The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Keystone State (Steamboat), leak, 18 Sep 1856


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Steamer KEYSTONE STATE, sprung a leak in a gale on Lake Michigan, and damaged cargo.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The steamer KEYSTONE STATE, on her passage from Chicago to Collingwood,
sprung a leak in the gale of the 18th., and had five feet of water in her hold. She also
had her larboard cabin stove by the sea, and was otherwise damaged; but is now at
Detroit repairing.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, September 23, 1856

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Media Type:
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,500
Cargo: $1,800
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2549
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Keystone State (Steamboat), leak, 18 Sep 1856