The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 15 Jul, 1857


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THE OSWEGO - The new steam tug Oswego arrived at this port yesterday from Philadelphia, via the St. Lawrence and Oswego. She was built by Hillman & Streaker of Philadelphia, is owned by Ames & Kimball of Oswego, and is destined for service in the Detroit river and on the St. Clair Flats. She is commanded by Capt. J. Kimball. The following are her dimensions: Length of keel, 97 feet; breadth of beam, 19½ feet; depth of hold 9½ feet; capacity 166 tons, custom house measurement. She has two excellent engines of 22 inch cylinder and 22 inch stroke. - She is fitted for wrecking in every particular, having Worthington's steam pump, hawsers, purchase blocks, &c.


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Date of Original:
15 Jul, 1857
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GLN.4348
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 15 Jul, 1857