The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Miner (Propeller), sunk, 1 May 1859


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HEAVY GALE ON LAKE SUPERIOR - DISASTERS. - The Cleveland Herald reports a tremendous freshet in the Ontonagon River. The little steamboat MINER was washed out by the current, her cabin swept off and hull so badly damaged that she sank. - Detroit Tribune (part).
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, June 2, 1859

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      The little steamer MINER, recently sunk at Ontonagon, and at the time considered a total loss, is being repaired, and will be out in a few days.
      Detroit Free Press
      August 23, 1859

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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1859
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16485
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.87105 Longitude: -89.31403
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Miner (Propeller), sunk, 1 May 1859