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Ottawa (Brig), aground, 7 Jul 1848


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OTTAWA Brig, of Chicago, went ashore in a gale of wind at the mouth of the Menominee River, Green Bay on the 7th. inst.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers


OTTAWA Schooner, ashore at Menominee River, Green Bay. Cargo Lumber. Loss $2,000. July 1848.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Toronto Globe, Sept. 13, 1848

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MARINE DISASTER.---The schooner OTTAWA, of Chicago, got ashore at the mouth of the Menominee River, Green Bay, on the 7th. inst. She was taking on a load of lumber at the time and went ashore in a gale.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday evening, July 22, 1848

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BRIG OTTAWA ASHORE.---The captain and crew of the brig OTTAWA passed through here a few days since on their way from the mouthof the Menomonee, where they left their vessel beached. She was at anchor at that place when the gale of the 6th and 7th. commenced, and on the morning of the 7th.,dragged her anchors and went ashore. She had nearly a full cargo of railroad timber. The OTTAWA is insured. It is supposed she will not be a total loss. ---------- Green Bay Adv.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday evening, July 29, 1848



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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: lumber
Date of Original:
1848
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9059
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.09471 Longitude: -87.59122
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ottawa (Brig), aground, 7 Jul 1848