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Charter (Steamboat), collision, 22 Oct 1851


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Steamer CHARTER and the Steamer COLUMBIA collided on Lake Erie. October 23, 1851. Property loss $500 for both.
      Disasters on the Lakes in 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 2, 1852
     
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      Steamers CHARTER and COLUMBIA came in collision at Dunkirk, the latter considerably damaged in her upper works. Oct. 22, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      The stmr. CHARTER ran foul of the stmr. COLUMBIA, in Dunkirk Harbor, on Saturday night, doing considerable damage to the latter.
      Pontiac Gazette
      October 25, 1851 3-2

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Damage light
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9658
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Charter (Steamboat), collision, 22 Oct 1851