The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 21, 1851

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Tow Boat Howard - This new steam boat, built for towing vessels out and into the harbor, is nearly finished, and made her first trial trip on Saturday afternoon. She worked admirably with her two engines, which are entirely new and before untried, and runs with remarkable speed for a boat of her build and dimensions, owing, we presume, to the comparative magnitude of her power. As a harbor boat for towing in times of storm and adverse winds, she will be of incalculable service to our lake marine. She is, however, more particularly designed for town vessels and canal boats in the harbor, in which she will be of great benefit. She will add much to the harbor facilities and reflects credit on Mr. Abner C. Mattoon, for whom she had been built.

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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 21, 1851