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Ironsides (Propeller), U12091, broke wheel, 1 Nov 1871


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Propeller IRONSIDES, broke on of her wheels while crossing Lake Michigan.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      WHEEL BROKEN. - The prop. IRONSIDES has broken one of her wheels. This accident, together with necessary repairs to her boiler, will lay her up for a fortnight.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, November 13, 1871


      Steam screw IRONSIDES. U. S. No. 12091. Of 1,123.75 tons, 1,284 horsepower. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: broke wheel
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.6444
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ironsides (Propeller), U12091, broke wheel, 1 Nov 1871