The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Feb. 19, 1855

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Underwriters' Tariff for Lake Navigation. - The Underwriters' Convention at Buffalo, last week, says the Commercial, adopted the following tariff: -

On hulls for navigation of all lakes, and to Montreal. First class sail vessel less than 200 tons, season 6 ½ year, year 7. From 200 to less than 300 tons, season 7 ½, year 8. 300 to less than 500, season 8 ½, year 9.

- From 200 and over, season 9, year 9 1/2. - Lumber vessels loading on the shores of Lake Michigan and Huron 2 percent cent additional. First class steamboats and propellers, less than 400 tons, season 8, year 9. From 400 to less than 600 tons, season 8, year 9. From 400 to less than 600 tons, season 9, year 10. 600 tons and over, season 10, year 11.

No extension of hull risks after the 30th of November at noon, excepting steam vessels employed exclusively on Lake Ontario.

For Passenger and Mail Steamers navigating Lake Ontario and River St. Lawrence, to Ogdensburg, 10 per cent deducted from these rates; and same off Propellers navigating any or all of the Lakes, without a cabin on the upper deck. For sail vessels on Lake Ontario 1/2 per cent deducted. Season of navigation, from April 1st to noon Nov. 30.

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Richard Palmer
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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Monday, Feb. 19, 1855