Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emerald (Steamboat), fouled anchor, 21 Apr 1855
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EMERALD Steam boat, struck an anchor in St. Clair Flats and sunk. Raised and
repaired. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      January 11, 1856

      . . . . .

STEAMBOAT EMERALD SUNK.---The steamboat EMERALD, in the towing trade, ran
into an anchor on St. Clair Flats, last Saturday, and immediately sunk in five feet water.
No lives lost.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Thursday, April 26, 1855

      . . . . .

The steamer EMERALD, which was sunk on the Flats a few days ago, came down to
Detroit on Saturday, and went into Ive's dry dock for repairs.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, May 2, 1855

Item Type
Reason: fouled anchor
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Emerald (Steamboat), fouled anchor, 21 Apr 1855