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  • Into the River
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 25 Nov 1878     Into the River Captain Alex Keith, of the schooner Trade Wind, in boarding his schooner early last evening near the Northwestern elevator, slipped in climbing over a canal boat and fell into the river between the vessel and the canal boat, striking his head heavily on the wail of ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 25 Nov 1878   Into the River Captain Alex Keith, of the schooner Trade Wind, in ...
  • Fast Sailing
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 11 Nov 1878     Fast Sailing. Several Captains were in N.S. Stone's chandlery store Saturday night talking about fast sailing, when Captain Geo. Tait, of the schooner Two Friends, made the bold assertion that he had run from Milwaukee to Chicago, 90 miles, in his schooner, which was flying light, ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 11 Nov 1878   Fast Sailing. Several Captains were in N.S. Stone's chandlery store Saturday night ...
  • Loss of the Schooner Daniel Lyons
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 21 Oct 1878     Loss of the Schooner Daniel Lyons The crew safe and in Chicago. Last Saturday about eight o'clock Mr. Daniel Lyons received a telegram from Captain Holland dated Chicago as follows: Schooner Dan Lyons sunk foot of Lake Michigan by collision with schooner Kate Gillett; ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 21 Oct 1878   Loss of the Schooner Daniel Lyons The crew safe and in Chicago. ...
  • Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), Sat. May 31,1879
        Wanted a Tug Boat Several days since a fellow, purporting to be from Buffalo, arrived in this city and gave people to understand that he wished to buy a tug boat to take to his home, where he claimed there was an insufficient number to do the business. How the ...
      Wanted a Tug Boat Several days since a fellow, purporting to be ...
  • The Leadville's Hitch
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 28 Jul 1879     Captain Hurley, of the schooner Blazing Star, says that the schooner Leadville was too wide, by about a half inch, to enter lock 3, Welland Canal. By dubbing her wales, which projected beyond the plank some distance, the trouble can be obviated. Captain John M. Griffin and Mr. Goble went ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 28 Jul 1879   Captain Hurley, of the schooner Blazing Star, says that the schooner Leadville ...
  • Launch of the Leadville
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 3 Jul 1879     LAUNCH OF THE LEADVILLE A Fine Schooner - The Vessels Goble & Macfarlane Built Yesterday afternoon at precisely 4 o'clock the lanyards which held the new schooner Leadville fast to the ways in Goble & Macfarlane's ship-yard wee cut, and the large and stately craft ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 3 Jul 1879   LAUNCH OF THE LEADVILLE A Fine Schooner - The Vessels Goble & ...
  • An Extensive Builder.
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 2 Jul 1879     The schooner, which will be launched from Goble & Macfarlane's shipyard this afternoon, is the thirty-eighth Mr. Goble has built at this port. There are but few ship-carpenters in this country who have done as much and as good work as George Goble. Craft that he built twenty years ago ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 2 Jul 1879   The schooner, which will be launched from Goble & Macfarlane's shipyard this ...
  • Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 24 Jun 1879
        It is surmised that Mr. M.J. Cummings will name his new schooner, now being built at Goble & Macfarlane's yard, "Leadville," in honor of the young city in Colorado where he and Mr. Nicholas Finn have a smelter. We trust that she may "pan out: as well as have the ...
      It is surmised that Mr. M.J. Cummings will name his new schooner, ...
  • Seamen's Union
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 10 Mar 1879     Seamen's Union The Seamen's Union at this port promises to be a strong organization. Last Saturday over 100 men who plow the blue waters of the lakes, enrolled themselves at the Reciprocity House. The initiation fee is two dollars per man, but by a provision of the by-laws a member ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 10 Mar 1879   Seamen's Union The Seamen's Union at this port promises to be a ...
  • Oswego Fisheries
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 26 Apr 1879     Oswego Fisheries. But few of our citizens know that many people living near the lake shore in the Second Ward gain a livelihood by fishing, but such is the fact. The fishing ground at this season of the year extends from a point near abreast of Four-mile Point, including ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 26 Apr 1879   Oswego Fisheries. But few of our citizens know that many people living ...
  • Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 30 Jul 1879
        At a special meeting of the Seamen's Union, held at their hall yesterday afternoon, it was resolved, that in view of the advance in freight rates, that sailors' wages be, until further notice, $1.25 per day...
      At a special meeting of the Seamen's Union, held at their hall ...
  • Seaman's Union
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 8 Mar 1879     Seaman's Union Richard Powers, President of the Chicago branch of the general organization of the Seamen's Union, arrived in this city last evening and was met by a delegation of sailors and escorted to the Reciprocity House. When it became noised that Mr. Powers had ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 8 Mar 1879   Seaman's Union Richard Powers, President of the Chicago branch of the general ...
  • Gobles at This Port
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 9 Dec 1912     The Buffalo Express of yesterday had an interesting article on "Long Point Island, the Graveyard of Lake Erie," and on the front page a picture of all that remains of the schooner Leadville, which went on the beach there November 23, 1883, a piece of a bow and some ribs ...
    Oswego Morning Herald (Oswego, NY), 9 Dec 1912   The Buffalo Express of yesterday had an interesting article on "Long Point ...
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