The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Erie (Revenue Cutter), lightning, 27 Sep 1847


Description
Full Text

LIGHTNING. - During a severe thunder storm on Sunday evening ;ast, the Revenue Cutter ERIE, lying at Mackinac, was struck by lightning. Her main-mast was shivered, and one man had his leg broken.
      A brig in the South Passage, near Mackinac, supposed to be the ODD FELLOW, was also struck by lightning. She hoisted signals of distress, and the steamer St. CLAIR was going to her assistance when the NILE left. The amount of damage done to the brig is not known.
      Buffalo Republic
      Friday, October 1, 1847

      . . . . .


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1847
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.19325
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.7839 Longitude: -84.72783
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Erie (Revenue Cutter), lightning, 27 Sep 1847