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Planet (Steamboat), engine disabled, 1 Jul 1856


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DISABLED. - Capt. Tompkins, of the steamer LADY ELGIN, who arrived here Monday morning, reports that he fell in with the steamer PLANET about 15 miles from Marquette, bound up in a disabled condition. Her engine was falling to pieces, both ends of the cylinder were stove in, and her machinery was broken up generally. The LADY ELGIN towed her into the Sault Ste. Marie, and she will be taken thence to Detroit for repairs. Cargo and crew safe and sound. - Chicago Dem. 23rd.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, July 25, 1856

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Newspaper
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Clippings
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Reason: engine disabled
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16838
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Planet (Steamboat), engine disabled, 1 Jul 1856