The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Peoria (Schooner), U19688, aground, 18 Nov 1885


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Chicago, Nov. 19. - A severe storm has been raging on this shore of Lake Michigan since last night and the sea is running very high. In consequence a series of disasters is reported and it is feared there are more to be heard from. While trying to make this port three schooners went on the breakwater. One was the S. ANDERSON, lumber laden, another, the PEORIA, also lumber laden, and the JOHN KELDERHOUSE, light. The ANDERSON and PEORIA were from east shore points and the KELDERHOUSE was on her way to Escanaba for iron ore. All the vessels were taken off the breakwater, but in badly damaged condition.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      Sunday, November 20, 1885

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Schooner PEORIA. U. S. No. 19668. Of 166 gross tons; 158 tons net. Built by Gillman at Black River, Ohio, in 1854, rebuilt 1890. Home port, Charlevoix, Mich. 112.0 x 24.0 x 8.0 Owned by H. Bonner
      Great lakes Register, 1900


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17544
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Peoria (Schooner), U19688, aground, 18 Nov 1885