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  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), [No Date]
        Pioneer Steamboats on the Great Lakes Dr. W. K. Burr in the Picton Times The first steamboat! Look; see how it moves on the water- the first steamboat on the Great Lakes. What a wold of thought is expressed in that one sentence the first steamboat. The revival- the ...
      Pioneer Steamboats on the Great Lakes Dr. W. K. Burr in the ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Dec. 6, 1860
        Disasters On The Lakes Almost every year, just previous to the close of navigation, there is more or less loss of life and property on our Great Lakes. This year the disasters have been rather more numerous than usual, though probably not more so then they would be every year ...
      Disasters On The Lakes Almost every year, just previous to the close ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Nov. 29, 1860
        The storm of Saturday and Sunday was a most terrible one on the Lakes, and we hear of disasters in all quarters. The Revolving Light, of Henderson, loaded with wheat, and the Minnehaha, of Detroit, bound for Ogdensburgh, loaded with corn, went ashore at Cape Vincent, with others, names ...
      The storm of Saturday and Sunday was a most terrible one on ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Mon., June 8, 1870
        Three Mile Bay. - Wilcox, Putnam & Co., are building one of the largest vessels ever built at this place. Its dimensions are as follows: Length of kee 136 feet, bresdth of beam, 26 1/2 feet, depth of hold, 11 1/2 feet. It is to be a three masted vessel, ...
      Three Mile Bay. - Wilcox, Putnam & Co., are building one of ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Thursday, Sept. 18, 1873
        Propeller Burned At 8:20 Wednesday evening, the propeller "Akron" of the Vermont Central Line of steamers plying between Ogdensburg and Chicago, caught fire at Collins' Dock about five miles above Alexandria Bay and was totally consumed. She was taking wood at the time and was ...
      Propeller Burned At 8:20 Wednesday evening, the propeller "Akron" of the Vermont ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1873
        The steamer "Kelly" ran aground on the rocks at Alexandria Bay, a few rods from the Thousand Island House, as she was concluding her down-trip on Saturday evening. Passengers and baggage were removed by small boats. One of them contained several trunks, and Mr. Staples was overturned, and ...
      The steamer "Kelly" ran aground on the rocks at Alexandria Bay, a ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Tuesday, May 27, 1873
        The Launch At Sacket's Harbor on Monday afternoon was a brilliant affair. Hundreds of people gathered from all the neighboring villages to witness it, and the handsome schooner was borne into the water amid the cheers of the throng. She is named the "Wm. B. Phelps" in honor of the ...
      The Launch At Sacket's Harbor on Monday afternoon was a brilliant affair. ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Thursday June 8, 1876
        Fishing at Dexter A glowing description by a New Yorker The Forest and Stream of New York one of the foremost among newspapers which confines its attentions to matters of this kind and kindred subjects, furnishes the following from a New York city correspondent who no doubts ...
      Fishing at Dexter A glowing description by a New Yorker The Forest ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), April 11, 1876
        Mr. C. M Clark of the well known fish jobbing house of Sackets Harbor, has associated with him W. G. Robbins, who has for a number of years carried on the ...
      Mr. C. M Clark of the well known fish jobbing house of ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Tuesday Nov. 30, 1880
        The Cortez Wreck. Statement of several citizens of Ellisburgh who were present To the Editor of the Times & Reformer Seeing in your paper some statements regarding the life-saving crew as connected with the wreck of the Cortez that seem to be somewhat exaggerated, we ...
      The Cortez Wreck. Statement of several citizens of Ellisburgh who were present ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Thursday, September 21, 1882
        An Old Captain - The Man who Helped to Build the First Propeller on the Lakes The Rochester Post-Express says: The trial of the case of Albert Quonoce, and others, against the insurance company of the state of Pennsylvania, involving the amount of $10,000 insurance on the ...
