The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lansing (Propeller), aground, 16 Apr 1892


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The stm. LANSING went ashore Thursday during a heavy sea,
while attempting to make Ashtabula, about 300 ft. from the
entrance. Her wheel struck some sunken object, breaking it off
entirely. The captain was unable to keep control of his boat,
before tugs could take her she struck the west pier, smashing her
stern and doing other damage. Finally she drifted around the
pier and landed on the beach. She was pulled off yesterday
morning.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 16, 1892 11-2


      Ashtabula, April 15 - The stm. LANSING went ashore last night during the heavy sea, while attempting to make this port, about 300 ft. from the entrance. Her wheel struck some sunken object, breaking it off. The steamer beacame unmanageable and before tugs could take hold she struckthe west pier, smashing her stern and doing considerable damage. Finally, she drifted around the pier and landed on the beach. She was pulled off this morning.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 16, 1892 6-3


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18449
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lansing (Propeller), aground, 16 Apr 1892