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Lion (Propeller), broke machinery, 22 Jul 1862


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Propeller LION (Tug), broke her machinery on Lake St. Clair.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

      . . . . .

      BROKE DOWN. - The tug LION met with a break down yesterday on Lake St. Clair while coming down with four vessels in tow. Besides the breaking of her shaft some of her machinery gave way. She was towed to this city by the MICHIGAN, and the vessels taken on down by the tug PILOT. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, July 24, 1862



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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1862
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.4978
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lion (Propeller), broke machinery, 22 Jul 1862