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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 29, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Captain J. Redford's new tug, the Eliza J. Redford, was successfully launched at 6 p.m. yesterday. The Redford is 65 feet over all, 14 1/2 feet beam with depth of hold 7 feet 9 inches. She is a fine looking boat, of the best timber, well ironed. "Brow" Morgan was the boss carpenter. She will...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), May 5, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Capt. Timothy Donovan's new tug, the M. J. Cummings, was successfully and handsomely launched at 4:30 yesterday afternoon in the presence of a large crowd of persons, all of whom seemed to have the same wish to express - that the Cummings may be as successful as the worthy gentleman whose name...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Oct. 12, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Obituary. _______ Sylvester Doolittle There died in this city last night at the age of 81 years and some months a man who in his day did more to develop the business and commercial interests of Oswego than almost any other citizen who ever lived here, and we do not know that it is too much...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, August 5, 1881 
TextNewspapers    The history of the tug LADY FRANKLIN is given by a Kingston exchange: The tug LADY FRANKLIN is being torn to pieces and the engine taken out for transference to the tug now building. The old boiler will not be used. The FRANKLIN was built in Cleveland in 1861 by Quayle & Martin . For ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Saturday, November 19, 1881 
TextNewspapers    The schooner MARQUIS , recently ashore, has been towed to Toronto by the tug ROBB . Her main mast has gone by the deck, and her mizzen just below the cross-trees, both carrying away their standing and running rigging and sails. ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Monday, October 10, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Dispatch to the Detroit Post and Tribune from Oswego ; The schooner RICHARDSON , Captain McKee , with 9,200 bushels of barley from Kingston, mistook the lights and ran hard aground on the west breakwater at 3 P. M. today, and went to pieces in thirty minutes. Her crew was saved, but ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, September 30, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Oswego , Sept. 26. -- The steamer THOMAS KINGSFORD , of Oswego, during a storm yesterday broke from her moorings at Wellington , a Canadian lake shore dock, and sank in six feet of water after some pounding. Her cargo of 9,400 bushels of barley for Morton , of Owego, is partly wet. She...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Wednesday, October 5, 1881 
TextNewspapers    The steambarge T. KINGSFORD , barley laden, which sank at Wellington , has been pumped out, and is now at Oswego undergoing repairs. ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), August 12, 1881 
TextNewspapers    The following particulars of the burning of the steamer FLOWER CITY , at Clayton , are given by an Oswego exchange: "A fire had just been started in her engine, as she had been engaged to carry an excursion to Kingston . The fire caught from a defective stack. An alarm was sounded, but ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Wednesday, May 11, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Captain Timothy Donovan 's new tug M. J. CUMMINGS was launched at Oswego on Wednesday. She is 65 feet over all, 14 feet 6 inches beam and 7 feet 9 inches depth of hold. ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, August 5, 1881 
TextNewspapers    The history of the tug LADY FRANKLIN is given by a Kingston exchange: The tug LADY FRANKLIN is being torn to pieces and the engine taken out for transference to the tug now building. The old boiler will not be used. The FRANKLIN was built in Cleveland in 1861 by Quayle & Martin . For ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Friday, November 18, 1881 
TextNewspapers    The schooner MARQUIS is reported ashore at Devil's Nose, near the head of Lake Ontario, on the American shore. ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Saturday, November 19, 1881 
TextNewspapers    The schooner MARQUIS, recently ashore, has been towed to Toronto by the tug ROBB. Her main mast has gone by the deck, and her mizzen just below the cross-trees, both carrying away their standing and running rigging and sails. ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Monday, October 10, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Dispatch to the Detroit Post and Tribune from Oswego; The schooner RICHARDSON, Captain McKee, with 9,200 bushels of barley from Kingston, mistook the lights and ran hard aground on the west breakwater at 3 P. M. today, and went to pieces in thirty minutes. Her crew was saved, but nothing else....
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Feb. 14, 1881 
TextNewspapers    This vessel was the "David Dows," 1,481 gross tons, lost Nov.25, 1889 off Whiting, Ind, 10 mi SSE of Chicago.
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., March 31, 1881 
TextNewspapers    SAILING OUT INTO A STORM _____ A Vessel Starting for Toronto in a Gale of Snow and Wind - Bound for a Harbor Still Ice Locked. ____ The little schooner Marcia A. Hall, Capt. M. Fitzgerald, which has been lying here coal laden all winter, having been detained by the sudden close of ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., April 1, 1881 
TextNewspapers    THE MARCIA A. HALL'S VOYAGE. ____ Beating About With the Wind Dead Ahead - No Incidents. ____ Special despatch to The Palladium: Toronto, Ont., April 2. - About five o'clock yesterday afternoon the schooner M.A. Hall made her way around the island and tied up at the Grand Trunk wharf -...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 10, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Sailed By a Crazy Master. ____ The Captain of the Marcia A. Hall Attacking His Crew with an Axe - Pursued by Free Masons and Cats. ___ Last evening the mate of the schooner Marcia A. Hall, which arrived in the afternoon from Toronto, applied for the arrest of Capt. Maurice Fitzgerald, ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Jan. 13, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Another Rotten Steamer. At Toronto, Mrs. Emma Fisher has sued the Georgian Bay Navigation Company for $20,000 damages for the loss of her husband, B.N. Fisher, on the steamer Waubano, which was totally lost, with 22 lives, on Georgian Bay Nov. 22, 1879. Some most damaging evidence has...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 5, 1881 
TextNewspapers    Sailing In A Rotten Steamer. _______ Rotten Life preservers, Rotten Life Boats and a Rotten Hull - The Rotten Company Which Sacrificed Many Lives. _____ The coroner's jury investigating the causes of the loss of the steamer Alpena with many lives, in one of the autumn hurricanes on Lake...

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