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Bruce (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 Sep 1862


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ACCIDENT TO THE STEAMER BRUCE. - We understand that on her way up the Lake on Saturday the BRUCE broke one of her shafts. After stopping at Kincardine to repair she contrived to reach Saugeen with one wheel. She is expected down today.
      Goderich Signal, semi-weekly
      October 7, 1862



A narrow escape for the steamer BRUCE, which when caught in a storm of almost hurricane proportions off Kincardine, cast her anchor and held herself off the rocky shore, upon which the wind was trying to blow her, the anchor was the large one used by the KALOOLAH, until
she was wrecked recently, as well as the anchor they had the heavy chain belonging to it, and without which they must surely have perished. Extract
      Toronto Globe
      October 16, 1862





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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10175
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bruce (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 Sep 1862