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Rochester (Steamboat), collision, 26 Oct 1838


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ROCHESTER Steamboat, and the COMMODORE PERRY, Steamboat, ran afoul of each other 20 miles above Dunkirk, on Friday night. The ROCHESTER was struck about mid-ship, lost her wheel-house, and was towed back to Dunkirk for repairs. The PERRY lost her bowsprit, guards, and figurehead. A dense fog is said to have caused the mischief.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Thursday, November 1, 1838


The ROCHESTER - Buffalo papers state that this boat was so injured in her collision with the COMMODORE PERRY, that she has been taken to Buffalo, and is laid up for the season.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Monday, November 5, 1838


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Reason: collision
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1838
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10040
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rochester (Steamboat), collision, 26 Oct 1838