The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hope (Steamboat), collision, 20 Jul 1871


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HOPE Ferry, and Steamer MILTON D.WARD collided at Detroit; damage slight.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall.

      . . . . .

      The stmr. MILTON D. WARD, on leaving Detroit Thursday night (7/20), collide
with the ferry HOPE, damaging the former's stem.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      July 24, 1871

      . . . . .

STEAMER DAMAGED. - The steamer MILTON D. WARD, on leaving this port
Thursday night came in collision with the ferry steamer HOPE, damaging the former's
stern. Captain Lathop states he gave two sounds to his whistle, which were repeated,
neither of which were responded to by the HOPE, the WARD in the meantime having
stopped to avoid a collision. We trust that the HOPE may be enabled to give a
satisfactory explanation. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, July 24, 1871



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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damage slight
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5681
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hope (Steamboat), collision, 20 Jul 1871