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Phoenix (Propeller), collision, 10 Oct 1845


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At about 2:00 yesterday, while off Dunkirk, the propeller PHOENIX and the new steamer TROY came in collision, by which the latter was considerably injured. The PHOENIX struck the TROY forward of the wheel house. There were 3 of the hands asleep in their rooms, which was thus unceremoniously entered, and one of them was firmly caught in a half bent position, that the timbers around him had to be sawed away before he could be released, and yet he suffered no material injury. The TROY has been unladen and goes upon the railway for repairs. The PHOENIX had her figure head somewhat damaged.
      Daily National Pilot, Buffalo
      Saturday, October 11, 1845

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1845
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18025
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Phoenix (Propeller), collision, 10 Oct 1845