The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 30, 1872

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Marine News. - Tuesday, the 27th inst., Messrs. Rathbun & Son launched from their ship yard at Mill Point, the barge Tobias Butler, the largest ever built on the Bay of Quinte. Her timbers and siding is of the finest white oak, got out expressly for this vessel. She is A. No. 1; fifty feet keel, thirty feet beam, eleven feet hold, about 500 tons. She will carry over half a million feet of lumber, and will trade between the Bay of Quinte ports and Oswego. Her value is about $20,000.

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Richard Palmer
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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 30, 1872