The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Feb. 5, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Cruelty to Seamen - Conviction of a Lake Captain. - The decision of the following case may be of some interest to lake men in Oswego. The Buffalo Courier says: The trial of Captain David Gibson, of the schooner George Worthington, for cruelty to seamen, which has been in progress before the...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), April 16, 1868, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), April 16, 1868, page 1page 1  *now part of Ecorse, MI
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), April 20, 1868 
TextNewspapers    ... was of the male persuasion. But to the letter: BUFFALO CITY APRIL 14TH 1868 To _______ Excuse me although a stranger to you -- I take the liberty to write you on a subject may interest you. You are aware that very many of our vessel captains are employing woman cooks on their vessels. I would also stated...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), April 28, 1868 
TextNewspapers    .... The Collectors of Customs are instructed, that previous to granting a certificate of registry, of enrollment and license, to any vessel of the United States, or previous to granting a license to any registered, enrolled or licensed vessel of the United States, July 1, 1868, her number must be marked on her main...
Oswego Daily Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 29, 1868. 
TextNewspapers    Ontario Dry Dock. - A Great Enterprise. We recently paid a visit to the Ontario Dry Dock, situated at the foot of West First street, which has been completed and is now in course of operation. This work is owned by F.G. Carrington, and was commenced a year ago the present spring. It is...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., Aug. 8, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Royal Albert Sunk. - The schooner Royal Albert, Capt. Conley, left this port about 9 o'clock last evening, bound for Toledo with railroad iron. When about 10 miles off Little Sodus she filled with water and went down, the crew barely having time to escape in the boats. They succeeded...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Aug. 14, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Shipbuilding Extraordinary. - A fine new bark of 500 tons burthen was launched at Chamber's Island, on the 30th ult. She was built by the owner, David Clow. She is 155 feet long, 31 feet wide, and 11 feet hold. In alluding to this launch, it may be proper to mention the energy and...
Toledo Blade (Toledo, OH), Aug.  17, 1868 
TextNewspapers    ... Lake Ontario, off Rochester, On board Propeller "Granite State," Aug. 16, 1868 Dear Blade: We were twenty-four hours getting through the Welland Canal, met and passed a great number of steamers and sail vessels. It is a burning shame that we have not a ship canal on our side. The cost of ......
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 21, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Launch At Charlotte. - Yesterday afternoon the new schooner built during the last winter by George Hardison for Capt. Hosea Rogers, was launched from the east side of the river at Charlotte. A large number of persons took the1:40 P.M. train from the Central depot and went to Charlotte to ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Tues., Oct. 6, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Appalling Calamity - Propeller Perseverance Burned On Lake Ontario - Fourteen Lives Lost. The propeller Perseverance, Capt. John Fitzgibbons, of the Welland Railway Line, took fire fifteen miles off Pultneyville about two o'clock this morning, and burned to the water's edge. The fire was...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1868 
TextNewspapers    A new Centre-Board Wrench. - Mr. E.C. Hammond has invented a centre-board wrench which works with a "worm" instead of spur gearing, being as fast or faster in operation than the ordinary wrench and not complicated. It does away with all danger of lowering the centre-board, and appears to be an...
Daily Journal (St. Catharines, ON), Wed.,  Oct. 7, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Fearful Disaster on Lake Ontario - Burning of the Welland R.R. Steamer Perseverance -- Capt. FitzGibbons, son and 12 Others Lost - Two Mates, Two Men and a Boy named Lynch saved. Journal Office, Oct. 6 -5:30 p.m.) The Welland Railway steamer Perseverance, Capt. John Fitzgibbons, was...
Daily Journal (St. Catharines, ON), Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1868 
TextNewspapers    The Late Disaster _______ One of the most melancholy disaster it has ever been our lot to chronicle is that given in our Extras of last evening and this morning. The Perseverance was a propeller belonging to the Welland Railway company, plying between Port Dalhousie and Oswego, N.Y., She ...
Daily Journal (St. Catharines, ON), Thursday, Oct. 8, 1868 
TextNewspapers    The Perseverance Disaster _______ From the statements published below, there seems no reasonable hope that Captain Fitzgibbons and those of the crew who are reported as missing will turn up safe. Everything that humanity could suggest to save life was adopted by Captain McGrath, of the ...
Oswego Daily Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 12, 1868 
TextNewspapers    Drowned in Lake Ontario - We were shocked to learn yesterday that Capt. John B. Barrus, master of the schooner " Hosea M. Ballou ," of Oak Orchard, was accidentally drowned on Tuesday night about 12 o'clock. It appears that while the vessel was bound from Oswego to Port Colborne, C.W., the...
