The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Colorado (Propeller), U4267, sunk by ice, 11 Apr 1880


Description
Full Text

Charles Ensign, Manager of the Commercial Line at Buffalo, has received the following from captain Pope, of the COLORADO.
      Mackinaw Island, April 11.-- The COLORADO stove plank in each bow, one foot long, below the water line, while working out of the ice in the South Passage. She is within 100 feet of the dock at Mackinaw island, sunk in sixteen feet of water. No tug or steam pump here. Shall want both. One pump will do. Think we can raise her bows enought to stop the leak from the outside. -- F.L. Pope.
      The cargo of the COLORADO consisted of 45,000 bushels of corn and 500 tierces of lard.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes marine Scrapbook, April 1880
     
     
     
Steam screw COLORADO. U. S. No. 4267. Of 1470.55 gross tons; 1321.78 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1867. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 254.6 x 35.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk by ice
Lives: nil
Freight: corn, lard
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1880
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.24062
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.86446 Longitude: -84.6256
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Colorado (Propeller), U4267, sunk by ice, 11 Apr 1880