The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 8, 1859


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p.2 Sandusky, Nov. 7 - The propeller Ohio, bound to Buffalo from Cleaveland with a cargo of 350 tons of merchandize, when ten miles off Long Point, on Sunday morning at two o'clock, blew up, and sunk in ten minutes. There were seventeen persons on board, of whom the second mate and Daniel Dannigan, wheelsman, were lost. The remaining fifteen drifted in a yawl without oars, in a heavy sea, with little clothing, for fifteen hours, when the propeller Equatorpicked them up and brought them to this port. The Ohio was owned by the American Transportation Company. It is said there is no insurance.

p.3 Imports - 7.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 8, 1859
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KN.23206
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 8, 1859