The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 26, 1872 
TextNewspapers    The Steam Tug Alanson Sumner. - Yesterday afternoon at ten minutes to four o'clock, the new tug Alanson Sumner, owned by Messrs. Page & Dobbie, slid from her "ways" to the water, a distance of four feet, striking to her side with such force that she displaced nearly all the water in the ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 30, 1872 
TextNewspapers    An Arctic Voyage on Lake Ontario Yesterday at about two o'clock P.M., the steamers Lawrence, Capt. Reed, and Milwaukee, Capt. Lamphere, of the Northern Transportation line, entered this port and were soon moored at the Company's wharf. As it was known that a fleet of propellers had left ...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), September 12, 1872, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), September 12, 1872, page 3page 3  Column 2
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 24, 1872 
TextNewspapers    How Oswego Vessels Wear. - The Detroit Free Press has the following: Old and partially worn out crafts which from year to year are transported from the lower lakes seem to never die. Trivial repairs, with a little care and attention, ensures them another lease on life. The schooner Hamilton,...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 26, 1872 
TextNewspapers    The Explosion. _______ The Tug P. P. Pratt Blown up while tying at the Dock Last Evening _______ Particulars _______ Last evening about three minutes after six, the tug boat P.P. Pratt exploded her boiler while lying at her dock at the foot of West Cayuga street. The shock was such as...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Oct. 31, 1872 
TextNewspapers    The Last Of The Pratt. - The remaining portion of the tug Peter P. Pratt has been raised out of the water, the engine taken out in pretty fair order, the shaft and wheel both secured and landed on the dock, and now the work of reducing the hull to firewood progress so rapidly that tomorrow not...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1872 
TextNewspapers    The Loss of the Schooner William John. - The schooner Centurion Captain Tyo, which arrived in port last night brought the crew of the schooner William John, who were picked up yesterday afternoon about four o'clock about two miles north from this port. We learn from the crew of the William...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 25, 1872 
TextNewspapers    Off For The South. - The steam barge Ellsworth left yesterday afternoon with a load of barley for New York, and after discharging her cargo there, will proceed to Norfolk, Virginia, where she will be engaged during the winter carrying grain from the ports of North Carolina. She is well adapted...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 27, 1872 
TextNewspapers    Superstition Amongst Sailors. - Since the cruise of the old ship Ark, under Captain Noah, sailors have been superstitious, and even on that eventful voyage were restless until the dove was sent out to find Ararat, such was their superstition that a vessel without rats was doomed. There are a...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Dec. 5, 1872 
TextNewspapers    The Schooner William Elgin. - The Belleville, Jefferson county, correspondent of the Watertown Dispatch writes as follows: "The schooner William Elgin, which went ashore near Armstrong's on Wednesday evening, is still fast in the sand. The deck load of lumber has nearly all been washed...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 31 Aug 1872 
TextNewspapers    *Actually Nov 5, 1869. ROMAN was formerly the early propeller OSWEGO and was lost about Oct 10, 1858, while ALBION foundered just two days before that. Only one sailor survived of the 26 men composing the three schooners' crews.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 25 Sep 1872 
TextNewspapers    DEATH OF CAPT. JAMES HACKETT. - At precisely 6 o'clock last evening Capt. James Hackett departed this life at his residence in Amhersburg. He was the oldest of our lake navigators, and there are but few left who survive him. Capt. Hackett was in his 86th year, having been born at Peterhead,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug 1872 
TextNewspapers    ... For Lake Superior. - 1872. THE UNION STEAMBOAT CO. and the ATLANTIC, DULUTH AND PACIFIC LAKE CO. One of the splendid steamers of this Line will leave Detroit daily at 10 p. m. (except Sundays and Mondays) for SAULT STE. MARIE, MARQUETTE, PORTAGE LAKE, DULUTH, and intermediate ports on LAKE...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 18, 1872 
TextNewspapers    Narrow Escape of the Schooner Acontias From Going Ashore - Rescued in a Sinking Condition. - The schooner Acontias, Captain Gotham, cleared from this port last night about nine o'clock, bound for Detroit, laden with railroad a pig iron, with a fair prospect of making a good run to the canal, but...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Nov. 21, 1872 
TextNewspapers    A Sailor Drowned. - Yesterday morning, between 10 and 11 o'clock, a seaman named Phillip Callagan, was drowned by being thrown into the lake from the main boom of the schooner John Magee. At the time of the accident the Magee was coming down the lake and about abreast of Genesee, when the ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 20, 1872 
TextNewspapers    EXILE was built in 1867 at Huron (or Milan) OH. She was a good-sized schooner: 152 feet keel by 30 feet beam, by 11 feet depth of hold. She lasted a long time, being wrecked in a storm in 1916. The Chocolay River mouth is a few miles southeast of Marquette, Mich.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Oct 1872, page 4 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Oct 1872, page 4page 4  Column 5
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Apr, 1872 
TextNewspapers    NOTE: The other propellers were MARY R. ROBERTSON and R W STANDLEY and the steam barge THAMES. Several hundred vessels in all were built up the Thames River at Chatham. Chatham and Detroit had daily communication by water for decades. Later records show the prop CITY OF CHATHAM with 132 ft keel...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Apr, 1872 
TextNewspapers    The GEN. WARREN was a 61 foot 2-mast schooner built in 1834 at Mt. Clemens, Mich. Sailors Wagstaff and McKinstry were later well-known lakes captains.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Apr, 1872 
TextNewspapers    The 249 t. VULCAN was the sister of the large tug CHAMPION, which was famous for her long tows of schooners up and down the Detroit River. VULCAN was owned by Livingston & Co., Detroit. It can well be imagined the chaos caused to shipping by a broken-up raft of a million feet of sawlogs, and any...
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