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  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 11 Nov, 1868
        The Free Trader was 80 feet and 52 tons, built at Milwaukee in 1843...
      The Free Trader was 80 feet and 52 tons, built at Milwaukee ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 20 Oct, 1875
        The schooner Falcon, light, is reported ashore at St. Joseph, Mich. The extent of her damage, if any, is not known. The following is from the Chicago Times of the 18th inst.: The schooner Falcon, which left Michigan City, light, Wednesday afternoon, and while endeavoring to ...
      The schooner Falcon, light, is reported ashore at St. Joseph, Mich. The ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 30 Dec, 1876
        SALES OF VESSEL PROPERTY. - The following are among the more important vessel sales which took place during the season of 1876: Prop Buckeye, by A. H. French, receiver, to Philo Chamberlain, $3,000. Prop Empire, by A. H. French, receiver, to Philo Chamberlain, ...
      SALES OF VESSEL PROPERTY. - The following are among the more important ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 7 Aug, 1876
        AN OLD VESSEL. - The bark True Love, which recently discharged a cargo of ice from Norway at Kingston dock, Edinburgh, is one of the oldest craft afloat. She was built at Philadelphia in 1764, and is thus 112 years old, and has braved "the battle and the breeze," ever ...
      AN OLD VESSEL. - The bark True Love, which recently discharged a ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., 15 May, 1876
        At Chicago on Friday the schooner Falcon was removed out of the channel. It took the combined power of some eight or ten tugs to drag her for a distance of 300 or 400 feet. The Falcon is said to be almost a complete wreck. It is doubtful whether any ...
      At Chicago on Friday the schooner Falcon was removed out of the ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Sat., 29 Apr, 1876
        THE FALCON. - In regard to the schr Falcon, which was lost at Chicago on Thursday, the Times says: The Falcon has been in the lumber trade for some twelve years, plying between this port and all points along the east shore. During the big storm of last fall she ...
      THE FALCON. - In regard to the schr Falcon, which was lost ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 13 Oct, 1876
        THE SCHOONER MIDDLESEX. - The captain and crew of the schr Middlesex, lost on the Atlantic with a cargo of deals, have arrived home. The accident was caused by the oakum working out of a seam during a gale. The captain says that, although the Middlesex was an old vessel, ...
      THE SCHOONER MIDDLESEX. - The captain and crew of the schr Middlesex, ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 29 Sep, 1876
        SCHOONER MIDDLESEX LOST. - The Milwaukee Sentinel is in recent private advices that the schooner Middlesex, deal laden, from Manistee for Europe, sprung a leak on the passage over and, becoming waterlogged, was abandoned to her fate. The crew were picked up by a passing steamer and ...
      SCHOONER MIDDLESEX LOST. - The Milwaukee Sentinel is in recent private advices ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Thur, 23 Aug, 1877
        A NEW SUB-MARINE ARMOR. - At Cleveland on Tuesday a new sub-marine armor was successfully tried. The body consists of Otis steel, while the limbs and helmet are of beaten copper, operating on ball and socket joints, overlaid with a coating of heavy rubber. The whole thing was, of ...
      A NEW SUB-MARINE ARMOR. - At Cleveland on Tuesday a new sub-marine ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug, 1877
        STEAM PROPULSION. - Relative to steam propulsion, the New York Herald, in a recent editorial says: The new steam launch Arrow, lying at the foot of Court street, Brooklyn, has be recent experiments, developed the fact that she is possessed of that great phenomenon known in ...
      STEAM PROPULSION. - Relative to steam propulsion, the New York Herald, in ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 6 Jul, 1877
        A NEW PROPELLING POWER. - A little steamboat has just made the run between Baltimore and New York, being propelled the entire distance between the two cities without wheel or screw. She is called the Alpha, and in outward appearances resembles the tugboats which ply in the harbor. Her ...
      A NEW PROPELLING POWER. - A little steamboat has just made the ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 17 Jul, 1877
        The GORDON CAMPBELL (later STRATHMORE) continued as a propeller until lost on Lake Superior in 1909...
      The GORDON CAMPBELL (later STRATHMORE) continued as a propeller until lost on ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 10 Sep, 1877
        At Kingston: Three large iron tanks are being placed in the three-masted schooner Fanny Campbell, which has been bought for the coal-oil trade. The schooner will not be likely to do anything in the new line of business this year. She will trade directly between Sarnia and Montreal, being ...
      At Kingston: Three large iron tanks are being placed in the three-masted ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 18 Sep, 1877
        Mr. O. B. Green, the harbor contractor, has invented a sand pump, which, upon trial, is pronounced the most successful invention of the kind ever known. Mr. Green has expended $60,000 in his experimenting, and now has a boat with his perfected machinery that can do regular dredge work, and ...
      Mr. O. B. Green, the harbor contractor, has invented a sand pump, ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 6 Aug, 1877
        THE PROPELLER MERCHANT. - The most important parts of the engine of the Merchant have been recovered, viz.; the cylinder, engine frame, bedplate, pillow blocks, crank, eccentrics, shaft, brasses, keys, nuts, etc. The boiler can also be recovered, as well as every part of the iron hull ...
      THE PROPELLER MERCHANT. - The most important parts of the engine of ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 3 Aug, 1877
        Messrs. Church and Hill, the divers at work on the wreck of the steamer Merchant, lost on Racine Reef in 1875, report that they have recovered the cylinder with all attachments; also a piece on her iron (illegible word), fifteen or twenty feet. The wreck is scattered in all directions ...
      Messrs. Church and Hill, the divers at work on the wreck of ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 14 Jun, 1877
        THAT WHALE. - A white whale is on its route from the seaboard to Chicago via the Erie Canal. His whaleship was started from New York in the hold of a canal boat, and is expected to reach Buffalo the 14th of July. The detention is caused by the fact ...
      THAT WHALE. - A white whale is on its route from the ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 21 Jun, 1877
        AT CHICAGO . . . The Glad Tidings was to have been launched on Wednesday afternoon, with appropriate religious exercises. The Glad Tidings is a neat little craft of twenty-one tons measurement. Her length over all is 48 feet and nine inches; length of keel 40 feet and 6 inches; ...
      AT CHICAGO . . . The Glad Tidings was to have been ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 21 Jun, 1877
        EXPENSES OF A VOYAGE TO ENGLAND. - Some time since at the request of one of the largest vessel owners of this city, Capt. T. A. Burke, who commanded the Alice, we believe, in her late trip to Liverpool, furnished a statement of the expense of a vessel in a ...
      EXPENSES OF A VOYAGE TO ENGLAND. - Some time since at the ...
  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 22 Jun, 1877
        Capt. James Scott, of Oswego, some years ago, when in command of the schooner Cornwall, befriended a lad named Corrigan. The latter subsequently amassed a fortune in the oil business, and his aim had been to repay his benefactor. Last week he offered Capt. Scott a quarter interest in the ...
      Capt. James Scott, of Oswego, some years ago, when in command of ...
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