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Mineral Rock (Propeller), collision, 1 Sep 1860


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MINERAL ROCK Propeller, in collision with the Propeller WABASH VALLEY on Lake Huron.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860


      COLLISION CASE. -- We cut the following from the Detroit Free Press of the 11th. inst.: -- "The United States District Court, now in session, is engaged in trying the important collision case between the propellers WABASH VALLEY and MINERAL ROCK, which occurred on Lake Huron in September last. The former vessel was owned in Chicago, and was bound, and was bound from Port Sarnia to that place. The MINERAL ROCK was one of our Lake Superior fleet, and was bound from here to Portage lake. The WABASH VALLEY was sailed by Captain S.W. Morgan, under whose charge she was recently lost near Muskegon, Lake Michigan by mistaking that light for the light of Grand Haven.
      "Geo. B. Hibbard, of Buffalo, and Alfred Russell, of this city, appear as counsel for the MINERAL ROCK, and H.M. Emmons and John S. Newberry, of this city, for the WABASH VALLEY. The amount involved being large, the case will attract much attention.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 14, 1861
     
     

      The Collision Case. -- The suit pending for several days in the U. S. District Court, at Detroit, between the owners of the propellers MINERAL ROCK and WABASH VALLEY, have been settled. Each party is to pay half the damages sustained by the collision, with reservation as to rights of insurance companies.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 17, 1861


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4097
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mineral Rock (Propeller), collision, 1 Sep 1860