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Independence (Propeller), aground, 1 Dec 1850


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INDEPENDENCE Propeller, and the Propeller NAPOLEON, were both driven ashore on lake Superior, about the 1st. of December last. We have not learned the particulars, not having received any mail from the "Soo" since the 1st. December.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 20, 1851

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From Lake Superior--Green Bay, Dec. 20 -- Two gentlemen, with the mail carrier and mail, came through yesterday to this place. They found snow two and three feet deep around the head waters of the Menominee.
      During the late gales the propellers INDEPENDENCE and NAPOLEON were driven on shore near Eagle Harbor, and it is supposed will be totally lost.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      January 7, 1851


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1850
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9445
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 47.45713 Longitude: -88.15122
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Independence (Propeller), aground, 1 Dec 1850