The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1855


Description
Full Text

p.2 Gale On Lake Michigan - The Chicago Tribune of Wednesday morning brings an account of quite a severe gale which sprang up on Monday night, and continued throughout the following day. It says:-

"At dark the following vessels were anchored outside the harbor, being unable to get into the river, viz: Barques Norman, Great West, Grace Greenwood, Sturgis, L. Crawford, Chieftain and Ocean Wave; brigs Arabia, Julia Dean, Harmon, Alert, and the British brig Northumberland; schooner Robinson, Twin Sisters, Levant, Julia Smith, and George Steele. Probably many of these vessels were gotten inside before this morning as the steam tugs were busily engaged in towing them in.

The brig Harmon had signals of distress flying, and she is reported in a leaking condition. Probably others are in the same condition.

The schooner Julia Dean had her jib-boom broken and some of her sails badly torn.

A propeller was anchored some distance out, apparently in a disabled condition, but we could not make out her name.

We have heard of no disasters thus far, (bottom two lines missing)


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
Oct. 10, 1855
Local identifier:
KN.19914a
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1855