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S. R. Norcross (Propeller), collision, 23 Aug 1869


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NORCROSS, S.R. Propeller Tug, damaged by collision with Tug PARSONS off Port Colborne, Lake Erie.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      Capt. E.P. Dorr has received a dispatch dated Port Colborne, Aug. 23, that about 10:00 yesterday morning the tug M. PARSON ran down the tug S. NORCROSS, about 5 miles west of Port Colborne, and is sunk in 48 ft. of water.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 23, 1869 3-4


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Reason: collision
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.7561
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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S. R. Norcross (Propeller), collision, 23 Aug 1869