The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, burnt, 1 Oct 1869

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PASHA, OMAR Propeller, burned at Muskegon, Lake Michigan; a total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

Detroit, Oct. 8 - The prop. OMAR PASHA was burned to the water's edge early this morning, while lying at Wilcox Bros. & Co., mill dock, at the mouth of Muskegon Lake. Loss $25,000. She was engaged in the Chicago lumber trade. No lives were lost. The mill was saved by great exertion.
      Toledo Blade
      October 9, 1869

Steam screw OMAR PASHA. U. S. No. 18918. Of 343 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854. First home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION. - Burnt at Muskegon, Mich., October 8, 1869.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.23418 Longitude: -86.24839
William R. McNeil
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Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, burnt, 1 Oct 1869