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J. C. Minturn (Steamboat), boiler exploded, 26 Jul 1860


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EXPLOSION OF A TUG. - New York, July 26. - The tug J.C. MINTURN while towin the canal boat H.H. PHILLIPS this morning, exploded her boiler, severely scalding George Walter who was at the helm of the canal boat and blowing Wm. Johnson overboard but not injuring him. The steamer was badly damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, July 30, 1860

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Reason: boiler exploded
Lives: nil
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16072
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.10979 Longitude: -76.43105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. C. Minturn (Steamboat), boiler exploded, 26 Jul 1860