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Ocean Wave (Schooner), sunk, 18 Nov 1854


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OCEAN WAVE Schooner, struck an anchor in Chicago River, and sunk. Property loss $500.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

The schooner OCEAN WAVE, in passing up the river at Chicago, on Saturday
afternoon, ran on an anchor near Clark Street bridge, which knocked a hole in
her bottom, causing her to sink. A steam pump was put to work, endeavoring to
raise the sunken vessel.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Thursday, November 23, 1854


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1854
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.1915
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.8867 Longitude: -87.63728
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ocean Wave (Schooner), sunk, 18 Nov 1854