New England (Steamboat), aground, 24 Apr 1838
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NEW ENGLAND Steamboat, ran aground in the Detroit River on Wednesday night. She will be got off without damage. The GENERAL BRADY also got aground in the River Raisen, and lies high and dry.
Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
Saturday, April 28, 1838; 2:2
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Steamboat Accident --The BUNKER HILL went ashore on Long Point, during a gale, the early part of last week. She was driven pretty high on the beach by the waves, but we understand will be got off without great difficulty. Attached to the BUNKER HILL was a canal boat, on board of which were five men. During the blow these men were in imminent peril, but they succeeded at last in getting on board the steamboat, just before the towing line gave way, and left the frail canal bark exposed to the mercy of the waves.
The NEW ENGLAND got aground in Detroit river, as she was coming down, on her last trip. She was soon got off without injury, but we regret to learn that her 2nd. Mate fell overboard and was drowned . We have not heard his name.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Monday, April 30, 1838
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes