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  • New York Times, 4 Oct 1888, page 2
    TextNewspaper       THE DISASTERS ON THE LAKES

    Detroit, Mich., Oct. 3. -- A dispatch from Forestville, Mich., says: "The steam barge MATTAWAN of Montreal went ashore near Richmondville, about eight miles south of here, yesterday and is badly damaged. Her crew has been safely taken off by the Allen ...

    TextNewspaper     THE DISASTERS ON THE LAKES

    Detroit, Mich., Oct. 3. -- A dispatch from Forestville, Mich., says: "The steam barge MATTAWAN of Montreal went ashore near Richmondville, about eight miles south ...

  • New York Times, 30 Oct 1888, page 3
    TextNewspaper       PENSAUKEE (20195), raised. Renamed JAMES G. BLAINE in 1890....
    TextNewspaper     PENSAUKEE (20195), raised. Renamed JAMES G. BLAINE in 1890....
  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Feb. 4, 1888
    TextNewspaper       Our Fresh Water Sailors

    The sailors who man the vessels which engage in the lake commerce are among the best in the world. They are brave reckless men. They sail their vessels until the lakes are ice bound. Storms have no terrors for them. When freights are high and the ...

    TextNewspaper     Our Fresh Water Sailors

    The sailors who man the vessels which engage in the lake commerce are among the best in the world. They are brave reckless men. They sail ...

  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 20, 1888
    TextNewspaper       Ship-Building in Oswego _______ The Past and Present - Collector Interviewed on the Subject - He Gives Some Interesting Reminiscences - Attributes the Decline of the Industry Large to High Tariff _______

    The noticeable decrease which the ship-building industry has ...

    TextNewspaper     Ship-Building in Oswego _______ The Past and Present - Collector Interviewed on the Subject - He Gives Some Interesting Reminiscences - Attributes the Decline of the Industry Large to High ...
  • Auburn News & Democrat (Auburn, NY), Thursday,  Aug. 16, 1888
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    Early this morning it was reported that the schooner "D. Freeman," bound from Belleville to Fair Haven, light, to load coal, was ashore about seven miles west of Oswego and a short distance from Lewis' Bluff. It was soon learned that the report was true. the "Freeman" left Belleville yesterday ...

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    Early this morning it was reported that the schooner "D. Freeman," bound from Belleville to Fair Haven, light, to load coal, was ashore about seven miles west of Oswego and ...

  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1888
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  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 16 Jun 1888
    Newspaper       She Found It. While the government steamer Dahlia was in port on Monday her officers made soundings off Hill's point reef, and she was so successful in finding what she was looking for that she remained fast for several hours. After vainly endeavoring to work off, the Dahlia was compelled ...
    Newspaper     She Found It. While the government steamer Dahlia was in port on Monday her officers made soundings off Hill's point reef, and she was so successful in finding what she ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 9 Aug 1888
    Newspaper       Washington Island. Capt. Valentine Irr recently bought the schooner Laurel; consideration unknown....
    Newspaper     Washington Island. Capt. Valentine Irr recently bought the schooner Laurel; consideration unknown....
  • Manitowoc Pilot (Manitowoc, WI), Aug 9, 1888
    TextNewspaper      

    The schooner Lizzie Metzner was launched at the yard of Burger and Burger of this city on Saturday last. Her dimensions are as follows: Length 78 feet; beam 21 feet, hold 6 feet. She is owned by Mashek & Metzner of Kewaunee. She is a trim and strongly built vessel ...

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    The schooner Lizzie Metzner was launched at the yard of Burger and Burger of this city on Saturday last. Her dimensions are as follows: Length 78 feet; beam 21 feet, ...

  • Ontario's Bass Grounds
    NewspaperText  Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), 22 Aug 1888     Ontario's Bass Grounds ___ Great Mexico Bay - Oswego - Picturesque Fishing - Exquisite Scenery ____

    By Wm. H. Ballou

    Great Mexico Bay of Lake Ontario has a surface of about 500 square miles. It is one of the largest bays on the ...

    NewspaperText  Mexico Independent (Mexico, NY), 22 Aug 1888   Ontario's Bass Grounds ___ Great Mexico Bay - Oswego - Picturesque Fishing - Exquisite Scenery ____

    By Wm. H. Ballou

    Great Mexico Bay of Lake Ontario has a ...

  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Apr. 4, 1888
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    Messrs. Leatham & Smith, of Sturgis [sic] Bay, are preparing to put steam in the schooner Pewaukee, now lying at Manitowoc. They will utilize a 16 x 18 tug engine and boiler for the purpose. In their opinion this will provide sufficient power to drive the Pewaukee along at fully ...

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    Messrs. Leatham & Smith, of Sturgis [sic] Bay, are preparing to put steam in the schooner Pewaukee, now lying at Manitowoc. They will utilize a 16 x 18 tug engine ...

  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 10, 1888
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    Duluth reports a freak in the marine business. Vessels are bringing cedar ties to that port for the Manitoba Road and taking back tamarack ties to the Soo from Port Arthur for the Grand Trunk. A heavy trade is thus being carried on.

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    Duluth reports a freak in the marine business. Vessels are bringing cedar ties to that port for the Manitoba Road and taking back tamarack ties to the Soo from Port ...

  • Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), 9 Jun 1888
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    Tuesday evening there was a large crowd assembled on the wharf to see the launch of the schooner Emma, which was very gracefully accomplished at 7:30 p.m.

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    Tuesday evening there was a large crowd assembled on the wharf to see the launch of the schooner Emma, which was very gracefully accomplished at 7:30 p.m.

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  • Shipbuilding in Oswego
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 30 Oct 1888     SHIPBUILDING IN OSWEGO _______ Its Past and Present - Collector Cooley Interviewed on the Subject - He Gives some interesting Reminiscences - Attributes the Decline of the Industry Largely to High Tariff ____

    The noticeable decrease which the ship-building ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 30 Oct 1888   SHIPBUILDING IN OSWEGO _______ Its Past and Present - Collector Cooley Interviewed on the Subject - He Gives some interesting Reminiscences - Attributes the Decline of the Industry Largely to ...
  • Gibraltar (Schooner), C83149, aground, 3 Oct 1888
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  • Toledo (Propeller), U24112, Fire, 9 Sep 1888
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  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), October 21, 1888
    TextNewspaper       One class of shipwreck that doesn't get much notice is foul play. When a ship was sunk on purpose, it was usually to collect the insurance or steal the cargo. The deed was most often accomplished by arsonists (called "incendiaries" in the old days), and there are records of at ...
    TextNewspaper     One class of shipwreck that doesn't get much notice is foul play. When a ship was sunk on purpose, it was usually to collect the insurance or steal the cargo. ...
  • W. J. Preston (Schooner), U26563, aground, 1 Nov 1888
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  • Mary Foster (Schooner), fire, 18 Apr 1888
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  • Mary Groh (Propeller), U90489, aground, 1888
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Remarks: Got off
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Remarks: Got off
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