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  • Weekly Herald and Lake Superior Mining Journal (Thunder Bay, ON), September 11, 1884
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    The Queen of the Lakes steamer United Empire of the Sarnia Line left the swift old steamer Spartan of the Owen Sound Line a long way astern coming up last trip. As the Empire was approaching Hilton, the Spartan was leaving again the same thing happened at Richards Landing. After ...

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    The Queen of the Lakes steamer United Empire of the Sarnia Line left the swift old steamer Spartan of the Owen Sound Line a long way astern coming up last ...

  • Weekly Herald and Lake Superior Mining Journal (Thunder Bay, ON), Aug 28, 1884
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    The Owen Sound arrived in port last evening. They report having a very rough voyage.

    The Alberta came in on Monday, it being her first appearance here since her collision with the Osborne.

    On the last trip of the Ontario it was discovered that some of the lower deck hands ...

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    The Owen Sound arrived in port last evening. They report having a very rough voyage.

    The Alberta came in on Monday, it being her first appearance here since her collision ...

  • Weekly Herald and Lake Superior Mining Journal (Thunder Bay, ON), Aug 21, 1884
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    The Butcher's Maid has just been treated with a fresh coat of paint.

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    The Butcher's Maid has just been treated with a fresh coat of paint.

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  • Weekly Herald and Lake Superior Mining Journal (Thunder Bay, ON), Aug 14, 1884
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    The Spartan of the Owen Sound Line came in Monday evening in place of the Alberta, the latter not having left dry dock where she has gone for repairs.

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    The Spartan of the Owen Sound Line came in Monday evening in place of the Alberta, the latter not having left dry dock where she has gone for repairs.

    ...
  • An Old Lake Captain Gone
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wayne County Alliance, 23 Jan 1884, p. 2     An Old Lake Captain Gone _______ Death of Capt. Pavy, who was a Vessel Master in 1829

    Capt. Pavy, an old lake captain, died at his son's residence in Milwaukee, Wis., on Saturday, Dec. 29th 1883.

    Capt. Pavy married the sister of Mr. David Rogers, of Sodus Point, ...

    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wayne County Alliance, 23 Jan 1884, p. 2   An Old Lake Captain Gone _______ Death of Capt. Pavy, who was a Vessel Master in 1829

    Capt. Pavy, an old lake captain, died at his son's residence in Milwaukee, ...

  • Marine Record (Cleveland, OH1883), Nov. 27, 1884
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    The steam wrecker, WINSLOW, of Grummond's Line, on her last wrecking expedition underwent, what might be termed a rather unique experience in that line. On or about the 12 instant, as noticed in my last communication, she went to release the Schooner STARLING, stranded in Georgian Bay, at what ...

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    The steam wrecker, WINSLOW, of Grummond's Line, on her last wrecking expedition underwent, what might be termed a rather unique experience in that line. On or about the 12 instant, ...

  • Along the Wharves
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 11 Apr 1884     Along the Wharves

    The schooner Herbert Dudley, Capt. J. Parsons, arrived this morning from Kingston with grain for C.C. Morton. The Dudley was the last vessel to cross the lake last fall. Since her last appearance here she has received no ceiling, hatch combings, etc., and been ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 11 Apr 1884   Along the Wharves

    The schooner Herbert Dudley, Capt. J. Parsons, arrived this morning from Kingston with grain for C.C. Morton. The Dudley was the last vessel to cross the lake ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), May 17, 1884
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    Capt. J. G. Kiah, superintendent of the tenth district life-saving service, states that the lake has been encroaching on the house at Crisp station, situated above Whitefish Point, on Lake Superior. He will have the building moved back from the water, where there will be less danger of having ...

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    Capt. J. G. Kiah, superintendent of the tenth district life-saving service, states that the lake has been encroaching on the house at Crisp station, situated above Whitefish Point, on Lake ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), May 6, 1884
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    The lifesaving crew at Cleveland are experimenting with a new fire extinguisher.. It consists merely of a powerful double-cylinder force pump on a large flat-bottomed boat. It draws its supply from the river, and is operated by the means of hand levers, after the fashion of the country fire ...

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    The lifesaving crew at Cleveland are experimenting with a new fire extinguisher.. It consists merely of a powerful double-cylinder force pump on a large flat-bottomed boat. It draws its supply ...

