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Rocket (Propeller), U21144, broke machinery, 15 Oct 1871


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Propeller ROCKET, broke cylinder and engine on Lake Huron; large repairs at Detroit.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      A STEAMER BROKE DOWN. - The propeller ROCKET, passed Detroit on Saturday last, and when some five miles out on Lake Huron, Sunday forenoon, broke her cylinder and with it more or less of her machinery. Her consort, the COMET, shortly after picked her up and towed her into River St. Clair.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, October 18, 1871

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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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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6312
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rocket (Propeller), U21144, broke machinery, 15 Oct 1871