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  • Sandusky Daily Register (Sandusky, OH), Sat., 27 Dec 1890
        The steamer LAKETON, well known in this port, was recently burned and sunk at St. Clair. She valued at about $4,000 and was insured through the Davis & Wagenet agency in this city...
      The steamer LAKETON, well known in this port, was recently burned and ...
  • Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, July 14, 1890
        The Effect on the Coal Trade Another disastrous effect of an increased rate of duty on foreign barley, will be the loss of freight facilities for hundreds of thousands of tons of coal shipped annually from Buffalo, Oswego, Sodus and Fair Haven to Canadian ports. The ...
      The Effect on the Coal Trade Another disastrous effect of an increased ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Aug 1890
        missing(from Weekly British Whig, Aug. 28th, p.4)Marine IntelligenceThe Fisher cup contest between the Norah and White Wings is declared off, as the parties cannot agree upon terms. John Bell, owner of Norah, will not consent to sail under the rules of the ...
      missing(from Weekly British Whig, Aug. 28th, p.4)Marine IntelligenceThe Fisher cup contest between ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1890
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Mar 1890
        p.2MARINE INTELLIGENCE.As the time for the opening of navigation approaches, interest is taken in commanders of vessels and steamers comprising the Oswego fleet. The following is the list:Steamers - Parnell, Patrick Griffin; Monteagle, Wm. ...
      p.2MARINE INTELLIGENCE.As the time for the opening of navigation approaches, interest is ...
  • Independent, 13 Jun 1890
        Gibraltar. Ephraim, June 11. --The schooner Norman stopped at Eagle Island on her way to Washington Harbor. The schooners Elva and Roving Star loaded cordwood on Friday...
      Gibraltar. Ephraim, June 11. --The schooner Norman stopped at Eagle Island on ...
  • Independent, 13 Jun 1890
        Gibraltar. On Tuesday the schooner Little Georgia made her first appearance for the season and took a cargo of wood. Our old friend and former townsman, Hans Gusta, is sailing on her...
      Gibraltar. On Tuesday the schooner Little Georgia made her first appearance for ...
  • Independent, 13 Jun 1890
        Gibraltar. Ephraim, June 11.-Hogenson & Tennyson's new vessel was launched on Thursday. She will be ready to sail in about two weeks with Capt. Hogenson in command and Conrad Tennyson as mate. We wish them success...
      Gibraltar. Ephraim, June 11.-Hogenson & Tennyson's new vessel was launched on Thursday. ...
  • Independent, 13 Jun 1890
        Baileys Harbor. The schooner Starkey is at Brann's pier loading rail ties, and the scow Silver Lake is at Wohltmann's pier taking on a cargo of cordwood...
      Baileys Harbor. The schooner Starkey is at Brann's pier loading rail ties, ...
  • Independent, 13 Jun 1890
        Liberty Grove. J. Hogenson will be captain of the little schooner belonging to F. Hogenson of Ephraim and will run her during the summer...
      Liberty Grove. J. Hogenson will be captain of the little schooner belonging ...
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 20, 1890
        THE N.Y.O.&W.; TRESTLE A Reporter's Visit to the Scene of Operation. A PALLADIUM reporter paid a visit this morning to the trestle which is now in process of erection on the N.Y.O.& W.R.R. Mr. A. G. Childs, the engineer in charge, and Mr. R.W. McIatyre ...
      THE N.Y.O.&W.; TRESTLE A Reporter's Visit to the Scene of Operation. A ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 21 June 1890
        The fine steamer Ionia, now nearing completion at Grand Haven, was launched Wednesday. She is 212 feet keel, 227 feet over all, and 38 feet beam. She will be commanded by Frank Van Patten, of this place, and will be ready for service July 1st. She will engage in the ...
      The fine steamer Ionia, now nearing completion at Grand Haven, was launched ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 12 July 1890
        The Graham & Morton Co. was formed under a partnership with Andrew Crawford, of Chicago, J. H. Graham, of St. Joseph, and J. Stanley Morton, of Benton Harbor, as partners, in the spring of 1875, but soon after was changed to a stock concern and the name made the Graham ...
      The Graham & Morton Co. was formed under a partnership with Andrew ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sep. 29, 1890
        The scow-schooner BEN BRINK (US#31541) has been widely recorded in the Great Lakes literature as a total loss or near-total loss in a storm of September 11, 1890. This article quoting the skipper of the BRINK's tow vessel sets the record straight. The 317-ton BRINK continued to ply the lakes, ...
      The scow-schooner BEN BRINK (US#31541) has been widely recorded in the Great ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), October 18, 1890
        Capt. Dall's first command was GLYNN ACOR - the spelling has various permutations - a 65-ton schooner built at Racine in 1849 and possibly lost at Chicago in 1853 (thanks to Brendon Baillod for information on this obscure vessel). The brig ELLEN PARKER of 333 tons was apparently lost in ...
      Capt. Dall's first command was GLYNN ACOR - the spelling has various ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., Nov. 11, 1890
        Both vessels were total losses. The old BRUNO (C#80600) was 475 gross tons and had been built at Montreal in 1863, while the even older LOUISA (C#88636) was 250 gt and a product of the famous Louis Shickluna yard at St. Catharines in 1856...
      Both vessels were total losses. The old BRUNO (C#80600) was 475 gross ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 14, 1890, page 1
        SUNK A FISHING VESSEL A Lake Captain Charged With Manslaughter on the High Seas. Milwaukee, Wis., June 13 - Charles Tessler, a fisherman, yesterday swore out a warrant charging Capt. Oertling, of the schooner Fearless, with manslaughter on the high seas. ...
      SUNK A FISHING VESSEL A Lake Captain Charged With Manslaughter on the ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 4, 1890
        NEW VESSELS LAUNCHED IN JUNE The June supplement of Inland Lloyd's Vessel Register gives the following list of new vessels launched during that month: Propellers - John Harper, wood, 1,632 net tons; built at West Bay City by James Davidson, and owned by the American Transportation ...
      NEW VESSELS LAUNCHED IN JUNE The June supplement of Inland Lloyd's Vessel ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 23, 1890
        Imagine the luck of a tiny schooner foundering in the dark and storm of a Lake Michigan November night, and then being happened upon by a powerful railroad steamer. The MOLLIE's crew must have said their prayers that morning. The F. & P. M. No. 4 (US#120719) was not a ...
      Imagine the luck of a tiny schooner foundering in the dark and ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 7, 1890, page 1
        Building the average modern three-bedroom house takes about 15,000 board feet of lumber. The lumber lost in this fire is enough to build 1,067 such homes. Aside from this dramatic end, the SEAGULL (US#23526) had a dramatic career. She was built as a two-mast schooner in 1864 by John Simpson ...
      Building the average modern three-bedroom house takes about 15,000 board feet of ...
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