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  • Broke Down
    Broke Down
    NewspaperText  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), 23 Nov 1853, p. 2, column 2     BROKE DOWN.--The Propeller Iowa with a full cargo of Merchandise for the upper Lakes was towed back to [?] on Saturday by the Propeller Milwaukee , having broken some part of her machinery. Her cargo will be transferred to the Milwaukee . ASHORE.--The ...
    NewspaperText  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), 23 Nov 1853, p. 2, column 2   BROKE DOWN.--The Propeller Iowa with a full cargo of Merchandise for the upper Lakes was towed back to [?] on Saturday by the Propeller Milwaukee , having broken some part …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Superior (Steamboat), aground, 17 Apr 1852
    Superior (Steamboat), aground, 17 Apr 1852
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Carlton (Schooner), U4926, damaged cargo, 18 Apr 1852
    Carlton (Schooner), U4926, damaged cargo, 18 Apr 1852
    TextNewspaper       Reason: damaged cargo Freight: salt & lime
    TextNewspaper     Reason: damaged cargo Freight: salt & lime
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Empire (Brig), aground, 21 May 1847
    Empire (Brig), aground, 21 May 1847
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • St. Joseph (Scow), aground, 20 Nov 1858
    St. Joseph (Scow), aground, 20 Nov 1858
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: coal Remarks: Got off
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: coal Remarks: Got off
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Sir William Wallace (Schooner), aground, 15 Oct 1871
    Sir William Wallace (Schooner), aground, 15 Oct 1871
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: coal & coal-oil Remarks: Got off
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: coal & coal-oil Remarks: Got off
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Bennington (Schooner), aground, 4 Apr 1851
    Bennington (Schooner), aground, 4 Apr 1851
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $2,500 Remarks: Damaged badly
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $2,500 Remarks: Damaged badly
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  • Rainbow (Schooner), aground, 21 Aug 1837
    Rainbow (Schooner), aground, 21 Aug 1837
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ??
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Total loss ??
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Texas (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jun 1845
    Texas (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jun 1845
    TextNewspaper       Reason: sunk Freight: limestone Remarks: Total loss ?????
    TextNewspaper     Reason: sunk Freight: limestone Remarks: Total loss ?????
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • H. C. Post (Schooner), aground, 12 Oct 1868
    H. C. Post (Schooner), aground, 12 Oct 1868
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Freight: oats
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Freight: oats
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Lafayette Packet (Schooner), aground, 7 Aug 1830
    Lafayette Packet (Schooner), aground, 7 Aug 1830
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: nil Remarks: Total loss
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: nil Remarks: Total loss
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Jane (Schooner), aground, 18 May 1853
    Jane (Schooner), aground, 18 May 1853
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: shingles Remarks: ?
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: shingles Remarks: ?
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Arrow (Steamboat), aground, 1 Aug 1849
    Arrow (Steamboat), aground, 1 Aug 1849
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $700 Remarks: Got off
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $700 Remarks: Got off
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Mollie (Scow), aground, 28 Nov 1872
    Mollie (Scow), aground, 28 Nov 1872
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: lumber ?
    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground Lives: nil Freight: lumber ?
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  • Happy Birthday in Ninetyport: Schooner Days DCCXXXVI (736)
    Happy Birthday in Ninetyport: Schooner Days DCCXXXVI (736)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 23 Mar 1946     Happy Birthday in Ninetyport Schooner Days DCCXXXVI (736) by C. H. J. Snider _______ ONE Schooner Days' first customers--and a most persistent contributor to the British War Victims' ...
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 23 Mar 1946   Happy Birthday in Ninetyport Schooner Days DCCXXXVI (736) by C. H. J. Snider _______ ONE Schooner Days' first customers--and a most persistent contributor to the British War Victims' ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Rambling Sketches
    Rambling Sketches
    TextNewspaper  Chenango Semi-Weekly Telegraph (Norwich, NY), July 4, 1877     Rambling Sketches. _______ Chicago , June 26, 1877 . Messrs. Editors: - After the severe storm of yesterday, the sunlight which bathes the earth is indeed welcome. The contrast of the ...
    TextNewspaper  Chenango Semi-Weekly Telegraph (Norwich, NY), July 4, 1877   Rambling Sketches. _______ Chicago , June 26, 1877 . Messrs. Editors: - After the severe storm of yesterday, the sunlight which bathes the earth is indeed welcome. The contrast of …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Philadelphia Disabled
    The Philadelphia Disabled
    NewspaperText  Daily Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), 3 Jul 1874, p. 7     The Philadelphia Disabled -- Is She Overloaded? The propeller Philadelphia, which left port on Wednesday afternoon for below, with the schooner-barge Schuylkill in tow, broke her crank-pin when just this side of Waukegan, and became totally disabled. The Schuylkill took her in tow, ...
    NewspaperText  Daily Inter-Ocean (Chicago, IL), 3 Jul 1874, p. 7   The Philadelphia Disabled -- Is She Overloaded? The propeller Philadelphia, which left port on Wednesday afternoon for below, with the schooner-barge Schuylkill in tow, broke her crank-pin when just this …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Wireless brings aid to crew of burning steamer
    Wireless brings aid to crew of burning steamer
    NewspaperText  Milwaukee Journal, 4 Oct 1910     Wireless brings aid to crew of burning steamer Set for the timely assistance given by the Pere Marquette steamer No.19, whose sister ship No, 18 sank in mid lake last month with two score on board, the crew of the Frank L. Vance of Cleveland (?), a coal steamer with …
    NewspaperText  Milwaukee Journal, 4 Oct 1910   Wireless brings aid to crew of burning steamer Set for the timely assistance given by the Pere Marquette steamer No.19, whose sister ship No, 18 sank in mid lake last …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Fear for a Steamer
    Fear for a Steamer
    NewspaperText  Milwaukee Journal, 22 Jan 1895     Fear For A Steamer The Chicora Which Left Milwaukee Yesterday Morning, Not Heard From St. Joseph, Mich., Jan 22,-- Nothing has yet been heard of the overdue steamer Chicora, which left Milwaukee yesterday morning. It is thought the gale struck her while in mid-lake. Her ...
    NewspaperText  Milwaukee Journal, 22 Jan 1895   Fear For A Steamer The Chicora Which Left Milwaukee Yesterday Morning, Not Heard From St. Joseph, Mich., Jan 22,-- Nothing has yet been heard of the overdue steamer Chicora, which …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • The Chicora has sunk
    The Chicora has sunk
    NewspaperText  Milwaukee Journal, 24 Jan 1895     The Chicora has sunk _______ Portions of the fine steamer found near South Haven _______ Twenty-six lives are lost _______ Awful fate of Capt. Stines, and his brave crew--no Milwaukee passengers or freight on board-the loss is total. Benton ...
    NewspaperText  Milwaukee Journal, 24 Jan 1895   The Chicora has sunk _______ Portions of the fine steamer found near South Haven _______ Twenty-six lives are lost _______ Awful fate of Capt. Stines, and his brave crew--no Milwaukee …
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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