Western Metropolis (Bark), U26531, aground, 1 Oct 1864
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Bark WESTERN METROPOLIS ashore near Chicago and going to pieces.
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.
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- William R. McNeil
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