  • A Plucked mariner
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 1 Apr 1884     A Plucked Mariner ____ The New Canadian Examining Board - The Way the Examinations Were Conducted - Partiality - How Skilled Mariners Were set Aside.

    Capt. James McDonald, of Howland, an old an well known navigator, who was refused a certificate by the ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 1 Apr 1884   A Plucked Mariner ____ The New Canadian Examining Board - The Way the Examinations Were Conducted - Partiality - How Skilled Mariners Were set Aside.

    Capt. James McDonald, of Howland, ...

  • Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Nov. 21, 1884
    TextNewspaper       *Most likely Ghegheto Island and associated reefs, located about 25 miles north of Southampton, Ontario, off Howdenvale....
    TextNewspaper     *Most likely Ghegheto Island and associated reefs, located about 25 miles north of Southampton, Ontario, off Howdenvale....
  • Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Sat., Aug 9, 1884
    TextNewspaper       *Sunk in a collision with the schooner GEORGE MURRAY, Oct. 14, 1880....
    TextNewspaper     *Sunk in a collision with the schooner GEORGE MURRAY, Oct. 14, 1880....
  • Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Thur., August 7, 1884
    TextNewspaper       MARINE DRIFT

    Capt. Wm. Latriel is succeeded by Capt. Mears in command of the tug Shoo Fly.

    The schooner Willie Keeler has been engaged for coal from Cleveland to Detroit at 80 cents.

    The schooner Heather Belle, wrecked at Kincardine, Lake Huron, last fall, has been ...

    TextNewspaper     MARINE DRIFT

    Capt. Wm. Latriel is succeeded by Capt. Mears in command of the tug Shoo Fly.

    The schooner Willie Keeler has been engaged for coal from Cleveland to Detroit ...

  • Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Nov. 6, 1884
    TextNewspaper       ..., by 1884 she was in the fruit trade on Lake Michigan. After the fire she was towed...
    TextNewspaper     ..., by 1884 she was in the fruit trade on Lake Michigan. After the fire she was towed...
  • Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), October 29, 1884
    TextNewspaper       Taylor was deputy collector of customs at Detroit....
    TextNewspaper     Taylor was deputy collector of customs at Detroit....
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), June 18, 1884
    TextNewspaper       A SUBTERRANEAN OUTLET

    "I believe there is a subterranean river running from Lake Superior to lake Huron, under Lake Erie, and emptying into Lake Ontario," said an old lake navigator. "There is no other way in which to explain certain mysteries connected with our great lakes. There ...

    TextNewspaper     A SUBTERRANEAN OUTLET

    "I believe there is a subterranean river running from Lake Superior to lake Huron, under Lake Erie, and emptying into Lake Ontario," said an old lake navigator. ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 25, 1884
    TextNewspaper       This little notice was a surprise to me. I had presumed that lake steamers had always had the crew billeted as at present, but apparently up to this point they were arranged as with schooners - officers in the stern cabin, crew in the foc'sl....
    TextNewspaper     This little notice was a surprise to me. I had presumed that lake steamers had always had the crew billeted as at present, but apparently up to this point they ...
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 23, 1884
    TextNewspaper       DULL TIMES Sailing in 1810 and 1831

    A correspondent of the Morning Record of Buffalo writes as follows: "In view of the many records of dull times that one hears along the docks and in shipping circles generally, a reminder of the same kind of complaints which prevailed a ...

    TextNewspaper     DULL TIMES Sailing in 1810 and 1831

    A correspondent of the Morning Record of Buffalo writes as follows: "In view of the many records of dull times that one hears ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 17,  1884
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    The fish steamer E. K. Roberts arrived yesterday from Georgian Bay with eighteen cars of white fish and trout for Gauthier. The fish car is a stout box about six feet square, placed on wheels for convenient handling.

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    The fish steamer E. K. Roberts arrived yesterday from Georgian Bay with eighteen cars of white fish and trout for Gauthier. The fish car is a stout box about six ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 15,  1884
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    Vessels are making big records as fishers this season, through the atmospheric peculiarities which bring the fish to the surface. Some vessel have, by means of trolling line, caught 30 lake trout in a single day, and for the first time in the history of the lakes have trolled successfully ...

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    Vessels are making big records as fishers this season, through the atmospheric peculiarities which bring the fish to the surface. Some vessel have, by means of trolling line, caught 30 ...

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