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Michigan (Steamboat), sunk by ice, 1 Dec 1863

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Steamer MICHIGAN, cut through by ice and sunk in Green Bay
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      THE STEAMER MICHIGAN SUNK. - The passenger steamer MICHIGAN, which left Green Bay on Wednesday last for Bay du Noquet, on her return trip sunk while attempting to get through the ice, eight or ten miles from Green Bay. She stove a hole in her bottom and sunk in about ten feet of water. The passengers, some thirty in number, after a somewhat severe experience on the ice, all reached land in safety. - Milwaukee Wisconsin.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, December 5, 1863

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Reason: sunk by ice
Lives: nil
Cargo: $6,000
Remarks: Raised
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.02971 Longitude: -87.46094
William R. McNeil
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Michigan (Steamboat), sunk by ice, 1 Dec 1863