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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), August 15, 1869 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH AT OSWEGO. -- On the 12th inst. , a new schooner, built by Messrs. Goble & Macfarlane, was launched at their yard in Oswego. Prompt on time the last block was removed, and the John T. Mott slid into the water as handsomely as possible. Having to be launched sideways and into the ...
Commercial Press (Pultneyville, NY), November, 1869 
TextNewspapers    Disaster - The schooner John Weden, of Detroit, collided with a vessel on the night of Oct. 27th, on Lake Ontario, and came ashore at Fairbanks' Point, about two miles below here, on the 28th. She had on board about 14,000 bushels of corn, consigned to Oswego. The insurance companies have been...
Commercial Press (Pultneyville, NY), November, 1869 
TextNewspapers    ... accident: Lake Erie, Oct. 10, 1869 My Dear Friend: - I write to give you the particulars about your lost boy. Just after eating breakfast this morning I told Charlie we would wing the vessel out. We were then going with the canvas all on the starboard side. They were hauling aft the sheet, and had...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Aug 1869 
TextNewspapers    "SHIPWRECK AT GREEN BAY - During the Southeast gale on the 14th, the small schooner Art Palace, commanded by "Commodore Peg-Leg," and used as a floating bagnio (brothel), anchored off Cedar River, in Green Bay, but dragged until she struck upon the rock-strewn shore, when she filled with...
Oswego Daily Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 10, 1869 
TextNewspapers    Reminiscences. - The Syracuse Standard prints a letter from Hon. Thos. Richmond, of Chicago, formerly of Salina, in which he gives some interesting reminiscences of early pioneer life in this part of the world. Among other things he says: "In 1819 I commenced a small traffic in salt with the...
Oswego Daily Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 22, 1869 
TextNewspapers    Abandoned Schooner. - Yesterday forenoon the schooner Mary O'Gorman was seen drifting past this port dismasted and apparently abandoned. Along in the forenoon, O. H. Brown, Esq., got a couple of tugs and went out in search of the vessel, which was found about nine miles below the piers, and ...
Oswego Daily Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 28, 1869 
TextNewspapers    Articles From The Schooner "Volunteer." - The schooner Volunteer, which went ashore near Port Ontario several days ago, was got off yesterday and towed by the tug Crusader to Goble & Macfarlane's dry dock, where she will be repaired. The following enumerated articles were found buried in ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 19, 1869 
TextNewspapers    Oswego Harbor. - John Austen photographed the harbor a few days since, when the river was spanned by shipping below the bridge and the lower harbor was filled with craft of all kinds. The view is taken from an eminence on Oneida street, and presents a portion of the trestle-work of the ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., 8 Jun, 1869 
TextNewspapers    NOTE: The 404 t. Canadian bark FANNY CAMPBELL had been built by Louis Shickluna at St. Catharine's the previous year. In 1877 she became what was probably the first Great Lakes tanker, when $10,000 was spent on the installation of large iron tanks in her hold for the transportation of crude oil...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 21, 1869 
TextNewspapers    BARK FANNY CAMPBELL . - The tug Clematis arrived late Friday evening, having in tow the bark Fanny Campbell, which has gone into the Campbell, Owen & Co. 's dock. Her bottom is in a bad condition, being much damaged on the port side from the stern to nearly amidships. It has been a ...
Benton Harbor Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI), 8 January 1869 
TextNewspapers    The schooner A. P. Dutton , belonging to P. M. Kinney , of this town, is missing. She left Chicago on the evening of Dec. 8th , for this place. Since that time nothing has been heard of her. At the time of leaving Chicago the wind was blowing lightly from the southwest, while here it was...
St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 28 August 1869 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Wm. Tell belonging to Capt. N. Robbins of Benton Harbor on her way from Milwaukee to this place loaded with 50 bbls. of Salt and 150 bbls. of lime on Friday the 20th inst. at 7 A.M. when about 20 miles from this place was discovered to be on fire by the fire bursting through...
A Pioneer's Reminiscences 
TextNewspapers  "A Pioneer's Reminiscences," Syracuse Standard (Syracuse, NY), Nov. 9, 1869  ... forty years he has been an active and enterprising merchant: - Chicago , Sept. 29, 1869 To the Secretary of the Central New York Pioneer Association: - I was born in Windsor county , Vermont . When I was nineteen I came to the then called Salt Point, in the fall of 1815, leaving Vermont...
Globe (Toronto, ON), April 22, 1869, page 4 
TextNewspapers  Globe (Toronto, ON), April 22, 1869, page 4page 4  ...This was the schooner Agnes Hope , launched, not without difficulty on 18 Aug. 1869....
Globe (Toronto, ON), August 20, 1869, page 4 
TextNewspapers  Globe (Toronto, ON), August 20, 1869, page 4page 4  Launch At Hamilton - The Times says a new and beautiful three- masted vessel was launched on Wednesday afternoon [August 18], from the yard of Mr. A.M. Robertson , at the foot of MacNab street, and as she glided off, her colours were flung in the breeze, displaying the name of Agga Hope ...
Globe (Toronto, ON), August 21, 1869, page 4 
TextNewspapers  Globe (Toronto, ON), August 21, 1869, page 4page 4  Not Quite A Launch - The Hamilton Times says the new vessel Agnes Hope was not got clearly into the water on Wednesday [August 18], as we were led to state from a report that reached us just previous to publication; but by the disappointment of the hour the spectacle was repaired as far as...
Toledo Blade (Toledo, OH), November 20, 1869 
TextNewspapers    Pulaski , N. Y., Nov. 19th. -- The schooner VOLUNTEER came ashore at Port Ontario , last night. The crew is supposed to be lost. ...
St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 16, 1869, page 3 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Evening Journal (St. Catharines, ON), July 16, 1869, page 3page 3  On Wednesday morning [July 14] the barge Royal Oak foundered about seven miles out of Port Dalhousie . She was being towed to Toronto , with the barge Enterprise , by the tug Young Lion . The cargo of the Royal Oak , valued at $600, uninsured, was lost. Both the barge and the wood ...
St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 6 November 1869 (Saturday) 
TextNewspapers    Capt. John Boyne has sold the Petrel and bought the Lizzie Doak, bran [sic] new schooner with a carrying capacity of 60,000 feet of hardwood lumber. The Lizzie Doak has wire standing rigging, patent wheel and windlass, and one of the stoutest vessels of her size on the Lakes. She was built in...
Oxford Times (Greene, NY), Wed., June 2, 1869 
TextNewspapers    The boat "Simeon Walker," of Greene, sank at the Stone Quarry Dock, four miles below this village, on Thursday forenoon last. She was loaded with stone and had on part of a load when the sides gave away, sinking her in the same manner as on the one that sunk in the village last fall. Five men...

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