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J. W. Brooks (Propeller), lost rudder &c., 27 Sep 1851


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BROOKS, J.W. Propeller, from Ogdensburgh, bound for Detroit, lost her rudder soon after leaving the Canal, and was towed into Grand River, Canada, by the Propeller PRINCETON, on Sunday. The Steamer GREAT WESTERN has gone up to tow her to this port for repairs.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Tuesday, September 30, 1851



Propeller J.W. BROOKS, in a gale lost iron rudder and rudder posts. Towed to Buffalo, unloaded cargo of merchandise and repaired. - expense $1,500. Sept. 27, 1851.
      Disasters on the Lakes in 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser. Jan. 2, 1852


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Reason: lost rudder &c.
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,500
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9629
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. W. Brooks (Propeller), lost rudder &c., 27 Sep 1851