The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 24, 1875

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The Steamer Admiral.

The steamer Admiral, formerly the cutter Chase, put in n appearance at this port yesterday afternoon, galy draped with bunting, en route from Charlotte to Ogdensburg, and remained until this morning. The Admiral in her new fresh white dress is as neat, trim looking a steamer as can be seen on any water. It is claimed, and we do not doubt but that the claim can be made good, that the steamer can now run over twenty miles per hour with ease and comfort.

She has a fine engine, a good boiler, and why a boat of her model should be passed by every tub on the lake, as she was when owned by the government, was always a mystery to us. She is owned by Mayor Rosseel, of Ogdensburg, and is commanded by a veteran captain J. B. Estes (who for so many years was in command of the steamer Ontario), ably seconded by one of the best engineers on the lake, John Howard.

There as a jolly party on board of the Admiral ready for a "brush" with anything driven by steam. Mayor Rosseel has not fully determined what to do with the steamer, but it is understood than an effort will be made this winter to organize a south shore line for this lake and put an upper cabin on the Admiral.

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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Sept. 24, 1875