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Oriental (Propeller), broke machinery, 19 May 1856


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ORIENTAL Propeller, broke her crank pin on Lake St.Clair, and was towed to Detroit for repairs. Property loss, hull $300.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The propeller ORIENTAL, laden with corn, flour and provisions, from Chicago
for Buffalo, broke her crank pin near the St. Clair Flats, and was towed to this
port yesterday. She will be speedily repaired and proceed. - Det. Adv. 20.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 22, 1856


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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2394
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oriental (Propeller), broke machinery, 19 May 1856