The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Traveller (Steamboat), 9 May 1853


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The Chicago Democratic Press of Saturday says "the stm. TRAVELER, on her passage from Sheboygan to this port on Thursday, broke her shaft about 1:00 P. M. when off Kenosha. A heavy gale was blowing at the time, and although both anchors were immediately let go, the wind and sea drove the steamer rapidly towards the shore, until she was in 16 ft. of water, when her anchor brought her up. She remained at anchor until the ARCTIC came along from Sheboygan yesterday noon, when she was taken in tow, and brought into port.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 9, 1853


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Newspaper
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shaft broke
Date of Original:
1853
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McN.E.4216
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Traveller (Steamboat), 9 May 1853