The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 5 May 1902 
TextNewspapers    PECULIAR OCCURRENCE AT SYLVAN BEACH _____________ Muskegon, Mich., May 2. - Bennett & Schnorbach, of this city, who have the contract for raising the private launch, Amelia, wrecked at Sylvan Beach, say they have a hard job ahead of them. The Amelia now stands perfectly upright, only ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Jun 1902 
TextNewspapers    LIGHTNING FLASH SAVED TWO BOATS _______ Revealed Danger When Only A Few Hundred Feet Apart _______ Were Running Under Check During a Very Dense Fog _______ Passengers Profuse In Praise of City of Alpena's Crew _______ Alpena, June 15. - (Special.) - A flash of lightning last night ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Jul 1902 
TextNewspapers    Below a sketch of the vessel. LAWSON was 369x50x35, 5218 gt, and carried 43,000 square feet of sails. The lakes steel schooner-barge MAIA, part of a class of the largest steel lake barges built by Chicago Shipbuilding in 1898, was 376x48x26, 3804 gt. These vessels were technically...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 13 Jul 1902 
TextNewspapers    The BARNES, MITCHELL, SLAUSEN and WING were 30, 28, 35 and 35 years old, respectively.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 17 Jul 1902 
TextNewspapers    ... voyage at the end of March, 1902, from Naples to Teneriffe, six or seven weeks ago. The Anita was of tremendously stout build and had weathered countless storms and tornadoes in all parts of the world; but, says the Shipping World, of London, it was also the slowest ship afloat, taking 205 days on one...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 15 Sep 1902 
TextNewspapers    The steamer COLUMBIA served as a "Bob-Lo Boat" for nearly nine decades and ferried hundreds of thousands of passengers to the Bois Blanc Island amusement park opposite Amherstburg in the lower Detroit River. She is now a national historic landmark and is in the process of restoration. For...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 7 Nov 1902 
TextNewspapers    ... on the great lakes now surpass all other combined shipyards in the United States, while in the building of steel steamships alone the tonnage of the lakes exceeded in 1902 the aggregate tonnage on the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf coasts by 63,526, or more than 65 per cent. This proud record has been made since...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 7 Nov 1902 
TextNewspapers    WORK UNDER THE ICE CONQUER THE ELEMENTS _______ PLAN OF CLEVELAND CONTRACTOR TO WORK ALL WINTER _______ Cleveland, November 6. - Contractor Donnelly is about to conquer the elements and work under water to build piers and breakwaters to the lake. He is about to start a test at Fairport, ...
Bay City Tribune (Bay City, MI), 6 Jun 1902 
TextNewspapers    *Ironclad ram C.S.S. VIRGINIA, built from the burned hull of the Union steam frigate USS MERRIMAC.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 4, 1902 
TextNewspapers    YOUNGEST CAPTAIN ON THE GREAT LAKES _______ Wallace Hill Has Been Granted Master's Papers Menominee, Mich., May 3. - It is declared that Wallace Hill, aged 18, and last year a student at the Menominee high school, is the youngest steamboat captain on the lakes. He recently passed the ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), December 3, 1902 
TextNewspapers    This little clipping helps explain why there were so many "unknown sailors" lost on lakes shipwrecks and how late it was in Great Lakes history before anything was done about the problem.
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 15, 1902 
TextNewspapers    Three Days In The Lake _____ Steamer Niko Now Fast in Ice at Jaws of Pier _____ Lost Big Anchor and Forty Fathoms of Chain Off Calf Island Shoals - Came Into Port With Fuel Bunkers nearly Empty - Captain's Story. After being buffeted about for seventy-two hours by the angry waves of ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 16, 1902. 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Niko reached the O. & W. trestle last night about six o'clock. Captain Beggs said today that he was not certain whether another load would be taken to Kingston . ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 15, 1902 
TextNewspapers    Boat has Fierce Battle With Storm. ____ Steamer Niko Arrived Last Night Short of Coal. ____ Thrilling Experience. _____ Left Toronto Thursday and Spent Four Days on the Lake - Did not Have Coal Enough to Break Through the Ice. About seven o'clock last night the steamer Niko, Captain ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., Dec. 16, 1902 
TextNewspapers    Captain Beggs Opens Harbor _____ And Well Known Shipper Wants to Load Coal for Toronto on TowBoats. The steamer Niko succeeded in breaking the ice in the channel about half past eight o'clock last night and is now lying at the O. & W. trestle. After Captain Beggs opened the channel ...
Rescued from Gale's Clutch 
TextNewspapers  "Rescued from Gale's Clutch," Syracuse Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), Tues., Dec. 16, 1902  RESCUED FROM GALE'S CLUTCH ____ Five Persons, All of Oswego , Saved at Lakeside _____ HAD GIVEN UP ALL HOPE _____ Adrift on Angry Waves Thirty-Six Hours Without Food and Without Prospect of Help - Rescued After One of the Most Heroic Struggles of Man for Man Ever Chronicled on the ...
