The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1863


Description
Full Text

Boat Launch. - A new canal boat of the largest class was launched from the boat yard of Mr. Mattoon yesterday. She is called the "John C. Churchill," in honor of Judge Churchill of our city. Her dimensions are length, 97 feet, breadth of beam 17 feet 5 inches, and draws, when loaded, 5 feet 9 inches; and is capable of carrying 9,000 bushels of grain. The mechanical work of the boat has been under the superintendence of Mr. A. J. Lewis, and will bear a comparison with any boat that navigates the "raging canawl."


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1863
Local identifier:
GLN.366
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1863