The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Constitution (Steamboat), collision, 8 May 1838


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HELM-A-PORT.---The steamboat CONSTITUTION, while lying at the wharf yesterday morning, was run into by the UNITED STATES. The bowsprit of the latter boat passed under the stern guards, entered a state room, and came through the promenade deck. Fortunately there was no person injured.
      Daily Buffalonian
      May 9, 1838


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1838
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14193
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Constitution (Steamboat), collision, 8 May 1838