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  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), April 18, 1883
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    There are 437 vessels of all types in port at Chicago.

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    There are 437 vessels of all types in port at Chicago.

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  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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    THE FREMONT ASHORE. - The propeller City of Fremont, of Ward's Lake Superior Line, got on the shore this side of Point au Pellee [sic] Friday, but worked off, suffering only a few hours detention. She left Saturday night for the upper lakes.

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    THE FREMONT ASHORE. - The propeller City of Fremont, of Ward's Lake Superior Line, got on the shore this side of Point au Pellee [sic] Friday, but worked off, suffering ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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    SIXTY MILES AN HOUR. - The cribkeeper at Chicago, on Friday evening, reported the wind blowing at the rate of 60 miles an hour, and the sea crashing up to the second story of the lighthouse and clear over the dwelling.

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    SIXTY MILES AN HOUR. - The cribkeeper at Chicago, on Friday evening, reported the wind blowing at the rate of 60 miles an hour, and the sea crashing up to ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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    PROPELLER ST. LOUIS. - This steamer, which arrived on Friday leaking slightly from the effect of striking and sinking in St. Mary's River, went into Clark's dry dock on Saturday. She will be out Monday noon, only with temporary repairs, however, and will get a permanent fit-up at home, ...

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    PROPELLER ST. LOUIS. - This steamer, which arrived on Friday leaking slightly from the effect of striking and sinking in St. Mary's River, went into Clark's dry dock on Saturday. ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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    ANOTHER PROPELLER ASHORE. - Telegraphic dispatches on Saturday morning announced a propeller, supposedly of the Western Transportation Line, ashore at Point au Pellee [sic]. The agent of that line in this city is positive that the propeller is not his, he knowing the whereabouts of them ...

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    ANOTHER PROPELLER ASHORE. - Telegraphic dispatches on Saturday morning announced a propeller, supposedly of the Western Transportation Line, ashore at Point au Pellee [sic]. The agent of that line in ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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    MORE SEIZURES. - On Saturday Deputy United States Marshal C. P. Taylor had three prizes fall into his hands. The effects of the schooner C. K. Dixon, which went ashore at Middle Island, were seized at the instance of the schooner E. M. Carrington, on salvage account, the E. M. ...

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    MORE SEIZURES. - On Saturday Deputy United States Marshal C. P. Taylor had three prizes fall into his hands. The effects of the schooner C. K. Dixon, which went ashore ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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    A GENEROUS ACT. - Last week the young son of R. H. Armstrong, engineer of the tug Wm. Livingstone, Jr., was taken with serious illness. The owner of the tug, Wm. Livingstone, Jr., of this city, felt anxious that the father should see his boy while sick, especially as he ...

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    A GENEROUS ACT. - Last week the young son of R. H. Armstrong, engineer of the tug Wm. Livingstone, Jr., was taken with serious illness. The owner of the tug, ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
    TextNewspaper       THE BLOW ON LAKE MICHIGAN

    The Chicago papers of Saturday summarize the results of Friday's storm as follows:

    Steamers that did not leave were the Chicago, Alpena, Menominee, Riverside, Scotia, Empire State, etc. Quite a large fleet of in-bound vessels arrived, those from ...

    TextNewspaper     THE BLOW ON LAKE MICHIGAN

    The Chicago papers of Saturday summarize the results of Friday's storm as follows:

    Steamers that did not leave were the Chicago, Alpena, Menominee, Riverside, Scotia, ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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    The Kate Kelly is insured for $10,000.

    On Saturday a fresh nor'easter was reported to be in possession of Lake Huron.

    There is a little too much complaint about Point Pelee light not doing its full duty.

    The total amount of iron ore shipped from the ...

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    The Kate Kelly is insured for $10,000.

    On Saturday a fresh nor'easter was reported to be in possession of Lake Huron.

    There is a little too much complaint about ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), October 22, 1877
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    AT PORT AUSTIN. - The Canadian schooner Abeona is reported lying where she struck near Port Austin, on the 10th, and likely to be a total loss. She had on board 30 M feet of lumber and 103 M shingles, and was insured for $1,000.

