The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 25 Jul 1900 
TextNewspapers    LIES 105 FEET DEEP _______ BUT AN ATTEMPT WILL BE MADE TO RAISE THE OLD OCONTO _______ Kingston, July 24. - One of the most difficult wrecking jobs ever undertaken in deep water on the lakes will be the contract the Donnelly Wrecking & Salvage Co. has taken to raise the steamer Oconto. ...
St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, ON), August 11, 1900, page 1 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, ON), August 11, 1900, page 1page 1  Port Dalhousie The steam barge D.R. Van Allen has gone on the dry dock, where she will receive a general overhauling. This boat was built in Chatham some thirty years ago, and was owned by a Canadian company until recently, when she passed into the hands of an American firm. Captain ...
Dunnville Gazette (Dunnville, ON), April 6, 1900, page 8 
TextNewspapers  Dunnville Gazette (Dunnville, ON), April 6, 1900, page 8page 8  PORT MAITLAND Work is being rapidly pushed on the new tug and it will be ready in time to start fishing as soon as the ice breaks up. Two mechanics are at work putting the machinery in order and she will be ready for operations in about two weeks. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), September 13, 1900 
TextNewspapers    SCHOONER T. R. MERRITT A TOTAL LOSS. Oswego, Sept. 12. -- The life-saving crew has just returned from the schooner ashore nine miles west of Oswego, having found that it was the Canadian schooner T. R. MERRITT. The MERRITT was bound from Hamilton to Oswego when struck by the storm. The ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), September 18, 1900 
TextNewspapers    Kingston, September 17. -- The schooner T. R. MERRITT which went ashore nine miles above Oswego, is a total wreck. She is owned by Mckay of Hamilton, and was valued at $5,000. There will be about $1,000 salvage. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), September 19, 1900 
TextNewspapers    Of the two schooners stranded at and near Oswego, the ALBACORE is sure to be released. The hull of the T. R. MERRITT is punctured, the deck is badly sprung, indicating that the vessel's back may be broken. There is no insurance on either of the schooners. ...
Chicago Times-Herald (Chicago, IL), October 20, 1900 
TextNewspapers    SCHOONER G. G. HOUGHTON ASHORE. The schooner GEORGE G. HOUGHTON, a Milwaukee built vessel of the old Welland Canal type now owned by William H. Marsh of Oswego, ran ashore Thursday night on the point at Cape Vincent. She had on board 24,000 bushels of corn from Toledo for Ogdensburg. The ...
Chicago Times-Herald (Chicago, IL), October 22, 1900 
TextNewspapers    A dispatch from Kingston, Ont., says the Canadian schooner FABIOLA foundered in Lake Ontario near the False Ducks yesterday morning. The crew escaped in their yawl boat, and landed at McDonald's Cove. The FABIOLA was loaded with a cargo of coal for James Swift and Company of Kingston, and left...
Milwaukee Evening Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI), Saturday, May 26, 1900 
TextNewspapers    CAPE VINCENT HARBOR OF REFUGE. Buffalo, N. Y., May 26. - The Donnelly Construction company has just reached Cape Vincent with a tug, dredge and outfit for the work of providing a harbor of refuge at the head of the St. Lawrence. The plan is to dredge a line for the breakwater and then build...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 May, 1900 
TextNewspapers    It is reported that an attempt will be made to secure the old schooner Porcupine, now in Spring lake, a relic of the Battle of lake Erie, for the Field Columbian museum of Chicago. The wreck is the property of Mr. Bulthouse, a mechanic, who says he will cut it up and pack it away, as the timbers...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Aug, 1900 
TextNewspapers    Jim Reid Moves to Port Huron Port Huron, August 15. - Capt. James Reid, the Bay City wrecker, will take up his residence in Port Huron and will station his tugs and wrecking outfit here. The captain is interested with Edmund Hall in the large sawmill which is being erected in Sarnia bay. In ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Dec, 1900 
TextNewspapers    ..., at the furthest, and the careful owner lays them up even before that date. James Corrigan will probably remember the year 1900 as long as he lives. He began the navigation season with the foundering of the schooner R. Hallaran, under similar circumstances, on Lake Superior, with the loss of several lives. She...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 Sep., 1900 
TextNewspapers    A RELIC OF EARLY STRUGGLES A diver who is working on the Soo river bottom in removing boulders from the steamboat channel, discovered a cannon which is believed to have been one of three guns that were thrown from a scow, to prevent their capture by our friends, the Yankees, in 1814. A party of...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep. 7, 1900 
TextNewspapers    *scuttled there in 1820 **1876 newspaper accounts say the hulk was displayed in a special building for the Fair, then cut into souvenirs afterwards. I've been unable to confirm this. http://www.brigniagara.org/ http://www.maritime.org/hnsa-niagara.htm ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 22, 1900 
TextNewspapers    THE GREAT 1873 BOOM _______ MORE BIG SCHOONERS BUILT THAT YEAR THAN ANY OTHER _______ The year 1873 was a memorable one to the lakes because of the launching of a large number of wooden schooners ranging in size from 400 to 900 tons, the Wells Burt and John M. Hutchinson being good examples....
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep 12, 1900 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Nordkyn, a seagoing vessel 50 feet in length and 23 tons gross measurement, has been enrolled at Duluth. She is owned by Capt. Redmeyer, who lives down on the north shore and who intends to take a trip to Norway in her. She was built in the woods near Grand Marais, Minn., by her ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 30, 1900 
TextNewspapers    A SAD THANKSGIVING DAY _______ WAS THE LOT OF MRS. SMITH, WIDOW OF THE MAUMEE VALLEY'S MATE _______ HIS EVENTFUL CAREER, AND THEIR ROMANTIC MANNER OF MEETING _______ Chicago, November 29. - (Special) - Death stayed the Thanksgiving preparations in the house of Mrs. William E. Smith, 402 ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Thur., Aug. 23, 1900 
TextNewspapers    AS A "PERSUADER" _______ SCHOONER CAPTAIN FLOURISHED A REVOLVER TO MAKE HIS CREW WORK _______ THEY WERE "GREEN" AND SCURRIED BELOW WHEN A SQUALL HIT _______ Joseph Recor has laid a complaint against Capt. Edward Cummerford, of the schooner John Miner, charging him with assault....
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 26, 1900 
TextNewspapers    TOOK FOUR WEEKS ________ SCHOONER ABBIE'S RUN FROM LUDINGTON TO HOLLAND ________ ONE SAILOR LOST OVERBOARD AND DROWNED ________ Holland, November 25. - The schooner Abbie arrived here to-day having been four weeks making the trip from Ludington. During the voyage a sailor was lost...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 26, 1900 
TextNewspapers    MATOA ASHORE _______ CAPT. WESTCOTT SENT A TUG AND LIGHTER TO AID HER _______ Capt. J. W. Westcott reported to the Free Press yesterday that the steamer Matoa in rounding to about three miles below Courtwright, St. Clair river, about 10 o'clock Saturday night, ran hard aground on the...

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