The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Independence (Propeller), collision, 1 Oct 1843


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We learn also, that the stm. BUNKER HILL, on her passage up to Chicago, ran into the prop. INDEPENDENCE, (bound down with a full cargo of wheat) about 2O miles south of Milwaukie; the collsion took place in the night time, and the BUNKER HILL had one of her wheel houses stove, and her guards considerably shattered. The INDEPENDENCE was considerably injured, and was towed back to Chicago by the BUNKER HILL.
      Daily Courier & Economist, Buffalo
      October 25, 1843


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1843
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20101
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Independence (Propeller), collision, 1 Oct 1843