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  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Item types: Clippings
  • Subject: Propellers
  • Decade: 1840-1849
  • Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 21 Apr 1841
        The Buffalonians are much annoyed about Ericsson's propellers, at least we should judge so from the tone of some of their papers. And well they may, for this valuable improvement in the application of steam power will transfer the forwarding business from Buffalo to Oswego, despite the young or ...
      The Buffalonians are much annoyed about Ericsson's propellers, at least we should ...
  • The Ericsson Propeller
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 14 Apr 1841     The Ericsson Propeller. - This improvement to steam navigation is attracting considerable attention among commercial gentlemen on both sides of our lake. Besides the vessels constructing at this oct to be propelled by this invention, we observe by the last British Whig that three ...
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 14 Apr 1841   The Ericsson Propeller. - This improvement to steam navigation is attracting considerable ...
  • Propellers
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), 2 Aug 1843     Propellers. - This is indeed the new era. Another propeller is to come out and add to the wealth of the Upper Lake craft. She will bear the name of Racine, in honor of one of the most flourishing towns on the Lake shore. She is being built at Oswego, ...
    Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), 2 Aug 1843   Propellers. - This is indeed the new era. Another propeller is to ...
  • The Ericsson Propeller
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 24 Mar 1841     The Ericsson Propeller The progress of the experiments for thee application of steam power in aid of the sails of ships, schooners and other sailing craft, has been observed at this place with great solicitude. From letter addressed by Capt. R.F. Stockton, of the U.S. Navy, to ...
    Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), 24 Mar 1841   The Ericsson Propeller The progress of the experiments for thee application of ...
  • Chicago (Propeller), aground, 14 Nov 1843
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
  • Beagle (Propeller), aground, 10 Oct 1849
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ?
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ?
  • Racine (Propeller), gale damage, 31 Oct 1848
        Reason: gale damage Lives: nil Freight: beef, hides, &c.; Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: gale damage Lives: nil Freight: beef, hides, &c.; Remarks: Repaired
  • Independence (Propeller), collision, 1 Oct 1843
        Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Charter Oak (Propeller), harbor jam, 29 Nov 1848
        Reason: harbor jam Lives: nil Hull damage: $200 Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: harbor jam Lives: nil Hull damage: $200 Remarks: Repaired
  • General Porter (Propeller), dismasted, 12 Oct 1843
        Reason: dismasted Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: dismasted Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Adventure (Propeller), death, 8 Dec 1847
        Reason: death Lives: 1
      Reason: death Lives: 1
  • Manhattan (Propeller), broke propeller blade, 1 Nov 1847
        Reason: broke propeller blade Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: broke propeller blade Remarks: Repaired
  • Ontario (Propeller), collision, 30 Oct 1846
        Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Oswego (Propeller), collision, 23 Jul 1844
        Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Syracuse (Propeller), fire, 1 Jun 1845
        Reason: fire Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: fire Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Phoenix (Propeller), collision, 10 Oct 1845
        Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: collision Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Vandalia (Propeller), damaged wheel, 1 Jun 1845
        Reason: damaged wheel Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: damaged wheel Remarks: Repaired
  • Princeton (Propeller), freshet, 15 Mar 1846
        Reason: freshet Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
      Reason: freshet Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
  • Goliath (Propeller), fire & explosion, 16 Sep 1848
        Reason: fire & explosion Lives: 18 Hull damage: $18,000 Cargo: $18,000 Freight: merchandise Remarks: Total loss
      Reason: fire & explosion Lives: 18 Hull damage: $18,000 Cargo: $18,000 Freight: ...
  • Oswego (Propeller), struck lock gate, 1 Aug 1849
        Reason: struck lock gate Lives: nil Remarks: Uninjured ?
      Reason: struck lock gate Lives: nil Remarks: Uninjured ?
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