The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wisconsin (Steamboat), gale damage, 12 Jan 1844


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      Gale.-- There was a heavy gale at Buffalo, on the 12th.... The wind blowing from the south and the west....The GREAT WESTERN was driven from her moorings against the WISCONSIN, displacing several of her own stancheons. Some 60 feet of the new hurricane deck of the WISCONSIN, not yet being fully secured, was ripped off by the wind and carried ashore, lodging on top of the warehouse and breaking in a large piece of the roof...
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      Jan 22, 1844


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Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1844
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19493
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wisconsin (Steamboat), gale damage, 12 Jan 1844