Genesee Chief (Propeller), U10243, sunk, 3 Dec 1861
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extract of a letter dated Cleveland, Dec. 4th. 1861
E.P. Dorr.----Sir: The propeller Genesee Chief arrived here last night from Toledo, and sunk in the river bed immediately on her arrival. Had no freight on board.
Prop. GENESEE CHIEF.---This vessel was towed down to the ship yard on Saturday evening, and this morning preparations were making to take her upon the Marine Boxes for repairs.- - Toledo Blade
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
December 6, 1861
The prop. GENESEE CHIEF, on reaching Cleveland a day or two since, sunk immediately in the river bed.
Detroit Free Press
December 7, 1861 4-6
Steamer GENESEE CHIEF. U. S. No. 10243. Of 441.79 tons, Home port, Detroit, Mich.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1867
Steam screw GENESEE CHIEF.* U. S. No. 10243. Of 429 tons. Built Carthage, N.Y., 1846. First Home port, Rochester, N.Y.
* Rig changed to barge Sept. 5, 1868
Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
Lytle - Holdcamper List. 1790 - 1868
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