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Potomac (Propeller), U19618, broke machinery, 1 Sep 1860


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POTOMAC Propeller, cargo railroad iron, broke her shaft off Keewanee, Lake Michigan. Towed to Milwaukee
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860



Steam screw POTOMAC. U. S. No. 19618. Of 1108.35 tons gross; 858.53 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1855. Home port, Buffalo, N,Y. 210.5 x 33.7 x 12.6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Notes:
Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Freight: R.R.iron
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4101
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.45833 Longitude: -87.50314
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Potomac (Propeller), U19618, broke machinery, 1 Sep 1860