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  • Foul Air in a Steamboat's Hold
    B., S., 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 ...
    B., S., 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 : ...
  • Explosion of the America
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 31 Jul 1850, 246-47     Explosion of the America This afflictive event took place on Lake Erie, July 31, 1850. The head of one of the starboard boilers blew off, turning the boiler deck upside down, raising the upper deck about four feet, and making all the central part of the boat a complete wreck. ...
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 31 Jul 1850, 246-47   Explosion of the America This afflictive event took place on Lake Erie, ...
  • The schooner "Sultan"
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 4 Nov 1856     The schooner "Sultan," which was driven ashore below the east pier in the gale of Friday night, has been pumped out by one of the excellent Worthing Pumps, belonging to the North Western Insurance Co., so that she was got off and brought into this port this afternoon, with a ...
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 4 Nov 1856   The schooner "Sultan," which was driven ashore below the east pier in ...
  • The Storm
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 31 Oct 1856     The Storm - Perilous Situation of the Schooner J.P. Hale and Crew. - It commenced snowing last night and has continued through the day with but little cessation. The snow has fallen about six inches in depth. The wind has been stiff in the northwest, and is increasing in violence ...
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 31 Oct 1856   The Storm - Perilous Situation of the Schooner J.P. Hale and Crew. ...
  • Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 16 Sep 1856
        Several attempts have been made to get off the schooner "Signal," which went ashore some time since below the east pier, but she still lies hard on, with her larboard side exposed to the sun. She will, no doubt, be a total wreck...
      Several attempts have been made to get off the schooner "Signal," which ...
  • Oswego and Belleville Line
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 29 May 1855     Oswego and Belleville Line. - Among the new channels of communication opened with Canada this spring, of no little importance to our city trade, is the running of a steamer between this and Belleville near the head of the Bay of Quinte, whose shores form one of the richest and ...
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 29 May 1855   Oswego and Belleville Line. - Among the new channels of communication opened ...
  • Sad disaster
    Oswego Daily Times, 22 Apr 1851     Sad Disaster! SERIOUS LOSS OF LIFE!! The new and splendid Canadian steamer Comet, Capt. A. O'Conner, came in yesterday morning from Hamilton, and after discharging 1,200 barrels of flour at the Custom House dock, she took a clearance for Kingston, and at about 3 ...
    Oswego Daily Times, 22 Apr 1851   Sad Disaster! SERIOUS LOSS OF LIFE!! The new and splendid Canadian steamer ...
  • Propeller Lost
    Weekly Racine Advocate, 27 Nov 1854, p. 1     PROPELLER LOST.--The Detroit Free Press, of Thursday, says:--The North Star arrived from the Saut [sic] yesterday morning, and brought news of the loss of the propeller Peninsula, of Col. McKnight's Lake Superior Line. The Peninsula was discharging her cargo at Eagle ...
    Weekly Racine Advocate, 27 Nov 1854, p. 1   PROPELLER LOST.--The Detroit Free Press, of Thursday, says:--The North Star arrived from ...
  • Lexington (Shipwreck), sunk, 24 Sep 1853
        Reason: sunk Hull damage: $30,000 Remarks: Total loss ? ...
      Reason: sunk Hull damage: $30,000 Remarks: Total loss ? ...
  • Richard Stevens (Shipwreck), collision, 17 Jan 1850
        Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
      Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired ...
  • Canadasaga (Shipwreck), sunk by collision, 17 Jan 1850
        Reason: sunk by collision Lives: nil Remarks: ? ...
      Reason: sunk by collision Lives: nil Remarks: ? ...
  • Ogdensburg Journal (Ogdensburg, NY), 25 Sep 1858
        From Oswego Oswego, Sept. 18. The schooner Albion bound for this port and owned by Doolittle, Irwin & Wright, is supposed to have been lost with all on board on the great gale of the 7th. She left Cleveland for the Welland Canal on that day, and is said ...
      From Oswego Oswego, Sept. 18. The schooner Albion bound for this port ...
  • 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     ...
    The Monthly Nautical Magazine and Quarterly Review (New York, NY: Griffiths & Bates, 1855), May 1855, pp. 163-64   ...
  • , capsized, 1 Jun 1858
        Reason: capsized Lives: 5 ...
      Reason: capsized Lives: 5 ...
  • , capsized, 1 Aug 1858
        Reason: capsized Lives: 1 ...
      Reason: capsized Lives: 1 ...
  • Burning of the G. P. Griffith
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 17 Jun 1850, 261-65     Burning of the G. P. Griffith. The fine steamer G. P. Griffith took fire on Lake Erie, about twenty miles below Cleveland, and was burnt to the water's edge, on June 17, 1850. The passengers were all in their berths when the alarm of fire was given, about three o'clock ...
    Lloyd, James T., Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 17 Jun 1850, 261-65   Burning of the G. P. Griffith. The fine steamer G. P. Griffith ...
  • Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 23 Aug 1856
        The schooner "W.S Malcolm," Capt. Berek, which we noticed yesterday as being waterlogged in the lake, was towed into port last evening by the tug "Robert Reed." When the tug found the "Malcolm," she was a short distance this side of Big Sodus, about ten rods from shore, drawing twelve ...
      The schooner "W.S Malcolm," Capt. Berek, which we noticed yesterday as being ...
  • Schr. W.S. Malcolm, Waterlogged
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 22 Aug 1856     Schr. W.S. Malcolm, Waterlogged - Strange Conduct of the Captain and Four of the Crew. - Capt. Smith, of the schooner "Kyle Spangler," which arrived last night from Cleveland, report to us that he found the schooner "W.S. Malcolm," Capt. Berek, with a cargo of lumber for this port, waterlogged ...
    Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 22 Aug 1856   Schr. W.S. Malcolm, Waterlogged - Strange Conduct of the Captain and Four ...
  • Oswego Times & Journal (Oswego, NY), 21 May 1855
        The Canadian Steamer "Huron" cleared from here on Saturday evening with a cargo of nearly 4,000 barrels of flour for Montreal and Quebec. In going down the harbor in the dark she came in collision with the schooner rigged scow "New World" with a load of lumber, when the steamer ...
      The Canadian Steamer "Huron" cleared from here on Saturday evening with a ...
  • Great Gale on Lake Erie
    Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), 13 Sep 1851     Great Gale on Lake Erie. Loss of Dan Rice's Circus. Mr. Frost, of the Burnet House, Cincinnati, who arrived here on the Express train, yesterday, from Buffalo, informs us that on Saturday night there was a terrific gale on Lake Erie. The ...
    Syracuse Daily Star (Syracuse, NY), 13 Sep 1851   Great Gale on Lake Erie. Loss of Dan Rice's Circus. Mr. Frost, ...
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