The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Eighth Ohio (Propeller), U8184, sunk by ice, 7 Apr 1875


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The stm. EIGHTH OHIO was sunk at Detroit Monday, it is supposed by the ice, which was floating down the river in immense quantities, Lake St. Clair having broken up. The steamer is submerged evenly, with her bulwarks 2 ft. under water. She will be raised immediately.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 7, 1875 3-5

NOTE: The EIGHTH OHIO was a side-wheel steamer until 1875 when she became a propeller.


Steam screw EIGHTH OHIO. U. S. No. 8184. Of 106.70 gross tons; 55,94 tons net. Built Sandusky, O., 1867. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 124.0 x 20.6 x 6.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892
     


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Reason: sunk by ice
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19424
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Eighth Ohio (Propeller), U8184, sunk by ice, 7 Apr 1875