The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Modelling Sail Vessels for the Lakes 
TextNewspapers  "Modelling Sail Vessels for the Lakes," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), October 1854, pp. 9 - 16  INLAND NAVIGATION. MODELLING SAIL VESSELS FOR THE LAKES. To achieve utility in the production of any class of shipping, it is necessary to consider carefully at least three grand governing conditions, which seem to demark the main outline of adaptation to commercial purposes. These ...
Inland Navigation. No. II 
TextNewspapers  "Inland Navigation. No. II," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), November 1854, pp. 65-70  INLAND NAVIGATION. NO. II. Not to the proud ocean alone, with its rock-bound, surge- beaten shore, heaving its huge billows in terrific grandeur, or bearing in pride the swift, majestic ship upon a salt-water crest, is the contest for victory in maritime enterprise to be confined. ...
Foul Air in a Steamboat's Hold 
TextNewspapers  B., S., Foul Air in a Steamboat's Hold, "Foul Air in a Steamboat's Hold," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), November 1854, pp.90-92  For the Nautical Magazine. FOUL AIR IN A STEAMBOAT'S HOLD. Gentlemen : -- I take the liberty of sending you some account of a very remarkable experience which I have just had in the physiologcal eflects of foul air, ‚-- such as may be, and in the ease I shall cite was, engendered in ...
Naval Construction in 1813 
TextNewspapers  Old Salt on the Lakes, Naval Construction in 1813, "Naval Construction in 1813," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), December 1854, pp. 160-61  NAVAL CONSTRUCTION IN 1813. Messrs. Editors : -- I have been thinking that if the British Admiralty knew how fast we can work on this side of the At- lantic, when a fleet or a fortress is to be taken, it may be they would have given an order for enough vessels of light draught of water ...
Improvement of the St. Lawrence River 
TextNewspapers  "Improvement of the St. Lawrence River," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), December 1854, pp. 176  Improvement of the St. Lawrence River. -- Mons. Maillefert, whose famous operations in submarine blasting are so widely known, has been engaged to remove the rock obstructions to navigation in the Long Sault, Coteau, Cedars, and other rapids of the St. Lawrence, between Ogdensburgh and Montreal....
Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 1 Buffalo and the District of Buffalo Creek, N.Y. 
TextNewspapers  "Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 1 Buffalo and the District of Buffalo Creek, N.Y.," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), January 1855, pp. 289-998  SHIP-BUIlDING ON THE LAKES. No I. BUFFALO AND THE DISTRICT OF BUFFALO CREEK, N. Y. It was originally our intention, in preparing a series of articles on Ship-building on the Lakes, to have gone back to the earliest period in its history, when the schooner Washington, the first ...
Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 2 
TextNewspapers  "Shipbuilding on the Lakes, No. 2," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), February 1855, pp. 374-77  SHIP-BUILDING ON THE LAKES. (Continued from page 298.) No. 2. The following Table will show the class, name, tonnage, by whom built, and at what ports other than Buffalo, of all Vessels built in the District of Buffalo Creek, during the past ten years : -- 1845. Class. ...
Screw propellers 
TextNewspapers  "Screw propellers," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), March 1855, pp. 407-11  SCREW PROPELLERS. It has been contended for a considerable time by engineers, that the submerged propeller, as a mode of propulsion, was not the best adapted to the higher rates of speed in navigation, and that whatever might be the form, whether that of the regular, that of the ...
Whittaker's Substitution of Side Screw for the Paddle-wheel 
TextNewspapers  "Whittaker's Substitution of Side Screw for the Paddle-wheel," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), April 1855, pp. 53-54  WHITTAKER'S SUBSTITUTION OF SIDE SCREW FOR THE PADDLE-WHEEL The entire success of the steamer Baltic since the removal of the side paddle-wheels, and the substitution of screws, having more fully come within our reach since our last issue, we propose to furnish the facts relative to her ...
