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Falcon (Propeller), collision, 1 Dec 1854


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FALCON Propeller, collided with Schooner C. REEVES on Lake Erie, the FALCON jetted copper and other cargo to save herself. Property loss $25,000 (both vessels ?)
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The prop. FALCON came into port yesterday from Grand River, where she had been to repair. She appears to have suffered badly from the collision with the schr. C. REEVES. Capt. Woodward had to throw overboard nearly $30,000 worth of wheat, flour and copper to save his vessel. - Buffalo Democracy
      Cleveland Leader
      December 11, 1854 3-4


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: copper &c.
Date of Original:
1854
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.1961
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Falcon (Propeller), collision, 1 Dec 1854