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Milwaukie (Ship), collision, 23 Oct 1840


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Another heavy wind has been blowing down the lake today, and brought with it a number of craft heavily laden. The Ship MILWAUKEE, Capt.Dickson, with 9,500 bushels wheat, and 600 barrels flour from Cleveland. In entering port, the MILWAUKEE was not so fortunate as those vessels which preceded her. After passing the pier, the space left for a passage was much confined, and as a consequence she ran foul of and injured a couple of vessels. The little schooner LUMBERMAN, of Erie, had every spar, and of course all her standing rigging swept off even with the deck. The Schooner AGNES BARTON also, had all her starboard bulwarks, shrouds and standing rigging carried away by the MILWAUKIE. The ship herself also lost some spars in the collision. - Buffalo Com. Adv. Oct.23
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Tuesday, October 27, 1840


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1840
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13158
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Milwaukie (Ship), collision, 23 Oct 1840