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The S.S. Spartan running the Split Rock Rapids on the cover of 1888 music book “Running down the Rapids” by Frank W. Lawrence. Published by Lawrence Brothers, New Jersey and K. Dehnhoff, New Your City.

The Spartan sailed along the St. Lawrence for the Canadian Navigation Company and for the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company (Royal Mail Line). She also saw service on Georgian Bay out of Owen Sound.

 

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