The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kalamazoo (Propeller), U14474, sunk by collision, 25 May 1892


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The passenger steamer KALAMAZOO and the PILGRIM collided in mid-lake shortly after midnight Wednesday morning. A great hole was stove in the bow of the KALAMAZOO. The PILGRIM rescued the 50 passengers and crew while the KALAMAZOO soon sank.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, May 26, 1892
     

The sinking of the excursion steamer KALAMAZOO yesterday near Chicago just missed being a serious disaster. The party at fault should be severely dealt with.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      May 26, 1892


The CHARLES McVEA has replaced the lost KALAMAZOO on the Chicago, Holland route.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      June 5, 1892
     
     
Steam screw KALAMAZOO. U.S. No. 14474. Of 288.98 tons gross; 243.72 tons net. Built at Saugatuck, Mich., 1888. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 115.9 x 24.0 x 9.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891
     
     


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23905
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.95775 Longitude: -86.24625
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kalamazoo (Propeller), U14474, sunk by collision, 25 May 1892