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  • Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 21 December 1824, p. 2
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  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 23 Apr 1825
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    The U.S. vessels at Sackets Harbor have been sold to Robert Hugunin who will break them up and remove the materials.

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    The U.S. vessels at Sackets Harbor have been sold to Robert Hugunin who will break them up and remove the materials.

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  • Daily Commercial Register (Sandusky, OH), 28 May 1849, p. 2
    NewspaperText       The Erie Commercial Advertiser of Wednesday says, that the two government vessels built at that port by Messrs. Carrick and Bates, for the U. S. revenue service, were prepared for launching yesterday At half-past one the props were knocked from under one of them, and she glided slowly broadside ...
    NewspaperText     The Erie Commercial Advertiser of Wednesday says, that the two government vessels built at that port by Messrs. Carrick and Bates, for the U. S. revenue service, were prepared for ...
  • What We Noticed Today in a Walk Through 
East First Street
    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), 6 May 1852     What We Noticed Today in a Walk Through East First Street ___

    In the course of a walk along East First street today, we nocked many things which, in the absence of more important matter, we deemed worthy of remark.

    In Miller's Ship-yard, there is just now great ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), 6 May 1852   What We Noticed Today in a Walk Through East First Street ___

    In the course of a walk along East First street today, we nocked many things which, in the ...

  • Ogdensburgh Marine Railway
    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Republican, 21 Dec 1853     Ogdensburgh Marine Railway ___

    In the course of the past Summer a new Marine Railway, furnished with a steam engine, &c., for drawing out vessels, has been erected about a mile and a half above Ogdensburgh, on the American side of the river. We notice four steamboat have ...

    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Republican, 21 Dec 1853   Ogdensburgh Marine Railway ___

    In the course of the past Summer a new Marine Railway, furnished with a steam engine, &c., for drawing out vessels, has been erected about a ...

  • St. Lawrence Republican, 8 Feb 1853
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    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT THE undersigned will apply, to the Honorable the Commissioners of the Land Office, for a grant of the following described land, pursuant to statute, that is to say: A lot of land covered by the waters of the River St. Lawrence, situated in the town ...

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    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT THE undersigned will apply, to the Honorable the Commissioners of the Land Office, for a grant of the following described land, pursuant to statute, that ...

  • Naval Construction in 1813
    TextNewspaper  Old Salt on the Lakes, The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), December 1854, pp. 160-61     NAVAL CONSTRUCTION IN 1813. Messrs. Editors : -- I have been thinking that if the British Admiralty knew how fast we can work on this side of the At- lantic, when a fleet or a fortress is to be taken, it may be they would have given an order for ...
    TextNewspaper  Old Salt on the Lakes, The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), December 1854, pp. 160-61   NAVAL CONSTRUCTION IN 1813. Messrs. Editors : -- I have been thinking that if the British Admiralty knew how fast we can work on this side of the At- lantic, ...
  • The Marine Railway
    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Republican, 6 Jun 1854     This would not have been the Michigan Central Railroad's MAYFLOWER would was too big to come down the Welland Canal. It would have been the Canadian MAYFLOWER, ex-COMET....
    NewspaperText  St. Lawrence Republican, 6 Jun 1854   This would not have been the Michigan Central Railroad's MAYFLOWER would was too big to come down the Welland Canal. It would have been the Canadian MAYFLOWER, ex-COMET....
  • The Marine Railway
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 18 Apr 1854    

    The Marine Railway. - This work was put in operation for the first time, yesterday. The Steamer British Queen was taken out of the water in fine style and at the first trial. When all the machinery is complete and thoroughly tightened, any of our largest Lake steamers may be ...

    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 18 Apr 1854  

    The Marine Railway. - This work was put in operation for the first time, yesterday. The Steamer British Queen was taken out of the water in fine style and at ...

  • The Ogdensburgh Marine Railway
    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 14 Mar 1854    

    The Ogdensburgh Marine Railway. - We paid a visit to this work, the other day, and were gratified to see every thing in such an advanced state as we found it. The engine was entirely put up and is in running order. The carriage is nearly completed, and the stupendous ...

    NewspaperText  Ogdensburg Sentinel, 14 Mar 1854  

    The Ogdensburgh Marine Railway. - We paid a visit to this work, the other day, and were gratified to see every thing in such an advanced state as we found ...

  • The "Ocean Eagle"
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 1 May 1855    

    The "Ocean Eagle" was launched at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the presence of a large assemblage. We never saw a vessel got off the stocks with so little trouble. The "Ocean Eagle" is a very fine looking craft, with a clipper look that we admire, and we doubt not ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 1 May 1855  

    The "Ocean Eagle" was launched at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the presence of a large assemblage. We never saw a vessel got off the stocks with so little trouble. ...

  • Launch
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 30 Apr 1855    

    Launch. - Ald. Rogers was making preparations this morning to launch the "Ocean Eagle, one of the new vessels on his stocks. She is so nearly fitted out that little time will be required to put her in sailing condition. Capt. McKnight, as before noticed, is to take the command, ...

    TextNewspaper  Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 30 Apr 1855  

    Launch. - Ald. Rogers was making preparations this morning to launch the "Ocean Eagle, one of the new vessels on his stocks. She is so nearly fitted out that little ...

  • The Practicability of Side-screw Propulsion
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 146-49     ...
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 146-49   ...
  • On Elevated Screw-Propellers
    TextNewspaper  Stetson, Thomas D., The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 141-46     ...
    TextNewspaper  Stetson, Thomas D., The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 141-46   ...
  • Draught and Calculations of the Lake Propeller "Oriental."
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 139-40     DRAUGHT AND CALCULATIONS OF THE LAKE PROPELLER "ORIENTAL."

    The "Oriental" was built at Buffalo, in 1854, by Messrs. Bidwell and Banta, and is the largest screw vessel on the Lakes. She is of 950 tons register, and carries 750 tons of freight. The weight of engine, boiler, ...

    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 139-40   DRAUGHT AND CALCULATIONS OF THE LAKE PROPELLER "ORIENTAL."

    The "Oriental" was built at Buffalo, in 1854, by Messrs. Bidwell and Banta, and is the largest screw vessel on the ...

  • Tables of the Schooner Challenge
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 106-11     TABLES OF THE SCHOONER CHALLENGE. In giving the mould-loft tables of this vessel, it may not be improper to make a few remarks, even though the writer and the builder should be found in the same individual. We are not of those who hold, that silence is always to be ...
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 106-11   TABLES OF THE SCHOONER CHALLENGE. In giving the mould-loft tables of this vessel, it may not be improper to make a few remarks, even though the writer and the builder ...
  • Whittaker's Substitution of Side Screw for the Paddle-wheel
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), April 1855, pp. 53-54     WHITTAKER'S SUBSTITUTION OF SIDE SCREW FOR THE PADDLE-WHEEL

    The entire success of the steamer Baltic since the removal of the side paddle-wheels, and the substitution of screws, having more fully come within our reach since our last issue, we propose to furnish the facts ...

    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), April 1855, pp. 53-54   WHITTAKER'S SUBSTITUTION OF SIDE SCREW FOR THE PADDLE-WHEEL

    The entire success of the steamer Baltic since the removal of the side paddle-wheels, and the substitution of screws, having more ...

  • Screw propellers
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), March 1855, pp. 407-11     SCREW PROPELLERS.

    It has been contended for a considerable time by engineers, that the submerged propeller, as a mode of propulsion, was not the best adapted to the higher rates of speed in navigation, and that whatever might be the form, whether that of the regular, that ...

    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), March 1855, pp. 407-11   SCREW PROPELLERS.

    It has been contended for a considerable time by engineers, that the submerged propeller, as a mode of propulsion, was not the best adapted to the higher rates ...

  • Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 2
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), February 1855, pp. 374-77     SHIP-BUILDING ON THE LAKES.

    (Continued from page 298.) No. 2.

    The following Table will show the class, name, tonnage, by whom built, and at what ports other than Buffalo, of all Vessels built in the District of Buffalo Creek, during the past ten ...

    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), February 1855, pp. 374-77   SHIP-BUILDING ON THE LAKES.

    (Continued from page 298.) No. 2.

    The following Table will show the class, name, tonnage, by whom built, and at what ports other than Buffalo, ...

  • Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 1 Buffalo and the District of Buffalo Creek, N.Y.
    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), January 1855, pp. 289-998     SHIP-BUIlDING ON THE LAKES. No I. BUFFALO AND THE DISTRICT OF BUFFALO CREEK, N. Y.

    It was originally our intention, in preparing a series of articles on Ship-building on the Lakes, to have gone back to the earliest period in its history, when the schooner ...

    TextNewspaper  The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), January 1855, pp. 289-998   SHIP-BUIlDING ON THE LAKES. No I. BUFFALO AND THE DISTRICT OF BUFFALO CREEK, N. Y.

    It was originally our intention, in preparing a series of articles on ...

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