The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. W. Brooks (Propeller), buried at sea ( lake ), 27 Aug 1854


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Milton Cook, 2nd. engineer of the propeller J.W. BROOKS, from Ogdensburg bound for Chicago, died of cholera off Erie Sunday night about 10 o'clock. Captain Warner was obliged to throw him overboard. Deceased was a temperate man and has a wife and four children living at Alexander (sic) Bay, on the river St. Lawrence. Mr. Blanchett, the 1st engineer, has his watch, clothes, &c. There are others now on board lying sick of the same disease.
      Cleveland Morning Leader
      Tuesday, August 29, 1854


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Reason: buried at sea ( lake )
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20674
Language of Item:
English
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. W. Brooks (Propeller), buried at sea ( lake ), 27 Aug 1854