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Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, collision, 1 Oct 1855

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PASHA, OMAR Propeller, and Schooner LARK collide in Milwaukee River. Property loss $200 (for both vessels ?)
      Buffalo Morning Express
      January 11, 1856 (casualty list)

      The propeller OMAR PASHA had her stem knocked off by the collision with the schooner LARK, and will have to discharge to repair. The schooner LARK was also damaged by the collision. -- Milwaukee Sentinel, 23d.
      Buffalo daily Republic
      Friday, October 26, 1855

      Steam screw OMAR PASHA. U. S. No. 18918. Of 343 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854. First home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION. - Burnt at Muskegon, Mich., October 8, 1869.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: damage slight
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.02557 Longitude: -87.90286
William R. McNeil
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Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, collision, 1 Oct 1855