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Cleveland (Steamboat), collision, 26 May 1853


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CLEVELAND Steamer, in collision with the schooner LUTHER WRIGHT in the Detroit River. Damage to schooner $500.
      Buffalo Express
      Jan.2,1854 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

      As the steamer CLEVELAND was turning around, yesterday opposite the lower
part of the city, she came in collision with the schr. LUTHER WRIGHT, knocking
off the schooner's bowsprit, and "raising the dickens" generally with her stem
arrangements. The CLEVELAND sustained some slight injury.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 31, 1853


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged slightly
Date of Original:
1853
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2055
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cleveland (Steamboat), collision, 26 May 1853