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Pacific (Steamboat), collision, 22 Sep 1854


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PACIFIC Steamer and Propeller ILLINOIS collided on Lake Michigan. Property loss $6,000 ( for both vessels ?)
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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PROPELLER ILLINOIS SUNK.---The following telegraph dispatch was received in this city on Saturday morning, from Capt. Dickson, of the ILLINOIS, dated Chicago, 23rd. Sept.
The propeller ILLINOIS, left this port yesterday for Buffalo, and when three miles out, was run into by the steamer PACIFIC, striking her near her larboard gangway, and stove her in. She put about and returned to her dock, and sunk in nine feet of water. She had on 10,000 bushels corn on freight.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, September 25, 1854


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1734
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pacific (Steamboat), collision, 22 Sep 1854