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Rochester (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 May 1838


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On Tuesday night last, the ROCHESTER, on her downward trip, in attempting to make Fairport, struck the pier, and destroyed the wheel and flange on one side. The damage is not very great, but the necessary repairs will delay the arrival of the boat. The Rochester was on her first trip.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, May 31, 1838

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ROCHESTER Steamboat from this port, broke her wheel badly on the pier at Grand River,(Fairport) on her way down, and will require some days to repair.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Friday June 1, 1838


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Reason: broke machinery
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1838
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10014
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rochester (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 May 1838