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Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Sat. , April 22, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The Great West, which was launched on Thursday from the ship yard of James A. Baker, has a new kind of steering wheel which is, we believe, superior to anything yet introduced on vessels here, as it obviates the necessity of having two or three men at the helm in rough weather. One man on a ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Thursday, April 27, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Loss Of A Schooner, And Its Crew On Lake Ontario. -- We alluded a few days since, to the washing ashore of the body of a lad, near Pultneyville, and stated the suppositions in regard to the identity of the deceased lad and the cause of his death. - We learn that he was the son of Michael ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 6, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Anniversary of the Capture of Oswego On the 6th day of May, 1814, forty years ago to-day, Oswego was captured by a British naval and land force, after a gallant defense by a small force of soldiers and marines. On the preceding day, May 5th, a British naval force consisting of their whole ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 15, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Loss Of The Schooner Ardelia, And All hands. - The entire loss of this vessel and all hands, is now beyond doubt, and none of her crew remain to tell the cause of the melancholy catastrophe. Her owner, Mr. Butler, received intelligence on Saturday, that the body of his son had been found on...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 17, 1854 
TextNewspapers    From the Syracuse Journal Oswego, May 13, 1854. Oswego is emphatically the Queen city of the Lake. In a commercial point of view, she is considered one of the most important ports on the chain of lakes. In the receipts of wheat and lumber, and shipments of flour and lumber, Oswego takes the...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 31, 1854 
TextNewspapers    The Sault St. Marie Canal . - The Cleveland Plaindealer gives the following description of the Canal, which is to connect Lake Huron with Lake Superior : The length of the excavation, from water to water, is 4,340 feet, to whichis added the pier below, 308 feet long, and the pier...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Thurs., April 7, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Loss of a Schooner and its Crew on Lake Ontario. - We alluded, a few days since, to the washing ashore of the body of a lad, near Pultneyville and stated the suppositions in regard to the identity of the deceased lad and the cause of his death. We learn that he was the son of Michael ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), May 6, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Anniversary of the Capture of Oswego On the 6th day of May, 1814 , forty years ago to-day, Oswego was captured by a British naval and land force, after a gallant defense by a small force of soldiers and marines. On the preceding day, May 5th, a British naval force consisting of their whole...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Mon., Nov. 6, 1854 
TextNewspapers    Barque Col. Camp. - This fine barque, which was launched from the yard of Asa Wilcox, Three Mile Bay, on Lake Ontario, about the first of August last, made her appearance in our harbor for the first time this morning from Chicago, being her second trip to the Upper Lakes. She is 140 feet ...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 5 May 1854 
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Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), July 31, 1854 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), July 31, 1854,   We learn from Capt. Childs, of the Northerner, that on Friday night last, the Propeller Boston, of Crawfords Ogdensburgh Line, was run into by a three masted schooner, about 15 miles off Oak Orchard, and instantly sunk. The Captain with his wife, and three other ladies, (all three were on board)...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Friday, July 20, 1855 
TextNewspapers    MARINE DISASTER. - Five Men Lost. - The steamer America, Capt. Masson, due here this morning, did not arrive till one o'clock this afternoon, in consequence of a collision which happened between two and three o'clock this morning, off Genesee. Mr. Barry, the Clerk of the America, furnishes us...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Sat., July 21, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The Collision between the Steamer America and the Schooner Emblem _____ In our account, hastily made up yesterday, of this melancholy disaster, we gave the names of six persons being lost, as we obtained them from Mr. Berry, the Purser of the America, who informed us at the same time that five...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), Aug. 7, 1855 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Banshee while on her way from Cape Vincent to Toronto fell in with the wreck of the ill fated schooner Emblem, lately run into by the steamer America. The captain of the Banshee took the wreck in tow and brought her to Toronto. She is of course considerably damaged, but her rigging,...
The Excursion Party 
TextNewspapers  "The Excursion Party," Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 24 Jul 1855  The Excursion Party The wharf, piazzas, wood-piles, and everything to which a footing could be obtained, were alive with humanity last evening, to witness the departure of the excursion party on board the America, Capt. Masson. City Hacks commenced dropping down excursionists at the boat at an...
The Excursion to Toronto and Hamilton 
TextNewspapers  "The Excursion to Toronto and Hamilton," Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 26 Jul 1855  The Excursion to Toronto and Hamilton An excursion party left here on Monday evening, as previously announced, on the steamer America, Capt. Masson, The party was composed of over 300 Ladies and Gentlemen, mostly from Oswego, but with a fair representation from Fulton and Syracuse. The evening...
Marine 
TextNewspapers  "Marine," Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 2 Apr 1855  Owing to the severity of the storm, there are no public transactions today. Marine. - A number of vessels took clearances for Canadian ports on Saturday. Among those which went out Saturday night, the propeller St. Nicholas and the schooner Western which encountered the storm on Sunday ...
Another Tug Boat. 
TextNewspapers  "Another Tug Boat.," Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 10 Apr 1855  Another Tug Boat. - Ex.alderman Dobbie has just completed another tug boat, for this harbor, at the foot of West Schuyler street, which we learn by the Palladium will be launched this afternoon at 4 o'clock. This is the third steam tug built by Mr. Dobbie, and is in every way equal to the...
Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 11 Apr 1855 
TextNewspapers    The new tug J.H. Bloore, was launched yesterday, agreeable to notice about half past four o'clock, in the presence of a large concourse of spectators. She started off without much trouble, and was as fine a launch as we have witnessed. She dipped slightly when she struck the water, and it is ...
Steamer Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Steamer Ontario," Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 24 Apr 1855  Steamer Ontario. - This old favorite made her first appearance in our harbor this morning, from Charlotte where she has been laid up the past winter. Her exterior presents the appearance of a new boat, having been entirely repainted, and the interior is as usual elegant. We regret to learn that...

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