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Kentucky (Propeller), U14044, aground, 1 Apr 1861


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KENTUCKY Propeller, ashore near Oak Orchard, Lake Ontario. Got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861



      ASHORE. -- We learn by telegraph that the propeller KENTUCKY is ashore this side of Genesee River, Lake Ontario. We have no particulars.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 17, 1861


Propeller KENTUCKY. -- From a private dispatch received by Captain Dorr this morning, we learn that the tug DORR was alongside the KENTUCKY at 7 o'clock last night, but had not attempted to pull her off. Another dispatch to the same party, informs us that the tug PAGE from Oswego had not arrived at 12 o'clock last night, and that nothing could be done without her assistance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 20, 1861


The propeller KENTUCKY, which went ashore last week near Oak Orchard, Lake Ontario, has been got off by the tugs E.P. DORR and PAGE, and taken to Port Dalhousie. She sustained but slight damage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 22, 1861
     

Steam screw KENTUCKY. U. S. No. 14044. Of 366 tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1853. First home port, Oswego, N.Y. Disposition:-- Rig changed to Barge Sept. 27, 1867
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4329
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.27422 Longitude: -78.33252
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kentucky (Propeller), U14044, aground, 1 Apr 1861