Chicago (Steamboat), adrift, 1 Nov 1842
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It is feared the steamboat CHICAGO is lost. She lay at anchor two days and nights off Erie. At the close of the 2nd. day, she raised signals of distress, but the weather permitted no relief. The next morning she had disappeared, and nothing has been heard of her since.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Wed. Nov. 23, 1842 p.2 col.4
CHICAGO paddle wheel steamer, of 186 tons, built 1835 at St. Joseph, Michigan. Home port, Detroit .... Abandoned 1846
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S.A.
Lytle-Holdcamper List 1790 to 1868
NOTE:-- engine from the steamer Chicago was used in the new  steamer Charter.
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Pennsylvania, United States
- William R. McNeil
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