The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mendota (Scow), lightning, 1 Jul 1871


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Scow MENDOTA, foremast and decks damaged by lightning on Lake Michigan. May
1871.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. - The scow MENDOTA, of Milwaukee, had her foremast
shattered by lightning during the recent storm on the west shore. Her deck was
also slightly started. No one on board suffered any injury. - Mil. Wisconsin.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, July 13, 1871



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Notes:
Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5508
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mendota (Scow), lightning, 1 Jul 1871