The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Madison (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 May 1846
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STEAMBOAT "MADISON" ---The only accident----according to our memory----that ever happened to this boat, so as to prevent her from performing her regular trips, during a commission of some five or six years, happened to her soon after leaving Chicago, on her last downward trip, by breaking her piston rod, forcing pump &c. There was no damage to life or property on board. She was towed back into port, and her passengers transferred to the MISSOURI---The BOSTON, taking her freight.
      Daily National Pilot, Buffalo
      Fri. Morning, May 15, 1846 p. 3


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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original
1846
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McN.W.13821
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Madison (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 May 1846