Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chautauque (Steamboat), collision, 21 Nov 1843
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The steamer CHAUTAUQUE came in about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, bearing marks of having been roughly dealt with, both by the elements and by contact with some other craft. When off Van Buren harbor she was run into by the schooner J.D. BEAUPRE, which carried away a portion of her wheel house, engineer's room, wheelsman's room and store room, greatly to the astonishment of those occupying the same, though without injury to any of them. When within a short distance of the city - off Sturgeon Point - the sea stove in her forward gangway and broke over her decks with such force, as to one time to cause her to be in great danger of sinking.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      November 22, 1843


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original
1843
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Local identifier
McN.W.20652
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.45311 Longitude: -79.41116
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Chautauque (Steamboat), collision, 21 Nov 1843