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Rocket (Propeller), U21144, collision, 1 May 1862

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ROCKET Propeller, in collision with and damaged Schooner ECLIPSE on the St. Clair Flats.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 26, 1863. Casualty List, 1862

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      The propeller ROCKET, bound up, and the schooner ECLIPSE, bound down, collided at Southeast bend, River St. Clair. The schooner lost her big anchor and 80 fathom of chain, beside damage to her bow. The propeller was uninjured.
The schooner was not detained in consequence. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, May 17, 1862

Propeller ROCKET. U. S. No. 21144. Of 611 tons gross. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1857. First Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Disposition: - Rig changed to barge October 2, 1877
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Lives: nil
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William R. McNeil
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Rocket (Propeller), U21144, collision, 1 May 1862