Richmond Whig, 4/17/1865

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From the Richmond Whig, 4/17/1865

Marine Accident. – The steamer D. R. Marston, on her trip up the river on Friday, at half-past six o’clock, P. M., when abreast of Drewry’s Bluff, in the sluice where the tide makes down very strong, ran afoul of one of the sunken Confederate vessels. The collision smashed in her starboard wheel house, breaking the wheel stanchions, rail and frame, and carrying away the water closet and baggage room. No life was lost or personal damage done.