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Waukazoo (Propeller), U26888, aground, 11 Oct 1867


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DISASTER TO THE PROPELLER WAUKAZOO - TWO LIVES LOST - Captain Palmer of the propeller MESSENGER, reports that the small propeller WAUKAZOO plying between Grand Haven and Saugatuck, struck upon the bar at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River on Friday night and rolled over, completely wrecking her upper works.
Two children are said to have been drowned, - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Saturday, October 19, 1867

      . . . . .

The small propeller WAUKAZOO, on the eastern shore, was lost in a storm at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River on Saturday.
      The passengers and crew were all rescued, except two children of the Rev. John Cathcom, who were lost.
      Buffalo Daily Post
      Wednesday, October 16, 1867

      . . . . .
     
      PROPELLER AND TWO CHILDREN LOST.
Milwaukee, Oct. 15. -- The small propeller WAUKAZOO, on the eastern shore at the mouth of Kalamazoo River, on Saturday. The passengers and crew were rescued, except two children of Rev. John Cathcon, who were lost.
      Toledo Blade
      October 16, 1867

     
Steam screw WAUKAZOO. U. S. No. 26888. Of 58 tons. Built Grand Haven, Mich., 1866. First home port, Grand Haven, Mich. DISPOSITION -- Abandoned 1879
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: 2
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1867
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15564
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.67669 Longitude: -86.21532
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Waukazoo (Propeller), U26888, aground, 11 Oct 1867