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Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), June 7, 1858 
TextNewspapers    Vessel For Labrador -- Have we a "Codfish Aristocracy" among us? So it would seem, they are decidedly "down at the mouth!" Not to be figurative, we will explain: This morning's dawn witnessed the departure of the Schooner "Charlotte" from the mouth of the Genesee, bound for the coast of ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), March 29, 1859 
TextNewspapers    Lake Steamers - Paddle Wheels Giving Place to Screws - A New Enterprise _____ It will be but reiterating to say that we have often expressed in these columns, to say that the days of side-wheel steamers on the Lakes are drawing to an end, and that so fast as these now afloat are disposed...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Thurs., Nov. 3, 1859 
TextNewspapers    Wreck of the Schooner Twilight. - The small scow schooner Twilight, owned by Capt. Ouderkirk of Charlotte, and used chiefly for transporting wood, was lost on Tuesday night about fifteen miles east of the mouth of the river. A telegraph dispatch from Charlotte gives the particulars of the ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Friday, Nov. 3, 1859 
TextNewspapers    Good Time. - The steamer City of Buffalo arrived here at two this morning, having left Buffalo at eight 8'clock last evening. Considering the fact that the steamer called at all the way ports for freight, and was detained an hour at the Locks, this was first rate time. She brought a good ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Tues., Nov. 14, 1859 
TextNewspapers    SUDDENLY WRECKED. - On Saturday morning just before daybreak, the schooner Andover ran ashore near Braddock's Point, a dozen miles west of the mouth of the Genesee River. The Andover is owned by Mr. Hudson of Detroit, and was bound for that port with a cargo of 1,200 barrels of salt. She...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Thurs., Aug. 23, 1860 
TextNewspapers    Collision Between The Steamer Niagara And A Schooner. - On Tuesday night, about eleven o'clock, a collision occurred on Lake Ontario between the American steamer Niagara and a schooner, the name of which is unknown. The Niagara left this port between six and seven o'clock for Oswego and ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Thurs.,  Aug. 23, 1860 
TextNewspapers    Sale of the Schooner Joseph Cochrane. - We learn from Capt. Rogers that he has just sold the schooner Joseph Cochrane to Messrs. Parker & Allen, of Buffalo. The price paid is not divulged, but it was no doubt a round some, as vessel property is high. The Cochrane was built by Capt. ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Tues., Dec. 6, 1860 
TextNewspapers    Reported A Wreck. - The schooner James Smith, Capt. Featherly of Sodus, is reported to be ashore just west of Pultneyville. She went on last Tuesday and is likely to go to pieces. This is a small schooner which has traded at this port for some years past, bringing wood chiefly from Sodus and...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Monday, March 25,  1861 
TextNewspapers    A Marine Disaster - Narrow Escape of a Schooner! ___ The season of disasters on the Lakes has opened early. A schooner was wrecked last week above Milwaukee, and went to pieces. On Saturday night there was a disaster near the mouth of our harbor which came near being a serious one for those...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), June 14, 1861 
TextNewspapers    The old barque, City of Rochester, sunk last fall near Ogdensburgh by the steamer Ontario, is being raised. The vessel was built here many years ago by Capt. Hosea Rogers, and subsequently sold to a party in Ogdensburgh, who substituted the name of the place for Rochester, as part of the ship's...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Thurs., Aug. 9, 1866 
TextNewspapers    Gale on Lake Ontario - Wreck of a Vessel - The Crew Saved. The storm which commenced last night is now raging on Lake Ontario . The wind is from the north east and blowing steadily, throwing very heavy seas over the beach and piers. Vessels which are out are glad to make a harbor of refuge. ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Nov. 18, 1867 
TextNewspapers    Storm on Lake Ontario. - A heavy gale has prevailed on Lake Ontario since Saturday forenoon. Saturday afternoon the propeller Perseverance of St. Catharines, in attempting to make the Port of Genesee ran on the east pier, but was soon blown off. Before steam was got up she came near going ...
Vessel for Labrador 
NewspapersText  "Vessel for Labrador," Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), 7 Jun 1868 
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), June 29, 1870 
TextNewspapers    Successful Launch of Capt. Rogers' New Schooner. - This beautiful craft, after some delay with the assistance of the steam tug Molly Spencer, glided gracefully into her natural element, at Charlotte, yesterday, and three o'clock. The moment she touched the water our townsman, Hon. Thomas ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Thurs., Sept. 11, 1873 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Sunk. - The Wayne Democratic Press says: "The schooner Isabel, bound from Oswego to Toronto with a load of coal, sunk about eight miles off Sodus Point, on Tuesday last. The crew got off in a yawl, and reached Sodus Point about 8 o'clock in the evening. The schooner was an old one,...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), July 10, 1874 
TextNewspapers    A dispatch announced that the Lake Ontario steamer Corinthian and another have sunk in the St. Lawrence River. The Corinthian was owned by the Canadian Navigation Company, the same company which recently sold the Abyssinian and the Athenian to a Montreal company. ...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Aug. 9, 1876 
TextNewspapers    A sketch of this yacht appears in the History of Wayne County
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), 17 Nov 1879 
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Aug. 31, 1887 
TextNewspapers    Coal Schooner Sunk _____ Run into by the Siesta at an Early Hour this Morning ______ Special Despatch to the Union and Advertiser CHARLOTTE, Aug. 31. - The steam yacht Siesta, Capt. John Davis. while coming up the lake from Alexandria Bay about 1 o'clock this morning, twenty-five miles...
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Oct. 21, 1893 
TextNewspapers    Traffic On Lake Ontario ____ It's Growth And Decadence During The Past Century. ____ Early Boatbuilding at Ontario's American Ports - Reminiscences of an Old Lake Captain - His First Trip to Chicago - Present Condition of Shipping on the Lakes. The big fleet of schooners that went up and...

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