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Granite State (Propeller), broke machinery, 1 Jun 1861

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GRANITE STATE Propeller, broke her shaft near Mackinaw, towed to Cleveland
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862 Casualty List, 1861

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By the propeller COMET we learn of an accident which befel the propeller GRANITE STATE in the vicinity of Mackinaw on her passage down, by the breaking of her shaft. She was towed into Mackinaw, from which point she will be brough down to this city.------Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 29, 1861

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The Propeller BUCKEYE passed down yesterday morning at 2 o'clock, having in tow the propeller GRANITE STATE, which had been lying disabled some days at Mackinac.
She was taken to Cleveland, where a new shaft is in readiness for her. - Detroit Tribune
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 4, 1861

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $800
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.7839 Longitude: -84.72783
William R. McNeil
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Granite State (Propeller), broke machinery, 1 Jun 1861