The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., July 25, 1882

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The new tug Robert A. Cook built at Buffalo for the N.Y. & L. C Company arrived here last night bound for Whitehall, under the command of Capt. W. D. Wait and having a company of gentlemen aboard, among whom was Judge Potter and H.C. Burleigh. The Cook is an iron boat of the following dimensions: Length 112 ft. beam 20 ft. 8 in hold 9 ft. 6 in she has a compound engine with cylinders measuring 22x34 and having an stroke of 36 inches. Her speed is said to be from 16 to 17 miles an hour. The trip from Olcott to this city 120 miles was made in ten hours.

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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., July 25, 1882