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  • The Great Lake Marine
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  • New Discovery in Lake Ontario
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 10 Jul 1856     New Discovery in Lake Ontario. - A fine natural harbor on Lake Ontario, a few miles below Presque' Isle, has been opened by a strange freak of Nature, and "Consecon" is now accessible to steamers of the largest class. The Colbourn "Transcript" says the steamer "Chief Justice Robinson" made an ...
    TextNewspaper  Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 10 Jul 1856   New Discovery in Lake Ontario. - A fine natural harbor on Lake Ontario, a few miles below Presque' Isle, has been opened by a strange freak of Nature, and "Consecon" ...
  • The East Harbour
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    The East Harbor-- The sad spectacle of three wrecks which presents itself to the view of all who visit the vicinity of the east harbor, immediately suggests to the minds of the "looker on" the necessity of a speedy improvement of that place so as to prevent the immense loss ...

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    The East Harbor-- The sad spectacle of three wrecks which presents itself to the view of all who visit the vicinity of the east harbor, immediately suggests to the minds ...

  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 3 Dec 1816
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    The many disasters which have attended our lake navigation, is partly owing to the want of safe and convenient ports and harbors. There is no port in which the Shipping suffers so severely as the port of Buffalo Creek. The deposits of sand in the mouth of the creek prevents ...

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    The many disasters which have attended our lake navigation, is partly owing to the want of safe and convenient ports and harbors. There is no port in which the Shipping ...

  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 12 Nov 1816
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    The inhabitants of this village are requested to meet at Pomeroy's Coffee-House on Friday evening next, at 6 o'clock for the purpose of taking into consideration the importance of improving the harbor at this Port and adopting such measures as shall then be deemed proper.

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    The inhabitants of this village are requested to meet at Pomeroy's Coffee-House on Friday evening next, at 6 o'clock for the purpose of taking into consideration the importance of improving ...

  • Engineers Will Come Here Soon To Make Probings
    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 11 Aug 1931     Engineers Will Come Here Soon To Make Probings Work will be Preliminary to award of Dredging Contract

    Construction of a float from which engineers may make probings of the bottom of the Oswego river, which is to be dredged under a contract to be awarded late this autumn, will ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 11 Aug 1931   Engineers Will Come Here Soon To Make Probings Work will be Preliminary to award of Dredging Contract

    Construction of a float from which engineers may make probings of the bottom ...

  • Our Harbor
    NewspaperText  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 18 Aug 1865     Our Harbor

    The gales of last winter made sad havoc with the water defenses of our harbor. The "East Pier" was almost bodily carried away by the gales of early winter, while the "West Pier" was greatly damaged in many places. These interested in the commerce of Oswego will be ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), 18 Aug 1865   Our Harbor

    The gales of last winter made sad havoc with the water defenses of our harbor. The "East Pier" was almost bodily carried away by the gales of early ...

  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 19 Nov 1816
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    Canandaigua, Nov. 19.

    We are sorry to hear from lake Ontario that four schooners were driven ashore and lost near Cape Vincent, during the late violent gales. Considerable damage has been sustained in the loss of property, but happily the lives of all on board were saved.

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    Canandaigua, Nov. 19.

    We are sorry to hear from lake Ontario that four schooners were driven ashore and lost near Cape Vincent, during the late violent gales. Considerable damage ...

  • Rail Roads and Steam Boat
    NewspaperText  Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2    

    Rail Roads and Steam Boats.--It is in contemplation by the Sandusky Railroad Company, to build a fast boat to run on their line between Sandusky and Buffalo, exclusively for passengers, and to run through by day-light.

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    NewspaperText  Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 19 Jul 1847, p. 2  

    Rail Roads and Steam Boats.--It is in contemplation by the Sandusky Railroad Company, to build a fast boat to run on their line between Sandusky and Buffalo, exclusively for passengers, ...

  • , capsized, 1 Aug 1858
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    Lives: 1
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  • , capsized, 1 Jun 1858
    TextNewspaper       Reason: capsized
    Lives: 5
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    Lives: 5
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  • Insurance, U44149, capsized/aground, 12 Jul 1881
    TextNewspaper       Reason: capsized/aground
    Lives: nil
    Freight: stone
    Remarks: Total loss
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    Freight: stone
    Remarks: Total loss
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  • Milton D. Ward (Steamboat), U90162, abandoned, 10 Mar 1902
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    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
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    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
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  • Huron (Steamboat), U157173, aground, 1 Jul 1914
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Got off
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Got off
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  • Napanee (Steamboat), fire, 1 Jun 1840
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  • Admiral (Steamboat), C88306, fire, 4 Oct 1904
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Remarks: Total loss
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: fire
    Remarks: Total loss
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  • Prince Arthur (Steamboat), fire, 17 Jun 1877
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Hull damage: $30,000
    Remarks: Total loss ?
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    Hull damage: $30,000
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  • Excursion (Steamboat), fire, 17 Oct 1877
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
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    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
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  • John Greenway (Steamboat), C51676, fire, 1871
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Remarks: Rebuilt as SHANNON
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: fire
    Remarks: Rebuilt as SHANNON
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  • Waubuno (Steamboat), damaged machinery, 20 May 1867
    TextNewspaper       Reason: damaged machinery
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: damaged machinery
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
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