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Detroit (Ferry), collision, 20 Sep 1871


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The ferry steamer GEORGE JEROME was run down by the DETROIT at the Windsor dock on Wednesday evening and sunk.
      Port Huron Times
      Wednesday, September 28, 1871

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      On the 20th. of September 1871, the small steam yacht GEORGE JEROME was sunk while approaching the dock at Windsor, by getting under the port guard of the ferry boat DETROIT. No lives were lost, and but little damage done beyond the expense of raising the yacht.
      "Hist., of Lake Navigation"
      the Marine Record, Feb. 17, 1887 p.6


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13362
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Detroit (Ferry), collision, 20 Sep 1871