Wisconsin (Propeller), broke machinery, 8 Nov 1856
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Propeller WISCONSIN, burst water jacket to boiler and towed to Buffalo for repairs.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)
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ACCIDENT TO THE PROPELLER WISCONSIN. - The propeller WISCONSIN,
bound from Oswego to Chicago, burst her steam jacket on Sunday, off Grand River,
and has been towed into this port. A deck hand named John Doyle, was standing near
by at the time of the accident, and was badly scalded. His injuries have been attended
to by Dr. Flint, who thinks there is but little hope of his recovery. He resides in Oswego.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Tuesday, November 11, 1856
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- Reason: broke machinery
Hull damage: $6,900
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- William R. McNeil
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