Daily Journal (St. Catharines, ON), Tuesday, Oct., 13, 1868 
TextNewspapers    To Be Replaced -- We believe we are correct in stating that the local management of the Welland Railway have recommended to the English stockholders the building of two propellers of smaller capacity to replace the ill-fated Perseverance. The proposed propellers will be built so that they...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 24 Apr 1868 
TextNewspapers    ... of the United States, or previous to granting any clearance to any registered, enrolled or licensed vessel of the United States, July 1, 1868, her number must be marked on her main beam, in the master hereinafter prescribed, and indorsed (sic) upon the official documents relating to her. "It is designed...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 8 Apr 1868 
TextNewspapers    EARLY LAKE HISTORY - According to early marine record, which of late has fallen into our possession, we are enabled to present to the readers of our marine column, much matter pertaining to the early navigation of the lakes, which will be of great importance for future reference. A few years...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Apr 1868 
TextNewspapers    EARLY LAKE HISTORY - On Lake Ontario previous to 1799, and during that year, the following vessels were engaged in the commerce of the lake: The schooner Fair American, Captain Theophilus Pease. This vessel was owned by Mathew M. Man, of Oswego. Schooner Lark, Captain J. Goodwin. Island...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 7, 1868 
TextNewspapers    A BARK RUN INTO BY A LOCOMOTIVE. - The bark Bentley , in endeavoring to get into the slip at the Burlington and Quincy Railroad bridge, had to haul close up to the bridge with her jibboom projecting over to gain room. While in that position a locomotive whistled for the bridge, and ...

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A. Buckingham (Schooner) (1) A. Goodell (Schooner) (1) A. P. Dutton (Schooner) (1) A. P. Waite (Scow) (1) Africa (Schooner) (2) American Giant (Schooner) (2) Anna P. Grover (Schooner) (2) Annie Vought (Schooner) (2) Arabia (Bark) (2) Arizona (Propeller) (2) Barges (14) Barks (38) Brightie (Schooner) (2) Brigs (15) C. P. Williams (Brig) (3) C. Y. Richmond (Propeller) (2) Canal boats (2) Canisteo (Propeller) (2) Cherub (Gunboat) (2) Chicora (steamboat) (2) City of Boston (Propeller) (2) City of Concord (Propeller) (2) Colorado (Propeller) (2) Congress (Propeller) (5) Contest (Schooner) (2) Cossack (Schooner) (2) Dean Richmond (Propeller) (3) Defiance (Schooner) (2) Dictator (Propeller) (3) Dove (Steamboat) (4) E. B. Allen (Schooner) (2) Echo (Schooner) (2) Edith (Propeller) (2) Erastus Corning (Bark) (2) Evergreen (Schooner) (2) Florida (Schooner) (2) General Franz Seigel (Schooner) (2) Genesee (Propeller) (2) Genesee Chief (Propeller) (2) George Dunbar (Propeller) (2) George H. Notter (Propeller) (2) George S. Frost (Steamboat) (2) Globe (Barge) (2) Globe (Brig) (2) Grace Dormer (Propeller) (8) Granite State (Propeller) (2) Groton (Schooner) (2) Gunboats (4) H. C. Potter (Schooner) (2) Hanson (Scow) (2) Illinois (Propeller) (3) Illinois (Steamboat) (2) Ironsides (Propeller) (2) John Wesley (Schooner) (2) Josephine (Schooner) (3) L. B. Johnson (Propeller) (2) Lake Breeze (Steamboat) (2) Lawrence (Propeller) (2) Lillie Parsons (Schooner) (3) M. J. Wilcox (Schooner) (2) May Queen (Barge) (2) Metropolis (Steamboat) (4) Milwaukee (Propeller) (2) Minnehaha (Schooner) (2) Missouri (Propeller) (2) Mocking Bird (Schooner) (2) Monterey (Schooner) (2) Nebraska (Propeller) (2) New York (Propeller) (2) Norseman (Steamboat) (2) Oneida (Propeller) (3) Pandora (Schooner) (2) Passaic (Propeller) (3) Perseverance (Propeller) (3) Propellers (138) Red, White & Blue (Bark) (2) Rio Grande (Brig) (3) River Queen (Propeller) (2) Roanoke (Propeller) (2) S. D. Caldwell (Propeller) (6) S. F. Gale (Brig) (2) S. S. Coe (Propeller) (2) Schooners (235) Scows (28) Sloops (2) St. Albans (Propeller) (2) St. Paul (Propeller) (2) Steam yachts (2) Steamboats (46) Sweepstakes (Schooner) (2) Thomas Parsons (Schooner) (2) Thornton (Schooner) (2) Toledo (Schooner) (2) Tugs (16) Two Brothers (Bark) (2) Two Brothers (Schooner) (2) Two Fannies (Bark) (2) Vernie M. Blake (Schooner) (2) Winslow (Propeller) (2) York State (Schooner) (2)
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