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Meteor (Propeller), U17570, collision, 2 Aug 1863


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RUN INTO. - The ferry steamer ESSEX was considerably damaged yesterday noon while lying at the Windsor dock, by being run into by the new propeller METEOR, which, while casually passing down the river, took a sudden sheer into the ESSEX, cutting her larboard side and damaging her cabin and upper works to a considerable extent. Fortunately no one was injured on board, although many made their escape on to the dock badly frightened. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, August 4, 1863

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METEOR Propeller, U. S. No. 17570 of 729 tons, built 1863 at Cleveland, was re-rigged 1n 1882 as the Schooner NELSON BLOOM
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      1790 - 1868 Lytle - Holdcamper List


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16771
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Meteor (Propeller), U17570, collision, 2 Aug 1863