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Saratoga (Steamboat), struck pier, 22 Oct 1849


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The steamers LONDON and SARATOGA, on entering Cleveland harbor on Tuesday
evening, were both driven against the pier, and were considerably injured. The LONDON, we understand, will be towed down today.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, October 26, 1849

      . . . . .

The SARATOGA from Buffalo and the LONDON from Detroit, got in safely; the former about seven, the latter late at night. The SARATOGA was severely struck and somewhat injured, in her upper works as she entered the harbor. The consternation on board was very great for a little while. The AMERICA reached Buffalo safely this morning.
      Also
The SARATOGA in making this port last evening struck the stone pier, and stove in her larboard quarter, broke off one of her beams and started the upper cabin. Damages estimated at $300.
      The Daily True Democrat
      Wednesday, October 24, 1849


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Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14667
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Saratoga (Steamboat), struck pier, 22 Oct 1849