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Mohawk (Propeller), exploded boiler, 27 Apr 1871


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MOHAWK Propeller, exploded her pony boiler at Buffalo; damage $500.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871. Capt. J.W. Hall


On the 27th. April,1871, a donkey boiler in use on board of the steamer MOHAWK exploded while lying at the wharf at Buffalo, by which accident the chief engineer of the steamer was slightly scalded. The local inspectors made no further report of the matter than as above noted.
      "Hist., of Lake Naviagtion"
      Marine Record, Feb. 17, 1887 p. 6



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Notes:
Reason: exploded boiler
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5369
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mohawk (Propeller), exploded boiler, 27 Apr 1871