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  • Port Huron Daily Tribune (Port Huron, MI), October 27, 1997
        Article by James Donahue, weekly series run in paper.
      Article by James Donahue, weekly series run in paper.
  • "King James: " Beaver Island Cache
    Duffy, Howard, Treasure Quest Magazine, 1 Jan 1997     "KING JAMES:" BEAVER ISLAND CACHE By Howard Duffy James Jesse Strang - that's a name one never hears anymore, but in the mid-1800s his name made newspaper headlines across our nation. Unknown to his followers as "King James" or "The Prophet," he established a religious sect, ...
    Duffy, Howard, Treasure Quest Magazine, 1 Jan 1997   "KING JAMES:" BEAVER ISLAND CACHE By Howard Duffy James Jesse Strang - ...
  • Launch of the Steel Ship Algonquin
    St. Lawrence Republican, 4 Jul 1988     Launch of the Steel Ship Algonquin The Big Steamer Rides Gradually Down The railway, and Kisses the Green Waters of the St. Lawrence. A Big Crowd Present to See the Sight. The big steel ship, Algonquin, built on the Clyde, ...
    St. Lawrence Republican, 4 Jul 1988   Launch of the Steel Ship Algonquin The Big Steamer Rides Gradually Down ...
  • Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Thurs., 12 Dec 1968, page 1
        One Dead, Three Hurt In Tug Explosion, Fire Algonac - One civilian employe of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was killed, and three other men were burned, when the 45-foot tug ANCHOR BAY, owned and operated by the U.S. Army corps of Engineers, exploded and burned at 9:45 a.m. ...
      One Dead, Three Hurt In Tug Explosion, Fire Algonac - One civilian ...
  • Several Vessels New to Oswego Harbor Due in Next Few Weeks
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 7 Aug 1962     Several Vessels New to Oswego Harbor Due in Next Few Weeks With eight ships already listed on the harbor chart board at the Port of Oswego Authority, action in the local harbor appears on a big upswing during the next month and a half. Undoubtedly more ships will be scheduled ...
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 7 Aug 1962   Several Vessels New to Oswego Harbor Due in Next Few Weeks With ...
  • Railroad to Be Requested To Abate Shaker Noise in 1962
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 14 Sep 1961     Railroad to Be Requested To Abate Shaker Noise in 1962 City Attorney John O'C. Conway revealed today that he has recommended to the Common Council that it notify officials of the DL&W; railroad, above the local level, that if the coal shaker is to be operative during the ...
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 14 Sep 1961   Railroad to Be Requested To Abate Shaker Noise in 1962 City Attorney ...
  • Marine News
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 12 Aug 1961     Marine News The Franquilin, a Canadian freighter, loaded 3,200 tons of coal Thursday for Montreal at the Erie-Lackawanna coal terminal. The next day the largest coal freighter to put into port, the Stadacona, took on a small load for Toronto. It will load the ...
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 12 Aug 1961   Marine News The Franquilin, a Canadian freighter, loaded 3,200 tons of coal ...
  • 583-Foot Coal Boat Calls At Oswego Today
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 11 Aug 1961     583-Foot Coal Boat Calls At Oswego Today The Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd. freighter Stadacona, largest coal carrier to load in Oswego, returned to this port this afternoon for the first time in several years. She arrived at press time to load a partial shipment for ...
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 11 Aug 1961   583-Foot Coal Boat Calls At Oswego Today The Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd. ...
  • Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 25 Sep 1958
        Plenty of railroad cars filled with coal will move through Oswego to the harbor terminal this weekend, Bill Daily, coal clerk for the DL&W; revealed this noon. Friday it will take about 45 cars to load the Coalfax with 2,700 tons of soft coal for Cardinal. Saturday nearly 200 cars ...
      Plenty of railroad cars filled with coal will move through Oswego to ...
  • Stadacona Skipper Needs Help in Leaving
Port After Aiding Coalfax to Load Coal
    Dona, Everett W., Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Aug 1958     Stadacona Skipper Needs Help in Leaving Port After Aiding Coalfax to Load Coal By Everett W. Dona Strong north-northeast wind Tuesday gave the Stadacona a rough time in moving out of the coal terminal and. harbor after Capt. E. Gow, skipper of the ...
