The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Orion (Schooner), aground, 24 Oct 1871


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Schooner ORION, cargo railroad iron, ashore near Chicago; lightered off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

ASHORE AT CHICAGO. - On Tuesday afternoon the schooner ORION, laden with
railroad iron, went on the beach just north of the water works. She is in no danger, and can be got off. A number of other vessels were reported outside, afraid to go in, owing to the fog.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, October 27, 1871



Media Type:
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: R.R.iron
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.6352
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Orion (Schooner), aground, 24 Oct 1871