The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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What We Noticed Today in a Walk Through 
East First Street 
NewspapersText  "What We Noticed Today in a Walk Through East First Street," Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), 6 May 1852 
Naval Construction in 1813 
TextNewspapers  Old Salt on the Lakes, Naval Construction in 1813, "Naval Construction in 1813," 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 enough vessels of light draught of water ...
Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 1 Buffalo and the District of Buffalo Creek, N.Y. 
TextNewspapers  "Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 1 Buffalo and the District of Buffalo Creek, N.Y.," 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 Washington, the first ...
Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 2 
TextNewspapers  "Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 2," 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 years : -- 1845. Class. ...
Screw propellers 
TextNewspapers  "Screw propellers," 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 of the ...
Whittaker's Substitution of Side Screw for the Paddle-wheel 
TextNewspapers  "Whittaker's Substitution of Side Screw for the Paddle-wheel," 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 relative to her ...
Tables of the Schooner Challenge 
TextNewspapers  "Tables of the Schooner Challenge," 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 observed when ...
Draught and Calculations of the Lake Propeller "Oriental." 
TextNewspapers  "Draught and Calculations of the Lake Propeller "Oriental."," 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, and 100 tons of ...
On Elevated Screw-Propellers 
TextNewspapers  Stetson, Thomas D., On Elevated Screw-Propellers, "On Elevated Screw-Propellers," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 141-46 
The Practicability of Side-screw Propulsion 
TextNewspapers  "The Practicability of Side-screw Propulsion," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 146-49 
Launch 
TextNewspapers  "Launch," 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, - a sailor to...
The "Ocean Eagle" 
TextNewspapers  "The "Ocean Eagle"," 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 her sailing capacities are...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 14 Aug 1856 
TextNewspapers    Mr. Andrew Miller, shipbuilder, in the Second Ward is constructing a dry dock of large dimensions, suitable for the largest class vessels at his his ship yard. It will be thoroughly built, and will be a great convenience, and add immensely to the facilities for repairing vessels at Oswego. It will...
An Exciting time at Charlotte 
TextNewspapers  "An Exciting time at Charlotte," Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 18 Mar 1862  An Exciting time at Charlotte The steamer Maple Leaf and two Schooners Washed into the Open lake. Yesterday a dispatch was received in this city , urging the immediate departure of some of our tug-boats for Charlotte as the steamer Maple Leaf, with Capt. Westcott on board, and the schooners ...
Ship Carpenters and Caulkers 
TextNewspapers  "Ship Carpenters and Caulkers," Oswego Commercial Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), 20 Dec 1865  Ship Carpenters and Caulkers . - A meeting of the Ship Carpenters and Caulkers of this city is called at their Hall on next Thursday evening at 7 1/2 o'clock, and it is stated important business will come before the meeting. At the recent fire in the Second Ward some twenty-five or thirty ship ...
Dry Dock in Oswego 
TextNewspapers  "Dry Dock in Oswego," Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), April 18, 1867  Dry Dock in Oswego. - Mr. Carrington , President of the Oswego and Syracuse Railroad Company , is now constructing a magnificent dry dock in Oswego . The excavation is entirely out of solid rock, and of course the blasting is on a magnificent scale. The contract for blasting has been taken...
The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego 
TextNewspapers  "The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego," Oswego Advertiser and Times (Oswego, NY), 27 May 1867  The Eight Hour System Adopted in Oswego. - We learn that the Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Union will commence working on the eight hour system on Monday morning, with the approval of all the bosses except one. In consideration of the less number of hours constituting a working day, the wages...
The Ship Carpenters. 
TextNewspapers  "The Ship Carpenters.," Oswego Commercial Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), 7 Mar 1874  The Ship Carpenters. On Monday the ship carpenters of this city will ask for $3 per day, instead of $2.50. Three dollars is the price paid last year, the reduction having been made during the panic last fall. We presume the advance will be conceded. ...
The Great Lake Marine 
Web site/pageNewspapersText  10 Jun 1886 
Shipbuilding in Oswego 
TextNewspapers  "Shipbuilding in Oswego," Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 30 Oct 1888  SHIPBUILDING IN OSWEGO _______ Its Past and Present - Collector Cooley Interviewed on the Subject - He Gives some interesting Reminiscences - Attributes the Decline of the Industry Largely to High Tariff ____ The noticeable decrease which the ship-building industry has suffered in recent ...

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