Tables of the Schooner Challenge 
TextNewspapers  "Tables of the Schooner Challenge," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 106-11  TABLES OF THE SCHOONER CHALLENGE. In giving the mould-loft tables of this vessel, it may not be improper to make a few remarks, even though the writer and the builder should be found in the same individual. We are not of those who hold, that silence is always to be observed when ...
Draught and Calculations of the Lake Propeller "Oriental." 
TextNewspapers  "Draught and Calculations of the Lake Propeller "Oriental."," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 139-40  DRAUGHT AND CALCULATIONS OF THE LAKE PROPELLER "ORIENTAL." The "Oriental" was built at Buffalo, in 1854, by Messrs. Bidwell and Banta, and is the largest screw vessel on the Lakes. She is of 950 tons register, and carries 750 tons of freight. The weight of engine, boiler, and 100 tons of ...
On Elevated Screw-Propellers 
TextNewspapers  Stetson, Thomas D., On Elevated Screw-Propellers, "On Elevated Screw-Propellers," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 141-46 
The Practicability of Side-screw Propulsion 
TextNewspapers  "The Practicability of Side-screw Propulsion," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 146-49 
Marine Disasters, and Loss of Life and Property on the Lakes, for 1854 
TextNewspapers  "Marine Disasters, and Loss of Life and Property on the Lakes, for 1854," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 163-64 
Tonnage of the Lakes 
TextNewspapers  Henderson, John J., Tonnage of the Lakes, "Tonnage of the Lakes," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 183-86 
Large Timber 
TextNewspapers  "Large Timber," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), June 1855, pp. 227  LARGE TIMBER. We learn from the Eastern papers that Messrs. Fowler & Kelsey, of Wallaceburg, Canada West, manufactured, last winter, probably the largest stick of white oak timber ever seen on the Continent of North America, measuring in the log 61 feet long, 40x41 inches square, and ...
Oscillating Engines of Propeller Granite State 
TextNewspapers  Rees, E. H., Oscillating Engines of Propeller Granite State, "Oscillating Engines of Propeller Granite State," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), June 1855, pp. 245-46  OSCILLATING ENGINES OF PROPELLER GRANITE STATE. Office of "The Buffalo Steam Engine Works," Corner of Washington and Ohio streets. Buffalo, April 19th 1855. Messrs. Griffiths & Bates, -- Gents : -- Capt. H. Whittaker has requested me to send you a description of the engines in ...
Oscillating Engines of Propeller Granite State 
TextNewspapers  Rees, E. H., Oscillating Engines of Propeller Granite State, "Oscillating Engines of Propeller Granite State," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), June 1855, pp. 245-46  OSCILLATING ENGINES OF PROPELLER GRANITE STATE. Office of "The Buffalo Steam Engine Works," Corner of Washington and Ohio streets. Buffalo, April 19th 1855. Messrs. Griffiths & Bates, -- Gents : -- Capt. H. Whittaker has requested me to send you a description of the engines in ...
Marine.--Good News from the Flats 
TextNewspapers  Rees, E. H., Marine.--Good News from the Flats, "Marine.--Good News from the Flats," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), June 1855, p. 275  Marine. -- Good News from the Flats. -- A letter from Captain Bantam, of the bark Canada, to her owners in this city, states that the bark had been towed over the St. Clair Flats, drawing 10 feet 2 inches water. This is better than was expected. The Canada is loaded with oats for this port, ...
On Screws and Screw Steamers -- Propellers on the Lakes, and the North Carolina 
TextNewspapers  "On Screws and Screw Steamers -- Propellers on the Lakes, and the North Carolina," The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), July 1855, pp. 335-36  "The journal of the Franklin Institute, for June, contains quotations from the Nautical Magazine, furnishing data respecting the Lake Propellers, International, Buffalo, and Oriental, with remarks from the pen of a valued friend and correspondent. ;' The journal referred to, although occupying...

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