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Islander (Steamboat), adrift in ice, 30 Mar 1847

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IN THE ICE -- The Steamer CHATAUQUE from Detroit, and ISLANDER from Kelley's Island, are lying in the ice about a mile out from the harbor. The north eqst wind has surrounded then with large fields of ice, where they will be likely to remain until the wind changes to the south. Passengers from both boats have crossed the ice to land.
      Cleveland Herald, Weekly
      Wednesday, March 31, 1847

The ISLANDER - This boat which drifted off night - before last with a body of ice, was last evening towed in by the STATES.
      Cleveland Herald, Weekly
      Wednesday, April 7, 1847

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Reason: adrift in ice
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Islander (Steamboat), adrift in ice, 30 Mar 1847