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Eureka (Brig), collision, 1 May 1849


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EUREKA Brig, in collision with Schooner ODD FELLOW on Lake Huron, May 1, 1849. Latter vessel badly damaged on Bowsprit,cutwater and forward stanchions carried away.
      Casualty List for 1849
      Erik Hyle's private papers


The brig EUREKA arrived at this port yesterday from Black River, Michigan. The brig ODD FELLOW ran into the EUREKA on Lake Huron, and by the collision lost her bowsprit. The ODD FELLOW was from this port loaded with produce from Buffalo. A short time before the collision, Captain Marvin Anderson of the ODD FELLOW, in undertaking to overhaul some rigging on the deck of his vessel, which was covered with ice, fell, striking the back of his head; which rendered him perfectly insensible. He died, subsequently at Port Huron. - - - Chicago Dem.
      Daily True Democrat (Cleveland)
      Wednesday, May 16, 1849
     


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Reason: collision
Remarks: Damaged ?
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9236
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Eureka (Brig), collision, 1 May 1849