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  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Dec. 19,1870
        Chaumont- The fishing season is nearly ended; most of the nets have been taken up, and the barrels of ciscoes scattered over various parts of the bay and lake shore, where caught and packed are being gathered in and piled up in available places around the depot. The whole yield ...
      Chaumont- The fishing season is nearly ended; most of the nets have ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Tues.,  Oct. 12, 1875
        The Launch at Chaumont. Editor Daily Times: The new schooner was launched at this place on Saturday, the 9th, according to announcement, the day being one of the finest and everything connected with the vessel in perfect order. About 2 p.m. carriages and pedestrians were ...
      The Launch at Chaumont. Editor Daily Times: The new schooner was launched ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Feb. 9, 1880
        Carrying the Cable Recalled Silas Lyman, 86 years old, relates the story of the carrying of the cable from Sandy Creek to Sackets Harbor in 1814 following the Battle of Big Sandy. "I have been requested by many to give some account of the cable that was taken up and ...
      Carrying the Cable Recalled Silas Lyman, 86 years old, relates the story ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), 5 Feb 1881
        We are glad to learn that we are to have a good ferry this summer - something that has been needed for ears. Edward Crapo will run it. Edgar has got the fastest and safest yacht on Black River Bay and is well known as a first-class boatman and understands ...
      We are glad to learn that we are to have a good ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), November 21, 1883
        The old war ship "New Orleans" at Sacket's Harbor, which has been visited and looked upon with wonder by so many as a relic of the war of 1812, will soon be no more. The party who bought it at the late sale commenced Monday to tear it down. It ...
      The old war ship "New Orleans" at Sacket's Harbor, which has been ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), August 25, 1883
        The New Orleans. The famous old vessel New Orleans, says the Chicago Tribune, is to be sold at auction, and a writer well posted on marine matters relates the following interesting narrative concerning her early history: Near the close of the war of 1812 the United States ...
      The New Orleans. The famous old vessel New Orleans, says the Chicago ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), June 21, 1883
        The Old New Orleans We have already alluded to the fact that the secretary of the navy is about to order the sale of the old line-of-battle ship New Orleans, which has so long remained upon the stocks at Sackets Harbor. The official description is as follows. New Orleans, ...
      The Old New Orleans We have already alluded to the fact that ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), February 3, 1883
        An Old Ship Doomed The secretary of the navy has sent a communication to the speaker of the house, reporting the list of vessels stricken from the navy register under a late act of congress, with a recommendation that the vessels be broken up or sold at auction. Among those ...
      An Old Ship Doomed The secretary of the navy has sent a ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Monday, Sept. 10, 1883
        Safe at HendersonLate yesterday afternoon, says Saturday's Oswego Times, notice was received that a steambarge and a canal boat were anchored in Henderson Harbor, and it was at once conjectured that this was the Norman, which had not been heard from since Wednesday ...
      Safe at HendersonLate yesterday afternoon, says Saturday's Oswego Times, notice was received ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), May 9, 1884
        The Old New Orleans To the Editor of the Times Sackets Harbor, May 7 Considerable interest having been taken of late in the tearing down and removal of ship New Orleans, which stood for so many years in the navy yard at this place, it may be pleasing for ...
      The Old New Orleans To the Editor of the Times Sackets Harbor, ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), March 20, 1884
        Sackets Harbor Workmen are now engaged in tearing down the old ship New Orleans. People wishing pieces of her for relics had better come soon, as they will be through in a few days. ...
      Sackets Harbor Workmen are now engaged in tearing down the old ship ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), February 9, 1884
        The last chapter in the history of the old ship New Orleans, which has been on the stocks at Sacket's Harbor since the war of 1812-15, closes today. The old relic has fallen, killing one man. Three others were seriously injured, and will probably carry scars with them to the ...
      The last chapter in the history of the old ship New Orleans, ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Dec. 14, 1886.
        On Monday, December 14, 1886 the schooner Ocean Wave, which went ashore near Port Ontario a few days ago, has been stripped of her canvas and rigging and will be hauled out on the shore for the Winter About 2,500 bushels of her cargo have been taken out dry and ...
      On Monday, December 14, 1886 the schooner Ocean Wave, which went ashore ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Mon., Nov. 29, 1886
        Marine Casualties Two Schooners Ashore and Two Lives Lost - Particulars of the Accidents. A special to the Times from Cape Vincent today, says the schooner Lem Ellsworth, loaded with corn from Chicago to Ogdensburg went ashore on the head of Carlton ...
      Marine Casualties Two Schooners Ashore and Two Lives Lost - Particulars of ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Aug. 26, 1889
        A Sensational Story "A sensational incident of the wreck of the schooner Vickery", says the Evening Wisconsin, of Milwaukee has been made public and caused considerable gossip. It was night when the Vickery reached the river, and the Captain, not-with-standing the fact that ...
      A Sensational Story "A sensational incident of the wreck of the schooner ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Aug, 16, 1889
        A Schooner Sank. The three masted schooner A. Vickery, with 21,000 bushels of corn for cargo bound for Prescott from Chicago struck a shoal near the Rock Island lighthouse near Fishers Landing last night. The schooner left Chicago August 5 and arrived at Clayton last night. ...
      A Schooner Sank. The three masted schooner A. Vickery, with 21,000 bushels ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), 1 Feb 1890
        A stick of oak timber 46 feet in length, 22 inches in diameter and containing 930 feet board measure, was delivered last week at the Ogdensburg shipyard. It was cut on a farm near Black Lake...
      A stick of oak timber 46 feet in length, 22 inches in ...
  • B. Eveleigh Dead
    Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), 22 Jan 1894     B. Eveleigh Dead At his home in Sackets Harbor, this morning, occurred the death of Bernard Eveleigh, one of the oldest and best known residents of that village and of the county. Mr. Eveleigh was born in the county of Devon, England, January 12, 1813, and at the age of ...
    Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), 22 Jan 1894   B. Eveleigh Dead At his home in Sackets Harbor, this morning, occurred ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), 21 Dec 1897
        The steamer Rosedale has been released from her dangerous position on Charity Shoal and placed in the dry dock in Kingston...
      The steamer Rosedale has been released from her dangerous position on Charity ...
  • Early Opening of Navigation
    Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), 5 Mar 1902, p. 1, column 4     Early Opening of Navigation Chicago, March 3.--The first boat to reach Chicago from the east shore of Lake Michigan this spring was the Edward Buckley, which has just arrived from Manistee. She has a cargo of 1,000 tons of salt. It is said the early opening of navigation at ...
    Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), 5 Mar 1902, p. 1, column 4   Early Opening of Navigation Chicago, March 3.--The first boat to reach Chicago ...
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