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Adventure (Propeller), death, 8 Dec 1847


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SAD ACCIDENT. - Capt. Duffee, of the propeller ADVENTURER (sic.) , was killed at Youngstown on Wednesday last. The propeller had just arrived at the dock, and coming up with considerable force, the Captain, who was standing on the upper deck, was precipitated over the rail, and being caught between the vessel and the dock, had his right shoulder badly jammed, his arm broken in three places, and the right side of his head horribly bruised,
      He died in a short time from the injuries received. Capt. Deffee resided at Queenstown.
      Buffalo Republic
      Saturday, December 11, 1847

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Reason: death
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1847
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19337
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.24728 Longitude: -79.05005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Adventure (Propeller), death, 8 Dec 1847