The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rochester (Steamboat), 1 Dec 1842

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Launch - A new steamer called the ROCHESTER, 166 ft. long and 22 ft. beam, has been launched at Oswego for the Ontario Steam and Canal Boat Co.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      December 19, 1842

      Launch. - On the 7th, a new steam boat called the ROCHESTER, was launched from the ship yard of Mr. G.S. Weeks. she is 166 feet length - 22feet beam, and is to be propelled by a low pressure engine of one hundred horse power. She is built for the Ontario Steam and Canal Boat Company, and will be ready to take her station among our lake boats on the opening of navigation. As to her model, finish, & c., we cannot pay her a higher compliment than to state they are after those of the LADY OF THE LAKE, underthe direction of her master builder, Mr. G. s. Weeks.
      Oswego County Whig
      Friday, December 16, 1842

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Rochester (Steamboat), 1 Dec 1842