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Milwaukee (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 Sep 1840


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The gale which prevailed during Saturday night, abated somewhat toward evening yesterday, the wind at the same time veering around to the North. Immediately thereafter the MILWAUKIE, WISCONSIN, ALLEN and FAIRPORT, got up steam and started for the West, the 2 latter boats being literally crammed with passengers and heavy inventories of merchandise.
      After progressing a few miles the MILWAUKIE disarranged her walking beam, and in company with the WISCONSIN returned again to port. The other 2 found a comfortable haven under the Iee of Pt Abino. All are now out again breasting their way through the broad expanse of Erie's bosom. (2-2)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 21, 1840


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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1840
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20064
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Milwaukee (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 Sep 1840