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General Scott (Steamboat), collision, 6 Aug 1847

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SCOTT, GENERAL Steamer was run into by the schooner BALTIMORE near Put-In-Bay. Damages slight.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1848

The steamboat GENERAL SCOTT and the schooner BALTIMORE, both of this port, came in collision in the vicinity of Put-In-Bay. The schooner struck the SCOTT near her stern, running into the Ladies cabin, carrying away the wash-room, &c. The BALTIMORE lost her flying jib-boom, bowsprit and was otherwise uninjured. Nobody hurt on board either vessel, and the hulls uninsured. - Sandusky Mirror
      Cleveland Herald
      Wed. Aug. 18, 1847

SCOTT, GENERAL Steamer, was run afoul of by the Schooner BALTIMORE near Put-in-Bay Aug. 6, 1847, the Schooner carrying away some of the steamer's upper works; hull uninjured.
      Casualty List for 1847
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.65838 Longitude: -82.81658
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General Scott (Steamboat), collision, 6 Aug 1847