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Prairie State (Propeller), collision, 22 Nov 1858


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Propeller PRAIRIE STATE, collided with Schooner INVINCIBLE in the St. Clair River, propeller's upper works stove, and the schooner bowsprit, etc, carried away. Property loss $1,700
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      COLLISION. - This morning, just after day-break, as the propeller PRAIRIE
STATE was decending St. Clair River, she collided with the schooner INVINCIBLE,
upward bound. Their bows came together with a tremendous crash. The propeller
upper works were carried away for about 20 feet on her port side, including pilot
house, kitchen, etc. The schooner had everything forward stripped from her, clean
to her hull, but we believe no leak was sprung. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 23, 1858

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3850
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Prairie State (Propeller), collision, 22 Nov 1858