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Constitution (Steamboat), aground, 4 Sep 1847


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CONSTITUTION Steamer, on a reef off West Sister. No damage.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1848


The steamer CONSTITUTION ran on a reef of rocks Saturday night, going here to Buffalo, and lay there until the SCOTT went to her relief on Monday at 2 P.M. In the meantime the schooner BIRMINGHAM and steamer OHIO had taken off 6 or 8 hundred barrels of flour, and other freight. She was not seriously injured. The SCOTT towed her to the BIRMINGHAM, when she commenced reloading, to proceed to Buffalo. - Detroit Adv.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wed. Sept. 8, 1847



CONSTITUTION Steamer, bound down from Detroit, ran into the reef off West Sister. No apparent damage.
      Casualty List for 1847
      Erik Hyle's private papers


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: slight damage
Date of Original:
1847
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Local identifier:
McN.W.614
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Constitution (Steamboat), aground, 4 Sep 1847