The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 10, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks The sound of the caulker's mallet is low. Even timid women cross the river on the ice without hesitation. The ferry boys are praying for navigation to open so they can commence pitching pennies and dunning men whom they never ferried for "five cents. " From present ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 17, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Lively Times In The Harbor ________ Several Vessels Adrift and Considerable Damage Done - The Danger Not Passed _______ The ice gorge in the west channel of the river, between Cayuga and Seneca streets, gave way this morning about 11 o'clock, and the water rushed down with great fury, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., March 18, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Obituary. Tuesday evening Mr. Hiram Klock, of this city, received a telegram announcing that his father in law, Asa Wilcox, of Three Mile Bay, Jefferson County, was injured that afternoon and shortly after died. For many years Asa Wilcox was one of the principal ship builders on Lake...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 9, 1875 
TextNewspapers    ... The Late Asa Wilcox. ________ (Contributed.) This gentleman, well known in the commercial and shipping circles of this city, died suddenly on Thursday March 16th, 1875, aged 70 years. The death of Mr. Wilcox resulted from a fracture of the skull, occasioned by a fall from a load of hay at ......
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 27, 1875 
TextNewspapers    The Tug Owners. An Association Formed -- Less Tugs and More Money The tug owners of this city, who have had one or two preliminary meetings with a view to so conduct the towing business at this port so as to afford some little profit, met again yesterday afternoon at the office of J.K. Post,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 28, 1875 
TextNewspapers    .... Oswego, April 28, 1875 - d2w. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 4, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks Many sailors were on a strike this morning for $1.50 per day. The rate is set established, for while some vessels paid the out-side figure, others shipped crews at $1.25. The schooner Annie Minnes, Captain Clark, which arrived in port yesterday afternoon, from Port Hope,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 15, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Forty Years Ago. _______ The steamer Oswego Ashore - A Snow Storm in May ______ Yesterday one of the Pall's representatives was hailed by a gentleman who knew Oswego before it was weaned, who remarked: "People complain about the lateness of the season, the snow and wind storms, but this ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 14, 1875 
TextNewspapers    New Vessels. The addition to Oswego's fleet, the new schooner Lem. Ellsworth, arrived in port yesterday afternoon in tow of the tug Morey. She is "no slouch of a schooner" as one of the wharf rats remarked yesterday, but on the contrary is a staunch and thoroughly fastened vessel, at full ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 12, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks The schooner rigged yacht George M. Mowbray arrived here about 3 p.m. yesterday from Quebec, which port she left at 12 o'clock last Saturday night, stopping at various points on her way up. She is in charge of Mr. Charles S. Brooker, agent for the owner of the yacht, who is...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 20, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Oswego And The Bay. _____ The New Steamer Being Built at St. Catharines for the Bay of Quinte Route. _____ Just below lock N. 3, Welland canal, Melancthon Simpson, a man who has no superior in Canada as a ship builder, has on the stocks one of the handsomest modeled screw steamers we have...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat. , Aug. 21, 1875 
TextNewspapers    The New Cutter _______ A Salt Water Boat in Our Harbor. _______ The Revenue cutter Manhattan, which has been ordered to this district, arrived yesterday afternoon from Boston, which port she left August 5th. The Manhattan is an iron screw boat, something similar to our larger tugs, and was...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 30, 1875 
TextNewspapers    ... the men have not met since, they have retained a warm interest in the welfare of each other and look back with pleasure to the days when they plowed the watery main. Accompanying the relics was the following letter: Erie, Aug. 10th, 1875 Captain Malcolm: Dear Sir - I send you these in remembrance...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 4, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks. Conductor Dave Roberts, of the Oswego & Rome Railroad, boarded the schooner Hartford yesterday afternoon with a number of men and hoisted every stitch of canvas in four minutes and forty-five seconds, while the vessel was being towed from the head of the island to the ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 17, 1875 
TextNewspapers    A New Schooner. A new vessel is such a novelty this season that when the schooner W. H. Rounds, of Buffalo, came in yesterday we felt in duty bound to board her and see whether any improvements had been made since Oswego ceased to build vessels. The Rounds is of full canal size, 142 feet 6 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 24, 1875 
TextNewspapers    The Steamer Admiral. The steamer Admiral, formerly the cutter Chase, put in n appearance at this port yesterday afternoon, galy draped with bunting, en route from Charlotte to Ogdensburg, and remained until this morning. The Admiral in her new fresh white dress is as neat, trim looking a ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Sept. 27, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks The fleet in port today is a reminder of the days when commerce was on the top waves of prosperity. The principal leak in the hull of the schooner Ganges was found to be in a seam where either the builders forgot to put oakum or the caulkers failed to drive it home. An ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Sept. 27, 1875 
TextNewspapers    *Oswego & Rome Railroad
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Sept. 27, 1875 
TextNewspapers    New Schooner Case. The new three masted schooner George M. Case, Captain John Conner, was the centre of attraction yesterday to those of a nautical turn. The Case was built at Saugatuck, Lake Michigan, by Wm. Brown of this city for Conger & Case of Fulton, and is owned by that firm. She is ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Sept. 29, 1875 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks Captain Berriman, the insurance inspector, has engaged George Goble to assist in releasing the schooner Kate Kelly, ashore below the east pier, and today the wreckers are getting derricks, screws and ways in position. The tug Sumner will arrive tonight and tomorrow will lend...
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