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  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Dec. 8, 1851
        Launch -- The hull of the new Steamer, "Queen of the West," was launched from Capt. Weeks's yard on Saturday, at 12 o'clock. It was a beautiful launch, the boat gliding into its destined element, amid the firing of guns and the cheers of a large assemblage of spectators. The ...
      Launch -- The hull of the new Steamer, "Queen of the West," ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 21, 1851
        The new steamboat O.S. Howard makes a trial trip today. her completion was hampered by lack of competent artisans. It has been difficult to obtain workers in brass and copper in this city. We are in need of a brass foundry. ...
      The new steamboat O.S. Howard makes a trial trip today. her completion ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 22, 1853
        Ship Building The Ship Yard of Mr. Baker, situated at the foot of West First and Second streets, exhibits at the present time, a very brisk and lively appearance. A staunch, first class vessel is being built for Messrs. Merrick & Co. , which will be launched about the last ...
      Ship Building The Ship Yard of Mr. Baker, situated at the foot ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , March 1, 1854
        The Ship Masters' Charity The following notes show that the avails of the recent charity ball of the Ship-masters, have carried joy and comfort to desolate hearts: To the Ship Masters' Association of Oswego: - In returning my thanks to you for the kind consideration handed to ...
      The Ship Masters' Charity The following notes show that the avails of ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 4, 1855
        Convention of Lake Underwriters The Buffalo Courier states that the Executive Committee, appointed by the Underwriters' Convention which assembled in that city in February last, have issued a call for a similar convention to be held at the American Hotel in that city on January ...
      Convention of Lake Underwriters The Buffalo Courier states that the Executive Committee, ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sept. 25, 1855
        The schooner, J. J. Mosley, of Pultneyville, was taken out on Miller & Co's., hydraulic dock, yesterday afternoon for caulking. The time occupied in getting her "high and dry" did not exceed half an hour - a large force of workmen were at once at work, who will put her ...
      The schooner, J. J. Mosley, of Pultneyville, was taken out on Miller ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Sept. 18, 1855
        Three New Vessels. - Ald. Rogers has just laid the keel of a new vessel in his ship yard, foot of First street, which will be followed by those of two others immediately. The first is a fine modeled craft, somewhat after the style of the Young America and W. ...
      Three New Vessels. - Ald. Rogers has just laid the keel of ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday,  Sept. 16, 1855
        Improvement of Baker's Marine Railway. - Mr. James A. Baker is engaged in extensive improvements in his Marine or Ship Railway, at the foot of First Street, preparatory to increasing his already extended business. He has constructed a coffer dam from Carrington's Warehouse to the ...
      Improvement of Baker's Marine Railway. - Mr. James A. Baker is engaged ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 15, 1855
        Some years ago Capt. Child commanded the Oneida, on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence. It was the custom, in those days, for the steamer to call at Oak Point whenever a signal-light was shown, indicating that passengers wished to go on. On a dark and stormy night the signal ...
      Some years ago Capt. Child commanded the Oneida, on Lake Ontario and ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 15, 1855
        Two New Vessels, made their first appearance in our harbor on Thursday night. One is the Lucy J. Latham, with a cargo of corn, from Toledo. She was built by J. P. Gay & Co. , of Milan, and her dimensions are --118 ft. 6 inches keel, 24 ft. 10 ...
      Two New Vessels, made their first appearance in our harbor on Thursday ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Saturday, Sept. 8, 1855
        The Western Suburb - The Swail - New Ship Yard. - We were surprised to observe the improvement going on in the western suburb of the city, while taking a short stroll yesterday. What is known as the "swail," purchased last season by Messrs Buckhout & Dolloway, is the point ...
      The Western Suburb - The Swail - New Ship Yard. - We ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1855
        Complete and Sudden Wreck. - Yesterday morning a section of the old coffer dam below the lower bridge which has remained since completion of the canal basin, gave way owing to the pressure of the high water in the river, and a tremendous torrent was thrown in among a crowd ...
      Complete and Sudden Wreck. - Yesterday morning a section of the old ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, March 23, 1855
        First Arrivals. We had two arrivals of sail vessels yesterday, the first of the season. The first was the schooner Caroline, Capt. Ewart, from Coburg, with 1,330 barrels of flour and 303 bags of peas, consigned to the Canadian house of R. S. Perry. The Caroline was the last ...
      First Arrivals. We had two arrivals of sail vessels yesterday, the first ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 17, 1855
        Broke Away. -- Yesterday afternoon the coffer dam constructed by Mr. James A. Baker, for the purpose of repairing his Ship Railway, gave away in the centre, and in a few minutes the whole area was filled with water again. This is unfortunate and will make considerable expense in ...
      Broke Away. -- Yesterday afternoon the coffer dam constructed by Mr. James ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Feb. 19, 1855
        Underwriters' Tariff for Lake Navigation. - The Underwriters' Convention at Buffalo, last week, says the Commercial, adopted the following tariff: - On hulls for navigation of all lakes, and to Montreal. First class sail vessel less than 200 tons, season 6 ½ year, year 7. ...
      Underwriters' Tariff for Lake Navigation. - The Underwriters' Convention at Buffalo, last ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Feb. 10, 1855
        The Ship Yards - Quite a number of new vessels are on the stocks in this city. We noticed yesterday that Mr. Rogers has three in his yard, at the foot of West Third street. One of them is a very handsome model, after that of the Young America, which ...
      The Ship Yards - Quite a number of new vessels are on ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 1, 1857
        Opening of Business! - Departure of the Propeller Kentucky!! - The propeller Kentucky left this port last evening, with nearly Four Hundred Tons of Merchandise! for Toronto. This is the first clearance of the season with a full cargo. The floating ice in the Lake is no obstruction to ...
      Opening of Business! - Departure of the Propeller Kentucky!! - The propeller ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., April 1, 1857
        A New Boat Yard and Railway. - A.C. Mattoon, Esq., is preparing to go into the boat-building business in this city, on a large scale. He has leased for a term of years the ground at the foot of Oneida street, some 300 feet on the bank of the river, ...
      A New Boat Yard and Railway. - A.C. Mattoon, Esq., is preparing ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., March 7, 1857
        Another arrival by Lake. - The schr. Athenian, Capt. Wm. Thompson, arrived at this port yesterday morning, from the Welland Canal, where she has been frozen in during the winter. She had a full cargo, 17,000 bushels of wheat, from Chicago, which is consigned to Messrs. Fitzhugh & ...
      Another arrival by Lake. - The schr. Athenian, Capt. Wm. Thompson, arrived ...
  • Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Feb. 19, 1857
        Ship Building. - The Toledo Blade says: "Mr. Colborn of Oswego, has been in our city for several days, with the view of purchasing a suitable location on which to found a ship-yard, and commence the business of ship-building. We have often said that no other place on the lakes ...
      Ship Building. - The Toledo Blade says: "Mr. Colborn of Oswego, has ...
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