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  • Stranded
    Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), 11 Oct 1847, p. 2, column 3     STRANDED.--The Schooner Outward Bound, with a cargo of 11,000 bushels of wheat, in getting out of our harbor on Thursday last, touched her heel, paid off, and went on shore to the southward of the south pier. A small portion of her cargo was at once taken output the most ...
    Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), 11 Oct 1847, p. 2, column 3   STRANDED.--The Schooner Outward Bound, with a cargo of 11,000 bushels of wheat, ...
  • Schooner Odd Fellow
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 15 Oct 1846     SCHOONER ODD FELLOW.--This is the name of a new vessel lately constructed at the ship yard of Mr. Thomas Dobbie, of Oswego, and which was launched at that place on Tuesday last. Her length of deck is 127 feet--breadth of beam 23 feet 5 inches and depth of hold 10 ...
    Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 15 Oct 1846   SCHOONER ODD FELLOW.--This is the name of a new vessel lately constructed ...
  • Sault St. Marie--Land Passage of the Julia Palmer
    Sandusky Clarion, 18 Aug 1846     Sault St. Marie--Land Passage of the Julia Palmer. The Cleveland Herald in remarking on this subject, says: The broad ways cut through the green low forest across the portage to admit the land passage of the Lake Superior fleet from the foot of the Sault into the Father of Waters, ...
    Sandusky Clarion, 18 Aug 1846   Sault St. Marie--Land Passage of the Julia Palmer. The Cleveland Herald in ...
  • Ship Building at Cleveland
    Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 11 Mar 1846     Ship Building at Cleveland. Many will be astounded to learn that the ship building, now carried on at this place, gives constant employment and good wages to near five hundred men, and employs an amount of capital second to no other port on the Lakes. We are satisfied of ...
    Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 11 Mar 1846   Ship Building at Cleveland. Many will be astounded to learn that the ...
  • More of the Gale
    New York Herald, 28 Nov 1845, p. 2, column 5     MORE OF THE GALE.--Our barometrical report of Tuesday noon predicted "a gale near at hand," and that night there was heavy weather on the Lake. The schooner Elizabeth Ward was capsized near the "Middle Sister," at the Western end of the Lake, but no lives lost, and half a dozen ...
    New York Herald, 28 Nov 1845, p. 2, column 5   MORE OF THE GALE.--Our barometrical report of Tuesday noon predicted "a gale ...
  • Buffalo Daily Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 8 Apr 1844, p. 2, column 4
        Launched as the Revenue Cutter Jefferson
      Launched as the Revenue Cutter Jefferson
  • The New Steamer Niagara
    St. Lawrence Republican, 15 Jul 1845, p. 2     The New Steamer Niagara This magnificent specimen of naval architecture has taken her place in the line between this place and Lewiston. She came down on Friday night last, and was welcomed with the cheers of the multitude who had assembled on the wharf to witness her first ...
    St. Lawrence Republican, 15 Jul 1845, p. 2   The New Steamer Niagara This magnificent specimen of naval architecture has taken ...
  • Business of Port Ontario
        Business of Port Ontario. - We are indebted to the politeness of Messrs. J. & B.F. Meacham, for the following statement of the Exports and Imports at the mouth of Salmon River, (Port Ontario(,) from the opening, to the close of Navigation, 1845. <cell ...
      Business of Port Ontario. - We are indebted to the politeness of ...
  • Launch
        Launch. - Yesterday afternoon, the new steamer Dawn, built for Messrs. H. & S. Jones, by Mr. Parkin, ship builder of this town, was launched amid the cheers of a large concourse of spectators. She is a good model, and went into her destined element in fine style. The Albion, ...
      Launch. - Yesterday afternoon, the new steamer Dawn, built for Messrs. H. ...
  • Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), 27 Sep 1848, p. 2
        We noticed, a few days since, that Mr. JOHN CARRICK, of Erie was missing, and supposed to have been murdered in this city. the Erie Commercial Advertiser, of yesterday, says that he was seen and conversed with in New York by C. B. WRIGHT, of that place, after his ...
      We noticed, a few days since, that Mr. JOHN CARRICK, of Erie ...
  • A Man Missing
    Buffalo Courier, 21 Sep 1849, p. 2     The Erie Commercial Advertiser of the 19th inst. contains the following article, relative to the disappearance of Mr. John Carrick, for many years a well known resident of this city, and one of the first individuals whose name was identified with the now extensive ship-building interest "on the ...
    Buffalo Courier, 21 Sep 1849, p. 2   The Erie Commercial Advertiser of the 19th inst. contains the following article, ...
