The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Falcon (Propeller), leak, 3 Dec 1854

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PROPELLER FALCON.-- A telegraph dispatch received yesterday morning, from Capt.
Woodword, of the FALCON, states that he had put into Port Colborne, on Sunday,leaking. The propeller had lost most of her deck load overboard. She was bound down with flour and grain from Detroit. The leak had been stopped, and the captain stated that he would come on down as soon as the weather permitted.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, December 5, 1854

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      PROPELLER FALCON.---Another dispatch received yesterday morning from Capt.
Woodward, of the propeller FALCON, states that the cause of his leaking was his being run into by the schooner C.REEVES. The schooner had all her head gear carried away, and was in a disabled condition. Capt. Woodward was obliged to throw overboard his deck load to keep his vessel up. He then put in to Grand River for repairs. he left again on Saturday night, for Buffalo, but fell in with the C.REEVES, in her disabled condition, and towed her back to Grand River.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, December 6, 1854

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: flour, grain
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Falcon (Propeller), leak, 3 Dec 1854