Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ohio (Steamboat), aground, 27 Sep 1836
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Dunkirk, October 4.
      STEAM BOAT OHIO. - This boat in the gale of Tuesday last, made anchorage at Silver Creek harbor, from whence, unable to hold on, was driven ashore. She however was successful in getting off with but little damage. Wednesday evening she sought for safety this harbor, where she lay until Thursday morning, when she started out for her trip up the lake; after having been out a few hours, it was ascertained that some of her machinery had failed, when she put about and made for this place to undergo repairs.
      The schooner MORRIS, when off Van Buren was struck by a sudden squall and capsized. Her deck load being of grave stone and other heavy articles, broke through her bulwarks and sunk; when she righted and made this port in safety.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, October 5, 1836 p.2, c.4

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Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1836
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.17374
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.54423 Longitude: -79.16671
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Ohio (Steamboat), aground, 27 Sep 1836