The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Saratoga (Steamboat), collision, 13 Aug 1847


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COLLISION.---About 10 o'clock on Friday night, as the steamer SARATOGA was nearing this port, she came in contact with the Canadian schooner GEORGIANA. The schooner struck the SARATOGA just forward of her starboard wheelhouse, doing but very little damage to the boat; but the schooner had her bowsprit and one mast carried away. She was taken in tow by the steamer, and brought back to port. The collision was sheer carelessness on the part of the officers of the vessel.-----Buffalo Express
      Detroit Free press
      Wednesday, August 18, 1847


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1847
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13845
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Saratoga (Steamboat), collision, 13 Aug 1847