The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1860

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List of Vessels Laid up at Oswego.

The following is a list of the vessels laid up at this port for the winter of 1858-1860. We have separated the grain vessels trading between this port and the Upper Lakes, from those which are usually employed in our Canadian trade, showing the capacity of the former for carrying wheat, also classifying the business in which the latter are engaged:

Name of VesselsCapacity
Schooner George Steel16,500bushels
Schooner Emu13,500"
Schooner Gerrit Smith15.000"
Schooner Darien14,000"
Schooner White Cloud14,000"
Schooner Game Cock9,800"
Schooner Thomas Dyer14,000"
Schooner Harriet Ross9,000"
Schooner Matthew McNair10,000"
Schooner Kate Robinson15,500"
Schooner Thomas Kingsford17,000"
Schooner Belle Sheridan12,500"
Schooner Sirius12,000"
Schooner Augusta15,000"
Schooner L.C. Crocker13,000"
Schooner Algerine17,000"
Schooner Titan15,800"
Schooner S.H. Lathrop17,200"
Schooner Granada14,500"
Schooner Ontonagon9,500"
Schooner Belle Walbridge16,000"
Schooner Carthagenian17,000"
Schooner S.J. Holley12,500"
Schooner Lucy J. Latham15,000"
Schooner Delos DeWolf16,000"
Schooner Millard Fillmore16,500"
Schooner Nicaragua14,000"
Schooner Barbarian17.500"
Schooner Mazeppa16,000"
Schooner L.B. Sheppard12,500"
Schooner Gem13,500"
Schooner Wm. B. Ogden16,000"
Schooner Minnie Kinnie18,000"
Schooner Dreadnought17,500"
Schooner Merrimac11,500"
Schooner Dispatch14,000"
Schooner Norwegian16,500"
Schooner James Navagh14,500"
Schooner Joseph Grant17,000"
Schooner Empire State12,300"
Brig E.W. Cross17,500"
Barque Norman15,000"
Barque Hungarian17,000"
Propeller Ogdensburgh11,000"
Schooner Free Tradergrain and lumber
Schooner Augustus Ford"
Schooner Pierpont"
Schooner Hamilton"
Schooner Forest"
Schooner Carlton"
Schooner Coleraine"
Schooner Virginia"
Schooner Conquest"
Schooner Mary E. Burgoyne"
Schooner Plymouth Rock"
Schooner Sorellumber
Schooner Bristol"
Schooner North Star"
Schooner Caroline"
Schooner Gazelle"
Schooner E. Masters"
Schooner Cincinnati"
Schooner Western"
Schooner Comely"
Schooner Sarah Bond"
Schooner Admiral"
Schooner O.V. Brainard"
Schooner Raleigh"
Schooner Emblem"
Schooner A. A. Cornwell"
Brig Saxon"
Scow Propeller Coaster"
Scow E. Masters"
Scow Rugby"
Tug A.S. Pagewrecking and towing on the lake
Tug Wm. Morganemployed in the harbor
Tug Major Danaemployed in the harbor
Tug Robert Reidemployed in the harbor
Tug Hiram Perry Jr.employed in the harbor
Tug J.H. Blooreemployed in the harbor
Revenue Cutter Howell CobbGovernment vessel on Lake Ontarioz

The following table shows the number of steam and sail vessels which have laid up at this port at the close of navigation for the last four years:

Steam Tugs4456
Schooners8469 5267
Revenue Cutter11
Totals9785 7180

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Tuesday, April 10, 1860
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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, April 10, 1860