Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Missouri (Steamboat), aground, 1 Apr 1847
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STEAMER MISSOURI ASHORE.---From the officers of the steamer MADISON we learn that the steamer MISSOURI is aground on a reef five miles below Cattaraugus.
She is said to be pretty hard on, and the steamer BUFFALO with a schooner in to has been dispatched to lighten her off. It is unnecessary to state that her getting aground is attributable to no negligence on the part of her officers, for she is as well officered as any craft that floats, but that it was owing altogether to a dense fog which prevailed at the time. Buffalo Courier.
      Detroit Free Press
      Tuesday, April 27, 1847


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1847
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.13839
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Missouri (Steamboat), aground, 1 Apr 1847