The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 24, 1879


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Along the Docks.

Hon. A.C. Mattoon arrived here at 6:30 A.M. today with the engine and boiler of the steam barge Ellsworth from Stony Island. After a week's hard work with sixteen men under the eficient management of John E. Riley, the task of raising the heavy engine and boiler from a depth of thirty feet was accomplished.The hull is rotted and entirely worthless, having broken in two when partly raised. The boiler and engine are in remarkably good condition. It is understood to be the intention of Mr. Mattoon to build some sort of a large steam pleasure boat, using this boiler and engine.

Testimony is being taken by U.S. commissioner Getty in the action brought by Mr. Barney of Kingston, owner of the schooner Sweet Home, totally wrecked at this port last season, against the owners of the tug Morey, Messrs. Pappa & Cozzens, to recover the value of the vessel, $2,000.


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Original:
Tues., June 24, 1879
Local identifier:
GLN.5298
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 24, 1879