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" Pot rock once removed, Hell Gate would be less dangerous by one-half, and the eddies, which are now the cause of half the difficulties, would in a measure disappear. "
Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ... - Page 555
by United States. Congress. Senate - 1852
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Report of the Superintendent ... Showing the Progress of the Work

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - 1852 - 914 pages
...full-rigged brig struck it three days since, and went down with a valuable cargo on board." This obstruction once removed, Hell Gate would be less dangerous by...half the difficulties, would in a measure disappear." I have quoted as above Lieutenant Commanding Porter, United States navy, for the purpose of saying...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 27

Commerce - 1852 - 780 pages
...days since, and went down with a valuable cargo on board. This obstruction once removed, Hell-Gate would be less dangerous by one-half, and the eddies,...the difficulties, would, in a measure, disappear. * * '•There is ad:ingi-rous rock, called ' Bald-headed Billy,' fifteen yards from Hatter's Dfwk,...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 27

Commerce - 1852 - 780 pages
...down with a valuable c-irgo on board. This obstruction once removed, Hell-Gate would be less dangeroas by one-half, and the eddies, which are now the cause...half the difficulties would, in a measure, disappear. * * * " Opposite ' Gibb's Point,' and within fifty yards of Blackwell's Island, i a large rock, which...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 4, Part 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 606 pages
...high and violent < l.ul lition of 'the water which formerly existed to the imminent danger of afl 554 small vessels (though they might not hit the rock...feet in length, and thirty feet in average width. Before blasting, the least depth extended over a surface six feet square, while the average depth (vide...
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