The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Golden Eagle (Propeller), sunk by ice, 24 Mar 1879


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An Associated Press dispatch from Kelley Island says that the little propeller GOLDEN EAGLE, in trying to work her way through the ice, became fast and sprung a leak when about a mile from that place yesterday. At the time the dispatch was sent she was sinking. She is in the steamboat channel between the Island and Sandusky, and where the water is about 24 feet deep. The passengers and baggage were rescued in safety, and aid has been sent to the crew.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Tuesday, March 25, 1879


The tug GOLDEN EAGLE, sunk near Kelley's Island, is to be raised.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Sunday, March 30, 1879


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Notes:
Reason: sunk by ice
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.20628
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Golden Eagle (Propeller), sunk by ice, 24 Mar 1879