The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pioneer (Steamboat), aground, 9 Jul 1834


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By a letter from a friend, dated St. Joseph, July 10th. We have the rumor confirmed of the total loss of the Steam-boat PIONEER. She went to pieces in a severe gale at the mouth of St. Joseph River on the 9th. inst.--Engine and furniture principally saved. The writer speaks in the highest terms of the daring exertions of Captain Dingley and crew of the schooner MARENGO, who succeeded in saving the lives of the passengers and crew of the PIONEER at the immediate hazard of their own. ---- Detroit Free Press.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Saturday, August 2, 1834 p.2 col.4


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1834
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13003
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.10976 Longitude: -86.48002
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pioneer (Steamboat), aground, 9 Jul 1834