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A. Rossetter (Propeller), collision, 27 Aug 1851

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August 27, 1851. - Steamer St. LOUIS and propeller ROSSITER collided on Lake
Michigan, damaging both slightly. Property loss, $400
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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Steamer St. LOUIS was run into and badly damaged by the propeller A. ROSSITTE on August 27, 1851, as the propeller was entering Chicago Harbor.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's Private Papers

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RUN INTO. - The propeller ROSSITER, in going into port at Chicago, on Wednesday night, ran into the steamer ST. LOUIS, damaging her so much that she will have to discontinue her regular trips for two or three days for repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, September 1, 1851

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400 ?
Remarks: Repaired
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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A. Rossetter (Propeller), collision, 27 Aug 1851