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Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, lost deck load, 1 Dec 1854

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PASHA, OMAR Propeller, jetted deck load, Lake Erie, in gale winds. Property loss $6,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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      The OMAR PASHA came in yesterday afternoon, from Detroit. Capt. Watts reports the worst storm of the season. At one time, fears were entertained for his vessel. He had his gangway stoved in by the force of the sea, and some $20,000 worth of copper, seed, wheat and hogs washed overboard. - Buffalo Democracy
      Cleveland Leader
      December 11, 1854 3-4

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: lost deck load
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, lost deck load, 1 Dec 1854