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  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), 28 Sep 1839
    TextNewspaper       This vessel was built at Amherstburg, Ont., in 1813, and figured prominently in the "Battle of Lake Erie," at Put-in-Bay. Captured as a prize, she was later allowed to sink in Misery Bay....
    TextNewspaper     This vessel was built at Amherstburg, Ont., in 1813, and figured prominently in the "Battle of Lake Erie," at Put-in-Bay. Captured as a prize, she was later allowed to sink ...
  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), August 17, 1843
    TextNewspaper      

    Another Propeller.-- Capt. Lundy left port in the CHAUTAUQUA to-day for Grand River, for the purpose of towing down the Canadian armed steamer TORONTO, (formerly GENERAL PORTER) which has been purchased by Capt. C. Gager, with a view to converting her into a steam propeller. The P. ...

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    Another Propeller.-- Capt. Lundy left port in the CHAUTAUQUA to-day for Grand River, for the purpose of towing down the Canadian armed steamer TORONTO, (formerly GENERAL PORTER) which has been ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), August 17, 1843
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    Another Propeller.-- Capt. Lundy left port in the CHAUTAUQUA to-day for Grand River, for the purpose of towing down the Canadian armed steamer TORONTO, (formerly GENERAL PORTER) which has been purchased by Capt. C. Gager, with a view to converting her into a steam propeller. The P. ...

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    Another Propeller.-- Capt. Lundy left port in the CHAUTAUQUA to-day for Grand River, for the purpose of towing down the Canadian armed steamer TORONTO, (formerly GENERAL PORTER) which has been ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), June 15, 1843
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    The steam Schooner HERCULES (Propeller) came in from Buffalo on Tuesday evening and proceeded on her voyage to Chicago, literally crowded with passengers. She works admirably.

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    The steam Schooner HERCULES (Propeller) came in from Buffalo on Tuesday evening and proceeded on her voyage to Chicago, literally crowded with passengers. She works admirably.

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  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), May 8, 1843
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    The new steam propeller HERCULES, built for the Messrs. Hollisters, will be launched, from the shipyard near the Marine railway at four o'clock tomorrow afternoon. -- Buffalo Commercial Advertizer, Apr 23.

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    The new steam propeller HERCULES, built for the Messrs. Hollisters, will be launched, from the shipyard near the Marine railway at four o'clock tomorrow afternoon. -- Buffalo Commercial Advertizer, Apr ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), July 23, 1844
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    The owners of the Propeller HERCULES, Messrs. Hollister & Co. contemplate substituting one of Loper's screws in place of the present one used on that vessel, which, it is presumed, will facilitate the speed of the HERCULES, and be a great saving of time and fuel. The much greater ease ...

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    The owners of the Propeller HERCULES, Messrs. Hollister & Co. contemplate substituting one of Loper's screws in place of the present one used on that vessel, which, it is presumed, ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), Sat, 12 Sep, 1857
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    LAUNCH. - The schooner J. Vilas was launched on Saturday last at Two Rivers, and towed to this place to receive her spars and rigging, on Sunday morning, by the steamer Cleveland. She was built by Rand & Harbridge, and is now owned entirely by Messrs. Rand & Sons of ...

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    LAUNCH. - The schooner J. Vilas was launched on Saturday last at Two Rivers, and towed to this place to receive her spars and rigging, on Sunday morning, by the ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), Mon., June 27, 1859
    TextNewspaper       She was likely the brig built 1835, Sheffield, Ohio, capsized on Lake Mich. in 1837 with loss of life, converted to a schooner in 1842; last known registration 1851; out of Buffalo in 1854 (port list) and not on any of my lists after 1859; 73x26x7 and 95 t....
    TextNewspaper     She was likely the brig built 1835, Sheffield, Ohio, capsized on Lake Mich. in 1837 with loss of life, converted to a schooner in 1842; last known registration 1851; out ...
  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), June 15, 1859
    TextNewspaper       Disasters

    The schooner North Carolina with a cargo of R. R. ties, left Black Lake for Milwaukee on the 26th ult., since when nothing has been heard of either vessel or crew. - A number of railroad ties found on Sunday floating on the lake some 20 miles from Black ...

