The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 3, 1879 
TextNewspapers    The New Schooner Leadville The dimensions of the new schooner Leadville, owned by M.J. Cummings and launched at Goble & Macfarlane's yards yesterday, are as follows: Length 142 feet 6 inches; beam 26 feet 3 inches; depth of hold in the shoalest place, 12 feet, and at the forward hatch, 13 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 2, 1879 
TextNewspapers    A Deadly Fall. ____ A Sailor Plunges from the Cross Trees of the Schooner Bentley, Eighty-five Feet to the Deck - A Rotten Rope. _____ About 8 o'clock last evening, Andrew Skillin, of West Eighth street between Seneca and Schuyler, a sailor on the schooner J. Bentley, was assisting to ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 17, 1879 
TextNewspapers    WRECK OF THE HATTIE HOWARD. _____ She Goes Ashore Against the Oswego Pier - Vessel and Cargo a Total loss and Not Insured - Captain Becker's Statement. _____ About 11 o'clock yesterday forenoon, the schooner Hattie Howard, from Port Hope, with 271,000 feet of lumber, attempting to make ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wednesday, November 19, 1879 
TextNewspapers    THE GREAT DISASTER Further Particulars -- Eleven Lives Not Accounted For -- None Reported Saved Since Last Night -- The Pecuniary Loss $ 100,000 with No Insurance -- Statements of Survivors -- How the Lost Were Swept off and Drowned -- How the Survivors were Rescued -- A Story of Great Heroism...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thursday, November 21, 1879 
TextNewspapers    THE GREAT DISASTER Full list of the Lost and Saved -- The Property Loss Valued at About $ 40,000 -- No Insurance -- A Review of the Dreadful Calamity. ___________________________ There seems this morning to be very little to add to the very full and graphic story of the loss of the tug...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, November 21, 1879 
TextNewspapers    THE GREAT DISASTER. The Company's Safe, Containing Valuable Papers, Wages of the Crews and Money Lost on the Gordon -- A Large Sum of Money and Valuable Papers on the Body of Mr. Arnoldt -- Reward for its Recovery -- The Fleet Warned at the Cape -- Mr. Hall Opposed to the Undertaking -- ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, November 21, 1879 
TextNewspapers    ... at the stern. Her foremast has gone through the bottom and the rigging is loose. The captain thinks her bottom is pretty well pounded out of her and that she is fast breaking up. The Dominion is registered as follows for 1879: Tonnage, 89; built at Wellington by D. Tait in August, 1867; owned by E. Flynn &...
Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton, ON), June 3, 1879 
TextNewspapers    BROWNE . -- At 5 o'clock this morning there passed from this earthly scene another of Hamilton's enterprising citizens who have contributed much to the building up of the city as a great commercial centre. We refer to the death of Mr. Michael W. Browne which took place at his residence, No 8...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 19 May, 1879 
TextNewspapers    WRECKING CHARGES The wrecking tug Leviathan, now stationed in the Straits, will charge as follows until September 30: For services of boat in wrecking per day $150 For services of 14-inch steam pump per day $40 For services of 12-inch steam pump per day $35 For ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., April 7, 1879 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks The old schooner Carleton, which has for a long time been an eyesore to spectators on the lower bridge, is being dismantled today. John Gibson, who is doing the work, says he will break up the hull for kindling wood if he does not succeed in selling it. We understand that the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 18, 1879 
TextNewspapers    Along the Docks A long looked for effort to remove the old burned hulk of the schooner Powhattan from near the lower bridge is, at least, being made. One of Dobbie's steam pumps is at work on her today with a force of men and she will be raised and run out side upon the beach. Now the Sassacus!...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 3, 1879 
TextNewspapers    ...* Clara Hill of Fair Haven, two masted schooner, 16.09 tons, 45'x12'x5' US Registry No. 125753. Enrolled 4 Sept. 1879 by Charles S. Hill of Fair Haven. Later listed in records as "wrecked." ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 13, 1879 
TextNewspapers    Henderson Harbor, Sept. 11. - The September fishing at Henderson Harbor has never been better than this year. Splendid catches of bass are made daily and over twenty-five muskelunge have been taken this month. Two were taken yesterday, one of which weighed 25 lbs. The notable improvement in the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 18, 1879 
TextNewspapers    The Gardner and Barges Off. _____ How They Went on the Shoal - Cleverly Released by the Morey and Manhattan. ____ The tug Gardner and barges which were ashore on Galloo shoal arrived in this port about 9 o'clock last night. The Gardner and her barges ran on during a very thick fog about 12...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Oct. 20, 1879 
TextNewspapers    The O.M. Bond Ashore and Sunk. Mr. J.H. McCollum received a despatch this morning from Capt. S. Lefevre of the Oswego schooner O.M. Bond, dated Sand Beach, October 19, as follows: "Bond ashore here and full of water." A special to this morning's Buffalo Express, dated Sand Beach at 10 o'clock...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 25, 1879 
TextNewspapers    The Loss Of The Rooney ____ How the Cook Came to be Drowned - The Charlotte Life Crew Blamed - The Vessel to be Raised. _____ The Rochester papers contain a few particulars of the loss of the H. Rooney off Charlotte, yesterday morning, not given in our special despatch yesterday. The Rooney...
Old Zack. Barnes 
TextNewspapers  "Old Zack. Barnes," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), June 28, 1879  Old Zack. Barnes. _____ Death of the Most Notable Man in the Early History of Boating on the Erie - The Murderer of Van Schaik and His Eventful Life. ____ Zachariah Barnes died in Forestport, Oneida county, a few days ago, aged about 67 years. Zack. Barnes was one of the earliest and most ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 19, 1879 
TextNewspapers    Mr. Mattoon's New Steamer. Mr. John E. Riley has just completed a handsome model for a steamboat which Hon. A.C. Mattoon contemplates building. The proposed steamer is to be of the following dimension: 98 feet overall; 17 feet 10 inches beam; 8 feet depth of hold. She will be built to carry...
Detroit Post & Tribune (Detroit, MI), May 19, 1879 
TextNewspapers    The 30-year-old PORTLAND was lost north of False Presque Isle, Mich. Oct 10, 1877. The GARDNER, built in 1873 and still owned by Pridgeon, was lost about 25 miles south of the same spot Oct 14, 1883.
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Aug. 12, 1879 
TextNewspapers    *falcons and culverins were both types of cannon, though the term culverin was also sometimes used to describe an antiquated type of musket. The second usage is probably the one meant in this case. **Bela Hubbard explored and surveyed much of Michigan, along with first state geologist Douglass...
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