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Franklin (Steamboat), threw over deck load, 4 Oct 1849


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FRANKLIN Steamer, was compelled to throw overboard her deck load in Lake Huron, and burnt several barrels of pork to enable her to get back into the river. Oct. 4, 1849.
      Casualty List for 1849
      Erik Hyle's private papers

      . . . . .

      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES
      DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
      ------------------------------------------------------------------
Stmr. BEN. FRANKLIN, jetted deck load and burnt furniture to reach port
      in a gale............................................$200
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1850 (extracted from list)


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Notes:
Reason: threw over deck load
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: included
Date of Original:
1849
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.9277
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Franklin (Steamboat), threw over deck load, 4 Oct 1849