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Sultana (Steamboat), broke machinery, 2 May 1851


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Steamer SULTANA was between Conneaut and Ashtabula when the gale struck her Thursday. She was obliged to put back, and made Erie Harbor, where she lay until the gale subsided. On Friday when off Fairport, she broke her cross head, and was towed back to this port by the Steamer WISCONSIN.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      May 5, 1851

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The steamer SULTANA was towed into port by the ALBANY on Saturday morning,
crippled by breaking her crossheads.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 5, 1851

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May 1, 1851. - Steamer SULTANA, broke her cross-head - turned back to Buffalo and repaired. Property loss, $4,000
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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The stmr. SULTANA was between Conneaut and Ashtabula when the gale struck her
Thursday. She was obliged to put back, and made Erie Harbor, where she lay until the gale subsided. On Friday when off Fairport, she broke her cross head and was towed back to Buffalo by the stmr. ALBANY. Her passengers were transferred to the stmr. WISCONSIN, and her freight to the prop. ALLEGHANY.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 8, 1851


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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9540
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sultana (Steamboat), broke machinery, 2 May 1851