The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
California (Propeller), leak, 9 Oct 1861

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      The prop. CALIFORNIA, which has been laid upon the shelf and out of commission for some years past, has again been put in running order and is at present running, in connection with the N.Y. & E.R.R. line, between this city and Dunkirk.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 9, 1861 4-5

      The prop. CALIFORNIA, which took on a general cargo at this port on Friday for dunkirk, left early yesterday morning on her voyage. On reaching Malden she sprang a leak and was obliged to put back to this city, arriving here at about 1:00. On her arrival here it was found necessary to discharge her entire cargo and put her in proper repair. She will necessarily have to go into drydock.
      Detroit free Press
      November 10, 1861 4-4

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.08339 Longitude: -83.04985
William R. McNeil
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California (Propeller), leak, 9 Oct 1861