The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Lawrence (Schooner), aground, 17 Nov 1855

Full Text

ST. LAWRENCE Schooner, in ballast, ashore near Chicago. Got off. Property loss $500.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 11, 1856 (Casualty List)

Chicago, Nov. 19. -- Friday night and Saturday morning a severe gale from the eastward prevailed at this part of the lake. The schooner REINDEER, with a cargo of brick, went ashore Saturday morning, half a mile north of the piers, probably a total loss. She was owned by Capt. Gillmore and Benj. Ohelps of Milwaukee.
      The schooner St. Lawrence is ashore off Grosse Point, but being light, she will probably be got off
      The schooner Wm. A. Small, Hooker, is on the beach just south of the pier.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 19, 1855

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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.

St. Lawrence (Schooner), aground, 17 Nov 1855