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Ellen M. O'Brien (Propeller), boiler explosion, 1 May 1866


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ELLEN M. O'BRIEN Propeller Tug, of 27 tons, owned at Tonawanda. While in the harbor of Tonawanda vessel exploded her boiler and became a total loss. May 1866. Loss to ship $5,000 insurance $3,000. One life lost.
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard



Tug O'BRIEN exploded her boiler at Black Rock, and killed her captain. Total loss. May 1866
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867



ELLEN M. O'BRIEN Propeller of 27 tons. U. S. No. 7234. Built 1864 at Buffalo. Abandoned 1876
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper list 1790 - 1868


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Reason: boiler explosion
Lives: 1
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12831
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.91617 Longitude: -78.90198
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ellen M. O'Brien (Propeller), boiler explosion, 1 May 1866