The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Aug. 14, 1872

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Returning from the Ocean. - The schooner Narragansett, which five years since sailed from Cleveland, O., with a cargo of petroleum for Europe, is now for the first time on her return trip to the lakes, having already arrived at the Welland Canal. During her absence she has traveled between Cuba and the United States ports, visited Mexico and various ports in the old world, and has realized for her owners a reasonable margin.

On her return homeward she took on a load of coal at Philadelphia for Montreal, and then scrap iron for Cleveland. She is chartered for the ore trade for the remainder of the season. She was built at Cleveland in 1861, but during her absence has had a rebuild, costing some $6,000. She is owned by Murphy & Hall of Cleveland. - Detroit Free Press.

Captain "Jerry" Murphy, formerly of this port, who made the famous passage in the brig Sampson, to the Polar regions some years since, is one of the owners of the Narragansett.

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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Thurs., Aug. 14, 1872