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Commodore Perry (Steamboat), burst steam pipe, 1 Jun 1835

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COMMODORE PERRY, Steamer, exploded her boilers twice in 1835 causing the death of six persons, and she came in collision twice with other vessels, in one of which a man was killed
      "Trade And Commerce"
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      March 26, 1847

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The cook of the steamboat COMMODORE PERRY, who was scalded by the accident of Wednesday, died the next morning.
      Buffalo Daily Star
      Friday, June 26, 1835

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STEAMBOAT ACCIDENT.--The Steamboat COMMODORE PERRY, on Tuesday, when just ready to start on an excursion of pleasure, burst her steam pipe, by which the cook was dangerously scalded. - Buffalo Republican .
      Cleveland Weekly Advertiser
      Thursday, July 2, 1835 p.3 col.2

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Reason: burst steam pipe
Lives: 1
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Commodore Perry (Steamboat), burst steam pipe, 1 Jun 1835