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Western Metropolis (Bark), U26531, aground, 1 Oct 1864


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Bark WESTERN METROPOLIS ashore near Chicago and going to pieces.
      Toronto Globe
      October 13, 1864
     
     
WESTERN METROPOLIS ex Stmr. U. S. No. 26531. Built Buffalo 1856 by Bidwell & Banta. 340 x 40 x 18. Wrecked Lake Michigan, 1864
      Herman Runge Notes
     
     
Paddle wheel steamer WESTERN METROPOLIS. Of 1861 tons, Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1856. First home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION -- Rig changed to a barkApril 29, 1864.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     

      WESTERN METROPOLIS,Stmr. 1,860 tons. Built Buffalo 1856, made into a bark and wrecked L. Mich., 1864.
      Hist of the Great Lakes
      by Mansfield
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1864
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.25228
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Western Metropolis (Bark), U26531, aground, 1 Oct 1864