The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1905  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, April 21, 1905 
TextNewspapers    A Gastly Find. _______ Captain Mallett, of the Barge Witbeck, Wants No More Such Nerve Tests Captain Mallett, of the barge Witbeck, had a ghastly find when he began to unfurl his topsails last evening. The barge arrived here about 2 p.m. behind the steamer Avon, coming from Kingston. It was...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 15 Jul 1905 
TextNewspapers    The Richmond (US#11138) was worth $10,000 in 1864.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 25 Jul 1905 
TextNewspapers    "M ft. B.M." = 1,000 feet, board measure [1 board foot = equivalent to a board a foot long, a foot wide and an inch thick = 144 cubic inches] A "true" eight-foot "two by four" is 5 1/3 board feet, while a "nominal" two by four of the same length (the kind you'd buy at a lumber yard) is 3 1/2...
St. Joseph Daily Press (St. Joseph, MI), Friday, 20 Oct. 1905 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Goes Down Kate Lyons Founders at Holland While Trying to Make the Entrance to That Harbor. No Lives Lost. Special to the Press. Holland, Mich., Oct. 20: - After being in commission for 20 years and under the command of the owner, Capt. Oscar Henderson of Chicago , noted as...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Sep, 1905 
TextNewspapers    The GEORGE W. ROBY, a wooden steam barge, was converted to a towbarge after this incident, which occurred at the mouth of the Detroit River. Surprisingly, she burned to total loss in a nearly identical incident the following year, in almost the same spot (Lime Kiln Crossing). In that incident,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Sep, 1905 
TextNewspapers    Resorting to more primitive means, the VIGILANT, after a number of verbal warnings and even a shot across the bows, had rammed and sunk the U.S. fish tug GRACIE M. in June of the same year.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 May, 1905 
TextNewspapers    ...According to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, the commercial catch of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Lake Michigan for 1996 was about 6.55 million pounds. This is about the same as it was in 1885, the earliest year for which there is a record, and near three times what it was in 1905...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Jun 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    Anyone have any information on whether CHEQUAMEGON ever made it to California? She is not listed under this name in the 1910 Merchant Vessels.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 13, 1905 
TextNewspapers    CANNON FOR HEAVING LINE _______ Goodrich Passenger Fleet Will Carry Them _______ Same Type Used by Life-Saving Stations _______ Delay in Receiving New Life-Preservers _______ Chicago, May 12. - Chicago steamboat lines are not only supplying all the apparatus prescribed by the stringent...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), August 19, 1905 
TextNewspapers    WON'T REDUCE LAKE LEVEL _______ COSTE'S OPINION OF DAM AT ST. MARY'S RAPIDS Ottawa, Ont., August 18. Louis Coste, of the international waterways commission, has returned from Sault Ste Marie, where he went in company with Mr. Mabee, K. C., of Toronto, and Mr. Clinton of Buffalo, to inspect...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug. 19, 1905 
TextNewspapers    SMITHS NEARLY ALL PASSED. All of the six Smiths but one owned by the United States and the Lyman C. Smith Transportation Cos. passed Detroit in the twenty-four hours between 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon and the same hour Friday. In the down passage were the Monroe C. , the Hurlburt W., the...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 30 May, 1905 
TextNewspapers    NO TRUCKING _______ Kingston, May 29. - Capt. Crawford, commander of the ferry Fawcett, owned by the city council of Wolfe Island, is now engaged in a life and death struggle for the dignity of his profession. Capt. Crawford allowed that it is beneath his station as a commander of a steamboat...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Thur., May 18, 1905 
TextNewspapers    The THOMAS W. PALMER (US#145513) was of composite hull construction, was 281 feet and 2134gt. She was built at Detroit Dry Dock in 1889. The steel-hulled Pittsburger HARVARD (US#96507) was built at Detroit Shipbuilding in 1900 and lasted until scrapped in 1960. She was 416 ft. and 5054gt.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., May 27, 1905 
TextNewspapers    The FORBES burned from an exploding engine room lantern on St. Clair Flats, May 21, 1902. Fort William is now part of the Canadian port of Thunder Bay, Ont., in far western Lake Superior.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug 24, 1905 
TextNewspapers    The canal idea persisted and I believe I can remember it being mentioned as late as the 1960's, despite the distance (about 40 miles), the elevation variation (at least 200 feet) and the fall (23 feet).
Bulletin (Collingwood, ON), June 22, 1905 
TextNewspapers    ... Collingwood, June 22, 1905. - Four Men Meet a Horrible Death - James Meade, Prescott, fireman; Lyman Finch, Owen Sound, deckhand; A. Mclellan, East Tawas, deckhand; one crewmember unknown [He joined the boat at Soo on the way down]. The fire was discovered at 2 A. M. It had started around...
Sault Evening News (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), 3 Nov 1905 
TextNewspapers    Belonged to Kaliyuga Bodies of two of its crew found yesterday That of Cook Charles Laflamme Washed ashore at Southampton- The other at Port Elgin Port Elgin Ont. Nov. 3.- The body of a man evidently from the steamer Kaliyuga, was found on the breakwater here yesterday. He had on a life ...
Evening News (Benton Harbor, MI), 1 Nov. 1905 
TextNewspapers    Storm on Lakes Superior's seas are running high today No Serious Accident Reported So Far Feared that lumber barges may go on rocks Steamer Tionesta went aground at Six Mile Point during heavy snow squall on Hay Lake today but was released Boats coming in from Lake Superior announce that...
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 2 December 1905, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 2 December 1905, page 1page 1  Column 1
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    A TIMELY RESCUE _______ THREE EXHAUSTED SAILORS TAKEN FROM SCHR. ABBIE _______ MANISTEE LIFESAVERS ARRIVED ON SPECIAL TRAIN _______ One Man Swam Ashore Through the Icy Seas _______ Manistee, November 8. - Early this morning the little schooner ABBIE, bound from Beaver Island to Milwaukee...

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