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Pittsburgh (Propeller), collision, 1 May 1857


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Propeller PITTSBURGH, collided with Schooner MARSHFIELD in River St. Clair. Property loss $1,700 (for both ?)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 casualty list)

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COLLISION.- A despatch was received last night, dated at Detroit by S.S. Coe as
follows. -" Schooner MARSFIELD run into by propeller PITTSBURGH; propeller in
fault." This morning we learn from the clerk of the OCEAN, that the collision took
place in the Detroit River. The MARSFIELD was badly cut down, but was taken by
a tug into Detroit, without sinking. The MARSFIELD is owned by L. Rawson, of
this city. - Cleveland Herald, 26.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, May 29, 1857

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3016
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pittsburgh (Propeller), collision, 1 May 1857