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  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Oct. 27, 1883
        p.2 Troubles at OswegoWe regret to hear of troubles at Oswego between the firm of E.W. Rathbun & Co., and the longshoremen. They originated from the refusal of the firm to pay 30 cents a thousand for discharing lumber, the men demanding that sum for unloading the ...
      p.2 Troubles at OswegoWe regret to hear of troubles at Oswego between ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Aug. 8, 1860 p.1
        STEAMER BURNED AT OSWEGOOn Thursday evening a fire was discovered in the hold of the Northern Transportation Company's steamer Prairie State, Captain Williams, which was laying at their dock, at Oswego, fully freighted and bound for Chicago and intermediate ports. The Fire ...
      STEAMER BURNED AT OSWEGOOn Thursday evening a fire was discovered in the ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), 21 Aug 1861
        p.2Excursion to OgdensburghTo the Editor of the Reporter.Sir:-Although the inhabitants of Gananoque are pretty thoroughly acquainted with the low effusions which too frequently accompany the editorials of the British Whig, ...
      p.2Excursion to OgdensburghTo the Editor of the Reporter.Sir:-Although the inhabitants of Gananoque ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), 7 Aug 1861
        p.2day morning next at eight o'clock - returning the same evening. The Gananoque Brass Band will accompany her, and Wood's string band has also been engaged for the accommodation of dancers. The Boat will call at Darling's Wharf, Rockport, Brockville and Prescott. Fare to ...
      p.2day morning next at eight o'clock - returning the same evening. The ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Nov. 6, 1861 p.2
        NARROW ESCAPE OF A CANADIAN VESSELThe Buffalo Commercial Advertiser says the schooner Anna Craig, of Cobourg, Canada, Capt. Wm. Ross, loaded with 15,000 bushels of wheat from Chicago, bound down was off Twin Rivers, Lake Michigan on the night of the 17th inst. The wind ...
      NARROW ESCAPE OF A CANADIAN VESSELThe Buffalo Commercial Advertiser says the schooner ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Aug. 7, 1861 p.2
        Excursion to Ogdensburgh - The steamer Bay of Quinte is advertised to leave Gananoque for Ogdensburgh, on Friday morning next at eight o'clock - returning the same evening. The Gananoque Brass Band will accompany her, and Wood's string band has also been engaged for the accommodation of dancers. ...
      Excursion to Ogdensburgh - The steamer Bay of Quinte is advertised to ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), July 24, 1861 p.4
        p.4Accident To the Propeller West - On Sunday morning as the propeller West (owned by Messrs. Holcomb, Cowan & Co.) was approaching the harbor of Toronto, being about six miles distant, the cylinder of the engine exploded, and the boat was disabled. She was towed down ...
      p.4Accident To the Propeller West - On Sunday morning as the propeller ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), June 12, 1861 p.1
        p.1Upwards of $40,000 Worth of Timber LostOn the evening of Tuesday the steamer Hercules, Capt. Miller, left the Northern Railway Company's Wharf, having in tow several large rafts of timber, amounting in the aggregate to 275,000 feet. The value of ...
      p.1Upwards of $40,000 Worth of Timber LostOn the evening of Tuesday the ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Nov. 8, 1873
        p.2APPALLING DISASTERA year ago last June the str. Kingston, of the Mail Line, was burned between this place and Brockville. Her hull being of iron, she was re-built, and during the latter part of this season she has been running under the name of ...
      p.2APPALLING DISASTERA year ago last June the str. Kingston, of the Mail ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), 17 Jan 1874
        This morning as four men were at work on the wheel of the steamer Spartan, lying at the foot of Johnson Street, when the staging which supported them gave way, and they were precipitated into the water. Three of them were kept afloat by planks, and were quickly rescued in ...
