The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lexington (Steamboat), collision, 1 Oct 1842


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The harbor has been closely packed with vessels for 3 days past, and considerable perplexity is experienced and some damage done in the passage up and down the Creek. This morning as the stm. LEXINGTON was going out, she ran foul of and carried away the jibboom of the schr. DETROIT, at the same time demolishing 3 of her larboard staterooms and several of the stancheons.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 1, 1842


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1842
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14430
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lexington (Steamboat), collision, 1 Oct 1842