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Araxes (Propeller), U310, struck pier, 1 Nov 1863


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ARAXES Propeller, struck against the pier when going into Cleveland.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864 (Casualty List for 1863)

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The prop. ARAXES, as she was entering Cleveland harbor, on her last trip to that port, struck a rock, when within some 16 ft. of the dock, and immediately filled and sank. She was afterwards pumped out and returned to this port on the morning of Saturday last.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 30, 1863 3-3



Steam screw ARAXES. U. S. No. 310. Of 569.18 tons gross; 424.27 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1856. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 182.0 x 30.0 x 10.1.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Notes:
Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $280
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.384
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Araxes (Propeller), U310, struck pier, 1 Nov 1863