The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Essex (Steamboat), 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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Notes
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original
1863
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.16772
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Essex (Steamboat), collision, 2 Aug 1863