The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1835

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p.3 Steam Boat Oswego, Capt. Homans - We transfer the following flattering notice of our favorite steamboat and her popular commander into our columns with much pleasure. It is from the New York Sunday News, an ably conducted paper lately commenced in that city.

"We perceive that, during the late destructive gale on Lake Ontario, the crew of the schooner Napoleon were rescued from the fate by which their vessel was overwhelmed by the exertions of Captain Homans, of the steamboat Oswego, which plies between Niagara and Ogdensburgh. We have frequently heard of this gentleman's reputation as a sailor and an urbane and popular commander and are happy to render this tribute to his professional character. He is a lieutenant of the United States Navy, and is well known and esteemed by such New Yorkers as business calls into that section of the country. His vessel, the Oswego, weathered the late gale under his management. We think we express the wishes of New Yorkers when we say that it would be a popular step to retain Capt. Homans in the command of the Oswego for another season. [Oswego Palladium]

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1835