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M. B. Spaulding (Propeller), broke machinery, 31 Oct 1858

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ACCIDENT TO THE PROPELLER SPAULDING. - As the propeller SPAULDING was coming into port last evening about half-past 8, she burst her cylinder head, and drifted down the union. As soon as she had passed down the Middle Passage safely, the captain despatched the Mate and Engineer in a small boat for relief The tug UNDERWRITER went to her assistance and towed her into port. Her cargo consisted of Flour, Pork and Broom Corn.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 1, 1858

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NOTE. - no credit is given another newspaper for the above, however, it does not appear to describe Buffalo ?

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Freight: flour, pork, corn
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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M. B. Spaulding (Propeller), broke machinery, 31 Oct 1858