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America (Steamboat), collision, 12 Jul 1852


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Cleveland, July 13. - The steamer AMERICA which left this port last evening for Buffalo, came in collision with the propeller "CITY OF OSWEGO," about 17 miles below here. The propeller went down in about ten minutes after the collision. Fifteen or twenty lives are reported lost from the propeller. The AMERICA returned to port this morning considerably damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, July 13, 1852

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      The steamer AMERICA arrived this noon from Cleveland. She goes up the creek to Bidwell & Banta's dry-dock, to be repaired.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, July 14, 1852

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1852
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16827
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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America (Steamboat), collision, 12 Jul 1852