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  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 1 Aug. 1868
        Vessels off. - The schooner Thompson which went ashore just above the South pier during the gale of the 23rd, ult., was got off by the assistance of the tug Daisy Lee, and on Monday evening last was towed to Chicago by the Hippocampus. The schooners Josephine Dresden, and ...
      Vessels off. - The schooner Thompson which went ashore just above the ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 16 May 1868
        A Schooner Capsized. - Capt. John Boyne of the schooner Petrel, as he left the port of St. Joseph, on Friday the 8th inst., and had got within about 15 miles of Chicago, discovered a vessel lying on her beams' end, filled with water. Upon approaching the wreck it proved ...
      A Schooner Capsized. - Capt. John Boyne of the schooner Petrel, as ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 12 Sept. 1868
        Terrible Disaster! The Propeller Hippocampus Lost! Great Loss of Life! The news of the calamity which has fallen upon this community by the loss of the Hippocampus and the consquent loss of life is already wide-spread throughout the country. On Monday night the scene ...
      Terrible Disaster! The Propeller Hippocampus Lost! Great Loss of Life! The news ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 6 November 1869 (Saturday)
        Capt. John Boyne has sold the Petrel and bought the Lizzie Doak, bran [sic] new schooner with a carrying capacity of 60,000 feet of hardwood lumber. The Lizzie Doak has wire standing rigging, patent wheel and windlass, and one of the stoutest vessels of her size on the Lakes. She ...
      Capt. John Boyne has sold the Petrel and bought the Lizzie Doak, ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 28 August 1869
        The schooner Wm. Tell belonging to Capt. N. Robbins of Benton Harbor on her way from Milwaukee to this place loaded ...
      The schooner Wm. Tell belonging to Capt. N. Robbins of Benton Harbor ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Saturday, 5 November 1870
        A separate brief article in the same edition of the paper reported that the tug Daisy Lee went out and pulled the wreck to pieces so as to clear the harbor...
      A separate brief article in the same edition of the paper reported ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 25 June 1870
        Although the above clipping states that Langley died in Chicago, his death record states that he died while on Lake Michigan...
      Although the above clipping states that Langley died in Chicago, his death ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 30 April 1870
        Capt. N. W. Napier was Nelson W. Napier of St. Joseph, who was lost in the sinking of the Alpena in 1880. Clerk James R. Clark went down on the Chicora in 1895...
      Capt. N. W. Napier was Nelson W. Napier of St. Joseph, who ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 25 July 1874
        This is an extract from a longer letter dated 22 July 1874, written by one January Toms and printed in the St. Joseph Herald. Nelson W. Napier was lost on the steamer Alpena when she foundered in 1880...
      This is an extract from a longer letter dated 22 July 1874, ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 1 May 1875
        Frank Granke's last name was spelled Groenke. Joseph Klamfoot's name is usually spelled Clamfoot or Clamfort...
      Frank Granke's last name was spelled Groenke. Joseph Klamfoot's name is usually ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 7 October 1876
        The three-masted schooner, Grace Greenwood, F. O. Berryson, Captain, bound from Escanaba to Michigan City with ...
      The three-masted schooner, Grace Greenwood, F. O. Berryson, Captain, bound from Escanaba ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 3 Nov. 1877
        The schooner City of Tawas, in trying to make this harbor early Tuesday morning, struck the bar and sprung a leak, when she became unmanageable and drifted on to the beach about eighty rods south of the lighthouse pier. She has a cargo of about 500 tons of ore for ...
      The schooner City of Tawas, in trying to make this harbor early ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Saturday, 21 September 1878
        The Loss of the Schooner Mary. The following account of the loss of the schooner Mary, off New Buffalo, is given in the Chicago Inter-Ocean of Monday: New Buffalo, Mich., Sept. 13. - As you have already announced, the schooner Mary was lost on the night of Sept. 9. ...
      The Loss of the Schooner Mary. The following account of the loss ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 23 March 1878
        The Goodrich Transportation Company. The arrangements of the Goodrich Company for season of 1878 are as follows: Steamer Chicago (side-wheel), West Shore Route, Chicago to Ahnapee - B. Sweeney, commander; Edson W. Dorsey, first officer; Cowen, engineer; Henry Pates, ...
      The Goodrich Transportation Company. The arrangements of the Goodrich Company for season ...
  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 7 May 1881
        We took a look through the St. Joseph Light-House, the other day, and were much pleased to find things in such a neat and comfortable shape. Capt. Curtis Boughton, the new keeper, and his worthy lady, though an old couple, seem to be the right persons in the right place. ...
      We took a look through the St. Joseph Light-House, the other day, ...
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