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Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 11 Nov, 1868 
TextNewspapers    The Free Trader was 80 feet and 52 tons, built at Milwaukee in 1843.
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 20 Oct, 1875 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Falcon, light, is reported ashore at St. Joseph, Mich. The extent of her damage, if any, is not known. The following is from the Chicago Times of the 18th inst.: The schooner Falcon, which left Michigan City, light, Wednesday afternoon, and while endeavoring to make harbor, ...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 29 Sep, 1876 
TextNewspapers    SCHOONER MIDDLESEX LOST. - The Milwaukee Sentinel is in recent private advices that the schooner Middlesex, deal laden, from Manistee for Europe, sprung a leak on the passage over and, becoming waterlogged, was abandoned to her fate. The crew were picked up by a passing steamer and landed in...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 13 Oct, 1876 
TextNewspapers    THE SCHOONER MIDDLESEX. - The captain and crew of the schr Middlesex, lost on the Atlantic with a cargo of deals, have arrived home. The accident was caused by the oakum working out of a seam during a gale. The captain says that, although the Middlesex was an old vessel, she was well preserved...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Sat., 29 Apr, 1876 
TextNewspapers    THE FALCON. - In regard to the schr Falcon, which was lost at Chicago on Thursday, the Times says: The Falcon has been in the lumber trade for some twelve years, plying between this port and all points along the east shore. During the big storm of last fall she was driven on the beach near St....
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., 15 May, 1876 
TextNewspapers    At Chicago on Friday the schooner Falcon was removed out of the channel. It took the combined power of some eight or ten tugs to drag her for a distance of 300 or 400 feet. The Falcon is said to be almost a complete wreck. It is doubtful whether any effort will ever be made to do anything with...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 7 Aug, 1876 
TextNewspapers    AN OLD VESSEL. - The bark True Love, which recently discharged a cargo of ice from Norway at Kingston dock, Edinburgh, is one of the oldest craft afloat. She was built at Philadelphia in 1764, and is thus 112 years old, and has braved "the battle and the breeze," ever since. Her registered ...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 30 Dec, 1876 
TextNewspapers    SALES OF VESSEL PROPERTY. - The following are among the more important vessel sales which took place during the season of 1876: Prop Buckeye, by A. H. French, receiver, to Philo Chamberlain, $3,000. Prop Empire, by A. H. French, receiver, to Philo Chamberlain, $4,800. Prop Granite State,...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 24 Jun, 1877 
TextNewspapers    Lightning strikes to lakes ships were fairly common, being reported four or five times a year. Though there are a fewreported instances of vessels being destroyed by a stroke, the results were usually as shown here. According to my records, only the schooner APPELONA (1822) was directly sunk,...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 22 Jun, 1877 
TextNewspapers    Capt. James Scott, of Oswego, some years ago, when in command of the schooner Cornwall, befriended a lad named Corrigan. The latter subsequently amassed a fortune in the oil business, and his aim had been to repay his benefactor. Last week he offered Capt. Scott a quarter interest in the...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 21 Jun, 1877 
TextNewspapers    EXPENSES OF A VOYAGE TO ENGLAND. - Some time since at the request of one of the largest vessel owners of this city, Capt. T. A. Burke, who commanded the Alice, we believe, in her late trip to Liverpool, furnished a statement of the expense of a vessel in a trip to Liverpool and return. As ...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 21 Jun, 1877 
TextNewspapers    AT CHICAGO . . . The Glad Tidings was to have been launched on Wednesday afternoon, with appropriate religious exercises. The Glad Tidings is a neat little craft of twenty-one tons measurement. Her length over all is 48 feet and nine inches; length of keel 40 feet and 6 inches; breadth of beam...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 14 Jun, 1877 
TextNewspapers    THAT WHALE. - A white whale is on its route from the seaboard to Chicago via the Erie Canal. His whaleship was started from New York in the hold of a canal boat, and is expected to reach Buffalo the 14th of July. The detention is caused by the fact that the owner exhibits the whale to the ...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 3 Aug, 1877 
TextNewspapers    Messrs. Church and Hill, the divers at work on the wreck of the steamer Merchant, lost on Racine Reef in 1875, report that they have recovered the cylinder with all attachments; also a piece on her iron (illegible word), fifteen or twenty feet. The wreck is scattered in all directions at the ...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 6 Aug, 1877 
TextNewspapers    THE PROPELLER MERCHANT. - The most important parts of the engine of the Merchant have been recovered, viz.; the cylinder, engine frame, bedplate, pillow blocks, crank, eccentrics, shaft, brasses, keys, nuts, etc. The boiler can also be recovered, as well as every part of the iron hull that ...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 18 Sep, 1877 
TextNewspapers    Mr. O. B. Green, the harbor contractor, has invented a sand pump, which, upon trial, is pronounced the most successful invention of the kind ever known. Mr. Green has expended $60,000 in his experimenting, and now has a boat with his perfected machinery that can do regular dredge work, and do as...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 10 Sep, 1877 
TextNewspapers    At Kingston: Three large iron tanks are being placed in the three-masted schooner Fanny Campbell, which has been bought for the coal-oil trade. The schooner will not be likely to do anything in the new line of business this year. She will trade directly between Sarnia and Montreal, being loaded...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 17 Jul, 1877 
TextNewspapers    The GORDON CAMPBELL (later STRATHMORE) continued as a propeller until lost on Lake Superior in 1909.
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 6 Jul, 1877 
TextNewspapers    A NEW PROPELLING POWER. - A little steamboat has just made the run between Baltimore and New York, being propelled the entire distance between the two cities without wheel or screw. She is called the Alpha, and in outward appearances resembles the tugboats which ply in the harbor. Her length...
Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug, 1877 
TextNewspapers    STEAM PROPULSION. - Relative to steam propulsion, the New York Herald, in a recent editorial says: The new steam launch Arrow, lying at the foot of Court street, Brooklyn, has be recent experiments, developed the fact that she is possessed of that great phenomenon known in shipbuilding as ...
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