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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 21, 1851 
TextNewspapers    The new steamboat O.S. Howard makes a trial trip today. her completion was hampered by lack of competent artisans. It has been difficult to obtain workers in brass and copper in this city. We are in need of a brass foundry. ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Dec. 8, 1851 
TextNewspapers    Launch -- The hull of the new Steamer, "Queen of the West," was launched from Capt. Weeks's yard on Saturday, at 12 o'clock. It was a beautiful launch, the boat gliding into its destined element, amid the firing of guns and the cheers of a large assemblage of spectators. The Queen of the ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 22, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Ship Building The Ship Yard of Mr. Baker, situated at the foot of West First and Second streets, exhibits at the present time, a very brisk and lively appearance. A staunch, first class vessel is being built for Messrs. Merrick & Co. , which will be launched about the last of April. Mr. B. ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , March 1, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The Ship Masters' Charity The following notes show that the avails of the recent charity ball of the Ship-masters, have carried joy and comfort to desolate hearts: To the Ship Masters' Association of Oswego: - In returning my thanks to you for the kind consideration handed to me by the ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Feb. 10, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Ship Yards - Quite a number of new vessels are on the stocks in this city. We noticed yesterday that Mr. Rogers has three in his yard, at the foot of West Third street. One of them is a very handsome model, after that of the Young America, which has attracted so much attention, except a ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Feb. 19, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Underwriters' Tariff for Lake Navigation. - The Underwriters' Convention at Buffalo, last week, says the Commercial, adopted the following tariff: - On hulls for navigation of all lakes, and to Montreal. First class sail vessel less than 200 tons, season 6 ½ year, year 7. From 200 to ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 17, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Broke Away. -- Yesterday afternoon the coffer dam constructed by Mr. James A. Baker, for the purpose of repairing his Ship Railway, gave away in the centre, and in a few minutes the whole area was filled with water again. This is unfortunate and will make considerable expense in repairing the...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, March 23, 1855 
TextNewspapers    First Arrivals. We had two arrivals of sail vessels yesterday, the first of the season. The first was the schooner Caroline, Capt. Ewart, from Coburg, with 1,330 barrels of flour and 303 bags of peas, consigned to the Canadian house of R. S. Perry. The Caroline was the last arrive and the ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Complete and Sudden Wreck. - Yesterday morning a section of the old coffer dam below the lower bridge which has remained since completion of the canal basin, gave way owing to the pressure of the high water in the river, and a tremendous torrent was thrown in among a crowd of canal boats, ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 8, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Western Suburb - The Swail - New Ship Yard. - We were surprised to observe the improvement going on in the western suburb of the city, while taking a short stroll yesterday. What is known as the "swail," purchased last season by Messrs Buckhout & Dolloway, is the point to which we ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 15, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Two New Vessels, made their first appearance in our harbor on Thursday night. One is the Lucy J. Latham, with a cargo of corn, from Toledo. She was built by J. P. Gay & Co. , of Milan, and her dimensions are --118 ft. 6 inches keel, 24 ft. 10 inches beam, and 11 feet depth of hold. The ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 15, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Some years ago Capt. Child commanded the Oneida, on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence. It was the custom, in those days, for the steamer to call at Oak Point whenever a signal-light was shown, indicating that passengers wished to go on. On a dark and stormy night the signal was shown, and the ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday,  Sept. 16, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Improvement of Baker's Marine Railway. - Mr. James A. Baker is engaged in extensive improvements in his Marine or Ship Railway, at the foot of First Street, preparatory to increasing his already extended business. He has constructed a coffer dam from Carrington's Warehouse to the dock, and is...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Sept. 18, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Three New Vessels. - Ald. Rogers has just laid the keel of a new vessel in his ship yard, foot of First street, which will be followed by those of two others immediately. The first is a fine modeled craft, somewhat after the style of the Young America and W. Lewis, but will be about, but will...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 25, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The schooner, J. J. Mosley, of Pultneyville, was taken out on Miller & Co's., hydraulic dock, yesterday afternoon for caulking. The time occupied in getting her "high and dry" did not exceed half an hour - a large force of workmen were at once at work, who will put her to rights for launching ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 4, 1855 
TextNewspapers    Convention of Lake Underwriters The Buffalo Courier states that the Executive Committee, appointed by the Underwriters' Convention which assembled in that city in February last, have issued a call for a similar convention to be held at the American Hotel in that city on January 8th, 1856. ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 18, 1857 
TextNewspapers    Capt. P.P. Wright's New Steam Tug. - This new craft which has been built the past winter for Capt. Wright by Alderman Rogers, is now nearly completed and ready to launch, and will be consigned to her proper element at 4 o'clock this afternoon. She is one of the finest models of this specie of...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 20, 1857 
TextNewspapers    That Supper. - The re-union given at Mooney's on Monday evening, after the launch of the new tug, was a very pleasant affair. Geo. Talcott, the builder of the engines and boiler, and Ald. Rogers, the builder of the tug, and Capt. Wright, the owner, made brief and appropriate speeches, and ...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, June 22, 1857 
TextNewspapers    The New Tugs. - The tug boat Ontario, which arrived here last week, is now fitting up at Miller's yard, and will be out in a few days. She is a fine model, and was built throughout at Philadelphia, for the owner in this city, Capt. R. Stearns, who is to be the commander. Another tug called...
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, June 22, 1857 
TextNewspapers    The U. S. Dredge. - Leut. Col. J.D. Graham, Genderal Superintendent of Lake Harbors, has ordered the U.S. Dredge, Ontario to Sodus Bay, Wayne county, for the improvement of the channel to that harbor. This will be cheering news to all persons in the navigation of our Lake. The Dredge will...
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