The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, March 17, 1876 
TextNewspapers    *Building still stands - for many years was Cahill's Fishery, now closed.
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., March 22, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Tugs and Officers The Oswego Towing Association has appointed officers to the following boats: - Crusader, H.C. Manwaring, captain; C.P. Morey, James Pappa, captain, George Cozzens, engineer; F.D. Wheeler, C.W. Ferris, captain, James Carney, engineer; Major Dana, John Redford, captain, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 25, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Forty Years Ago _______ How an Engineer Was Reinstated on the Steamer Martha Ogden. "Yes, we had some fine steamers in those days," remarked a gentleman, who came here and assisted the French in building the Fort, which stood where the Carrington Castle now stands, in speaking of forty years...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 30, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Captain Edmund Welch. Yesterday Captain Edmund Welch, one of the oldest and at one time one of the most prominent captains on the lakes, died. Capt. Welch was born on the island of Newfoundland, in October, 1815, and being left an orphan at an early age, went to sea. After spending some ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , April 12, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Life Saving Stations _______ The Boats, Houses and Crews at Oswego, Salmon Creek and Big Sandy. _______ Lieutenant R. Glover, U. S. R. M., arrived in town yesterday to inspect the life saving station at this port, preparatory to its acceptance by the government. The building, which as been...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), May 1, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Marine News ________ Sixty-Eight Years Ago. - In looking over old papers at the Custom House a few days since, we found some clearance manifests issued in 1808, in manuscript. The following is a transcript of a manifest dated Nov. 1st, of that year: District and Port of Oswego, ss: These...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), May 4, 1876 
TextNewspapers    An Old Resident of Oswego ______ His Recollections of the Battle of Oswego Day before yesterday a gentleman apparently about sixty years of age was introduced into our editorial sanctum as one who was one of the first inhabitants of Oswego, and who could remember farther back than any...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 11, 1876 
TextNewspapers    The Countess of Dufferin ______ Her Blocks, Mast Hoops, Dead Eyes, etc., Made in Oswego _____ Oswego has an interest in the new yacht Countess of Dufferin, launched yesterday at Coburg, which is to sail the crack yachts of the New York Club this summer for the Queen's cup, won by the yacht...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 22, 1876 
TextNewspapers    A Collision On The Lake _______ The Schooners American and Marysburg Involuntarily Meet off Braddock's Point _______ One of the worst looking wrecks we have seen this season is the schooner Marysburg, which arrived this morning from Toronto with lumber. Last Saturday night about eleven ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., May 25, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Collision Outside ______ The Schooners Guiding Star and Speedwell Damaged Two Miles off Oswego ______ The schooners Guiding Star, Capt. Hurley, with grain for Oswego, and Speedwell, Capt. Cootes, for Toronto, light, collided about two miles off this port last night, the wind being westward....
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., May 30, 1876 
TextNewspapers    An Old Sailor Gone A telegram was received in this city today stating that Captain John Redfield, formerly of this city, died in Chicago last night. At one time no captain on the lakes had a brighter future before him than had Captain Redfield. he was a thoroughly competent seaman and during...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), July 21, 1876 
TextNewspapers    The Disasters of 1799 From the Mexico Independent Probably nothing occurred in the earlier days of the town which created as much consternation and sorrow as the lake disasters in 1799. The drowning of so large a proportion of the settlers of the infant settlement discouraged the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 30, 1876 
TextNewspapers    A Dishonest Captain _______ An Accident to the Schooner Babineau & Gaudry Lands the Captain into the Clutches of the Law. _______ The sinking of the schooner Babineau & Gaudry near Alexandria Bay was an unfortunate thing for the owner and captain, William Patterson of Picton, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon. , Oct. 2, 1876 
TextNewspapers    A Narrow Escape. Captain Robert Colwill, of the schooner Caroline Marsh, had a narrow escape from drowning Saturday afternoon between three and four o'clock when about two or three miles from Port Hope. The schooner was trotting along at a lively pace, wind free and sails winged out, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs. , Oct. 12, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Another Shipwreck. _______ Portions of a Vessel's Cabin and Cabin Furniture Found on the Beach at Coe's Landing - What is the Name of the Ill-Fated Craft? _______ There can no longer be a doubt that there has been a shipwreck on Lake Ontario below this port and that a large schooner has ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Oct. 13, 1876 
TextNewspapers    The Wreck. _______ More of the Wreck Brought to the City - Probable Loss of the Schooner Maggie Hunter With all Hands. _______ The Palladium office was thronged by Canadian seamen yesterday afternoon and evening to look at the piece of wreck brought from Coe's Landing by Dr. E. A. Mattoon,...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat. , Oct. 14, 1876 
TextNewspapers    The Maggie Hunter. _______ The Names of the Crew and the Passenger Lost on the Unfortunate Vessel. _______ There can no longer be a doubt that the schooner Maggie Hunter foundered off this port last Monday night and carried with her to the bottom of Lake Ontario seven men. Yesterday ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 16, 1876 
TextNewspapers    The Schooner Orient The tug Morey arrived home Saturday afternoon from the scene of the sinking of the schooner Orient. When last seen the schooner was standing on her stern off Stony Point, a portion of her stern and mainmast out of water. She was "jacketed," (a jacket, in seamen's language...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Oct. 16, 1876 
TextNewspapers    Big Sandy Life Station Adams Herald: The building of the new life-saving station at the mouth of Big Sandy Creek is approaching completion. It stands on the north side of the Creek, near the sand beach, on the east side of the first bluff. It is 20x40 feet, with posts sixteen feet height. The...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 16, 1876 
TextNewspapers    A Former Resident Dead. _____ Jesse M. O'Leary Drowned in the Maumee River. _____ Last Saturday night Mr. Daniel Lyons received a letter from Toledo, Ohio, containing the sad news of the drowning of Jesse M. O'Leary, a former resident of this city. The Toledo Blade of Friday contains the...

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