The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1885  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 9, 1885 
TextNewspapers    Lake Ontario Fisheries _______ A Large Amount of Capital Invested -- The Largest Fresh Water Dealers in the World. Writing of the fishing interests of Lake Ontario a correspondent of the Syracuse Herald says that at Port Ontario, Sackets harbor, Cape Vincent, Three Mile Bay and Chaumont are...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 10, 1885 
TextNewspapers    A New Steam Yacht _______ A Fine Craft Being Built at Goble and Macfarlane's The frame of the new steam yacht, Aida, being built by Goble Macfarlane, of this city, for Mr. W.B. Coggswell of Syracuse, is up and nearly ready for the plank. The boat will be 66 feet keel, 70 feet overall, 10 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 17, 1885 
TextNewspapers    Capt. Scott's Experience. The calling of Capt. Wm. Scott of the tug John Navagh is fraught with danger and if he wasn't a nervy man he would certainly have abandoned the tug business long ago. It is only a month since a meteor passed out of the smoke stack of his tug to alarm the inhabitants...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 3, 1885 
TextNewspapers    The Wrecked Sloan. Yesterday afternoon a diver was busily engaged on the wreck of the schooner George B. Sloan and succeeded in obtaining a quantity of the wire rigging, etc. A diligent search was made for the body of the cook, Mrs. Tackaby, but was unsuccessful. Last evening Capt. Scott of...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Dec. 7, 1885 
TextNewspapers    Come Ashore The Body of Mrs. Eliza Tackaby, Drowned on the Schooner Geo. B. Sloan, Washed Ashore at Baldwin's Bay While walking along the beach at Baldwin's Bay, about 10 o'clock yesterday morning, Peter Malott, of the Second Ward, saw floating in the water about twenty-five feet from shore...
Globe (Toronto, ON), August 8, 1885, page 11 
TextNewspapers  Globe (Toronto, ON), August 8, 1885, page 11page 11  Sault Ste. Marie , Aug. 8 - The propeller Quebec , sunk in Devil's Gap , will be raised early next week, nearly all the pontoons being in position for work. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep. 9, 1885 
TextNewspapers    The Canadian Tug Bob Hackett Sunk in a Collision near Amherstburg A report reached this city last midnight that the Canadian tug Bob Hackett had collided with the Western Line propeller St. Magnus, bound from Kingston to Port Arthur, near the head of Bois Blanc Island (Detroit R.) on the...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep. 10, 1885 
TextNewspapers    The Hackett's Checkered Career. The FREE PRESS correspondent at Amherstburg, writing of the tug Bob Hackett, says: The Hackett was built in Amherstburg for the Windsor & Lake Shore route about twenty years ago by J. P. Jones for Robert Reynolds and Felix Jones, of Windsor, and was cut in two...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Apr. 17, 1885 
TextNewspapers    READY FOR THE OPENING Preparations by Marine City Vessel Men - Appointments Special to the Detroit Post. MARINE CITY, April 16. - Vessels are preparing to resume business. During the winter considerable repairs have been made and they will start out in good condition and well painted. The...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Apr 17, 1885 
TextNewspapers    MASTER MARINERS ST. CLAIR CAPTAINS ASSIGNED TO THEIR COMMANDS The following assignments have been made for St. Clair captains during the season, the larger number of which are for steam craft: Capt. Wesley Brown will command the steamer Siberia, Capt. Donald Morrison going as first and P....
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Wed., May 27, 1885 
TextNewspapers    Photos of the MANISTEE: http://webpac.wayne.edu/graphics/shipping/picture.html?msg1=http://image.udmercy.edu/marine/manistee1c.jpg&msg2=%20Manistee http://webpac.wayne.edu/graphics/shipping/picture.html?msg1=http://image.udmercy.edu/marine/manistee1b.jpg&msg2=%20Manistee ...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Aug. 3, 1885 
TextNewspapers    A PIRATICAL CRAFT Yesterday the scow schooner Trader was tied up by an officer at Wyandotte on a charge of piracy. The Trader has been under suspicion for some time of appropriating the loose property of vessels lying in harbor at Detroit and neighboring ports. A few nights ago a topsail was ...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Tues., Sep. 15, 1885 
TextNewspapers    River pirates continue to victimize the craft lying along the docks. The latest victim is the schooner M. P. Barkalow. While lying at the wharf foot of Eighteenth Street Saturday night her supply box was relieved of its contents, valued at $18. ...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), April 2, 1885 
TextNewspapers    Captain Gillman lost track of the iron steamer MICHIGAN, sister of the WISCONSIN, because that vessel had sunk on the 20th - finally crushed after having been trapped in the ice since February 9. Capt. Gillman's boat was the 842gt wooden propeller CITY OF LUDINGTON (US#125873), built at...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Oct 21, 1885 
TextNewspapers    ... THE CLEVELAND LIGHTS The lighthouse board gives notice that on and after Oct. 20, 1885, there will be shown from the structure recently erected on the crib standing 24 feet south of the east end of the breakwater, Cleveland harbor, O., a light of the following characteristics...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Sept. 15, 1885 
TextNewspapers    A NARROW ESCAPE Oscoda - Yesterday afternoon as the wrecking tug Winslow was dredging a cut to the barge Wyandotte, wrecked on the beach, the cable to which the line was goied (sic) broke. What might have been a serious accident was narrowly averted. John Delaney was caught by the four-inch ...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Sat., October 10, 1885 
TextNewspapers    Capt. Thomas Henner, master of the steamship Iron Duke, complains that the light-keeper at Passage Island did not sound the fog signal on the night of the 19th while a heavy fog was prevailing. There is so little traffic in Chicago creek, it is said, that the bridge tenders have time to sleep...
Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Nov. 11, 1885 
TextNewspapers    AFRAID SHE HAS THE SMALL-POX Chicago, Nov. 10. - The schooner Fannie Campbell from Stokes Island, Canada, is lying near the light-house under inspection of the health department for small-pox. ...
Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Nov. 11, 1885, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Nov. 11, 1885, page 1page 1  Column 4 *Omar D. Conger, U. S. Senator from Michigan (1881-1887), a citizen of Port Huron. ** Orlando Metcalfe Poe was a Civil War hero and Army engineer. An architect by trade, he designed forts and artillery emplacements for the Army and was later twice chief engineer for the Corps of...
Detroit Post (Detroit, MI), Aug. 28, 1885 
TextNewspapers    The United States steamer Warrington has conveyed to Duluth a steam foghorn, which will be placed on the south end of the canal pier at once. It is one of the largest foghorns on the lakes and can be heard a distance of seven miles. ...
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