The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Adriatic (Propeller), broke machinery, 1 May 1860

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ADRIATIC Propeller, burst a flue off Kenosha, Lake Michigan. Towed into Milwaukee.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty list 1860

      . . . . .

      The prop. ADRIATIC, bound down from Chicago, while off Kenosha on Sunday
morning, collapsed a flue, and was forced to lie in the lake until the captain came to
this port and procured the tug NOTTER to go to her assistance. The tug brought
her in last night. Nobody was injured. - Milwaukee News, Sunday.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 30, 1860

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      The prop. ADRIATIC, which was disabled off Kenosha some time since by the
giving way of one of her flues, has had her boiler overhauled and has gone on
her way to Buffalo. - Milwaukee News, Thursday
      Detroit Free Press
      June 2, 1860

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Cargo: $50
Remarks: Repaired
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.58474 Longitude: -87.82119
William R. McNeil
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Adriatic (Propeller), broke machinery, 1 May 1860