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Traveler (Steamboat), burnt, 1 Jul 1854


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The steamer TRAVELER took fire while lying at her dock at Chicago, Thursday night, and was considerably damaged before the flames could be extinguished. The hull, forward of the engine, was much injured. The cabins forward are all gone. The origin of the fire is not known. When first discovered the fire was in the
boiler room.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, July 17, 1854

      . . . . .

The steamer TRAVELLER, burned at Chicago, was raised, on Friday evening last. She is to be towed down to Newport on the St. Clair River where she will be repaired.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, August 2, 1854


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1854
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.14059
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Traveler (Steamboat), burnt, 1 Jul 1854