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Robert Fulton (Propeller), aground, 19 Oct 1844


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Steamer ROBERT FULTON, lost in a gale near Sturgeon Point, Lake Erie, 1844. Of 368 Tons. built Cleveland 1835. High pressure engine.
      "Trade And Commerce"
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      March 26, 1847

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Steamer ROBERT FULTON, built Cleveland, Ohio.,1835 of 368 Tons. Home port, Cleveland. Stranded Sturgeon Point, N. Y. October 23, 1844.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S. 1870 - 1868
      " The Lytle - Holdcamper List "

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      The steamer ROBERT FULTON went ashore 14 miles above the city (Buffalo) and was entirely broken to pieces. Three persons were drowned from her.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 19, 1845
      (5 year flash-back)

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Reason: aground
Lives: 3
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1844
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9751
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.69089 Longitude: -79.04754
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Fulton (Propeller), aground, 19 Oct 1844