  • A Man Missing
    Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), 20 Sep 1849, p. 2     We find the following in the Erie Com. Adv. of Wednesday. There was a rumor current yesterday that the body of Mr. CARRICK had been found in the Ship Canal, but on inquiry, we ascertained that it was unfounded. We trust that vigilant efforts will be made to ascertain the ...
    Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), 20 Sep 1849, p. 2   We find the following in the Erie Com. Adv. of Wednesday. There ...
  • Daily Commercial Register (Sandusky, OH), 28 May 1849, p. 2
        The Erie Commercial Advertiser of Wednesday says, that the two government vessels built at that port by Messrs. Carrick and Bates, for the U. S. revenue service, were prepared for launching yesterday At half-past one the props were knocked from under one of them, and she glided slowly broadside ...
      The Erie Commercial Advertiser of Wednesday says, that the two government vessels ...
  • For Kingston
    Rochester Daily Democrat (Rochester, NY), 17 Apr 1847, p. 2     FOR KINGSTON-- The Kingston Harbor is clear of ice, and the Propeller "Ontario" will leave for that port at three o'clock this afternoon.
    Rochester Daily Democrat (Rochester, NY), 17 Apr 1847, p. 2   FOR KINGSTON-- The Kingston Harbor is clear of ice, and the Propeller ...
  • First Arrival From Chicago
    Rochester Daily Democrat (Rochester, NY), 8 May 1848, p. 2, column 1     FIRST ARRIVAL FROM CHICAGO.-- The Propeller Ontario, which left here on the 12th of April, for Chicago, was in the gale of Tuesday night, on Lake Erie, when some fifteen vessels were driven ashore. She was also in the severe gale which followed, on Lake Michigan.--Notwithstanding these adverse ...
    Rochester Daily Democrat (Rochester, NY), 8 May 1848, p. 2, column 1   FIRST ARRIVAL FROM CHICAGO.-- The Propeller Ontario, which left here on the ...
  • Welland Canal
    New York Spectator (New York, NY), 9 Dec 1846, p. 4     Welland Canal The breach which at present interrupts the navigation of that canal detains some seventy vessels with their cargoes and threatens them with a Winter's berth in the interior of Canada. The break itself will, as we understand, be repaired in a few days, and the ice, ...
    New York Spectator (New York, NY), 9 Dec 1846, p. 4   Welland Canal The breach which at present interrupts the navigation of that ...
  • Launch of the Propeller Ontario
    Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY), 22 Sep 1846, p. 2     Launch of the Propeller Ontario.--On Saturday the propeller Ontario was launched at Rochester in presence of a large number of spectators. This vessel is the second of the kind built at that place, this season, by Mr. Steers, and both are owned by Alexander Kelsey & Co. the ...
    Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY), 22 Sep 1846, p. 2   Launch of the Propeller Ontario.--On Saturday the propeller Ontario was launched at ...
  • Commerce of the Lakes
    Evening Post (New York, NY), 21 Jan 1846, p. 2     COMMERCE OF THE LAKES. ... We have been led to these remarks by a notice in the Oswego Advertiser of the new steam propeller Ontario, recently built at Rochester, which we copy on account of the testimony it bears to the skill of the builder, Mr. Steers, who is one ...
    Evening Post (New York, NY), 21 Jan 1846, p. 2   COMMERCE OF THE LAKES. ... We have been led to these remarks ...
  • Terrible Gale!
    Buffalo Daily Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 21 Oct 1844, p. 4     TERRIBLE GALE! GREAT LOSS OF LIFE And Destruction of Property Our city was visited last night by one of the most severe and destructive gales which was ever experienced here. The whole lower part of the city, extending into Seneca street, on the east side of ...
    Buffalo Daily Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 21 Oct 1844, p. 4   TERRIBLE GALE! GREAT LOSS OF LIFE And Destruction of Property Our city ...
  • Norton, Walter (Died)
    appeared in Buffalo Daily Republic, 23 Feb 1849, p. 4. Date of Event: 22 Feb 1849     A VETERAN OF THE LAKES GONE.-- We regret to b e called upon to announce the death of Capt. Walter Norton, who expired at his residence at Cold Spring, near this city yesterday morning, aged 62 years. Capt. Norton was a native of the State of Connecticut, and bred a ...
    appeared in Buffalo Daily Republic, 23 Feb 1849, p. 4. Date of Event: 22 Feb 1849   A VETERAN OF THE LAKES GONE.-- We regret to b e called ...
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