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Iowa (Propeller), broke machinery, 1 May 1856


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Propeller IOWA, broke machinery on Lake Michigan, and towed to Buffalo for repairs. Property loss $2,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      We learn that the propeller IOWA, bound down, broke some portion of her machinery, and stopped at the Beavers for repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 2, 1856

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      We learn that the propeller IOWA broke her machinery soon after leaving Chicago for this port, and had been compelled to put into Beaver Island harbor for repairs. She belongs to the American Transportation Company.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      May 31, 1856

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2401
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Iowa (Propeller), broke machinery, 1 May 1856