The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1886  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), March 22, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Texas - On Thursday of last week, Keeper Chapman of the life saving station selected his crew for the coming season, which is expected to open April 1st. The members of the crew are Alonzo Morton, Perry Marsh, William Henderson, Don Calkins, Herbert Dennis of Texas, John Boyd of Mexico and ...
Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), March 29, 1886 
TextNewspapers    On Saturday night, at about half past ten, the Life Saving Station of this place was discovered to be on fire. Four men including Keeper Chapman were soon on the ground. Others came a few minutes later. They found the kitchen or small building enveloped in flames with the roof just ready to fall...
Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), April 10, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Texas - The burning of the Life Saving Station, at this place on the evening of March 27, has caused a wide spread excitement in this village and surrounding country. It is the all absorbing topic of conversation in all public places, also in nearly every household. On Saturday evening,...
Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), April 26, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Texas - The sailors have all gone from this vicinity. The last to go were Fred Dennis and John Turk. It is a great disappointment to a number of our young men to have the life saving destroyed just at a time when they expected to commence their season's work. They had made no calculations to...
Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), June 14, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Texas - The life station is not yet built here. We hear that they are expecting and are confident of having one at Selkirk at the mouth of Salmon River. ...
Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), Aug. 9, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Texas - There is nothing new in regard to the rebuilding of the Life Saving Station. ...
Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), Aug. 16, 1886 
TextNewspapers    In the same news item was notice of the death of ex-keeper M. E. Parker who was accidentally killed on board the steam barge, Anna Smith, at Manitowoc, Wisc. Mexico Masonic Lodge handled the funeral and expenses.
New York Times, August 23, 1886, page 5 
TextNewspapers  New York Times, August 23, 1886, page 5page 5  Column 1
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 22, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Loss of the Ida Walker _____ Need of Paid Crews of Life Savers on the Canadian Shore. Captain O'Hagan, of the schooner Hannah Butler, sharply criticizes the failure of the Canadian government to establish life saving stations and keep paid crews along the Canadian shore. Speaking of the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 29, 1886 
TextNewspapers    The Comanche Ashore ____ At Pillar Point, Near Sackets Harbor ___ Ill luck seems to have followed the schooner Comanche of this port for several years. She has been sunk in the Welland canal and after she had been repaired a long litigation between her owners, Messrs. Quonce and Becker,...
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Mon., Nov. 29, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Marine Casualties _____ Two Schooners Ashore and Two Lives Lost - Particulars of the Accidents. _____ A special to the Times from Cape Vincent today, says the schooner Lem Ellsworth, loaded with corn from Chicago to Ogdensburg went ashore on the head of Carlton Island yesterday during the...
Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886 
TextNewspapers    The Wreck of the Comanche ___ An Account of the Disaster by One of the Sailors - The Wreck a Complete One This Time ___ Robert Cooney, one of the crew of the Comanche, now on the beach at Point Peninsula, arrived home this morning accompanied by two others of the crew. He says that they...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 30, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Marine Disasters ____ The Lem Ellsworth Ashore on Carlton Island - Charles W. Vorce one of Her Crew Killed Cape Vincent, Nov. 29. - The schooner Lem Ellsworth corn for Ogdensburg went ashore near Carlton island Sunday noon. The tug Proctor went to her assistance last night but could not pull...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886 
TextNewspapers    In Storm And Darkness _____ How the Tug Ferris Got Ashore and Her Remarkable Escape - A Thrilling Experience. _____ Captain Peter Cronley, who had been engaged to pilot the tug Ferris from Cape Vincent to Ogdensburg, returned to the city last night and gave the following account of the...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Nov. 30, 1886 
TextNewspapers    The Late Charles Vorce _____ Arrival of His Remains - A Sad and Touching Incident. _____ The remains of Charles R. Vorce, a sailor on the schooner Lem Ellsworth, who was caught in a tow line Sunday night and received injuries from which he died, arrived here on the 9:30 train on the R.W. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886 
TextNewspapers    The Ocean Wave ______ Lying in the Sand at Port Ontario - The Captain's Statement. Pulaski, Dec. 3. - The schooner Ocean Wave came ashore opposite the old light house at Port Ontario about 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. She is a small fore and aft vessel with 5,000 bushels of barley, for ...
Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886 
TextNewspapers    The Ocean Wave Ashore _____ Abandoned by the Crew off Port Ontario. The Vessel Becomes Unmanageable on Account of the Ice. The Crew Escape in the Boat and Get Ashore. Pulaski, Dec. 4. - Yesterday afternoon the schooner Ocean Wave left Wellington with 5,000 bushels of barley consigned to ...
Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Sat., Dec. 4, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Disasters on Lake Ontario. ______ The wreck of the George B. Sloan on the Oswego piers in the spring was considered a bad opening of the season, but Lake Ontario behaved well until the close of the season which thus far has proven disastrous. Within a fortnight a number of disasters have ...
Oswego Times and Express (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 6, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Captain Becker's Statement ___ His Version of the Wreck of the Comanche and to Whom Honor is Due - Bravery of the Men Along Point Peninsula. ___ Captain William Becker, of the wrecked schooner Comanche, has arrived here from Point Peninsula and in conversation with a Times Express ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 6, 1886 
TextNewspapers    Saved By A Cow. _______ The Experience of a Ship-Wrecked Crew at Stony Point "Speaking of narrow escapes by ship-wrecked sailors," said Captain James Jackman, of the schooner Gold Hunter, Saturday, "reminds me of an experience I once had about thirty years ago and I shall never forget. I...

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A. Boody (Schooner) (1) A. Booth (Propeller) (1) A. Folsom (Propeller) (1) A. L. Hopkins (Propeller) (1) A. Neff (Propeller) (1) Adriatic (Schooner) (1) Africa (Propeller) (1) Albert J. Wright (Propeller) (1) Albert J. Wright (Steam yacht) (1) Alexander (Steamboat) (1) Alfred Morrill (Fish tug) (1) Alfred P. Wright (Propeller) (1) America (Schooner) (1) Anna Dobbins (Propeller) (1) Annie O. Hanson (Schooner) (1) Arabia (Propeller) (1) Ariadne (Schooner) (1) Arundell (Propeller) (1) Ashland (Schooner) (1) B. B. Buckbout (Barge) (1) B. F. Folger (Schooner) (1) B. M. Baker (Barge) (1) Baldwin (Schooner) (2) Baltic (Schooner) (1) Barges (24) Bell Mitchell (Schooner) (2) Belle P. Cross (Propeller) (1) Belle Walbridge (Schooner) (1) Belle Wilson (Propeller) (1) Bessemer (Propeller) (3) Boat & ship industry (1) Bolivia (Schooner) (1) Bolivia (Scow) (1) Brightie (Barge) (1) Burlington (Propeller) (1) C. A. Dickey (Tug) (1) C. F. Curtis (Propeller) (1) C. H. Green (Propeller) (1) Camanche (Schooner) (1) Canal boats (1) Canisteo (Propeller) (1) Cecebe (Propeller) (1) Charlamaigne Tower (Propeller) (1) Charles H. Burton (Schooner) (2) Charles Hinckley (Barge) (1) Charley J. Smith (Schooner) (1) City of Concord (Propeller) (1) City of Mackinac (Steamboat) (1) City of New York (Propeller) (1) City of Sheboygan (Schooner) (1) Clara A. McIntyre (Steam yacht) (1) Clara White (Schooner) (1) Comanche (Schooner) (3) Dean Richmond (Propeller) (2) Dick Clyde (Steamboat) (2) Edith (Steam yacht) (2) Exchange (Propeller) (2) Florence (Propeller) (2) Fritz Karste (Propeller) (2) George (Schooner) (2) Gertrude (Propeller) (2) Gipsy (Propeller) (2) Grand Traverse (Propeller) (3) H. A. Kent (Schooner) (2) Honora Carr (Schooner) (3) Ideal (Propeller) (2) J. W. Steinhoff (Propeller) (3) James Pickands (Propeller) (2) John H. Pauly (Propeller) (2) L. Ward (Propeller) (2) Leo Lennox (Propeller) (2) Lucile (Propeller) (3) Lydia E. Rasser (Schooner) (2) Milton D. Ward (Steamboat) (2) Myles (Propeller) (2) Nebraska (Propeller) (2) Niagara (Propeller) (8) North Star (Schooner) (2) O. M. Bond (Schooner) (2) Oneida (Propeller) (2) Periwinkle (Propeller) (5) Perseverance (Propeller) (2) Propellers (152) Quebec (Propeller) (2) Queen of the West (Propeller) (2) Raleigh (Propeller) (2) Regina (Schooner) (2) S. J. Tilden (Schooner) (2) Schooners (128) Scows (9) Selah Chamberlain (Propeller) (2) Spokane (Propeller) (2) Steam yachts (7) Steamboats (19) Thomas P. Sheldon (Schooner) (2) Tugs (6) Uncle Sam (Propeller) (2) Vega (Schooner) (2) W. L. Brown (Propeller) (2) Watertown (Steamboat) (5)
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