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A. S. Page (Tug), 27 May 1856


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The new steam Tug, A. S. PAGE, made a trial trip yesterday afternoon, and her performance gave good satisfaction. She is the largest tug of the kind on Lake Ontario, and one that has long been needed, especially at this port. She is 100 feet in length, 19 feet breadth of beam, and 9 feet depth of hold. She has a strong and powerful engine, built by Raney, Triffey & Co., Philadelphia, and her boiler is from the machine shop of Smith & King, of this city.
The A. S. PAGE was built by Ald. George R. Rogers, and she is a beautiful model, and sits upon the water like a duck. She is very strong built, and is capable of doing good service. As a ship-builder Mr. Rogers has an excellent reputation, and every thing he undertakes is done in the best style.
The PAGE is owned by Ex. Ald. Dobbie and Capt. Manwarring, of this city, and Clark & Pond, of Fulton, and is commanded by Capt. Manwarring, formerly of the tug J. H. BLOORE. She is designed for towing on the lake and the harbor, and will leave, to-morrow, for the Bay of Quinte, for the purpose of towing over a raft of logs.
      Oswego Times & Journal
      May 28, 1856


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new tug, Oswego
Date of Original:
1856
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McN.E.9635
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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A. S. Page (Tug), 27 May 1856