Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oregon (Steamboat), fire, 19 Jan 1850
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STEAMER OREGON BURNED.
St. Louis, 22d. - The steamer OREGON was burned at Chicago on Saturday morning. She was scuttled and sunk to the guards. No property on board was saved. It is supposed it was the work of incendiaries. She was owned by D. G. Chapman, and valued at $50,000, and insured for $10,000 in the Aetna, Howard, Columbus and North Western Companies.
      The Daily True Democrat
      Wednesday, January 23, 18450


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Newspaper
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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original
1850
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Local identifier
McN.W.21842
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Oregon (Steamboat), fire, 19 Jan 1850