The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tecumseh (Steamboat), gale effects, 28 Sep 1849

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MARINE.---A painful rumor is current that the steamer TECUMSEH with all hands on board has been lost on Lake Huron,in the late gale.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, October 1, 1849 p.2

      It is feared that steamer TECUNSEH, that has been running between Detroit and the Soo, is lost, with all on board, as she was known to have been out in the gale, and nothing has been heard of her since.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      October 2, 1849
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STEAMER TECUMSEH.---A telegraphic despatch received here this afternoon states, that the steamer TECUMSEH although considerably injured from the effects of the gale, is now safe at Grand River.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday,October 2, 1849 p.3

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Reason: gale effects
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Tecumseh (Steamboat), gale effects, 28 Sep 1849