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Genesee Chief (Propeller), U10243, lost deck load, 3 Nov 1853


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GENESEE CHIEF Propeller, in a gale on Lake Erie, jetted 190 barrels flour. Property loss $1,200. Nov. 1853.
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)


      Steamer GENESEE CHIEF. U. S. No. 10243. Of 441.79 tons, Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1867
     

Steam screw GENESEE CHIEF.* U. S. No. 10243. Of 429 tons. Built Carthage, N.Y., 1846. First Home port, Rochester, N.Y.
      * Rig changed to barge Sept. 5, 1868
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List. 1790 - 1868


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Notes:
Reason: lost deck load
Lives: nil
Freight: flour
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2264
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Genesee Chief (Propeller), U10243, lost deck load, 3 Nov 1853