The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., Nov. 8, 1859, page 1


Description
Full Text
Explosion of A Propeller.

Sandusky, O., Nov. 7.

The Propeller Ohio, bound from Buffalo to Cleveland, with a cargo of three hundred fifty tons of merchandise, when ten miles off Long Point, below Erie, on Sunday morning, at 2 o'clock, blew up and sunk in ten minutes. Seventeen persons were aboard, of whom Thomas Corbett, second mate, and Michael Donegan, wheelsman, were lost. The remaining fifteen drifted in the yawl-boat, without oars in a high sea, and with but little clothing, for fifteen hours, when the propeller Equator picked them up and brought them to this port. The Ohio was owned by the American Transportation Company. There is said to be no insurance.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
Tues., Nov. 8, 1859
Local identifier:
GLN.14179
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
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.










Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., Nov. 8, 1859, page 1