The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1865

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p.2 Boat Building - It is not generally understood that from fifty to sixty boats of all sizes - from the skiff to the sailboat - are turned out annually by Mr. M. O'Gorman from his boat-building establishment, foot of Simcoe street. This of course includes boats built to supply the wear and tear of boat-hiring incident to this branch of his establishment. There are some very fine models of boats on hand at present, the stems, stern pieces, knees, etc., being of red cedar, which, when finished up and highly varnished, is one of the handsomest kinds of wood in use, and equal to the more expensive cherry, and even mahogany. Among these latter boats is one particularly noticeable, which has obtained special prizes at the Annual Agricultural Exhibitions held at Kingston and Hamilton. Mr. O'Gorman builds steadily during the winter, and on the opening of navigation has on hand as good a variety of boats as can be found anywhere in the Province. These are generally ordered from and find their way into all parts of Upper Canada East and West where boating is in vogue.

p.3 Imports - 9,10; Exports - 8,9.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1865