The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Oct 1883 
TextNewspapers    Not Ashore During the severe blow of a week ago one of the schooners reported ashore was the W. H. Rounds. The captain of the tug Hero reported the schooner hard aground on Amherst Island. Yesterday Capt. E. Thomas, who sails the schooner, was in this city and all his acquaintances were ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 Oct 1883 
TextNewspapers    ...For more information and a current photo of Waugoschance light, see http://www.ipl.org/exhibit/light/GL/Waugoshance.html . The 1883 ironworks can still be seen. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Nov 1883 
TextNewspapers    She was recovered in a few days and repaired at the Wolf & Davidson Shipyard, Milwaukee, over the following winter.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Nov, 1883, page 8 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Nov, 1883, page 8page 8  Column 1 Note that this article, which offers a scathing indictment of Great Lakes skippers, first appeared in the New York Sun . I leave it to you to decide whether Capt. Brown's comments are deserved.      
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), 17 November 1883 
TextNewspapers    Early yesterday morning the schooner Regulator of this port was cast on the beach about twenty miles south of St. Joseph almost opposite Chicago . The schooner was bound here from White Lake , with a cargo of lumber. A telegram from her captain states that on leaving the vessel one man...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), February 3, 1883 
TextNewspapers    An Old Ship Doomed The secretary of the navy has sent a communication to the speaker of the house, reporting the list of vessels stricken from the navy register under a late act of congress, with a recommendation that the vessels be broken up or sold at auction. Among those recommended to be...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), June 21, 1883 
TextNewspapers    The Old New Orleans We have already alluded to the fact that the secretary of the navy is about to order the sale of the old line-of-battle ship New Orleans, which has so long remained upon the stocks at Sackets Harbor. The official description is as follows. New Orleans, displacement 4,200...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), August 25, 1883 
TextNewspapers    The New Orleans. The famous old vessel New Orleans, says the Chicago Tribune, is to be sold at auction, and a writer well posted on marine matters relates the following interesting narrative concerning her early history: Near the close of the war of 1812 the United States government began the...
Proposals for Purchase of Vessels 
TextNewspapers  "Proposals for Purchase of Vessels," New York Times, September 24, 1883  ... PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF VESSELS Navy Department, Washington, June 21, 1883. In accordance with the provisions of the 5th section of the act of Congress making appropriations to supply deficiencies approved March 3, 1883, sealed proposals will be received at the Navy Department until noon ......
The Value of Naval Hulks 
TextNewspapers  "The Value of Naval Hulks," New York Times, September 25, 1883  ...Same report in: Jefferson County Journal, Adams, N.Y., November 21, 1883....
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 26, 1883 
TextNewspapers    Obituary. John M. Barrow. Capt. John M. Barrow died at his residence on East Fourth street at 11:30 this morning, after an illness of about three weeks. Capt. Barrow was born in Lancaster, England, March 16, 1813, and was therefore nearly seventy years of age. He left his native home when...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 26, 1883 
TextNewspapers    ... DIED. BARROW - In this city, January 26, 1883, Captain John M. Barrow, in his 70th year. Funeral Sunday from his late residence, East Fourth street, between Bridge and Cayuga, and 2:30 at St. Paul's church at 3 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are invited. New York Herald please copy. ......
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Jan. 29, 1883 
TextNewspapers    The Late Capt. Barrow. Resolutions passed by local board of Normal school Saturday, Jan. 27th. Resolved, that in the death of John M. Barrow this board recognizes the loss of a member who, though quiet and unassuming, was a judicious counselor, an earnest and liberal friend of education, ...
Antwerp Gazette (Antwerp, NY), October 3, 1883 
TextNewspapers    ...Same report in: Adams, NY, Jefferson County Journal, October 10, 1883....
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), November 21, 1883 
TextNewspapers    The old war ship "New Orleans" at Sacket's Harbor, which has been visited and looked upon with wonder by so many as a relic of the war of 1812, will soon be no more. The party who bought it at the late sale commenced Monday to tear it down. It is said that many of the timbers are perfectly solid...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Nov., 1883 
TextNewspapers    THE ERIE BELLE BLOWN UP Special Dispatch to The Detroit Free Press. Kincardine, November 21. - About 3:30 this afternoon a loud report like the discharge of a twenty-pounder was heard in town, and while the citizens were conjecturing the cause word was received that the tug Erie Belle, owned...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 23 Nov, 1883 
TextNewspapers    THE ERIE BELLE Mr. Wherry of Odette & Wherry, left yesterday for Kincardine to look after matters connected with the explosion of the tug Erie Belle. He telegraphed back last evening that the body of the second engineer had been found. Mr. Odette, when called upon by a reporter yesterday, ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 26 Nov., 1883 
TextNewspapers    THE ERIE BELLE The Erie Belle, which was blown up at Kincardine last Thursday, was built by Reck [sic], of Cleveland, for an insurance company for wrecking purposes and was then called the Hector. She was taken to Boston, Mass., by Capt. Morgan, of Oswego, N. Y., and did towing one season at...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Nov, 1883 
TextNewspapers    BODIES FOUND The bodies of all those who lost their lives by the explosion of the tug Erie Belle at Kincardine on November 21 have been recovered. The first found was that of the assistant engineer, Frank Eikenhorst, which drifted ashore on the day of the accident. On Sunday that of W. K. ...
Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), Monday, November 21, 1883 
TextNewspapers    Schooner PIGEON, ashore at Oswego; owned in Kingston. Valued at $3,000. No insurance. ...

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