Equator (Propeller), aground, 17 Nov 1869
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EQUATOR Propeller, ashore at North Manitou, and total loss.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall
Ashore on Lake Michigan - The Milwaukee Sentinel contains the following additional list of vessels ashore:
Capt. Chas. Johnson of the schr. W.J. WHALING saw a propeller painted a dark color, ashore close to the wood dock on the east side of the North Manitou Island. Seas were breaking over her aft, compelling the crew to seek shelter in the forward part of the boat. The propeller in question is believed to be the EQUATOR, of the Belle City Line, upward bound. She cleared from Buffalo on the 11th, and is reported as having passed Detroit on the 13th, but at last accounts had not reached her destination, Racine.
Detroit Free Press
November 24, 1869
The tug LEVIATHAN reached Sheboygan yesterday morning, having in tow the wrecks of the prop. EQUATOR and JOHN WEBER, en route for Milwaukee.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
October 10, 1870 3-4
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes