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Comet (Propeller), aground, 1 Jun 1865


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The Green Bay (Michigan) Advocate says the steamer COMET, bound from Buffalo to that city, was driven ashore on the rocks at Washington Harbor, during the storm of Sunday night last, and in order to save her from pounding, Captain Gaylord ordered her scuttled. With the assistance of tugs and favorable winds she will undoubtedly be got off with little damage to the boat. She had a large quantity of merchandise on board, mostly in the hold, for merchants of Green Bay and vicinity, the greater part of which must be seriously damaged.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Saturday, July 8, 1865



THE PROPELLER COMET SUNK. -- We learned yesterday that the above named propeller was sunk at Washington Harbor, Green Bay, with a cargo of merchandise. She belonged to the New York Central, Buffalo and Green Bay Line.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 28, 1865
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1865
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15165
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Comet (Propeller), aground, 1 Jun 1865