The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Joseph (Propeller), aground, 4 Nov 1856


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Propeller St. JOSEPH, cargo merchandise, ashore near Fairport, vessel a total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      PROPELLER ST. JOSEPH ASHORE. - A despatch to Bagnall & Dobbins, from
Painsville, says the propeller ST. JOSEPH is ashore six miles east of Fairport. She
lies easy, head off, about 40 rods from the bluff, with the sea breaking over her. Crew
not yet landed, and the wind blowing very hard from the north west. The St. JOSEPH
was bound for Toledo from this port, with a cargo of general merchandise, which is
insured. The propeller belongs to the Western Transportation Company, and is not
insured.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 5, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $11,000
Cargo: $25,000
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2737
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. Joseph (Propeller), aground, 4 Nov 1856