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Ogontz (Propeller), leak, 1 Sep 1854


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OGONTZ Propeller, loaded with merchandise, sprang a leak and put into Sandusky, damaged cargo. Property loss $3,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

The propeller OGONTZ, Capt. Wilkinson, on arriving yesterday morning from
Buffalo with a load of freight, was discovered for the first time, to have sprung
a leak, and to contain about three and a half feet of water in the hold. The hull
was soon emptied by the pumps, and the goods, a portion of which was water
lime and considerably damaged, diposited in the Mad River Warehouse.---
Sandusky Register
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, September 20, 1854


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1854
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.1725
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ogontz (Propeller), leak, 1 Sep 1854