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Pocahontas (Propeller), collision, 18 Sep 1847


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POCAHONTAS Propeller, and Propeller RACINE in collision near Grand River, Canada. Loss small.
      Buffalo Courier (Casualty list)
      March 17, 1848


About 12 o'clock on Sunday night last, as the Propeller POCAHONTAS was coming down the lake, about 30 miles above the mouth of the Welland Canal, she was run into ny the Propeller RACINE, and received some considerable injury to her upper works. How much the RACINE was injured by the collision is not known. It seems very strange indeed that such accidents should occur, when, as in this case, both vessels had their lights out, unless there was some criminal carelessness somewhere - Buffalo Express.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wednesday, September 22, 1847





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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: damage slight
Date of Original:
1847
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.622
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.855277 Longitude: -79.577777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pocahontas (Propeller), collision, 18 Sep 1847