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Iron City (Propeller), collision, 22 Jun 1856


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Propeller IRON CITY and scow schooner collide on Detroit River, June 1856.
Property loss, hull $150
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      COLLISION. - As the propeller IRON CITY was going down the river, yesterday
morning, she collided with a scow near Mammy Judy, carrying away her bowsprit,
and otherwise injuring the scow, and before she reached Malden, both masts went
overboard with the rigging attached. The IRON CITY was not in the least injured
by the collision. - Detroit Free Press, 23.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 25, 1856

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2427
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.19226 Longitude: -83.13603
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Iron City (Propeller), collision, 22 Jun 1856