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Samson (Propeller), collision, 16 Nov 1871


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Propeller tug SAMSON, collided with the Tug GOODNOW in the Detroit River; latter damaged.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      COLLISION. - A collision took place Thursday night at Detroit between the tugs SAMSON and GOODNOW, the former bound down with a tow of four vessels, the latter up, light. The damage sustained by the GOODNOW was severe. She struck on the port bow, and had a hole stove in her. The SAMSON sustained no damage worthy of note.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, November 20, 1871


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damage slight
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6587
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Samson (Propeller), collision, 16 Nov 1871