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Fountain City (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1860


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Propeller FOUNTAIN CITY, ran ashore near Erie, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

      . . . . .

      ASHORE. - The propeller FOUNTAIN CITY, which left here Wednesday evening,
bound for Cleveland in ballast, went ashore during the night, about four miles thius
side of Erie. Her stem is two feet out of water. The tug RELIEF has gone to her
assistance.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, September 7, 1860

      . . . . .

      The propeller FOUNTAIN CITY, which was ashore below Erie, has been got off.
She sustained no damage, and has proceeded on her voyage.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, September 8, 1860



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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.4094
Language of Item:
English
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fountain City (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1860