The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oxford (Steamboat), 20 Apr 1855


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The Owen Sound Comet of the 13th, says Captain Smith of Chatham has been in town for the past few days, making arrangements with the store-keepers and other gentlemen in the town, for the taking by them of one-third or one-half of the stock in the Captain's steamer OXFORD now lying at Chatham, for the purpose of running daily between this place and Collingwood Harbour. The boat is valued at £2,750 and stock has already been taken to the amount of £1,650 at V50 per share.
      Toronto Globe
      April 20, 1855
     
     
Steamer OXFORD. [C] of 150 tons. Built at Maumee, Ohio in 1848 by [no entry]. Owned by T. Salmoni. Home port, Amherstburg. Class Æ in hull. Value [no entry]. REMARKS. - Formerly the HOLLISTER, of Maumee, Ohio.
      Register of British Shipping
      Inland Waters, 1854
     
ex JOHN HOLLISTER.
     
     
     
      OWEN SOUND and COLLINGWOOD
      The Steaner O X F O R D,
      Leaves Owen Sound every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, to
      connect with the cars at Collingwood for Toronto.... Leaves Collingwood for
      the Sound, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday on the arrival of the cars
      from Toronto. - W.H. Smith, Master
      Toronto Globe
      Friday, June 8, 1855
     


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new route ?
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.E.11116
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oxford (Steamboat), 20 Apr 1855