The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
C. C. Trowbridge (Steamboat), aground, 5 Dec 1842

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Steamer C. TROWBRIDGE, ashore near Milwaukee. Loss and damage to vessel $3,000.
      Losses By The November Gale
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 18, 1843
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Steamer C.C.TROWBRIDGE, of 42 tons, built Saugatuck 1839. First home port, Detroit. Stranded December 5, 1842 at Milwaukee. Total loss.
      Merchant Steamships of the U.S.A.
      1790-1868, Lytle-Holdcamper List
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The Launch. -- On Wednesday last we witnessed the launch of the harbor steamboat C.C. TROWBRIDGE, from the dock of Messrs. Dousman & Co. --- Milwaukee, May 22.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      June 2, 1843

Milwaukee, April 3. --The Steamer TROWBRIDGE. - This harbor steamboat has been overhauled and thoroughly repaired and made her appearance up and down the river on Monday. She runs well. Capt. Cross has her in command and Cam Reed is engineer.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      April 12, 1844
NOTE:--It would seem, from the above, that the C.C. TROWBRIDGE was recovered and re-launched in 1843.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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C. C. Trowbridge (Steamboat), aground, 5 Dec 1842