      An Old Captain - The Man who Helped to Build the First ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Feb. 9, 1884
        KILLED AT SACKETS. The Old Ship New Orleans Falls and Kills John Oats - Others Seriously Hurt - Horribly Mutilated. Special to the Times. Sackets Harbor, Feb. 9. The old ship New Orleans, which was built in 1815, and which was purchased ...
      KILLED AT SACKETS. The Old Ship New Orleans Falls and Kills John ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Tuesday Nov. 17,1885
        The Wreck of the Algoma A survivor of the steamship Algoma, wrecked with such terrible loss of life on Lake Superior, says that when the shock was felt he ran down to the purser's room. He then pushed forward amid the stifling steam and aroused the steward and other employees, ...
      The Wreck of the Algoma A survivor of the steamship Algoma, wrecked ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Jan 20, 1888
        THE OLD HISTORIC VILLAGE AWAKENING Live men rebuilding the Town-Will make it a Manufacturing town and a Summer Resort Mineral Spring a Chance for Capital-- Advantages Offered- A City Site the Present and Future of the Place Jumping to the Front. The historic village of ...
      THE OLD HISTORIC VILLAGE AWAKENING Live men rebuilding the Town-Will make it ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 7 Dec 1897
        Saturday morning the steamer Rosedale went aground on Charity Shoal about eight miles out in Lake Ontario. During Saturday night and all day Sunday the wind blew a gale from the west which did considerable damage to the steamer. Yesterday steam pumps were put to work throwing the wheat overboard. ...
      Saturday morning the steamer Rosedale went aground on Charity Shoal about eight ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Dec. 11, 1910
        WRECKED SAILORS LEAVE FOR HOME CREW OF JOHN SHARPLESS HAD TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE STRIKES ROCKS OFF GALLOUPS For 32 Hours Crew and Wife of Mate Are in Cabin with Only Heat Supplied from Oil Lamp-Are Finally Rescued by Passing Steamer <p ...
      WRECKED SAILORS LEAVE FOR HOME CREW OF JOHN SHARPLESS HAD TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE ...
  • Lightship and Crew of Six Probably Lost
    Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 11 Nov 1913, p. 1     Lightship and Crew of Six Probably Lost Believed the Boat Foundered During Storm -- Wreckage Floats into Harbor. Buffalo, N.Y., Nov. 11--Lightship No. 82, carrying a crew of six persons, and stationed in Lake Erie off Point Abino, 15 miles west of ...
    Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 11 Nov 1913, p. 1   Lightship and Crew of Six Probably Lost Believed the Boat Foundered During ...
  • Old Lake Sailor And Blue Jacket
    Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 7 Sep 1917     Old Lake Sailor And Blue Jacket John Hunter of Henderson Tells Reminiscences ___ On Gun Boat in Civil War ___ Started Life as Lake Sailor at Seven and Retired at 70, Now Tilling Little Farm in Henderson at Age of ...
    Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 7 Sep 1917   Old Lake Sailor And Blue Jacket John Hunter of Henderson Tells Reminiscences ...
  • Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), Feb. 8, 1919
        Sackets Harbor, Feb. 8. -- Memories of Sackets Harbor of the days of the middle of the nineteenth century, when side-wheeled vessels plied the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario and this village was considerable of trade and passenger center, were recalled today by Manuel Jeffrey, 82 years old, who ...
      Sackets Harbor, Feb. 8. -- Memories of Sackets Harbor of the days ...
  • Wreck of Coal Steamer Menace to Navigation
    Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 11 Dec 1920     WRECK OF COAL STEAMER MENACE TO Navigation PROJECTS ABOUT TEN FEET ABOVE WATER AND IS UNLIGHTED AT NIGHT Ogdensburg, Dec 18.--The hydrographic office of the navy gives notice to mariners that the wreck of the steamer James H. Shrigley, coal laden, lies sunk about one and three ...
    Watertown Times (Watertown, NY), 11 Dec 1920   WRECK OF COAL STEAMER MENACE TO Navigation PROJECTS ABOUT TEN FEET ABOVE ...
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