William Lewis (Brig), U26245, lost foremast &c., 1 Nov 1869
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LEWIS, WILLIAM Brig, cargo ore, lost foremast and bowsprit on Lake Erie.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall
MARINE DISASTERS. -- The steamer CORTLAND is reported ashore at Lakeport.
The schooner A. BRONSON is ashore 10 miles below Sheboygan light.
The propeller PACIFIC, Capt. Ed. Kelly, is hard aground on St. Clair Flats, below the dummy.
The propeller AVON has broken up and entirely disappeared.
Two tugs with a powerful steam pump, have gone to the assistance of the propeller GRANITE STATE on Starve Island.
The tug KATE GERLACH was burned to the water's edge about 6 miles off Cleveland yesterday. She had in tow the brig LEWIS, which had been pretty well stripped by the storm......
November 22, 1869
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes