The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 3, 1878 
TextNewspapers    The Inspection and Rating of Vessels Daniel Lyons & Son (ship chandlers) received a letter this morning from J. g. Orr, manager of the Orient Insurance Company for the lake region, and who lives in Buffalo, calling attention to a subject that seems to be of some consequence to Oswego ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat. , Feb. 2, 1878 
TextNewspapers    This is interesting from because it shows some family relationships to shipbuilders. Oswego shipbuilder George Goble's wife was a Collins whose family built ships at Clayton. The Collins family was related to John Oades, shipbuilder from Clayton, later Detroit.
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 24, 1878 
TextNewspapers    Captain Joel Tyler Had Narrow Escape Capt. Joel F. Tyler, whose death occurred yesterday was one of the oldest vessel captains on the lakes. He was born at North Haven, Conn. , may 18, 1802, and was the son of Edward Morris Tyler. He came to Oswego in the spring of 1805. We have not the...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, May 24, 1878 
TextNewspapers    Obituary Captain Joel F. Tyler Captain Joel F. Tyler, a living landmark not only of our early marine, but also of our early local history, died at his residence in this city yesterday, aged 76 years. Capt. Tyler was born at New Haven, Conn., May 18th, 1802, and came here with his parents...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, July 5, 1878 
TextNewspapers    ALL NIGHT ON THE LAKE. _______ A Canadian Steamer with Between Three and Four Hundred Passengers Out All Night - Following a Propeller Light Down the Lake - Rescued and Brought into Port by a Woman. _______ An Excursion. The steamer Hastings arrived here about 9 A. M. yesterday with...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 10, 1878 
TextNewspapers    The Trip of the Hastings Belleville Ontario: - Both of the Oswego papers have long and sensational accounts of the steamer Hastings being lost on the lake, and censure her officers very strongly. We are in a position to say that her officers are not in the least way blamable. On the night in...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 12, 1878 
TextNewspapers    *Refers to a Northern Transportation Co. steamer it was following.
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 30, 1878 
TextNewspapers    An Old Tar's Twister - The Yarn of the Oldest Oswego Sailor Quitting Salt Water When I arrived at Adams, Jefferson County, I met a cousin who informed me that my parents had left Antwerp and were now living in the town of Henderson. The next day we went there and I met my folks after five ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Aug 1878 
TextNewspapers    At the time there were gunboat-enforced laws regarding the assistance or salvage of vessels in Canadian waters by American tugs, and vice-versa. It makes one wonder what the hubbub was about, since the American and Canadian tugs were actually not competing, as tugs on either side were...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Aug 1878 
TextNewspapers    *actually 1855 ** actually September 7, 1860
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 7 Oct 1878 
TextNewspapers    SYLVAN DELL, US#115657, was 53 gt. By 1884 she was operating out of Pascagoula, Mississippi, on the Gulf of Mexico.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), November 17, 1878 
TextNewspapers    Through the latter third of the 19th century, Detroit was home to some of the largest and most powerful tugs in the whole lake system. The towing of sail vessels through the Detroit-St Clair river complex from Lake Erie to Lake Huron was big business in the day. The tug CHAMPION , built in 1868, ...
St. Joseph Traveler-Herald (St. Joseph, MI), September 28, 1878, page 3 
TextNewspapers  St. Joseph Traveler-Herald (St. Joseph, MI), September 28, 1878, page 3page 3  ...Column 1 The schooner "Mary", is most likely the boat that went down on Sept. 10, 1878, about 25 miles out of Chicago - according to the Great Lake Shipwreck file. Perhaps she washed ashore near New Buffalo, Berrien County, Michigan?...
Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Monday, September 30, 1878 
TextNewspapers    Kingston, Ont., Sept. 25. -- The ocean fellows, WINONA and FLORETTA, arrived here today with the rest of the fleet that have been detained by the break in the canal. They will lighten tomorrow and proceed to the briny. The 1,000 ton ship GARDEN ISLAND, built by Calvin & Breck, opposite ...
Sandusky Weekly Journal (Sandusky, OH), Thursday, September 26, 1878 
TextNewspapers    The canal boat PRESTON, which sank several weeks ago a mile off this harbor and in fifty feet of water while in tow of the tug SUMMER, was brought up in the late gale, drifted ashore at Four Mile Point and was wrecked. The PRESTON was laden with leached ashes, and the depth at which she lay ...
Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Saturday, September 7, 1878 
TextNewspapers    OBITUARY. -- The old bark GREAT WEST has been stripped of everything of value, and is to be towed out into the lake and scuttled. In her day she has earned lots of money, but she has now gone to decay. She measures 278 tons. She was built in Oswego by George Goble in 1854. If we had space...
Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, November 12, 1878 
TextNewspapers    A SAD RECITAL Details at Last of the Terrible Disaster to the Schooner J. P. MARCH. Young Morey, the son of Mrs. Morey, cook on the J. P. MARCH, was well educated, his his mother spending all her hard-earned wages to push him forward. He was about 18 years of age, and a very promising young...
Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Wednesday, September 18, 1878 
TextNewspapers    Kingston, Ont., Sept. 14. -- The wind began blowing a gale from the southwest last night, and the water in the harbor has raised three feet. The schooner HIBERNIA, lumber laden, capsized. The WACOUSTA stove a hole in her bottom at Charlotte, and filled. The schooner PEARL is ashore there,...
Chicago Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), Saturday, August 10, 1878 
TextNewspapers    STEAMER SUNK. -- The steambarge PETRONILLE, which loaded coal at Oswego for Henderson, July 20, sank in Henderson Harbor on her arrival. The coal is being unloaded. She will be raised. ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Oct. 29, 1878 
TextNewspapers    The Tug Crusader ____ Particulars of the Burning as Given by Capt. Manwarring. ___ Capt. Manwarring writes from Duncan City to Capt. C.W. Ferris the following particulars of the burning of the tug Crusader, formerly of this port: Capt. Manwarring says he had just towed up a lighter for ...

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