Chicora (Steamboat), C53588., 13 Jun 1868
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The former blockade CHICORA has arrived in tow of a tug. She is an iron steamer measuring 230 x 26 and has an oscillating engine with 52 inch cylinder and 4 foot stroke. Ever since the close of the Civil War she had been tied up at Halifax, where she was purchased last fall by Malloy & Co., of Toronto. She came through the canal in two sections. She will be fitted up by David Bell and run as a passanger steamer between Collingwood and Fort William. Her speed is from 16 to 18 miles per hour.
June 13, 1868
NOTE : Although no credit is given for the above, it would be copied from a Buffalo paper ?
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes