The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ontonagon (Propeller), U18963, broke machinery, 1 May 1861


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ONTONAGON Propeller, struck a log in Chicago harbor, broke her screw, unshipped her rudder and etc. Discharged and docked.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List 1861


Steam screw ONTONAGON.* U. S. No. 18963. Of 377.71 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1856. Home port, East Saginaw, Mich.
      * denotes vessel Lost, Wrecked or otherwise out of service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884


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Clippings
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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $550
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4393
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ontonagon (Propeller), U18963, broke machinery, 1 May 1861