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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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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $6,900
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2827
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.855277 Longitude: -79.577777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wisconsin (Propeller), broke machinery, 8 Nov 1856