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Roanoke (Propeller), U21145, collision, 1 Sep 1867

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ROANOKE Propeller, in collision with the Steamer CITY OF SANDUSKY, on Lake Erie, the Steamer sunk near the Clay Banks, but was raised.
      Marine Disasters 1867, Lake Erie
      Toledo Blade December 21, 1867

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      The prop. ROANOKE, which collided with the stm. CITY OF SANDUSKY on Lake Erie recently, arrived here yesterday from Buffalo. A large hole was knocked into the quick work of her starboard bow by the accident, but the damage has been so thoroughly repaired that it is scarcely perceptible. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Detroit Post
      September 18, 1867

      Steam screw ROANOKE, U. S. No. 21145. Of 1,069.82 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Roanoke (Propeller), U21145, collision, 1 Sep 1867