The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Buffalo (Propeller), U2655, aground, sunk, 1 May 1864


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The propeller BUFFALO, is sunk after being run ashore about 3 miles east of the "Old Mill" on the south side of the Straits of Mackinac. The propeller which was in a collision sunk in 10 feet of water. The cargo consisted of some 600 barrels of salt, some Molasses and oil; furniture & trees. The carpenter is making pumps from lumber. Capt. E.P. Dorr.
      Toronto Globe
      May 11, 1864

     
Steam screw BUFFALO. U. S. N. 2655. Of 829 tons. Built Buffalo 1851 by Bidwell & Banta. 202.0 x 28.6 x 11.5. DISPOSITION --- Condemned 1876
      Herman Runge Notes


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground, sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: mixed cargo
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1864
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.25221
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Buffalo (Propeller), U2655, aground, sunk, 1 May 1864