    Dona, Everett W., Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Aug 1958   Stadacona Skipper Needs Help in Leaving Port After Aiding Coalfax to Load ...
  • Huge Canadian Coal Boat Docks in Harbor
    Dona, Everett W., Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Aug 1958     Many Oswegonians and others will visit the waterfront this evening to take a look at the largest coal boat to dock at the Lackawanna terminal in history of the harbor. The 582-foot Stadacona of the ...
    Dona, Everett W., Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 13 Aug 1958   Many Oswegonians and others will visit the waterfront this evening to take ...
  • Daily Monitor Leader (Mount Clemens, MI), 20 Apr 1956, page 1
        Lake Vessel Goes Down Off Harsen's Isle Bows of Both Ships Caved In By Deadly Impact By Maury Vincent - Staff Writer A stone-loaded ore carrier, awash with her prow crumpled like aluminum foil, blocked Great Lakes shipping for a distance of seven miles today following a ...
      Lake Vessel Goes Down Off Harsen's Isle Bows of Both Ships Caved ...
  • Lake Sailors In '92
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956     Lake Sailors In '92 Opening of Shipping Season In Oswego 64 Years Ago Recalled An excerpt from the March 31, 1892 issue of the "Marine Record," a publication which flourished near the close of the 19th century has been received from William F. Pidgeon, Lakewood, O., and ...
    Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956   Lake Sailors In '92 Opening of Shipping Season In Oswego 64 Years ...
  • The Unheeded Bride: Schooner Days MLXXXVII (1087)
    Toronto Telegram, 10 Jan 1953     The Unheeded Bride Schooner Days MLXXXVII (1087) by C. H. J. Snider "Morning Light" - 1 DR. AND MRS. DOUPE, of ...
    Toronto Telegram, 10 Jan 1953   The Unheeded Bride Schooner Days MLXXXVII (1087) by C. H. J. Snider ...
  • New Year Passage: Schooner Days CMLXXXV (985)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, January 6, 1951     New Year Passage Schooner Days CMLXXXV by C. H. J. Snider CAPT. TOM DONNELLY, head of the Donnelly Wrecking Co , and Capt. John Saunders, master mariner, jointly owned the white ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, January 6, 1951   New Year Passage Schooner Days CMLXXXV by C. H. J. Snider CAPT. ...
  • The Big Fisherman's: Schooner Days No. CMLXII (962)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, July 29, 1950     The Big Fisherman's Schooner Days CMLXII (962) by C. H. J. Snider Forecastles as Found Many a happy hour have ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, July 29, 1950   The Big Fisherman's Schooner Days CMLXII (962) by C. H. J. Snider ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Monday, June 26, 1950
        Oddly enough, I was able to find very little accurate information on this crash of a DC-4 airliner outside of this article, even though it apparently was the worst U.S. air disaster up to that time. I believe it was also the worst air disaster to occur over the lakes. ...
      Oddly enough, I was able to find very little accurate information on ...
  • Passing Thro’ The Devil’s Nose: Schooner Days No. CMXLVII (947)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 15 Apr 1950     Passing Thro' The Devil's Nose Schooner Days No. CMXLVII (947) by C. H. J. Snider Having finished our exploring of the Devil's Nose on the Friday the 13th mentioned, we looked for ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 15 Apr 1950   Passing Thro' The Devil's Nose Schooner Days No. CMXLVII (947) by C. ...
  • Passing Hails
        Passing Hails Inland seas For years I've been sailing Though I never seen the sea The Great Lakes and their shipping They are sea enough for me. I've sailed these lakes in summer When the soft sou'westers blow I've sailed ...
      Passing Hails Inland seas For years I've been sailing Though I never ...
  • Charming Nook-- Where? The Bear: Schooner Days, DCCCIX (809)
        Charming Nook-- Where? The Bear Schooner Days DCCCIX (809) by C. H. J. Snider WHAT-ZIS-WHAT-ZIS? Another quiz, with the answer right under your nose. Where is this ...
      Charming Nook-- Where? The Bear Schooner Days DCCCIX (809) by C. H. ...
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