The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1906  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, October 15, 1906 
TextNewspapers    He is buried in Riverview Cemetery, Oswego.
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday, Nov. 30, 1906 
TextNewspapers    SCHOONER IS LOST _______ Foundered on Thursday off Sodus Point, N. Y. _______ The Crew Took to the Yawl and Were Able to Reach Shore - The Coal Was For Swift Destined For Queen's University. "Schooner Queen of the Lakes Foundered. All the crew saved. A telegram with the above was ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 15 Oct 1906 
TextNewspapers    ... Oswegatchie (1867-1891) foundered Lake Huron (no lives lost -author is probably referring to Nashua, owned by Millen) City of Concord (1868-1906) foundered Lake Erie Lowell (1865 - 1893) burned, St. Clair R. Garden City (1873 - 1902) burned, Saginaw R. St. Albans (1869 -1881) foundered, Lake...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Oct 1906 
TextNewspapers    STEAMER IS IN TROUBLE ON ERIE _____ Ashtabula Lifesavers Unable to Overtake It - Gale is Subsiding _____ Latest reports indicate a subsidence of the gale on the lakes. No fatalities and no additional mishaps are chronicled, though the lifesavers at Ashtabula had a long pull yesterday, in...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Oct 1906 
TextNewspapers    JOKE IS ON LIFESAVERS _______ Mistook Anchor Fleet Flag For Distress Signal Erie, October 26. - It was the fleet flag of the Anchor line flying at the forepeak of the steamer S. C. Reynolds, recently chartered by that company, which was mistaken yesterday for a distress signal by the ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 28 Oct 1906 
TextNewspapers    Marine men here are so devoid of humor that they fail to see the point of the "joke" played on the Ashtabula lifesavers by the master of the steamer Reynolds, who let them row ten miles after him, thinking the ensign on the Reynolds was a distress signal. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 25, 1906 
TextNewspapers    BADGER STATE became more legitimate, maybe, but she burned to a total loss the following year on the St. Clair River with the loss of 15 lives.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 19, 1906 
TextNewspapers    It was rather surprising to me that the RYERSON was attempting to transfer passengers to the GEORGIA while the big liner was still under way! A risky move, to say the least!            
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2 Sep, 1906 
TextNewspapers    ANOTHER SAFEGUARD DESIGNED FOR THE GREAT LAKES SAILOR _______ What seems to be a further improvement, from a safety standpoint, to the wire cables required this season on the large lake freighters, and which are equipped with the breeches buoy, is a device perfected by a Duluth inventor. He...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2 Sep., 1906 
TextNewspapers    *In the original list the ship names were separated from the overall length figures by dots or periods. I eliminated them in the hope of helping the list to remain in approximate column form when you receive it. Otherwise this is a verbatim transcription.       Some of us grizzled old geezers...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2 Sep., 1906 
TextNewspapers    ...NOTE: This is a portion of a half-page article on the dedication and celebration of a new channel near Bois Blanc (Bob-Lo) Island, in the Detroit River, in the late summer of 1906.        ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., Oct. 13, 1906 
TextNewspapers    Obituary. ____ George Goble . To-day Oswego mourns one of her oldest and noblest citizens in the death of George Goble, for many years one of the best known shipbuilders on the Great Lakes and a man who has made Oswego famous in maritime circles for almost seventy years. he was born in ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 29 Jun, 1906 
TextNewspapers    HE WILL DESIGN THE PANAMA CANAL LOCKS When it was decided that the lock type of canal would be built at Pananma, Supt. Joseph Ripley, of the government locks at Sault Ste. Marie,was called to Washington for conference. He has accepted the work of designing the locks for the great canal which...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 May, 1906 
TextNewspapers    J. W. Westcott, son of the deceased, was founder of the J. W. Wescott Co., marine reporters, which still survives today and has been operating the "on-the-fly" delivery service to moving ships for the Detroit River marine post office since the founding of the service in 1895.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 26, 1906 
TextNewspapers    WANT TOO MUCH WATER _______ CHICAGO PEOPLE WOULD LOWER PRESENT LAKE LEVELS President Livingstone, of the Lake Carriers Association, will be present today at a meeting of the International Deep Waterways commission at Buffalo. One of the principal questions to be discussed will be that of the...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Dec. 2, 1906 
TextNewspapers    The ROBERTS, at the time of the article, was named CITY OF WINDSOR and - like the JONES - was in Canadian registry. In 1910 she was renamed MICHIPICOTEN and was lost to fire in Bayfield Sound, North Channel, in 1927. JONES was built by Henry Marlton at Goderich, Ont., in 1888, and ROBERTS by...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Dec. 2, 1906 
TextNewspapers    COAL CARS ON RAMPAGE _______ Came Near Crashing Through Ferry Ashtabula Ashtabula, December 1. - While the stern of the carferry Ashtabula was raised so repairs could be made to the propeller, some coal cars on board broke from their fastening and ran forward, crashing through the bumping...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 1, 1906 
TextNewspapers    ARE STUDYING WIRELESS _______ CHICAGO NAUTICAL SCHOOL HAS ONE WOMAN ENROLLED Chicago, October 31. - Wireless telegraphy will this winter form one of the courses taught at the nautical school conducted by Lieut. W. J. Wilson in the Masonic temple. At the first session last night telegrams were...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Jul, 1906 
TextNewspapers    FOR FLOATING POOLROOM _______ REAL USE FOR STEAMER STIRLING AT CHICAGO _______ Will Give Opposition to the City of Traverse _______ Chicago, June 30. - It was announced today that the steamer John R. Stirling, purchased last Monday at Detroit by Capt. George Tebo to operate in the...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wed, 31 Oct, 1906 
TextNewspapers    OLD CAPT. McELROY RELATES SENSATIONS FELT IN 60-MILE GALE _______ Adrift on a scow in the sixty-mile gale on Lake Erie, Capt. George McElroy, of Port Huron, escaped with his life and is not much worse for the experience. And the scow was No. 13 of the fleet of a contracting firm. This is...

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