      This morning as four men were at work on the wheel of ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), June 27, 1874
        p.2Loss of the ShannonThe Schooner Shannon, owned by the Messrs. Acton of this Village, sprung a leak about twenty miles out from Oswego, on Saturday last, and sank in a few minutes. She had a cargo of coal on which there was no insurance. The leak ...
      p.2Loss of the ShannonThe Schooner Shannon, owned by the Messrs. Acton of ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Oct. 30, 1875
        p.2 Yesterday morning about 2 a.m., a collision took place between some barges near the Sister Light, about 18 miles up the river. The facts are as follows: The tug Gardiner was going West with the barges Argosy, Black Diamond, and a schooner in tow, and the tugs Bronson ...
      p.2 Yesterday morning about 2 a.m., a collision took place between some ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Sept. 18, 1875 p.2
        p.2DISASTERS ON LAKE MICHIGANChicago, Sept. 11thA terrible disaster occurred on Lake Michigan early yesterday morning, which has just been reported here. The propeller Equinox, on her way from Chicago to Bay City, Mich., with salt, and towing the schooner ...
      p.2DISASTERS ON LAKE MICHIGANChicago, Sept. 11thA terrible disaster occurred on Lake Michigan ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Aug. 7, 1875
        p.2LOSS OF THE TUG BOAT JOE MACAbout noon on last Saturday, the well-known steam tug, Joe Mac, the property of Seymour, Gardener & Co., of Ogdensburg, passed upwards from Brockville with a schooner in tow. When near the Five Mile Light House, the ...
      p.2LOSS OF THE TUG BOAT JOE MACAbout noon on last Saturday, the ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), April 10, 1875
        p.2 New Steamer - Mr. Geo. Chaffey, of Kingston, has favored us with a beautiful picture of a beautiful boat which he is now building for Messrs. Folger & Hanley, to be called the Geneva. She is a screw steamer, of handsome model, gracefully proportioned, arranged in the best ...
      p.2 New Steamer - Mr. Geo. Chaffey, of Kingston, has favored us ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), March 2, 1878 p.2
        p. 2In the Report of the Department of Marine and Fisheries we find that there are in the Dominion 476 ? Light Stations; 509 Lights; 25 Fog Whistles; and 2 Automatic Fog Horns. The total number of men employed in connection with the Lights and Whistles is 474. Detailed ...
      p. 2In the Report of the Department of Marine and Fisheries we ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), May 29, 1880 p.2
        BURNING OF A STEAMERThe Algona loaded with hay and baskets at Hogansburgh Friday last for this city. The hay, twenty-eight tons, worth eight dollars per ton, was for D.G. Cahoon. The baskets were for Newill & Smith. The fire was discovered when just below Pine Tree ...
      BURNING OF A STEAMERThe Algona loaded with hay and baskets at Hogansburgh ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Sept. 17, 1881 p.3
        p.3DISASTERS ON THE LAKESFrankfort, Mich., Sept. 11th - The steamer Columbia, of the Collingwood and Chicago Line, foundered off Frankfort last night at eleven o'clock, and fifteen persons were drowned. Among the number missing are Captain Malcolmson, ...
      p.3DISASTERS ON THE LAKESFrankfort, Mich., Sept. 11th - The steamer Columbia, of ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Dec. 9, 1882 Supplement
        WRECK OF THE HENRY FOLGERLast week we noticed the narrow escape from wreck on Lake Erie of the schooner Henry Folger, with a cargo of coal for Brockville from Cleveland. She was caught in a gale and lost most of the canvas, jib-boom, top masts, and had the deck ...
      WRECK OF THE HENRY FOLGERLast week we noticed the narrow escape from ...
  • Gananoque Reporter (Gananonque, ON), Oct. 28, 1882
        p.1OUR INLAND WATERSThree Years' Wrecks, Burnings, and Loss of LifeNearly 500 Human Lives LostThough the consideration of the danger resulting from the overcrowding of steamboats has been forced upon the ...
      p.1OUR INLAND WATERSThree Years' Wrecks, Burnings, and Loss of LifeNearly 500 Human ...
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