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  • Eyewitness Account of Naval Engagement off Oswego
    New York Mercury (New York, NY), July 26, 1756     Eyewitness Account of Naval Engagement off Oswego His Majesty's Sloop Oswego. Oswego, July 2d, 1756 I have ...
    New York Mercury (New York, NY), July 26, 1756   Eyewitness Account of Naval Engagement off Oswego His Majesty's Sloop Oswego. Oswego, ...
  • Geneva Expositor (Geneva, NY), Aug. 24, 1808
        The Manlius paper states, that on the night of the 8th ult., a battle took place off Oswego, between two boats which escaped from that port, and some men on shore. Muskets ...
      The Manlius paper states, that on the night of the 8th ult., ...
  • Democratic Foresight
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Aug. 15, 1810     This was the brig Oneida ...
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Aug. 15, 1810   This was the brig Oneida ...
  • Attack on Oswego
    Niles Weekly Register, May 28, 1814     Attack on Oswego. The official account of the attack on this place is inserted below; yet the affair was so honorable to the brave men engaged in it, that we feel it an act of justice to notice some unofficial details. A letter from Sackett's Harbor, dated May 13, published ...
    Niles Weekly Register, May 28, 1814   Attack on Oswego. The official account of the attack on this place ...
  • Oswego. Second attempt of the enemy
    Niles Weekly Register, June 4, 1814     Oswego. Second attempt of the enemy. Troy, May 21 - About noon, on the 17th instant the British appeared again off Oswego, with a much larger force than before, and had already got a number of men in their boats, for the purpose of landing, but the militia and regulars ...
    Niles Weekly Register, June 4, 1814   Oswego. Second attempt of the enemy. Troy, May 21 - About noon, ...
  • The Attack on Oswego
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed. June 8, 1814     THE ATTACK ON OSWEGO. Maj. Gen. Brown has communicated to the Secretary of War, the following abstract of a report made to him by Lieut. Col. Mitchel, commanding at Oswego at the late attack by the British. REPORT. I informed you of my arrival at Fort ...
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed. June 8, 1814   THE ATTACK ON OSWEGO. Maj. Gen. Brown has communicated to the Secretary ...
  • Copy of a letter from a gentleman residing in Oswego, of undoubted veracity, to the Editor, dated Oswego, May 10, 1814
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 25, 1814     Manlius, May 17. Copy of a letter from a gentleman residing in Oswego, of undoubted veracity, to the Editor, dated Oswego, May 10, 1814. Dear Sir. - I have barely time to give you a few facts in relation to our late disaster, but will endeavor to furnish you ...
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 25, 1814   Manlius, May 17. Copy of a letter from a gentleman residing in ...
  • Capture of Oswego
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 18, 1814     Capture of Oswego. - The particulars of this new disaster we have not been able to collect. The force of the enemy is reported to have been between 1,000 and 2,000, and their loss great - our loss in killed and wounded between 50 and 100. They destroyed the barracks ...
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 18, 1814   Capture of Oswego. - The particulars of this new disaster we have ...
  • Oswego Taken
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 11, 1814     OSWEGO TAKEN. On Thursday last the British fleet made an attack on Oswego, and attempted to land a force, but were repulsed. On Friday morning the attack was renewed; they succeeded in landing, and carried the Fort by storm the third assault, after two unsuccessful attempts to take ...
    Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., May 11, 1814   OSWEGO TAKEN. On Thursday last the British fleet made an attack on ...
  • The Steam Boat Ontario
    Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 9, 1817     Oswego, August 7. The Steam Boat Ontario, Capt. Mallaby, touched here this morning from Niagara on her way to Sackets harbor, Ogdensburgh, &c.; She was so much crowded with passengers that the captain was under the necessity of leaving a number of applicants at Niagara, for want of more ...
    Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 9, 1817   Oswego, August 7. The Steam Boat Ontario, Capt. Mallaby, touched here this ...
  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 1 Apr 1817
        A Steam Boat will commence running this spring from Ogdensburgh to Niagara and Lewiston, touching at Sackett's Harbor, Oswego, Pultneyville, Genesee River...
      A Steam Boat will commence running this spring from Ogdensburgh to Niagara ...
  • Sophia (Schooner), aground, 1818
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off These writings pertaining to early sailing days as well as some incidents regarding the War of 1812 on Lake Ontario are excerpted from: A Narrative of the Life, Travels, & Adventures of Capt. Israel Adams: Who Lived at Liverpool, Onondaga Co., N.Y. Utica, ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off These writings pertaining to early ...
  • Ontario (Steamboat), aground, 1 May 1818
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
  • Minerva (Schooner), aground, 12 Nov 1820
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: salt Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: salt Remarks: Got off ...
  • Gale on Lake Ontario
    New York Gazette, 28 Nov 1820, p. 2     From the Sackets Harbor Gazette, Nov. 17. GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO--On Saturday evening the 11th inst. a gale of wind commenced from the N.E. accompanied with snow, which increased, during Sunday, to a degree exceeding anything known before on Lake Ontario. On Monday morning the 13th, ...
    New York Gazette, 28 Nov 1820, p. 2   From the Sackets Harbor Gazette, Nov. 17. GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO--On Saturday ...
  • Severe Gale
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 12 Dec 1820, p. 1, column 2     Buffalo, November 28 Severe Gale. A gale was experienced in this vicinity on Saturday night last, which exceeded in severity any felt heretofore for several years. Of its affects on vessels on the Lakes, we have, as yet, learnt few particulars. The schr. Erie, which left here for Detroit, on ...
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 12 Dec 1820, p. 1, column 2   Buffalo, November 28 Severe Gale. A gale was experienced in this vicinity ...
  • Dreadful Shipwreck
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 14 Nov 1822, p. 2, column 4     Sackett's Harbor, Oct. 11. DREADFUL SHIPWRECK. Loss of the schr. Appolona. W. Merrit, master. This vessel left Oswego on the evening of the 14th inst. partly laden with pot ashes, salt, and about 16 tons of stone ballast, bound to Genesee. About half past 10, ...
    Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 14 Nov 1822, p. 2, column 4   Sackett's Harbor, Oct. 11. DREADFUL SHIPWRECK. Loss of the schr. Appolona. W. ...
  • Lady of the Lake (Schooner), sunk, 15 Dec 1826
        Reason: sunk Lives: 7 Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: sunk Lives: 7 Remarks: Total loss ...
  • Ontario (Steamboat), aground ?, 25 Jun 1827
        Reason: aground ? Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground ? Remarks: Got off ...
  • Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), 27 May 1829
        The Oswego Canal is finished and in successful operation. The first line boat passed the locks into the harbor on the 11th. Two elegant packet boats run daily from Syracuse to Oswego, where the steam boat Ontario touches regularly on her trips from Ogdensburgh and Niagara up and down the ...
      The Oswego Canal is finished and in successful operation. The first line ...
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