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D. P. Rhodes (Propeller), exploded boiler, 1 Nov 1861


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RHODES, D.P. Propeller, exploded her boiler on the Maumee River, two men killed.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

      . . . . .

By Telegraph. Detroit, Nov.12
The tug RHODES exploded her boiler in the Maume River yesterday. The engineer
and fireman were fatally scalded.
      Buffalo Commercial Asdvertiser
      November 12, 1861

      . . . ..

D.P.RHODES, propeller of 85 tons, built 1855 at Cleveland, Ohio. First port of
Registry, Cleveland. Abandoned 1867. REMARKS---also known as DAN RHODES
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S.A.
      1790 - 1868, Lytle - Holdcamper List




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Reason: exploded boiler
Lives: 2
Hull damage: $4,500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4771
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.69949 Longitude: -83.45993
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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D. P. Rhodes (Propeller), exploded boiler, 1 Nov 1861