The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Feb. 27, 1884 
TextNewspapers    Fish Stories An Old Veteran Tells a Reminiscence When Salmon River Was Alive With Salmon _________ The following written by J. A. Mathewson to the Pulaski Democrat will be read with interest by all anglers: Having been a resident of the town of Richland 76 years, I have outlived most of my...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., May 6, 1884 
TextNewspapers    A Thrilling Adventure. The Wreck of the Schooner Cummings - Three of the Crew Overboard - All Safe. Capt. Ferris, of the tug Charley Ferris, which arrived back this morning, after towing the dismasted schooner M.J. Cummings from Thirty Mile Point to Port Dalhousie, says that the crew of the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 24, 1884 
TextNewspapers    A November Gale. _______ A Forerunner of Winter - The Samana's Trip from Toronto . Weather prophets said yesterday that the southerly breeze which blew during the day would toward night haul to the northwest and blow a gale. Their predictions were verified at 9 o'clock, when the wind that...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Oct. 31, 1884 
TextNewspapers    In The Fall of '75 ____ A Furious Gale and the Scene Enacted off Oswego harbor - Interesting Recollections The work of transforming the wrecked schooner, Sam Cook , into a coal barge is about completed. She was launched Friday and will leave for Oswego in a week or ten days. - Ogdensburg...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 5, 1884 
TextNewspapers    Early Navigation. _______ Interesting Talk With an Old Timer. Chicago Inter Ocean : "I remember many years ago, yes, it is nearly half a century ago, when the Indians used to paddle in their canoes from all points on the lake to Detroit to get their annual rations and allowances from the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues,  May 6, 1884 
TextNewspapers    A Fire On Water. _____ The Large Tug Alanson Sumner Burned Last Night - A Fine Boat Almost Destroyed - The Schooner Typo Damaged - narrow Escape of Capt. Daggett . A vigorous alarm of fire from box 35 at 1 o'clock this morning called the department to the foot of Wet First street, near ...
Echo Of Niagara (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON), May 17, 1884 
TextNewspapers    It is expected here that Mr. J.P. Forlier , late of the steamer City Of Toronto , will have the Southern Belle on the Niagara and Toronto route this season. ...
Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Feb. 9, 1884 
TextNewspapers    KILLED AT SACKETS. ____ The Old Ship New Orleans Falls and Kills John Oats - Others Seriously Hurt - Horribly Mutilated. ____ Special to the Times. Sackets Harbor, Feb. 9. The old ship New Orleans, which was built in 1815, and which was purchased last summer of the government by Alfred...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), February 9, 1884 
TextNewspapers    The last chapter in the history of the old ship New Orleans, which has been on the stocks at Sacket's Harbor since the war of 1812-15, closes today. The old relic has fallen, killing one man. Three others were seriously injured, and will probably carry scars with them to the grave by which the...
Antwerp Gazette (Antwerp, NY), February 13, 1884 
TextNewspapers    ...Same report in: The Philadelphia Monitor, Philadelphia NY, February 14,1884....
Jefferson County Journal (Adams, NY), February 13, 1884 
TextNewspapers    John Oats Killed. - The old war ship, New Orleans, a relic of 1812, which is being taken down at Sacketts Harbor, N.Y., was the scene of a sad and fatal accident to-day (Saturday). The workmen went to work as usual this morning, but a number of them expressed a fear that it was unsafe, as it...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), March 20, 1884 
TextNewspapers    Sackets Harbor Workmen are now engaged in tearing down the old ship New Orleans. People wishing pieces of her for relics had better come soon, as they will be through in a few days. ...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), May 9, 1884 
TextNewspapers    The Old New Orleans To the Editor of the Times Sackets Harbor, May 7 Considerable interest having been taken of late in the tearing down and removal of ship New Orleans, which stood for so many years in the navy yard at this place, it may be pleasing for many to know that there is on ...
Jefferson County Journal (Adams, NY), February 13, 1884 
TextNewspapers    JOHN OATS KILLED. - The old war ship, New Orleans, a relic of 1812, which is being taken down at Sacketts Harbor, N.Y., was the scene of a sad and fatal accident to-day (Saturday). The workmen went to work as usual this morning, but a number of them expressed a fear that it was unsafe, as it...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs. Aug 7,1884 
TextNewspapers    Obituary. We learn by a correspondent that captain Horatio N. Throop, of Pultneyville, Wayne county, died yesterday, Wednesday morning. Captain T. will be remembered by many of our older citizens as prominent in lake navigation. He was master of several large class of lake steamers, and as ...
Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Aug 7, 1884 
TextNewspapers    OBITUARY DEATH OF CAPTAIN H.N. THROOP A dispatch was received here this morning by W.B. Phelps from T. Scott Ledyard, Williamson, N.Y. stating that Captain H. N. Throop died at his home in Pultneyville yesterday and that the funeral will take place there Saturday at 3 p.m. Capt. Throop has...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 21 May, 1884 
TextNewspapers    After all, there seems to be a special providence for the shipping. Grain and iron ore and coal freights are scarce, and rates are low just now, and a new carrying trade opens up. Paving stone is in great demand at Chicago. The islands of the St. Lawrence River are formed of solid granite. It is...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 7 Apr, 1884 
TextNewspapers    JULIA PALMER (260 t.) was built at Buffalo by John Carrick, converted to a steamer in 1839 and went ashore in the fall of 1847 just west of Whitefish Point, ending her career - though her hull was later used as a dock facing. SUPERIOR was the second steamboat on the upper lakes, built at...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 22 May, 1884 
TextNewspapers    ABASHED MARINE POETS The new steamer built at Miller Brothers' shipyard for Schufeldt, the distiller, was launched at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. It was a side launch, and the bow started first, but she went into the water evenly enough, and the event was pronounced a success. There was a ...
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 3 May, 1884 
TextNewspapers    *a fish of the herring family ranging in size up to 24 inches and ten pounds.

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A. C. Maxwell (Schooner) (1) A. E. Vickery (Schooner) (2) A. G. E. Holmes (Propeller) (1) A. J. Wright (Propeller) (1) A. L. Hopkins (Propeller) (1) A. Neff (Propeller) (1) A. R. Colborne (Propeller) (1) Ahira Cobb (Schooner) (2) Alaska (Schooner) (2) Albert J. Wright (Propeller) (3) Albert J. Wright (Steam yacht) (4) Albert J. Wright (Steamboat) (2) Alberta (Propeller) (2) Alcona (Propeller) (2) Arabia (Schooner) (2) Barges (29) C. N. Pratt (Propeller) (2) Cataract (Schooner) (3) Cecelia (Schooner) (2) City of Duluth (Propeller) (2) City of Rome (Propeller) (4) Colorado (Propeller) (4) Conemaugh (Propeller) (2) Dean Richmond (Propeller) (2) Douglas S. Cornell (Tug) (2) Emily B. Maxwell (Schooner) (2) Enterprise (Propeller) (2) Erie Belle (Schooner) (3) Erie Queen (Schooner) (2) Ferries (2) Forest Queen (Schooner) (2) Fred Mercur (Propeller) (4) G. S. Hazard (Schooner) (2) Garibaldi (Schooner) (4) George C. Finney (Schooner) (2) Georgian (Propeller) (2) Groton (Schooner) (4) Guiding Star (Barge) (2) H. W. Sage (Schooner) (2) Huntress (Steam yacht) (5) I. M. Hill (Schooner) (2) I. N. Foster (Schooner) (2) Imperial (Propeller) (2) Iron Chief (Propeller) (4) Iron Duke (Propeller) (2) Iron State (Schooner) (3) James Fisk (Propeller) (2) Jay Gould (Propeller) (4) John Kelderhouse (Schooner) (2) John T. Mott (Schooner) (2) Kate Williams (Tug) (2) Keweenaw (Steamboat) (5) Kingfisher (Schooner) (2) Lackawana (Propeller) (2) Louise O'Neil (Schooner) (3) M. R. Warner (Schooner) (2) Michigan (Barge) (2) Myrtle (Propeller) (2) Nebraska (Propeller) (2) New Dominion (Schooner) (2) Niagara (Schooner) (2) North Cape (Schooner) (2) Oconto (Propeller) (4) Onoko (Propeller) (2) Osceola (Propeller) (3) Pacific (Propeller) (4) Passaic (Propeller) (2) Pearl (Steamboat) (2) Periwinkle (Propeller) (8) Plymouth Rock (Barge) (2) Potomac (Propeller) (2) Propellers (251) Queen of the Lakes (Schooner) (2) R. J. Hackett (Propeller) (2) Raleigh (Propeller) (3) Roanoke (Propeller) (2) Russia (Propeller) (2) S. C. Baldwin (Propeller) (2) Samana (schooner) (3) Sarah E. Sheldon (Propeller) (2) Schooners (228) Scotia (Propeller) (3) Scotia (Schooner) (2) Scows (2) Sparta (Propeller) (2) Steam yachts (13) Steamboats (27) Tecumseh (Propeller) (2) Thomas H. Howland (Schooner) (2) Thomas P. Sheldon (Schooner) (2) Three Brothers (Schooner) (2) Toledo (Propeller) (2) Tugs (18) Two Brothers (Schooner) (2) Two Fannies (Schooner) (2) Vessels (2) W. R. Taylor (Schooner) (3) Waldo A. Avery (Propeller) (2) Wocoken (Propeller) (7) Yachts (3)
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