    TextNewspaper     Disasters

    The schooner North Carolina with a cargo of R. R. ties, left Black Lake for Milwaukee on the 26th ult., since when nothing has been heard of either vessel ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), May 9, 1859
    TextNewspaper       LAKE SUPERIOR PASSENGER AND FREIGHT LINE

    The sidewheel and screw steamers which compose the several lines from Cleveland and Detroit to Lake Superior are as follows: Steamer Illinois, John Fraser, Master. Steamer North Star, B. G. Sweet, Master. Screw ...

    TextNewspaper     LAKE SUPERIOR PASSENGER AND FREIGHT LINE

    The sidewheel and screw steamers which compose the several lines from Cleveland and Detroit to Lake Superior are as follows: Steamer Illinois, John Fraser, ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), 17 Jun, 1859
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    VESSEL STRUCK BY LIGHTNING - The scow Sea Star was struck by lightning at half past two this morning near Grosse Point. The foretopmast was carried away, and the foremast very badly shivered, one bolt passing into the center of the mast, traversing almost its entire length and coming ...

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    VESSEL STRUCK BY LIGHTNING - The scow Sea Star was struck by lightning at half past two this morning near Grosse Point. The foretopmast was carried away, and the foremast ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), 25 Jun, 1859
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    The brig Black Hawk, Capt. Alexander, left this port to-day for Liverpool, with a cargo consisting of 25,507 West India staves, 21,024 pipe staves and 1466 ps heading. She is under charter of Messrs. Aspinall & Son and is owned by A. T. Barney, Esq., of Cleveland. She stops at ...

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    The brig Black Hawk, Capt. Alexander, left this port to-day for Liverpool, with a cargo consisting of 25,507 West India staves, 21,024 pipe staves and 1466 ps heading. She is ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), 9 Aug, 1859
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    The schr Toledo, which, about a week since, was run into by the steamer Cleveland, on Lake Michigan, was subsequently towed to Grand Haven, where she was again run into by the steamer City of Cleveland, and this time nearly demolished. She was owned in Milwaukee.

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    The schr Toledo, which, about a week since, was run into by the steamer Cleveland, on Lake Michigan, was subsequently towed to Grand Haven, where she was again run into ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), 6 Jul, 1859
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    At his port there is a great demand for seamen, the supply being light. $16 per month are the going wages.

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    TextNewspaper    

    At his port there is a great demand for seamen, the supply being light. $16 per month are the going wages.

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  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), 7 May, 1859
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    ANOTHER CANAL STEAMER. - The Utica Observer of last Friday notices the passage westward through that city, of the canal steamer G. W. Paddock, propelled by side wheels, which fold up like a fan to the side of the boat.

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    ANOTHER CANAL STEAMER. - The Utica Observer of last Friday notices the passage westward through that city, of the canal steamer G. W. Paddock, propelled by side wheels, which fold ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), June 25, 1859
    TextNewspaper      

    The brig Black Hawk, Capt. Alexander, left this port to-day for Liverpool, with a cargo consisting of 25,507 West India staves, 21,024 pipe staves and 1466 ps heading. She is under charter of Messrs. Aspinall & Son and is owned by A. T. Barney, Esq., of Cleveland. She stops at ...

    TextNewspaper    

    The brig Black Hawk, Capt. Alexander, left this port to-day for Liverpool, with a cargo consisting of 25,507 West India staves, 21,024 pipe staves and 1466 ps heading. She is ...

  • Detroit Daily Advertiser (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1859
    TextNewspaper       Lightning strikes of sail vessels on the lakes were fairly common, with several a year being reported. Most ships just suffered the "shivering" (i.e. splintering) of a mast, but a few strikes - like this one - had somewhat bizarre effects....
    TextNewspaper     Lightning strikes of sail vessels on the lakes were fairly common, with several a year being reported. Most ships just suffered the "shivering" (i.e. splintering) of a mast, but a ...
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