The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rocky Mountain (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1853


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ROCKY MOUNTAIN Schooner, beached at Kalamazoo, Lake Michigan, no cargo. Property loss $1,200
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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ASHORE. - The Chicago Democratic Press says the schooner ROCKY MOUNTAIN of Cleveland, Capt. O. Stentam, lost her rudder off the mouth of the Kalamazoo River, on Wednesday last in a blow, and went ashore near the mouth of that river. The captain and crew had hard work to run her ashore, as she was half full of water when she struck.
She was "flying light," and was insured for $2,000. A protest has been entered for the recovery of the insurance money.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 2, 1853


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: no cargo
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2186
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.67669 Longitude: -86.21532
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rocky Mountain (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1853