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Dunkirk (Propeller), U6101, broke machinery, 30 Nov 1860


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Propeller DUNKIRK, broke machinery on Lake Erie, put into Port Maitland.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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      ACCIDENT TO THE PROPELLER DUNKIRK. - The propeller DUNKIRK on her trip up yesterday, off Grand River, C.W., broke her crank pin and connections, sending the piston rod back through her cylinder, doing much damage to her machinery. She was towed to Grand River by a tug.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, December 1, 1860


Screw DUNKIRK. U. S. No. 6101. Of 542 tons. Built Ohio City, Ohio 1853. First home port, Cleveland, Ohio. Disposition:-- Abandoned 1878
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868


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Notes:
Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4224
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.86681 Longitude: -79.56631
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Dunkirk (Propeller), U6101, broke machinery, 30 Nov 1860