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    AT PORT AUSTIN. - The Canadian schooner Abeona is reported lying where she struck near Port Austin, on the 10th, and likely to be a total loss. She had on ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Wed., April 28, 1880
    TextNewspaper       *spelled J. H. MAGRUDER, US#13745....
    TextNewspaper     *spelled J. H. MAGRUDER, US#13745....
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Sat., April 24, 1880
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    This story of the loss of the Pte aux Barques (Lake Huron) lifesaving crew has been published many times before, but another retelling would not be too many. Capt. Jerome Kiah received a gold lifesaving medal for his efforts in attempting to save his crew. The event, the man and ...

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    This story of the loss of the Pte aux Barques (Lake Huron) lifesaving crew has been published many times before, but another retelling would not be too many. Capt. Jerome ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Nov. 7, 1877
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    *nous verrons = we shall see

    The JOSEPHINE (US#75192) was a small (70 t.) steam barge built at Gibraltar, Mich, in 1870. "John Bull" got the last laugh. She was sold in 1877 to M. J. Higgins of Chatham, Ont. (C#71108) for use on the Thames R., and was renamed ...

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    *nous verrons = we shall see

    The JOSEPHINE (US#75192) was a small (70 t.) steam barge built at Gibraltar, Mich, in 1870. "John Bull" got the last laugh. She was ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Oct. 21, 1879
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    Detroit river from the Alexander house to the crossover was a forest of masts on Sunday morning. Before noon, however, the fleet had departed and not an accident of any kind had happened. Boats arriving up say it was a very pretty sight to see them sail away down Lake ...

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    Detroit river from the Alexander house to the crossover was a forest of masts on Sunday morning. Before noon, however, the fleet had departed and not an accident of any ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Oct. 21, 1879
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    On Sunday the propeller Portage broke her go-ahead eccentric when on Lake St. Clair. She let go an anchor, changed eccentrics by putting the backing eccentric in place of the broken one, and then proceeding to Buffalo.

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    On Sunday the propeller Portage broke her go-ahead eccentric when on Lake St. Clair. She let go an anchor, changed eccentrics by putting the backing eccentric in place of the ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), May 17, 1884
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    Capt. J. G. Kiah, superintendent of the tenth district life-saving service, states that the lake has been encroaching on the house at Crisp station, situated above Whitefish Point, on Lake Superior. He will have the building moved back from the water, where there will be less danger of having ...

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    Capt. J. G. Kiah, superintendent of the tenth district life-saving service, states that the lake has been encroaching on the house at Crisp station, situated above Whitefish Point, on Lake ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), May 6, 1884
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    The lifesaving crew at Cleveland are experimenting with a new fire extinguisher.. It consists merely of a powerful double-cylinder force pump on a large flat-bottomed boat. It draws its supply from the river, and is operated by the means of hand levers, after the fashion of the country fire ...

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    The lifesaving crew at Cleveland are experimenting with a new fire extinguisher.. It consists merely of a powerful double-cylinder force pump on a large flat-bottomed boat. It draws its supply ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), June 18, 1884
    TextNewspaper       A SUBTERRANEAN OUTLET

    "I believe there is a subterranean river running from Lake Superior to lake Huron, under Lake Erie, and emptying into Lake Ontario," said an old lake navigator. "There is no other way in which to explain certain mysteries connected with our great lakes. There ...

    TextNewspaper     A SUBTERRANEAN OUTLET

    "I believe there is a subterranean river running from Lake Superior to lake Huron, under Lake Erie, and emptying into Lake Ontario," said an old lake navigator. ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 25, 1884
    TextNewspaper       This little notice was a surprise to me. I had presumed that lake steamers had always had the crew billeted as at present, but apparently up to this point they were arranged as with schooners - officers in the stern cabin, crew in the foc'sl....
    TextNewspaper     This little notice was a surprise to me. I had presumed that lake steamers had always had the crew billeted as at present, but apparently up to this point they ...
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 23, 1884
    TextNewspaper       DULL TIMES Sailing in 1810 and 1831

    A correspondent of the Morning Record of Buffalo writes as follows: "In view of the many records of dull times that one hears along the docks and in shipping circles generally, a reminder of the same kind of complaints which prevailed a ...

    TextNewspaper     DULL TIMES Sailing in 1810 and 1831

    A correspondent of the Morning Record of Buffalo writes as follows: "In view of the many records of dull times that one hears ...

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