The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Sept. 15, 1855

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Two New Vessels, made their first appearance in our harbor on Thursday night. One is the Lucy J. Latham, with a cargo of Corn, from Toledo. She was built by J.P. Gay & Co., of Milan, and her dimensions are - 118 ft. 6 inches keel, 24 ft. 10 inches beam, and 11 feet depth of old. The Latham is a fine model, staunch built, and is designed for service. She is owned by Latham & Tozer, of this city, and will run in the "Black Ball Line." She has our wishes for a successful and prosperous career.

The other, is the George Steele, built by Asa Wilcox, at Three Mile Bay, and is owned by D. McCollum, of this city, The length of her keel is 133 feet, breadth of beam 24 feet 6 inches, and depth of hold 11 feet. She is commanded by Capt. Becker, formerly of the schooner Melrose. - Success to her.

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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Sat., Sept. 15, 1855