"What We Noticed Today in a Walk Through
East First Street," Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), 6 May 1852
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.," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), January 1855, pp. 289-998 SHIP-BUIlDING ON THE LAKES.
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
"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.)
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 : --
"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," 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," 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."," 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 ...
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," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 146-49
"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"," 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...
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," 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," 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," 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," 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.," 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. ...
"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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