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Robert Fulton (Steamboat), gale damage, 2 Oct 1840


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From the Buffalo Commercial of Saturday. - GALE - A heavy and destructive gale has been raging here since midnight. It commenced blowing from the South, then veered to the Southwest with increased fury. The BRig NORTH CAROLINA, Schooners CHESAPEAKE, BUFFALO, CAMBRIA, LEXINGTON and several others were overtaken on the lake and experienced much difficulty in reaching port. The new schooner EMILY has all her starboard railing carried away, and the following vessels are materially injured in spars and rigging.-Steamboat FULTON, Brig NORTH CAROLINA,schooners COMMODORE, FLORIDA, BUCKNOR, TIPPECANOE, RUGGLES, ALPS, MITCHELL. AND OTHERS.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Wednesday, October 7, 1840 p.2 col.4


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Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1840
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13144
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Fulton (Steamboat), gale damage, 2 Oct 1840