Schooner) (2) Wirralite (Bark) (2)
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