The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pocahontas (Propeller), collision, 20 Sep 1855


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POCAHONTAS Propeller and Schooner PHILENA MILLS collide in Detroit River. Property loss (both vessels) $800.
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856


COLLISION. -- The Detroit Free Press of the 21st. says: - "The schooner PHILENA MILLS, while coming up the river yesterday, was run into by the propeller POCAHONTAS, near Fighting Island, and was considerably damaged about her upper works and bows. It will require some time to repair her."
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, September 22, 1855


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.955
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.216944 Longitude: -83.118611
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pocahontas (Propeller), collision, 20 Sep 1855