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Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., Nov. 1, 1856 
TextNewspapers    Marine News ________ The Loss of the Schr. J.P. Hale - This vessel which went ashore yesterday on Ford's Shoals, about four miles up the lake and nearly one mile from shore, will probably be a total wreck. She has bilged, and it is said that wheat is running out of her. It is thought,...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), May 5, 1859 
TextNewspapers    The Battle of Oswego. - The history of Oswego is variegated by many interesting events, in connection with the military operation on the Northern frontier, from the early period of the French War to the last war between the United States and Great Britain. Not the least interesting ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), May 2, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Association At a special meeting of the Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Association No. 6, of Oswego, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas, The Ship Carpenters and Caulkers Association No. 6, of Oswego, has been organized under...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), June 19, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Dry Dock and Steam Saw Mill. - We had the pleasure recently, of visiting the Dry Dock and Steam Saw and Shingle Mill of Messrs.. Chandler, Alvord & Co., successors to H.S. Chandler & Co. it will be remembered that the mill belonging to the latter firm, was destroyed by fire, last ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Mon., Dec. 3, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Vessel Wrecked - Crew Lost - The Bodies of Three Of The Sailors Brought To Oswego. - On the 30th inst., the keeper of the light house on Galloo Island, Lake Ontario, with two men, saw a schooner going down toward the St. Lawrence, probably bound for Ogdensburgh. When opposite the Island, and...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Dec. 5, 1866 
TextNewspapers    The Bodies Of The Sailors Brought To Oswego By The E.B. Gannett. - We learn that a telegram has been received here from Mr. Hugh Coyne, of Detroit, saying that he would leave that place, Monday, to take charge of the bodies of the three sailors brought to this port, who perished in the wreck of...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Dec. 21, 1866 
TextNewspapers    The Schooner Ballard. - Our readers will recollect the circumstances connected with the loss of that unfortunate vessel, the M. Ballard, which was wrecked off the Galloo Islands some weeks ago, going down under with her captain and crew of ten men. The Detroit Post says, Capt. Hugh Coyne has...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Oct. 15, 1866 
TextNewspapers    The Propeller Cleveland. - The Propeller Cleveland made her first arrival at this port, since resuming her place in the Northern Transportation Line, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. She has made one trip from Cleveland to Ogdensburgh and back, and is now on her return trip. She has been all newly ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., Oct. 16, 1866 
TextNewspapers    A Fair Load. - On Thursday of last week, we noticed the propeller Akron, Capt. John Brown, coming in with flying colors. A few days after, happening to meet Captain Bryan, the Company's Passenger Agent at this port, we were speaking about the Karon, and asked the Captain what sort of a load...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, Aug. 6, 1866 
TextNewspapers    A Daring Adventure. - The sloop Creole , a small vessel owned by Mr. Goss , of this city, started out Saturday morning with a load of coal for Ogdensburgh . On board was young Goss, eighteen years, who acts as Captain of the vessel, his assistant, and a man who was working his passage to ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Sept. 5, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Vessel Launched. - The schooner Cortez was launched from Lee & Navaugh 's ship yard, foot of West Second street, at noon to-day. The Cortez is a first class schooner, measuring 138 feet keel, 142 feet over all, 26 feet beam, and 11 feet hold. She is to be used in the grain trade between ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Oct. 3, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Work Enough At The Ship Yards. - We happened down to Lee & Navaugh 's ship yard yesterday afternoon and found things like "business" in that part of the city. Mr. Navaugh is just laying the keel of another schooner for Messrs. DeWolfe and Smythe , and is soon to commence building yet ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Nov. 27,  1866 
TextNewspapers    Quick Time. - The schooner " Henry Fitzhugh ," Capt. Cal Becker , arrived here Saturday, with 17,700 bushels of wheat, from Milwaukee , having made the round trip in twenty three days. We call this pretty fast sailing and hard to beat. The "Henry Fitzhugh" was built by Messrs. Goble & ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), May 3, 1866 
TextNewspapers    A Fine Vessel. - The propeller Brooklyn , a beautiful vessel just built for the Northern Transportation Company , arrived in this harbor last night, and by the courtesy of the gentlemanly agent at this port, we were favored with a look through her, this morning. She was built at Cleveland ,...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), May 17, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Revenue Cutter S.P. Chase . - This fine vessel, which is newly built for service on Lake Ontario , arrived at this port yesterday afternoon, and lies at the foot of Cayuga street. She is one of the best vessels of her class afloat, being regularly built for ocean service. She has a splendid ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Aug. 15. 1866 
TextNewspapers    The Chase On Her Nerve. - For some time the Canadian steamboat men have been chuckling over the success of one or two of their steamers in passing the Revenue Cutter Chase, while cruising the river. The Chase is a coal burning vessel, and cannot, therefore, get up steam so rapidly as the wood...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Dec. 8, 1866 
TextNewspapers    An Extensive Work. - Increased Facilities For The Building and Repair of Vessels. - F.T. Carrington , Esq., has recently commenced the building of an immense dry dock, on his property at the foot of West First Street, in this city. The site is the same as the dock which has previously been in...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Great Marine Disasters. - We learn by Capt. Albert Fitzgerald , of the schooner Governor , that on Saturday night and Sunday, a terrific gale occurred at Port Hope , C.W., during which the schooner John Stevenson , of this port , struck outside the west crib, let go her anchors and dragged...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Fri., Oct. 5, 1866 
TextNewspapers    An Old Relic. - One of the dredges at work in the harbor, recently brought up an immense iron cylinder which is said to have belonged to the steamer United States which used to run on Lake Ontario . It is about ten feet in length, four feet in diameter, and weights about four tons. It was...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed.,  Oct. 3, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Aeronautics. - The schooner Active , which came into port last night laden with corn from the Welland Canal , saw last evening a large balloon floating over Lake Ontario , off Big Sodus Bay . The balloon was about five miles off the shore, and was gradually settling in the water. The basket...

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