Five Rescued From Wreck 
TextNewspapers  "Five Rescued From Wreck," Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), Dec. 16, 1902  Five Rescued From Wreck ____ Charlotte Life Savers Succeed After Hours Of Heroic Work In The Cold. ____ ROCHESTER , Dec. 16. - Exhausted and almost frozen, four men and one woman were rescued from the schooner barge John R. Noyes , in the teeth of a gale yesterday afternoon by the ...
Lake Tragedy Stuns Oswego 
TextNewspapers  "Lake Tragedy Stuns Oswego," Syracuse Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), Thurs., Dec. 18, 1902  LAKE TRAGEDY STUNS OSWEGO _____ Seven of Its Popular Citizens Given Up as Lost ____ RAY OF HOPE BLOTTED OUT ____ Vessel Ashore on Salmon Point Proves to Be the Noyes, Whose Crew Was Rescued After Heroic Work - No Tidings Whatever Are Received of the Steamer Hall - Tug Will To-Day ...
Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), December 17, 1902 
TextNewspapers    ALONG THE LAKES. - The schooner NOYES , from which the crew had been rescued, has gone to the bottom at Charlotte . ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 15. 1902 
TextNewspapers    No News From Steamer Hall ____ Barge Noyes Anchored Off of Bear Creek ____ Life Crew Left Charlotte With Assistance - Resolute and Andrews Are all Right - Believed That Hall May be Sheltered on the North Shore. Tuesday morning last at eight o'clock the steamer Resolute,...

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(Scow) (1) A. E. Stewart (Propeller) (1) Abbie L. Andrews (Schooner) (1) Acme (Tug) (2) Addie Wade (Propeller) (1) Albert J. Wright (Propeller) (1) Alberta (Propeller) (1) Alexander Maitland (Barge) (1) Alice M. Beers (Schooner) (1) Aloha (Schooner) (2) Amaretta Mosher (Schooner) (1) Amelia (Steam yacht) (1) Ann Maria (Schooner) (1) Annabell Wilson (Barge) (1) Arctic (Tug) (2) Atlanta (yacht) (1) Balize (Propeller) (1) Bannockburn (Propeller) (3) Barges (7) Bay City (Schooner) (1) Beaver (Propeller) (1) Belle Hanscomb (Schooner) (1) Bertha Barnes (Schooner) (1) Binghamton (Propeller) (1) Boynton (Propeller) (1) Bransford (Propeller) (1) Britannic (Propeller) (1) Buffalo (Schooner) (1) Butcher Boy (Propeller) (1) C. B. Lockwood (Propeller) (1) C. M. Bowman (Propeller) (1) C. M. Charnley (Tug) (1) Canals (2) Canton (Schooner) (1) Carlotta (Schooner) (1) Carolina (Propeller) (1) Celtic (Barge) (1) Celtic (Schooner) (1) Charles H. Bradley (Propeller) (1) Charles Hebard (Propeller) (3) Chieftain (Schooner) (2) Chili (Propeller) (1) City of Rome (Propeller) (1) City of Venice (Propeller) (1) Columbia (Propeller) (1) Cornelia (Steam yacht) (1) Crandelia (Steamboat) (1) D. F. Rose (Propeller) (1) D. P. Rhodes (Propeller) (1) Dana B. Wotkyns (Propeller) (1) Darius Cole (Steamboat) (1) Detroiter (Propeller) (1) Dredges (3) Duchess (Propeller) (1) Edward Buckley (Propeller) (2) Edward Kelley (Schooner) (1) Edward P. Recor (Propeller) (1) Eliza White (Schooner) (1) Etruria (Propeller) (1) Experiment (Schooner) (1) Farwell (1) Favorite (Tug) (1) G. J. Grammer (Propeller) (1) Garden City (Propeller) (1) George Dunbar (Propeller) (1) George G. Hadley (Propeller) (1) George Penniman (Schooner) (1) George W. Wand (Schooner) (1) Gladys Nau (Propeller) (1) Gleniffer (Schooner) (1) Grace G. Gribble (Schooner) (1) Granada (Schooner) (1) Greyhound (steamboat) (1) H. A. Barr (Barge) (3) H. A. Barr (Schooner) (1) H. Houghton (Propeller) (1) Harlow (Tanker) (1) Harold B. Nye (Propeller) (1) Harold B. Phillips (Propeller) (1) Harriet A. Hart (Propeller) (1) Hattie B. Pereue (Propeller) (3) Isaac Stephenson (Barge) (2) John E. Hall (Propeller) (2) John R. Noyes (Schooner) (4) Major (Propeller) (2) Myron (Propeller) (2) Pfohl (Propeller) (2) Propellers (125) Rome (Propeller) (4) Schooners (43) Scows (2) Sheboygan (steamboat) (2) Shipwrecks (4) Sir Wilfred (Dredge) (2) Steam yachts (5) Steamboats (11) Theano (Propeller) (2) Tionesta (Propeller) (2) Tugs (4) Yachts (2)
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