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Alleghany (Propeller), U379, broke machinery, 1 Nov 1866

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ALLEGHANY Propeller broke her machinery off Point au Sable, Lake Michigan, November 1866. Property loss $1,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

ALLEGHENY Propeller of 583 Tons, owned at Chicago by Hanna Lay & Co. Bound from Manitowoc to Chicago broke shaft on Lake Michigan, November 1866 Loss to ship $1,000 Insurance $600
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard

Steam screw ALLEGHANY. U. S. No. 379. Of 601 tons gross. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1856. First home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION. -- Stranded Summer Island, Lake Michigan, Oct., 1896. Refloated but found unfit for service. Abandoned 1897.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868 . . . . .

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Reason: broke machinery
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Alleghany (Propeller), U379, broke machinery, 1 Nov 1866