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Golden Gate (Steamboat), aground, 1 Oct 1854

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GOLDEN GATE Steamer, on a rock near Kelly's Island, Lake Erie, lightered off. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The steamer GOLDEN GATE, coming up yesterday morning, in the heavy fog,
ran on rock off the east end of Kelley's Island, between Long and Woodford Points.
She is bow on, and will be got off by lighting, it is supposed without damage.
Capt. Bartholomew came over from the steamer immediately, and dispatched a
scow for lighter.-------Sandusky Register

A telegraph received on Saturday, states that the GOLDEN GATE has been got
off and was then at Sandusky loading. She will probably arrived during today.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, October 30, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
William R. McNeil
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Golden Gate (Steamboat), aground, 1 Oct 1854