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Western Metropolis (Steamboat), collision, 30 Jun 1860


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WESTERN METROPOLIS Steamer, and Schooner SON & HEIR, collided near the entrance to Cleveland, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

      . . . . .

      THE STEAMER WESTERN METROPOLIS DAMAGED. - On Saturday morning, as the steamer WESTERN METROPOLIS was coming to dock, at Cleveland, the Toronto
schooner "SON AND HEIR" collided with her, staving in the stern cabin and other works
to the amount of $500 or $600. She will be immediately repaired.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, July 3, 1860

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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $550
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4021
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Western Metropolis (Steamboat), collision, 30 Jun 1860