Baltimore, MD Steamer MEDORA Explosion, Apr 1842
The Baltimore papers furnish us with some further particulars of this dreadful disaster. The number of the dead thus far is 23. We annex a list:
JOHN C. MOALE.
CAPT. JOHN VICKERS.
ANDREW F. HENDERSON.
S. W. HACKNEY, M.D.
JAMES W. LAVERE.
The American gives the following additional persons who were seriously injured, and are not expected to live:
JOHN YEAGER, late an Engineer of Lanvale Factory -- cannot recover.
JAMES RIDGELY, an Engineer.
ISAIAH WAGNER and LOUIS WAGNER, brothers, both badly scalded.
GEORGE HYAM, seriously scalded.
DUNCAN FERGUSON, Engineer.
JOSEPH CRAIG, Engineer.
JACKSON REEDER, (son of CHARLES.)
The following are the names of persons injured not before mentioned.
PATRICK COLLINS, badly scalded.
JAMES CLARK, badly scalded.
WM. ROBERTS, head much injured.
WM. ELLERY, badly hurt in the back, but not scalded.
DANIEL STEVENS, fireman, badly scalded in the face, breast and arms -- is supposed not to have inhaled the steam, and may get well.
MARTIN ILICKLEY, badly bruised.
GEORGE CLAY, slightly scalded.
GEORGE REYNOLDS, badly scalded.
JOHN MITCHELL, both legs broken, cannot survive.
JAMES MONTGOMERY, scalded.
DANIEL STEVENS, slightly scalded.
HENRY SNYDER, scalded.
ISAIAH WAGNER, Block-maker, slightly.
DAVID IRWIN, cook of the Medora, slightly.
WM. ALLEN, and two sons, ship joiners, slightly.
CAPT. COFFEY, of the steamboat Georgia, slightly.
Among the missing is FRANCIS McALEAR, engineer and mcahinist.
The persons on board who escaped uninjured were:
R. B. CULLEY, ship carpenter.
WALTER BALL, Clerk to the steamboat company.
JOHN WATCHMAN, engineer and machinist.
J. R. BROMWELL, S. J. FOLEY, GIDEON BROWN.
WM. TOMLINSON, ______ CHICKEN.
A. WATSON, engineer of the steamboat Gosport.
GEORGE AIRES, engineer of the Georgia.
WM. STITH, (colored) chief steward of the Georgia, was blown overboard, but not injured.
JOHN CHAPMAN, (colored) chief cook of the Georgia, was blown overboard, but not injured.
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