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Genesee Chief (Propeller), U10243, broke machinery, 1 Jun 1866

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GENESEE CHIEF Propeller, broke her machinery off Point aux Barques, June 1866. Property loss $700
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

GENESEE CHIEF Propeller of 354 tons, owned at Detroit by Warriner & Co. Bound from Detroit to Saginaw, broke her shaft off Point aux Barques, Lake Huron, June 1866. Loss to ship $1,000 Insurance $680.
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes, 1863-1873, U. S. Coast Guard

      Steamer GENESEE CHIEF. U. S. No. 10243. Of 441.79 tons, Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1867

Steam screw GENESEE CHIEF.* U. S. No. 10243. Of 429 tons. Built Carthage, N.Y., 1846. First Home port, Rochester, N.Y.
      * Rig changed to barge Sept. 5, 1868
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List. 1790 - 1868

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Reason: broke machinery
Hull damage: $700
Remarks: Repaired
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Genesee Chief (Propeller), U10243, broke machinery, 1 Jun 1866