The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
F. W. Backus (Propeller), burnt, 1 Dec 1866


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F.W. BACKUS Propeller of 289 Tons, owned at Chicago by Hubbard & Co. Bound from Chicago to Marquette, was destroyed by fore at Racine, Lake Michigan, December 1866. Loss to ship $30,000 insurance $17,000 Loss to cargo $25,000 insurance $15,500
      Marine Casualties on the Great
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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $30,000
Cargo: $25,000
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1866
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.12806
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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F. W. Backus (Propeller), burnt, 1 Dec 1866