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Tom Cochrane (Propeller), sunk, 27 Oct 1862


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Propeller (tug) TOM COCHRANE, struck on a rock, in foggy weather, near Point Abino, and sunk. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      The Tug TOM COCHRANE cleared from this port on Monday evening for Chicago, and in about two or three hours after leaving here, was run ashore on the rocks at Sturgeon Point, and is a total wreck. The captain and crew saved themselves by floating ashore on the cabin doors of the tug.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, October 30, 1862



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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,800
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4535
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Tom Cochrane (Propeller), sunk, 27 Oct 1862