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Rush (Schooner), collision, 26 Apr 1851


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Apr. 26, 1851. Schooner RUSH, filled and capsized by collision with propeller PAUGASSETT, on Lake Erie. Property loss, $500
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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COLLISION. - The propeller PAUGASSET ran into the Schooner RUSH of Danville, C.W., (Dunnville ?) about 8 miles from Buffalo, last night. The schooner was loaded with railroad ties. The Captain and hands escaped with difficulty, and without even saving their clothes. She went down three minutes after she was struck.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, April 28, 1851


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Freight: railroad ties
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14762
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rush (Schooner), collision, 26 Apr 1851