Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Despatch (Steamboat), aground, 3 Dec 1848
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DESPATCH Steamer, ashore in the Cut, at Long Point, Dec. 3, 1848, got off without much damage.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's Private Papers

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November 1848.-- Steamer DESPATCH (British) ashore in September on Mohawk Reef, L. E., got off and ashore again in November on Long Point; got off. Property loss $800.
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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      Marine- The brigs VENICE and CORTLANDT, schooners PURITAN, EAGLE, CAMBRIDGE, VELOCITY, ADRAIN, and steamer DESPATCH, are all ashore above Long Point. It is said the ADRIAN was loaded with wheat for Oswego - the other vessel were light. None of them have sustained any serious damage, with the excepton of loss of anchors.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday evening, December 8, 1848


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1848
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McN.W.9213
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
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William R. McNeil
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Despatch (Steamboat), aground, 3 Dec 1848